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From the Ted Talk by Parag Khanna: Where on Earth will people live in the future?

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And so where will young people go is a very imponartt question that I'm trying to answer. What are they looking for? Places that offer opportunity, work, particularly pserinfoaosl opportunities, educational opportunities, a decent quality of life, political stability, climate stability, the basic things that you would expect. But we need to be claer that countries need to retrofit themselves, retool themselves, to try and attract and provide those kinds of environments for young people. And that's where young people are going to want to go. And ctenoirus, I believe, are going to be egganed in a war for young talent, to attract those ynoug people as they are aging.

Open Cloze

And so where will young people go is a very _________ question that I'm trying to answer. What are they looking for? Places that offer opportunity, work, particularly ____________ opportunities, educational opportunities, a decent quality of life, political stability, climate stability, the basic things that you would expect. But we need to be _____ that countries need to retrofit themselves, retool themselves, to try and attract and provide those kinds of environments for young people. And that's where young people are going to want to go. And _________, I believe, are going to be _______ in a war for young talent, to attract those _____ people as they are aging.

Solution

  1. clear
  2. engaged
  3. important
  4. professional
  5. countries
  6. young

Original Text

And so where will young people go is a very important question that I'm trying to answer. What are they looking for? Places that offer opportunity, work, particularly professional opportunities, educational opportunities, a decent quality of life, political stability, climate stability, the basic things that you would expect. But we need to be clear that countries need to retrofit themselves, retool themselves, to try and attract and provide those kinds of environments for young people. And that's where young people are going to want to go. And countries, I believe, are going to be engaged in a war for young talent, to attract those young people as they are aging.

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