Vocabulary Activities

Post-Proficiency Vocabulary 11C - 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

   allegations      bidding      boots      conspiring      counsel      defenestration      dismissal      irksomely      lashing      portends      prime      recused      uphold      wiretap   
The doctor's in October followed a complaint from a patient.
Why not get rid of an independent FBI director, who was making trouble for Donald Trump’s White House, by exploiting his mishandling of Hillary Clinton’s e-mails?
Maybe Mr Comey was just too big for his and Mr Trump got rid of him in a fit of pique in order to cut him down to size.
Trump thinks Obama ordered a of his home.
The FBI was investigating whether important politicians were with Russian intelligence agents.
Stalin trained his secret police to do his whenever he issued an order.
Several government officials have themselves from the case so far.
Comey’s just as he was asking for more resources to look into Russia only fuels suspicions of a cover-up.
If Mr Trump is out at an uppity underling, that too is a bad sign. It suggests the president does not respect the vital principle of an independent, non-political FBI . . .
There have been calls for an independent to continue the investigation.
Congress must now constitutional norms. It is high time for them and others to put their country before their party.
A committee should be created to investigate the Russia and it should have substantial investigatory resources and be able to subpoena witnesses.
Some politicians are troubled by what the removal of the FBI director .
Trump didn’t realize that the expression “to the pump” has existed for a very long time and that he didn’t create it.

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.