Weekender 2006 / 7  
Weekender
 

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- Wimbledon Line Judge

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- Queen's Official Birthday

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- Exams

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- Naked Bike Ride

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- The SS Great Britain

World Naked Bike Ride


Welcome to Weekender! Do you enjoy cycling...taking your bike out and getting some exercise or fresh air? What about cycling with absolutely no clothes on? Hundreds of people all over the world think it's lots of fun.

This weekend, the World Naked Bike Ride takes place. People in cities from Vancouver to London will be getting out their bicycles and taking off their clothes.

The question is: why?

Jackie Dalton finds out.


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You can download a script and mp3 version of the programme at the bottom of the page.



Vocabulary in the programme

sustainable
in a way that doesn't damage the environment

getting a message out there/raising awareness
making sure people know about something

frail
weak

it's empowering
it makes you feel good and strong

to bring in to question
to challenge

consumerism
the idea that it's good to spend money on things and own many products

it's liberating
it makes you feel happy and free

overwhelmingly positive
very favourable

media coverage
the way newspapers, TV etc. react to an event





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