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Un hincha brasileño muestra su pasión por el fútbol con un atuendo muy especial. Vea el video y aprenda nuevo vocabulario.

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Un hincha brasileño muestra su pasión por el fútbol con un atuendo muy especial. Vea el video y aprenda nuevo vocabulario.

Transcripción en inglés

It's still over a month until the World Cup, but this football fan doesn't leave his home without sporting Brazil's national colours.

And it's not just the clothes in Nelson Paviotti's wardrobe which are yellow and green – it's also the food he eats.

The loudspeaker on his car is for playing the national anthem.

Even if Brazil don't win the tournament, this lawyer from Sao Paulo swears he'll keep up his personal dress code.

Vocabulario

sporting
wearing

loudspeaker
device which amplifies sound

national anthem
song which officially represents a country or institution

tournament
competition

dress code
a set of rules for how to dress

Watch the video online: Colourful football fan http://bbc.in/QXxSwY


Ejercicios

Use one of the words or phrases below to complete each of these sentences from news reports.

Note that you may have to change the form of a word to complete the sentence correctly.

sporting / loudspeaker / national anthem / tournament / dress code

1. Soaring temperatures have halted matches at the Australian Open tennis __________, as a report warns that the country will see hotter heatwaves.

2. Last month, Mr Kadyrov apologised after shouting insults over a __________ at a referee who had sent off a player from his Terek Grozny side during a Russian League match.

3. Around 170 members of the Irish defence forces took part in the ceremony. The __________ was played and the flag was lowered to half-mast. A minute's silence was also observed.

4. The __________ for the press is strict: black tie and posh frocks. I've never seen so many journalists looking so well-groomed as on Oscars night.

5. His dress was ruled out of order since other MPs wore top hats. Although Mr Hardie complied, he continued to stand out from the crowd by __________ a tweed suit in a sea of black frock coats. The incident gave rise to the description of his brand of politics as "cloth-cap socialism".

Respuestas

1. Soaring temperatures have halted matches at the Australian Open tennis tournament, as a report warns that the country will see hotter heatwaves.

Source: Heatwave halts Australian Open tennis matches

http://bbc.in/1dSwQH1

2. Last month, Mr Kadyrov apologised after shouting insults over a loudspeaker at a referee who had sent off a player from his Terek Grozny side during a Russian League match.

Source: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov 'gives boxing lesson'

http://bbc.in/1mTv3Lf

3. Around 170 members of the Irish defence forces took part in the ceremony. The national anthem was played and the flag was lowered to half-mast. A minute's silence was also observed.

Source: Easter Rising ceremony held in O'Connell Street, Dublin

http://bbc.in/S4OcwZ

4.The dress code for the press is strict: black tie and posh frocks. I've never seen so many journalists looking so well-groomed as on Oscars night.

Source: Oscars 2014: Reporter's diary

http://bbc.in/1jEIgmT

5. His dress was ruled out of order since other MPs wore top hats. Although Mr Hardie complied, he continued to stand out from the crowd by sporting a tweed suit in a sea of black frock coats. The incident gave rise to the description of his brand of politics as "cloth-cap socialism".

Source: 10 sartorial moments that tell us a lot about politics

http://bbc.in/RuhNjh



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