Vocabulary Activities

Proficiency Vocabulary 8A - 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
   botched      incarcerating      mavens      notorious      redemptive      returned      savvy      serving      spurred      stumbled      workforce   
Amnesty International has denounced the USA for over 25,000 people in long term solitary confinement.
His company has grown to employ a of 10 full-time staff and 50 seasonal workers.
The company a profit of $20 million.
Silicon Valley seldom visit Californian prisons.
A policeman across a gang in the act of breaking into a shop.
He was a drinker and womanizer.
A little business never hurt anyone trying to get somewhere in life.
Her sons' passion for computer games her on to set up a software shop.
He is a ten-year jail sentence for armed robbery.
His attempt at cooking hashish netted him a prison sentence and severe burns across half his body.
Revenge is not ; it smears the soul with the same evil it seeks to repay.

Vocabulary extracted from The Incarcerated Workforce in The Economist from March 18, 2017. The Economist is a British newspaper which offers high quality mp3 recordings of all of their articles once you've subscribed.