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From the Ted Talk by Euvin Naidoo: Why invest in Africa

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And then I saw it — Africa. Quite literally the "Dark Continent." And while aifrca may be dark, the thing that brought the message home to me was that this is the challenge we are facing, but it's also the opportunity. Because whilst Africa may be dark — other than the few specks that exist north and in the south and other areas — it's aglow with the light in the hearts of the millions of people that are there. Entrepreneurs, dynamic popele, people with hope. It was George Kimble, the ggaopheerr, who said that, "The only thing dark about Africa is our ignorance of it." So let's start shedding light on this azinamg eclectic citeonnnt that has so much to oeffr.

Open Cloze

And then I saw it — Africa. Quite literally the "Dark Continent." And while ______ may be dark, the thing that brought the message home to me was that this is the challenge we are facing, but it's also the opportunity. Because whilst Africa may be dark — other than the few specks that exist north and in the south and other areas — it's aglow with the light in the hearts of the millions of people that are there. Entrepreneurs, dynamic ______, people with hope. It was George Kimble, the __________, who said that, "The only thing dark about Africa is our ignorance of it." So let's start shedding light on this _______ eclectic _________ that has so much to _____.

Solution

  1. people
  2. africa
  3. amazing
  4. geographer
  5. continent
  6. offer

Original Text

And then I saw it — Africa. Quite literally the "Dark Continent." And while Africa may be dark, the thing that brought the message home to me was that this is the challenge we are facing, but it's also the opportunity. Because whilst Africa may be dark — other than the few specks that exist north and in the south and other areas — it's aglow with the light in the hearts of the millions of people that are there. Entrepreneurs, dynamic people, people with hope. It was George Kimble, the geographer, who said that, "The only thing dark about Africa is our ignorance of it." So let's start shedding light on this amazing eclectic continent that has so much to offer.

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Important Words

  1. africa
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  3. amazing
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  30. south
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