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Pony Express - Nouns Vocabulary Cloze

Activity set by Veronica Curlette

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 (after you do the activity):

   advertisement      breakdown      concern      danger      death      endurance      fellow      fort      orphan      outlaw      responsibility      robbery      route      rush      speed      stagecoach      thoroughbred      village      wage   
Paiute - Native American people many who live in the south-western US
a casual worker - (trabajador eventual)
Morgan - (caballo Morgan)
Pinto - (caballo Pinto)
Mustang - a small American wild horse. (caballo Mustang)
a - a large carriage pulled by horses, that was used in the past to carry passengers, and often mail, along a regular route. (diligencia)
- an occasion when a vehicle or machine stops working. (avería)
- the crime of stealing money or goods from a bank, shop/store, person, etc, especially using violence or threats. (robo)
an - (used especially about people in the past) a person who has done something illegal and is hiding to avoid being caught. (bandido, forajido)
- a duty to deal with or take care of somebody/something, so that you may be blamed if something goes wrong. (responsabilidad)
a - a very small town located in a country area. (pueblo)
- the rate at which somebody/something moves or travels. (velocidad)
a - a road, course, or way for travel from one place to another. (ruta)
a military - a building or buildings built in order to defend an area against attack. (fuerte militar)
- the possibility of something happening that will injure, harm or kill somebody, or damage or destroy something. (peligro)
gold - a situation in which a lot of people suddenly go to a place where gold has recently been discovered. (fiebre del oro)
a – a preoccupation. (preocupación)
an - a notice, picture or film telling people about a product, job or service. (anuncio)
a – a person, a guy. (tipo)
- the end of life; the state of being dead. (muerte)
an - a child whose parents are dead. (huérfano)
- a regular amount of money that you earn for work or services. (salario)
- the ability to continue doing something painful or difficult for a long period of time without complaining. (resistencia)
a - an animal, especially a horse, of high quality, that has parents that are both of the same breed. (caballo pura sangre)