Challenger Speech - Nouns Vocabulary Cloze

By Ronald Reagan

Hilary Fordham
Activity set by: Hilary Fordham

First, do this vocabulary activity: verbs. Then, 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 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! Then, do the Cloze. Finally, do the Quiz.

Primero, haz las actividades de vocabulario empezando con los verbos. 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.


   anguish      brave      challenge      coast      courage      coverage      crew      danger      event      faith      frontier      grace      ground      historian      horizon      impact      journey      joy      manner      mission      nation      pioneer      quest      shuttle      tragedy   
Example: "slipped the surly bonds of earth" – to escape the dark gravity of the earth. (escapar de las sombrías ataduras de la tierra)
- the outcome, issue, or result of anything. (suceso)
- a shocking or sad event; disaster. (tragedia)
- any of several U.S. space vehicles consisting of a reusable manned orbiter that touches down on a landing strip after an orbital . (trasbordador espacial)
- the solid surface of the earth; firm or dry land. (suelo)
- the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, or pain. (valor)
- a group of persons involved in a particular kind of work or working together. (tripulación)
- the possibility that something bad will happen. (peligro)
- a country, especially when thought of as a large group of people living in one area with their own government, language, traditions, etc. (nación)
- a powerful effect that something, especially something new, has on a situation or person. (impacto)
- elegance or beauty of form, manner, motion, or action (gracia)
- difficulty in a job or undertaking that is stimulating to one engaged in it. (reto)
- the expression or display of glad feeling. (alegría)
- a person who is among those who first enter or settle a region. (colonizador)
- the reporting and publishing or broadcasting of news. (cobertura)
- the limit or range of perception, knowledge, or the like. (horizontes)
- possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance. (valiente)
- confidence or trust in a person or thing . (fe)
- a search or pursuit made in order to find or obtain something. (misión)
- extreme pain or misery, agony. (angustia)
- the land next to or close to the sea. (costa)
- the part of a country that borders another country. (frontera)
- an expert in history. (historiador)
- a way of doing, being done, or happening. (manera)
- a traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time. (viaje)