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Tell-Tale Heart - Other Cloze

Activity set by: Chris Davis
"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843.
It is in the Public Domain.
Voices of Steven Starry.

First, do these vocabulary activities: Verbs, Nouns and Other. For this activity, listen to the recording if necessary: MP3. 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. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Click the this button again for another letter. You can also click on "[?]" for a different hint. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues! Finally, do the Quiz.

Primero, haz la actividad de vocabulario. 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.


Listen:

   acute      acuteness      almighty      amid      anxiety      awe      beneath      boldly      causeless      cheerily      courageously      cunningly      damned      deepening      degrees      dim      distinctness      dreadful      dreadfully      ere      fairly      furious      gaily      hastily      healthily      hearty      heightened      hellish      hideous      kind      mad      meantime      merely      motionless      mournful      muffled      overcharged      pale      pitch      powerful      profound      scarcely      shriek      slight      steadily      stealthily      stifled      thus      tone      unperceived      vain      vehemently      wary   
Vocabulary List - Other
- very; extremely. (sumamente)
- mentally disturbed; deranged; insane; demented. (loco)
- extremely sensitive even to slight details or impressions. (fino)
- with sound and vigorous mind. (sanamente)
- lacking intensity of color; colorless or whitish. (pálido)
by – gradually. (poco a poco)
– consequently. (por lo tanto)
– nice. (amable, bondadoso)
- with adeptness in performance; dexterity. (sutilmente)
- not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring. (con audacia)
– bravely. (con coraje)
- warm-hearted; affectionate; cordial; jovial. (caluroso)
- any sound considered with reference to its quality, pitch, strength, source, etc. (tono)
- having deep insight or understanding. (profundo)
- barely; hardly; not quite. (apenas)
- properly; legitimately. (justamente)
- complete darkness. (oscuridad total)
- even or regular in movement. (a un ritmo constante)
- the intervening period between events. (mientras tanto)
- small in amount, degree, etc. (ligero)
- suppressed, curbed, or withheld. (reprimido)
- filled too full; overloaded. (sobrecargado)
- an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely , or the like. (sobrecogimiento)
- accumulating and becoming more intense. (creciente)
- causing great fear, or terror; terrible. (espantoso)
- having no base; without foundation; groundless. (sin base)
– simply. (simplemente)
in - without effect or avail; to no purpose. (en vano)
- causing grief or lament. (lastimera)
– unnoticed. (desapercibido)
- characterized by great caution, secrecy, etc; furtively. (furtivamente)
- not bright; obscure from lack of light or emitted light. (débil)
- violent passion, or rage; extremely angry. (furious)
– uniqueness. (singularidad)
- horrible or frightful to the senses; repulsive; very ugly. (espantoso)
– detestable. (maldito)
- extremely sensitive even to slight details or impressions. (agudeza)
- without movement. (quieto)
- infernal; vile; horrible. (infernal)
- in the middle of; surrounded by. (en medio de)
- distress or uneasiness of mind caused by fear of danger or misfortune. (ansiedad)
a - a loud, sharp, shrill cry. (grito)
– happily. (alegremente)
- being or made softer or less loud or clear. (amortiguado)
- speedily; quickly; hurriedly. (rápidamente)
- watchful; being on one's guard against danger. (precavido)
– below. (debajo de)
- in good spirits. (con alegría)
long – before long. (dentro de poco)
- deepened or intensified. (aumentado)
- marked by great energy or exertion; strenuously. (apasionadamente)
God - an invocation out of desperation. (Santo Dios)