Vocabulary Activities

Proficiency Vocabulary 8C - 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
   biased      cloaked      enhance      euphemisms      idleness      indentured      lampooned      lingerie      marketable      recidivism      takeover      undoubtedly      unpalatable      wraps   
Many athletes consume substances which seem to their performance.
America’s prison-labor industry is full of that cover up its secret slavery business.
Trump is mercilessly by the press and comedians internationally.
The company has had a number of offers since the sudden death of the founder.
The model pouted prettily in her slutty .
A friend of mine is the one who up the Christmas presents in his family every year.
The prison’s food was despite the fact that the prisoners had to pay for it themselves.
The prison has succeeded in reducing with its innovative rehabilitation program.
We consider a vice because we associate it with boredom.
The important thing to remember is that a college degree is what's going to make you more than anything else.
The vast majority of prison labor is not even in the idea of rehabilitation.
Republican voters believe the press is unfairly against Trump.
But, Trump is guilty of something, right?
The Thirteenth Amendment to the constitution prohibits slavery and servitude—“except as a punishment for crime”.

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.