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Route 66 - Other Cloze

Karen Hess
Activity set by Karen Hess: Profesor Particular

First, do these activities: verbs and other. Listen to the MP3 recording if necessary: MP3 Other. 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):

   ad      credit      development      dignitary      due      entrepreneur      farming      feasibility      flat      gravel      hairpin      hazard      highway      issue      link      local      major      motorist      nicknamed      outset      pack      parallel      pop      prize      prospect      readily      relief      steepest      threat      truck      wagon   
The Dust Bowl – the area of the south U.S. affected by wind erosion during the droughts in the mid-1930´s. (Cuenco de Polvo)
“Bunion Derby” - cross-country marathon. (Carrera de Juanetes)
a – a main road that connects towns and cities. (carretera/autopista)
a path – a main way. (camino principal)
to - attributable to. (debido a)
a - someone/thing that is considered a possible danger. (amenaza)
a road – a way used by horse-drawn vehicles. (camino de carretas y vagones)
35th - a circle of latitude in the Northern (and Southern) Hemisphere. (paralelo 35)
- possibility of doing. (viabilidad)
a animal- a working animal used by humans as means of transporting materials. (animal de carga)
an - a business leader, innovator of new ideas and business processes. (empresario, emprendedor)
for promoting – recognition for attempting to sell or promotionalize. (reconocimiento por promover)
a – conection. (enlace, conexión)
- the act or process of growing, progressing. (desarrollo)
- the initial stage of something. (principio)
– a person of high official position or rank, especially in government or the church. (dignatario)
a - something offered or won as an award for superiority or victory. (premio)
an - a single copy of a periodical. (edición)
an – an advertisement. (anuncio)
- having a smooth, even, level surface. (plano)
a – a heavy motor vehicle designed for carrying or pulling loads. (camión)
- the business, art, or skill of agriculture. (agricultura)
- alleviation of anxiety, pain, distress, etc. (alivio)
a mom-and- business - a family commercial activity. (empresa familiar)
– easily. (fácilmente)
a – a car driver. (conductor)
- mixture of rock fragments or pebbles. (grava)
- a shortened or familiar form of a person's name. (apodado)
a turn – a tight bend in the road. (curva cerrada)
- having sharpest inclination. (el más inclinado)
– chance or opportunity. (perspectiva)
a – a person from a particular locality. (persona de la localidad)
a - thing likely to cause injury, etc. (peligro, riesgo)