Vocabulary Activities

Proficiency Vocabulary 9A - 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
   accommodate      aisles      armrests      carriers      crews      dragged      horrified      overbook      overcrowded      PR      rage      refused      up      urges      viral      woodenly      yanked   
Flight attendants are concerned about passengers' air if they're forced to sit and listen to someone else chatter for three or four hours.
Police a man from a United Airlines plane.
United Airlines flyers to "Fly the Friendly Skies".
The United Airlines passenger to leave the airplane.
The poor, young mother gave her child for adoption.
The music festival was noisy and .
Sally's head was back by her hair and a knife was pressed to her throat.
The musical had the audience dancing in the .
The insensitive passenger tapped his fingers impatiently on the of his seat.
Other fellow passengers were and took videos on their phones and posted them to social media.
Volkswagen getting caught cheating on car exhaust pollution tests was a far bigger disaster.
The video went and was seen by millions.
such as United, Southwest and American Airlines have had PR disasters because they underestimate the power of social networking and citizen journalism.
The Airbus A380 can up to 525 passengers.
The airline's boss apologised for having to “re-accommodate” customers.
Any airline which allows its the discretion to take this kind of heavy-handed action against a paying customer is asking for trouble.
Last year, 46,000 US travellers were involuntarily bumped from flights because airlines deliberately many scheduled flights.

Vocabulary extracted from "Air rage - Police drag a man from a United Airlines plane" in The Economist from April 15, 2017. The Economist is a British newspaper which offers high quality mp3 recordings of all of their articles once you've subscribed.