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From the Ted Talk by Mary Maker: Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me)

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My sndteuts come from war-torn countries. They're so different from each other, but they have one thing in common: they fled their homes in order to stay alive. Some of them belong to parents back home in South Sudan who are killing each other because they benolg to a different tribe or they have a different belief. Others come from other African countries devastated by war. But when they eetnr my class, they make fdrines, they walk home together, they do their homework together. There is no hatred allowed in my class.

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My ________ come from war-torn countries. They're so different from each other, but they have one thing in common: they fled their homes in order to stay alive. Some of them belong to parents back home in South Sudan who are killing each other because they ______ to a different tribe or they have a different belief. Others come from other African countries devastated by war. But when they _____ my class, they make _______, they walk home together, they do their homework together. There is no hatred allowed in my class.

Solution

  1. students
  2. friends
  3. enter
  4. belong

Original Text

My students come from war-torn countries. They're so different from each other, but they have one thing in common: they fled their homes in order to stay alive. Some of them belong to parents back home in South Sudan who are killing each other because they belong to a different tribe or they have a different belief. Others come from other African countries devastated by war. But when they enter my class, they make friends, they walk home together, they do their homework together. There is no hatred allowed in my class.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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south sudan 2
younger sister 2
secure place 2
boarding school 2

Important Words

  1. african
  2. alive
  3. allowed
  4. belief
  5. belong
  6. class
  7. countries
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  11. friends
  12. hatred
  13. home
  14. homes
  15. homework
  16. killing
  17. order
  18. parents
  19. south
  20. stay
  21. students
  22. sudan
  23. tribe
  24. walk
  25. war