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8 nov 2012 12:28 GMT
Parte de la exposición "Naked Men" (hombres desnudos) en Viena

Esta semana le proponemos poner a prueba su inglés a través de una exposición de hombres desnudos en la capital austríaca, Viena.

Transcripción en inglés

You can't help but notice them.

Around 180 life-size posters of naked men are on display in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

They're to promote a new exhibition on male nudity at the city's Leopold museum.

But the posters have prompted complaints from members of the public, who think the pictures are offensive.

The museum reluctantly agreed to cover up the intimate parts of the models.

Vocabulario

life-size

the actual size of a living person

nudity

nakedness

offensive

annoying or insulting

reluctantly

unwillingly

intimate

very private

Ejercicios

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

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

life-size / nudity / offensive / reluctantly / intimate

1. The Naked Rambler has been released from prison in Edinburgh after serving his latest sentence for public _________.

2. "There has been much debate about our plans to build a new hospice, and we have been open to listening to all views, but ___________ comments, including abuse and threats to deny access to care are completely unacceptable."

3. "After a short time I wouldn't even allow them to appear in jeans. After that, I got them to wear sweaters on stage and eventually, very ___________, suits."

4. ____________ human dolls worth more than £40,000 have been used to train NHS staff in Staffordshire on how to evacuate a smoke filled hospital.

5. "Obviously, it's rather rare to find objects that belonged to the queen, particularly dresses or more _________ things," said art expert Cyrille Boulay.

Respuestas

1. The Naked Rambler has been released from prison in Edinburgh after serving his latest sentence for public nudity.

Source: Naked Rambler: The UK's oddest legal stand-off

http://bbc.in/Vpy5Zu

2. "There has been much debate about our plans to build a new hospice, and we have been open to listening to all views, but offensive comments, including abuse and threats to deny access to care are completely unacceptable."

Source: Havens Hospice sorry for Facebook threat

http://bbc.in/Poqs4z

3. "After a short time I wouldn't even allow them to appear in jeans. After that, I got them to wear sweaters on stage and eventually, very reluctantly, suits."

Source: The Beatles: all you need is luck

http://bbc.in/OeUOEO

4. Life-sized human dolls worth more than £40,000 have been used to train NHS staff in Staffordshire on how to evacuate a smoke filled hospital.

Source: Life-sized dolls worth £40K used in NHS emergency training

http://bbc.in/Pi8FeR

5. "Obviously, it's rather rare to find objects that belonged to the queen, particularly dresses or more intimate things," said art expert Cyrille Boulay.

Source: Marie Antoinette's slippers fetch 50,000 euros at auction

http://bbc.in/RAISdZ

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