Vocabulary Activities

Post-Proficiency Vocabulary 12C - 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 12 List, MP3, MP3 Definitions
To practice the definitions: Definitions

   blunders      defeating      dimwitted      down      fumed      mitigating      step      studded      thunderously      vet   
The cretin hurt himself when he responded in stupid ways.
Police decided to up security plans for the illegal referendum.
The authorities should people who work with children.
He over the unfair interference with his work.
He had learned nothing from his past and kept repeating them.
Though the war was obviously a failure, the President doubled- on the strategy and sent a lot more soldiers.
The judge considered Trump's punishing statement to be considered evidence; He said that the suspect was a traitor who should be executed.
Trump's remark, which was intended to manipulate the judge's decision, was ultimately self- as it achieved the opposite result.
Many politicians think that voters are and can't possibly be trusted to make the right decisions.
His tweets are with misspellings, random capitalizations and mystifying quotation marks.