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Saint Jimmy - Vocabulary Cloze

Tom Morse
Activity set by: Tom Morse
Voice of Steven Starry.

First, do 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! Next, do this activity: 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.

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Listen:

   actually      avoid      background      beat      crowd      delighted      desperation      dramatic      draw      EFL      emotional      enable      equalize      escape      excitement      fan      gap      goalkeeper      hug      injury      instead      loan      loyal      match      maverick      momentous      nervous      opposition      penalty      pitch      pray      promotion      proud      reach      referee      relegation      relieve      retire      run      score      season      shot      stadium      stands      support      take      taste      thick      top      unfortunately   
Vocabulary words, definitions and translations list:
to – the act of eluding or getting free from something undesirable or dangerous. (evasión)
a – a supporter of a football team. (forofo/aficionado)
– English as a foreign language. (inglés como lengua extranjera)
– a feeling of great enthusiasm or eagerness. (entusiasmo)
a – a space, break or interval in continuity. (laguna)
– exciting. (dramático)
a – a brief experience of. (sabor, experiencia)
a – a contest in which people or teams compete against each other. (partido)
a – a sports ground with seats for people to watch. (estadio)
– as the truth or facts of a situation. (realmente, en realidad)
information – facts that prepare the scene for the main explanation. (antecedentes)
– satisfaction in one’s or another’s achievements. (orgulloso)
– showing firm and constant support to a person or institution. (leal)
to – to arrive at. (alcanzar)
to – to win against; to defeat. (ganar en contra)
– sadly. (desafortunadamente)
football – the period of the year in which football matches are played. (normally August-May) (temporada de fútbol)
– The highest point or position. (a la cabeza de)
– in football, to go up to a higher league. (ascenso)
to – succeed in achieving. (alcanzar)
– in football, to go down to a lower league. (descenso)
a – unorthodox or independent minded. (inconformista)
– in the place of; in preference to. (en vez de)
a – a player who guards the goal in a football match. Can touch the ball with any part of his/her body. (portero)
in – in a state of despair. (en la desesperación)
on – in football, when a player is lent by one team to another, normally for a short period. (cedido)
to – to prevent from happening; to keep away from. (evitar)
– of great importance or significance. (trascendental)
– relation to emotions, arousing intense feelings. (emotivo)
a – a large number of people gathered together. (multitud)
to – to give assistance, encouragement or approval to. (animar)
through and thin – through good times and bad. (tanto en las buenas como en las malas)
– agitated or alarmed. (nervioso)
to – In football, to gain a goal. (meter un gol)
to the lead – in football, to score one more goal than the opposition, go ahead of the opposition. (tomar la delantera)
to – in football, to score a goal and make the score level. (igualar el marcador)
– in football, to kick the ball at the goal in an attempt to score a goal. (tiro)
(noun)- in football, the number of goals achieved by each team. (marcador)
– in football, when the score is level. (empate)
time – time added on at the end of a football match by the officials to make up for time lost during the match for injuries or other stoppages. (tiempo de descuento)
– damage to the body. (lesión)
– an official who watches a game or match closely to make sure that all players follow the rules. (árbitro)
to – to wish or hope earnestly for a particular outcome. (rezar)
a - an area of ground marked out or used for play in an outdoor team game. (campo)
– the opposing team, the other team. (rival)
area – In football, the rectangular area marked out in front of each goal, in which a foul by a defender gives a penalty kick to the opposition. (área de penalty)
– extremely happy. (muy contento)
to – to alleviate pain, distress or anxiety. (aliviar)
to – to embrace. (abrazar)
the – in sport, a large raised structure with seats for spectators to sit or stand. (grada)
to – to stop working, normally at the age that you can start receiving a pension. (jubilarse)
to (a company or firm) – to manage. (regentar)
to – to make possible. (posibilitar)