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Listening Comprehension - Comprensión Auditiva

Cómo realizar este ejercicio de comprensión auditiva

- Siempre encontrarás una pequeña introducción, que puede ayudarte a comprender el tema tratado.

- En los textos presentados se han ocultado algunas palabras, que deberás escribir en los casilleros correspondientes. A medida que lees el texto, escucha el audio con atención para descubrir dichas palabras.

- Quizás puedes deducir las palabras sin necesidad de escuchar el audio. Pero, pon atención al audio para confirmar si realmente se trata de la respuesta correcta.

- Puedes escuchar el audio cuantas veces sea necesario. Pero es recomendable hacerlo solamente dos veces (o tres veces como máximo) ya que esa es la forma en que normalmente se realizan estos ejercicios en exámenes y pruebas internacionales.

- Comprueba tus aciertos pulsando el botón "Corregir". Si no has podido completar todas las palabras, pulsa el botón "Solución" para ver cuáles eran las que te faltaban.

Baseball Can Get Complicated
Topic: And it can be downright incomprehensible if you don't understand English. Transcript of radio broadcast. Source: VOA

Listen to the audio clip and fill in the blanks.

The Chicago White Sox baseball team is managed by a jovial but Venezuela native, Ozzie Guillén.

A 15-year major-league player and seven-year manager, he sometimes erupts into animated and profane tirades against , reporters - even his own team. There is often a sly in his eye as he does so, and Guillén is well-liked throughout the sport.

But recently he got serious and angry and touched a that sent teams around baseball scrambling to explain themselves.

Guillén complained that Major League ballplayers from Asian countries get preferential treatment over those who come from Latin America.

He noted that most, if not all, Asian players who speak little or no English are assigned personal interpreters, who follow them around and help them communicate with managers, coaches, , the media, and people outside the game, such as waiters in restaurants.

Guillén said Latin players, by contrast, must for themselves, picking up English from other Latino ballplayers and coaches. In game situations, the White Sox manager said, this can leave a player who has poor English skills silent and not understanding key instructions.

Asian players, meantime, have an interpreter to help them, right on the .

Baseball officials explained this apparent double standard by noting that players from Japan, Taiwan, and Korea are often stars who come directly to play at the highest level with no chance to learn English.

But Latins, who make up 20 percent of Major League players, often start at low levels and work their way up over many years, during which they are presumably English. Baseball's hierarchy pointed out that most teams offer English classes to anyone who wants them.

The tempest over Guillén's remarks has subsided to a , but they opened the door to provocative discussions about the treatment of all minority baseball players and coaches.

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