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An excerpt from "A Message From The Sea" by Charles Dickens
- Nouns Cloze

Activity set by Daniel Baldry

First, do these activities: verbs, nouns, and other. Listen to the MP3 recording if necessary: MP3 Nouns. Fill in all the gaps with the missing words, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. Click the this button again for another letter. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints! Then, do the Cloze. Finally, do the Quiz.

Primero, haz las actividades de vocabulario. Luego escucha la grabación si es necesario. Rellena los espacios en blanco con las palabras que faltan. Haz click en "Check" para comprobar tus aciertos. Si te resulta difícil la respuesta utiliza el botón "Hint" y te revelará una letra de la casilla en la que te encuentres, puedes clickear varias veces en "Hint" y te dará cada vez una letra más de la palabra. Para obtener ayuda también puedes clickear en el botón "[?]" y te dará una pista. Perderás puntos con las pistas. Luego haz el Cloze y el Quiz.


Listen:

   ancestor      beast      boulder      breakwater      capstan      cargo      cliff      coal      craft      fleet      gable      gull      harbour      pack      pier      robin      rook      row      saddle      stage      stave      string      vane      verge      windlass   
a long-skirted coat - (chaqueta con faldón largo)
a - a high steep face of a rock. (acantilado)
a - a number of persons or things arranged in a line, especially a straight line. (fila, hilera)
a - a single step or degree in a process; a particular phase, period, position, etc., in a process, development, or series. (etapa)
a - the steps of a walkway. (peldaño)
a pack- - a seat for a rider on the back of a horse or other animal. (silla de montar)
a - a row. (fila)
a donkey - a group of working donkeys. (burro de carga)
- a black or dark-brown combustible mineral substance consisting of carbonized vegetable matter, used as a fuel. (carbón)
- the transported goods or freight of a ship, airplane, etc. (carga)
a – a structure built on posts extending from land out over water, used as a landing place for ships, an entertainment area, a strolling place. (muelle)
a - a large group of ships. (flota)
a of burden - typically, this is any animal used to carry or pull a load, examples are; the horse, mule, donkey, llamas, camel, elephant, cattle etc. (animal de carga)
a - the portion of the front or side of a building enclosed by a pitched roof sloped in both sides. (hastial)
a - a rotating spindle for winding in ropes, rope wheel on a ship. (cabrestante)
a - a device for raising or hauling objects, usually consisting of a horizontal cylinder or barrel turned by a crank or lever. (torno)
a – a device that shows wind direction when moved by air. (veleta)
a - a large, usually rounded rock. (roca)
- the edge, rim, or margin of something. (borde)
a - a black, European crow, Corvus frugilegus, noted for its gregarious habits.(grajo)
a - any of numerous long-winged, web-toed, aquatic birds of the family Laridae, having usually white plumage with a gray back and wings. (gaviota)
a - any of several small Old World birds having a red or reddish breast, especially Erithacus rubecula, of Europe. (petirrojo)
a - a barrier that breaks the force of waves, as before a harbour. (rompeolas)
an - a person from whom one is descended, forebear, progenitor. (antepasado)
a - a sea port. (puerto)
a - an art, trade, or occupation requiring special skill, especially manual skill. (profesión)