The New Colossus

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
Listen to this extract of the poem written on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty and find the missing words, and the vocabulary. 
"The New Colossus"
" me your , your ,
Your huddled yearning to ,
The wretched of your teeming .
these, the , -tossed to ,
I my the !"
Emma Lazarus, 1883
blotti :
désirant, aspirant :
respirer : to
misérable, infortuné :
grouillant :
secoué, ballotté :
lever : to
près de :