Vocabulary Activities

Post-Proficiency Vocabulary 5 - 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.

Sentences and Defintions List, Sentences MP3, Definitions MP3
  about      age      albeit      anxiety      assemble      bellowed      bold      choking      commitment      dawning      deters      emissions      emit      forecourts      gear      growled      hit      humblest      keen      likes      move      overhaul      premium      profitable      propel      proportion      putting      reckons      reliance      sake      set      slicker      spewed      stir      subsidize      surge      sweeten      term      thin      tightening      tough      tricky      undergone      wake      whirring   
Carmakers are making hefty investments in electric vehicles in order to make sure of their continued existence in the long .
It was difficult to hear the electric motor of the electric vehicle so quietly.
The high-pitched whirr of an electric car may not the soul like the sound of an internal combustion engine.
The Harley Davidson once and all of a sudden died.
The hungry wolf and came closer.
Electric motors give even the cars explosive acceleration.
Electric cars are similarly for rapid forward thrust.
Europe is controls on nitrogen oxide pollution.
Raised levels of nitrogen oxide increases the likelihood of respiratory problems.
Carmakers are to come out with a lot of new models of electric cars.
Solar sails will use the sun's energy to spacecraft across the universe.
Spain must reduce its on fossil fuels.
The route to the new economy of electric cars will be a one to navigate.
Over the coming decade in the electric vehicle industry, the change of will become apparent.
A growing of gasoline stations in Europe have charging stations for electric vehicles.
Ford that electric vehicles will make up a higher proportion of their models within 15 years.
The transportation system is preparing for a big .
He seemed to have a kind of religious experience during the concert.
Carmakers’ investments in electric vehicles are incredibly considering the number of years of losses they are looking forward to.
The era of the electric vehicle is .
Carmakers are making a to manufacture many new models of electric vehicles.
The falling cost of batteries is responsible for the in production of electric vehicles.
The car industry is making progress with electric vehicles, rather slowly.
An overhaul of the company was announced in the of the scandal.
There is a hefty cost to preventing nitrogen oxide from being from diesel engines.
Diesel engines far less carbon dioxide than gasoline engines.
The government is to clear the air of pollution from internal combustion engines.
People with respiratory problems are on exhaust fumes.
“Nothing more to see here, along, we haven’t got all day” said the police officer.
Vehicles that carmakers are forced to produce for the of the environment will become ones that buyers want for the of their wallets.
Richer customers are willing and able to pay a big for luxury electric vehicles.
My old battery takes an to charge.
Many rich countries electric vehicles in order to be able to meet climate goals.
The car dealership agreed to lower the price by 5% and added a nicer stereo system to the deal.
The limited range of older electric vehicles caused range , but better newer batteries are helping.
battery technology will mean charging in minutes, not hours.
The lack of charging infrastructure buyers of electric vehicles.
Carmakers and private companies are up the cash necessary for the charging infrastructure.
Many petrol stations are installing charging stations on their .
Electric vehicles may not be for carmakers until 2030.
Tesla’s Model 3 is to go on sale in late 2017.
Profitable brands will have no problem getting their rich customers to switch to electric vehicles.
It’s a task to produce a cheap electric vehicle for the mass market.
The of Fiat, Peugeot and Citroen haven’t invested much in electric vehicles.
Some mass market carmakers operate with profit margins.
Electric vehicles are mechanically simple and don’t require as many workers to them as with regular vehicles.
The transition to electric vehicles will cashflow and profits.

Vocabulary from “Electric Cars – Volts Wagons” in the Economist - Feb. 18, 2017.