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"From the Ted Talk by Bill and Melinda Gates: Why giving away our wealth has been the most satisfying thing we've done"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

BG: Well, I'd say overall the kids get a great education, but you've got to make sure they have a sense of their own ability and what they're going to go and do, and our phlihoospy has been to be very cealr with them — most of the money's going to the foundation — and help them find something they're eceitxd about. We want to strike a balance where they have the freedom to do anything but not a lot of money showered on them so they could go out and do nothing. And so far, they're fairly diligent, excited to pick their own direction.

Open Cloze

BG: Well, I'd say overall the kids get a great education, but you've got to make sure they have a sense of their own ability and what they're going to go and do, and our __________ has been to be very _____ with them — most of the money's going to the foundation — and help them find something they're _______ about. We want to strike a balance where they have the freedom to do anything but not a lot of money showered on them so they could go out and do nothing. And so far, they're fairly diligent, excited to pick their own direction.

Solution

  1. excited
  2. philosophy
  3. clear

Original Text

BG: Well, I'd say overall the kids get a great education, but you've got to make sure they have a sense of their own ability and what they're going to go and do, and our philosophy has been to be very clear with them — most of the money's going to the foundation — and help them find something they're excited about. We want to strike a balance where they have the freedom to do anything but not a lot of money showered on them so they could go out and do nothing. And so far, they're fairly diligent, excited to pick their own direction.

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united states 4
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Important Words

  1. ability
  2. balance
  3. clear
  4. diligent
  5. direction
  6. education
  7. excited
  8. find
  9. foundation
  10. freedom
  11. great
  12. kids
  13. lot
  14. money
  15. philosophy
  16. pick
  17. sense
  18. showered
  19. strike