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Reading and writing fill in the blanks practice exercise. Below is text with blanks. Choose the correct word for each blank to complete the text.

The internet has changed the world. But the information and resources it (1)……………….. can be out of reach to those with physical disabilities that affect their hands and arms. Now scientists at the University of Washington are (2) …………………….. a solution using the human voice. It’s called a Vocal (3) …………………….. You might be thinking, okay, the software recognizes speech. So someone says, “scroll down the page,” and the cursor responds. Actually  saying that sentence takes too long ,people without physical disabilities navigate the web much faster than that. Instead of full (4) ……………………, vowels move the Vocal Joystick cursor in eight directions.  Sounds like ah, ee and oo, ch or k, release the mouse. And  raising the pitch of the voice speeds the cursor. The Vocal Joystick has been developed for the internet, for playing video games, as well as  for operating a robotic arm. Developers believe that it could eventually allow people to drive a wheelchair using only sounds. They also plan on incorporating other vocal (5) …………………………….. such as trills and vibrato into later versions. Which eventually could sound (6) ……………………………. like singing to a (7) ………………………… .

(1) jeopardize, acolytes, heights, provides
(2) feathering, weltering, developing, endeavoring
(3) Joystick, Hematopoietic, Hypoechoic, Hemopoietin
(4) precedence, sentences, redevelopment, procedure
(5) remnants, physicians, expressions, jealous
(6) something, landing, deducting, nothing
(7) rugger, computer, helluva, cooper

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