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From the Ted Talk by Luisa Neubauer: Why you should be a climate activist

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Number one: we need to drastically rfaerme our understanding of a climate activist, our understanding of who can be the answer to this. A climate activist isn't that one person that's read every single study and is now spending every afternoon handing out leaflets about vgaeaisienrtm in shopping malls. No. A climate activist can be everyone, everyone who wants to join a meenomvt of those who intend to grow old on a planet that priiroetzis pocreotitn of natural environments and happiness and health for the many over the destruction of the climate and the wnrekcig of the planet for the profits of the few. And since the climate crisis is affecting every single part of our saocil, of our political and of our private life, we need climate activists everywhere on every corner, not only in every room, but also in every city and country and satte and continent.

Open Cloze

Number one: we need to drastically _______ our understanding of a climate activist, our understanding of who can be the answer to this. A climate activist isn't that one person that's read every single study and is now spending every afternoon handing out leaflets about _____________ in shopping malls. No. A climate activist can be everyone, everyone who wants to join a ________ of those who intend to grow old on a planet that ___________ __________ of natural environments and happiness and health for the many over the destruction of the climate and the ________ of the planet for the profits of the few. And since the climate crisis is affecting every single part of our ______, of our political and of our private life, we need climate activists everywhere on every corner, not only in every room, but also in every city and country and _____ and continent.

Solution

  1. vegetarianism
  2. protection
  3. reframe
  4. state
  5. movement
  6. wrecking
  7. social
  8. prioritizes

Original Text

Number one: we need to drastically reframe our understanding of a climate activist, our understanding of who can be the answer to this. A climate activist isn't that one person that's read every single study and is now spending every afternoon handing out leaflets about vegetarianism in shopping malls. No. A climate activist can be everyone, everyone who wants to join a movement of those who intend to grow old on a planet that prioritizes protection of natural environments and happiness and health for the many over the destruction of the climate and the wrecking of the planet for the profits of the few. And since the climate crisis is affecting every single part of our social, of our political and of our private life, we need climate activists everywhere on every corner, not only in every room, but also in every city and country and state and continent.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
climate activist 4
global warming 3
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climate conference 3
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climate strike 3
young people 3
climate activists 3
decision makers 2
political leaders 2
real change 2
greta thunberg 2
people striking 2
climate crisis 2
join forces 2
inconvenient change 2
single school 2
school striker 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
single school striker 2

Important Words

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  7. climate
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  17. happiness
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  31. prioritizes
  32. private
  33. profits
  34. protection
  35. read
  36. reframe
  37. room
  38. shopping
  39. single
  40. social
  41. spending
  42. state
  43. study
  44. understanding
  45. vegetarianism
  46. wrecking