Vocabulary Activities

Post-Proficiency Vocabulary 9B - 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
   amid      antipathy      bars      derided      disembarked      duty      erroneously      frenzy      highlight      looped      nuzzled      praised      singled      strike      subsides      swirled      tackle      tempt   
Passengers can be kicked off a flight at the last moment because off- airline employees need seats.
They were unable to a bargain, so they ended their meeting.
The carrier tried to the passenger to voluntarily give up his seat with $1,000.
The passengers after the plane landed.
The tragic scene on the world's news channels and Twitter feeds.
Critics the airline's awkwardly worded response in which they apologised for having to "re-accommodate these customers".
The source of my is my ex-wife’s new husband!
Shawn's whole world , and twisted, making him want to throw up, but he stayed conscious.
Some passengers believe that they have certain rights on flights.
People of color are likely being out for special treatment by prejudiced employees.
calls for a boycott, United Airlines' share price fell.
One can only pity the poor imbeciles who subject themselves to this sort of social-media .
We'll have to wait a few hours until the storm .
Bruce Springsteen Bob Dylan after he won the Nobel Prize saying "He inspired me and gave me hope".
This is United Airline's third major PR disaster in the last 4 years. They really should take measures to this issue as soon as possible.
United Airlines some people from wearing leggings on their flights.
PR disasters like this one the fact that their company culture needs an overhaul.
The puppy gently the boy.

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.