Vocabulary Activities

Post-Proficiency Vocabulary 11B - 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 11 List, MP3, MP3 Definitions

   affront      allay      banked      cahoots      dogged      horse      pursuit      raked      rumbled      strain      transpired   
The president perhaps on his removal of the Director of the FBI stirring little serious opposition.
The sacking of the Director of the FBI is perhaps an to justice.
Columbia used to be dominated by guerrillas in with drug traffickers.
The scam was only in September 2015, following an undercover police operation.
The FBI Director reopened an investigation into an already -over and overblown scandal concerning Hillary Clinton’s e-mail.
He did not, it later , at the same time see fit to inform Congress of the FBI’s concurrent counter-espionage investigation into members of the Trump campaign.
Never one to look a gift- in the mouth, the president had formerly praised Mr Comey’s “guts” in going after Mrs Clinton (though he criticised him for not pressing charges against her).
He has a determination to improve his life.
The cat crouched in the grass in of a bird.
His voice was so quiet that I had to to hear it
The report attempted to educate the public and fears.

Vocabulary from: After Comeys dismissal, it's time for a commission and The sacking of James Comey. - from the Economist. The Economist is a British newspaper which offers high quality mp3 recordings of all of their articles once you've subscribed.