Vocabulary Activities

Murder on the Orient Express Definitions - Listening Cloze

  Activity set by Steven Starry
Profesor en Alcorcón

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 this button again for another letter. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints! Listen to the recording afterwards.

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. Perderás puntos con las pistas. Escucha a la grabación despues.

Vocabulary List, MP3

   alibi      deduction      disappointed      driven      engage      feature      inimitable      perpetrator      plot      snowdrift      spoil      stab      stumped      teaser      tracks      twist      whodunit   
- so good or unusual as to be impossible to copy; unique.
- a story, book, or movie about a mystery and its solution.
- all the events that make up what happens in the book.
– continuously motivated to achieve a goal.
to in something - to take part in something
– the process of reaching a decision or answer by thinking about the known facts
– someone who has committed a crime or a violent or harmful act
to – to have as an important actor or participant.
- a short introductory advertisement for a book that gets the reader interested in reading it.
– a large pile of snow formed by the wind.
to stop something (dead) in its - to suddenly stop moving or doing something
to - to injure someone with a sharp pointed object such as a knife
to be – to not know what to do or say; to be at a loss.
– proof that a suspect of a crime is in fact innocent because he or she was somewhere else at the time of the crime.
cast-iron - very strong
plot - an unexpected development in a book, film, television programme, etc.
to - to destroy or reduce the pleasure, interest, or beauty of something
- unhappy because someone or something was not as good as you hoped or expected, or because something did not happen