Silent Knight - Vocabulary Cloze

Silent Knight Worksheet
Activity set by: Anna Quinn (Download Worksheet, MP3)

First, do this vocabulary activity. 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! Then, do the reading and listening activity at: Cloze. 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.


   attempt      away      balance      crave      depart      depth      dumb      earn      engrossed      gnarled      gnaw      halfway      haste      head      hook      hurtle      i.e.      knickers      knight      knit      knock      knotted      length      lunch      makeshift      mind      murky      numb      ode      pair      plumb      poet      rhubarb      rhyme      rod      scabbard      sheaf      stick      string      supper      swing      tale      towards      whale      whirl      wreck      wrestle      wrist   
Vocabulary list
- full of knots - you tie a knot when you tie up your shoe laces. (nudoso)
a – a medieval soldier who had a high social rank and who fought while riding a horse and who wore armor. (caballero)
to - to persistently bite or chew on. (roer)
a – the largest mammal in the ocean. (ballena)
a – to say a sound of part of two words in the same way – eg. car, bar, house, mouse. (rima)
a - a quantity of wheat tied together in a bundle after being cut. (manojo)
– an edible plant. (ruibarbo)
– stupid. (tonto)
a - a person who writes poems. (poeta)
– in the middle. (a mitad de camino)
- the part of a person that thinks, reasons, feels, and remembers. (mente)
to – to cause not to be sensitive. (atontar, adormecer)
an - a poem in which a person expresses a strong feeling of love or respect for someone or something. (oda)
to – to have a very strong desire for something. (tener antojo de)
to - to go in a specified direction or toward a specified place. (ir hacia)
to - to try to do something; to try to accomplish or complete something. (intentar)
to – to determine the depth, generally of a liquid; to sound. (sondar)
– not clear, cloudy - describes the environment around us such as the air or water. (tenebroso)
- a distance below a surface. (profundidad)
- used as a usually rough and temporary replacement for something. (improvisado)
a fishing - a device or apparatus with which to catch fish. (caña de pescar)
- that is; used to introduce something that explains a preceding statement exactly. (es decir, esto es)
a - a long, thin piece of wood, metal, plastic, etc., that is used for a particular purpose. (un palo)
a - the measurement of distance along the longest dimension of an object. (medida, longitud)
a - a long, thin piece of twisted fine rope, thread, line or cord that you use to attach things, tie things together, or hang things. (cuerda)
a - a curved or bent tool for catching, holding, or pulling something. (gancho, anzuelo)
– gnarled; you tie a knot when you tie up your shoe laces. (nudo)
- a light meal eaten in the middle of the day. (la comida)
a - a thing that has two parts which are joined. (par)
to - to make a fabric or garment using string or thread in a series of connected loops. (hacer punto, tejer)
- trousers ending above the knee; underpants worn by women. (calzones, bragas)
– to hold the complete interest or attention of someone. (absorto)
to - to move with great speed and force. (a toda velocidad)
- in the direction of something or someone. (hacia)
to over – to cause to fall over. (tirar, voltear)
to - to move, struggle or fight with in a twisting or contorted motion. (luchar con)
a - a protective case for a sword. (vaina, funda)
to take a at - to try to hit something or somebody with something. (intentar dar con)
to - to leave a place. (partir)
– velocity that can result in mistakes. (prisa)
to – to spin; to rotate or turn around quickly. (girar, dar vuelta)
- the state of having your weight spread equally so that you do not fall. (equilibrio)
to – to cause the destruction of. (estropear)
a – the joint which joins the hand to the arm. (muñeca)
a - an exciting or dramatic story about imaginary events. (cuento)
to get – to escape. (escapar)
to - to receive money or reward for work that you have done. (ganar)
a - the evening meal - used especially to refer to an informal meal that you eat at home. (la cena)