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The London Paralympics - Vocabulary Cloze

Activity set by: Briony Campbell

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 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.


Listen:

   adjacent      arrangement      attend      auditorium      bring      catch      conclude      counterpart      coverage      defensive      disability      give      highlight      highlights      hold      lead      leave      likes      on      plus      pressure      prosthesis      run      staff      streaming      toward      venues      void      wheelchair      whereby      work   
Vocabulary List
to be set to – to be ready or prepared for. (preparado para)
to spread - to distribute widely. (extender, distribuir)
to - to provide a business with employees. (proveer con personal)
- next to; besides. (adyacente)
to – to end, to finish. (finalizar)
– an assembly or meeting hall. (auditorio)
– a place where events take place, a meeting place. (lugar de reunión)
to orient - to focus in the direction of something. (orientar hacia algo)
the of which – anything similar to. (tal como / lo cual es probable que)
to – to take place (tener lugar)
to – to take part in, to participate in an event / meeting. (asistir)
to / make a speech - to talk about something formally in public. (dar un discurso)
– lack of adequate power, strength, or physical or mental ability, incapacity, anything that disables or puts one at a disadvantage. (discapacidad)
to someone behind - to move ahead of someone or something; to advance to a greater level. (dejar atrás)
to on - to focus your attention on a particular task. (trabajar en una tarea)
to - to emphasise; to stress; to bring attention to something. (destacar)
to down - to intentionally reduce the cost of something. (bajar / reducir)
a – a chair with wheels that helps mobility. (silla de ruedas)
a - a device, either external or implanted, that substitutes for or supplements a missing or defective part of the body. (prótesis)
to - to show or to present on the TV. (presentarse / poner en marcha)
the package - showing only the most interesting or the most important points. (un paquete de lo más destacado)
extensive - to show everything in a wide and varied way. (cobertura extensa)
successfully put on – to force someone to do something in a way that gets results. (ejercer presión con éxito)
50- attendees – more than 50 people who went to the event. (mas que 50 asistentes)
to - to be the leader, director, boss or the person who initiates actions. (dirigir)
to up - when you are behind, it is necessary to get to the same level as others. (ponerse al nivel / al día)
to fill the - to introduce something into an empty space, in this case online streaming where there is no TV coverage. (llenar el vacio)
video – a video that flows to the computer via the internet (torrente de video)
the - the person/people in another company or division who do the same job as you. (homólogo)
- excessively concerned with guarding against the real or imagined threat of criticism, injury to one's ego, or exposure of one's shortcomings. (defensive)
an – an act of arranging; state of being arranged, Usually, arrangements. preparatory measures; plans; preparations. (arreglo / planes)
- by what or by which; under the terms of which. (por)
to sell something - to buy something in order to sell it to someone else to make a profit. (vender de nuevo)