Vocabulary Activities

Post-Proficiency Vocabulary 10A - Listening Cloze

  Activity 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 10 List, MP3, MP3 Definitions

   devised      distilled      emergence      gouge      hand      racked      restrain      spawn      step      upstarts      waves   
Messages exchanged among millions of connected cars and their environment will create $14.5 billion in potential big data value worldwide and help to a $14.5 billion data industry.
Maybe government regulators should in to protect consumer and privacy rights.
Concerns are being raised by the fact that little is being done to the dominance of the giants that deal in big data.
Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft collectively up over $25bn in net profit in the first quarter of 2017.
Famous bands their fans with exorbitant ticket prices.
Internet users over their data in exchange for free services.
The of sophisticated algorithms developed to exploit big data has allowed sellers, for example, to automatically adjust their prices to always be below their competitors.
Facebook purchased Snapchat, Instagram and WhatsApp partly because they could have become major competitors.
New social networking entrants can still make , but big data giants can see it coming before you know it.
A new approach needs to be in order to prevent monopolies in the new era of the “data economy”.
Data distilleries have untold quantities of data which when will produce a wealth so vast that it will put the likes of Bacardi, Smirnoff and Baileys to shame.

Vocabulary from: Regulating the internet giants - The world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data - from the Economist. The Economist is a British newspaper which offers high quality mp3 recordings of all of their articles once you've subscribed.