80 years at the top

Terbaru  12 Oktober 2011 - 22:22 WIB

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The statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.

One of the world's most iconic monuments.

The famous Brazilian landmark, which is perched on top of the 700 metre Corcovado mountain, is celebrating its 80th birthday.

It took five years to build and was inaugurated in October 1931.

Now up to ten thousand visitors flock to the 38 metre tall figure every day.

Vocabulary

iconic: ikonis

landmark: penanda

perched: berada di pinggir

inaugurated: diresmikan

flock to: berbondong-bondong

Exercise

Isilah tempat yang kosong dengan memilih kata-kata yang sesuai berikut ini. Anda mungkin harus mengubah bentuk kata:

iconic / landmark / perched / inaugurated / flock to

1. One of Glasgow's most notorious ___________ is to be given a new lease of life as part of a scheme to boost cycling and pedestrian travel.

2. [The Maspero] was ________________ in Cairo in 1960 - the first dedicated television building ever built in the Middle East.

3. Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, the Coca-Cola bottle and Christ are history's top ____________ images, according to an Oxford professor.

4. The eastern Canadian fishing town calls itself the iceberg capital of the world, and tourists ___________ visit in the summer when the season for the frozen goliaths is booming.

5. Hong Kong's Ocean Park, which features a vast aquarium and rollercoaster rides all _____________ atop one of Hong Kong's lush craggy peaks, saw attendance figures rise by 6% last year despite the threat from the big-name cross-town rival Disney.

Answer

1. One of Glasgow's most notorious landmarks is to be given a new lease of life as part of a scheme to boost cycling and pedestrian travel.

Source: Klik The so-called "bridge to nowhere", a pedestrian link over the M8 motorway, has never been used and has no access ramps.

2. [The Maspero] was inaugurated in Cairo in 1960 - the first dedicated television building ever built in the Middle East.

Source: Klik Egypt state TV building an ugly reminder of the past

3. Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, the Coca-Cola bottle and Christ are history's top iconic images, according to an Oxford professor.

Source: Klik Christ and Che among top 11 icons

4. The eastern Canadian fishing town calls itself the iceberg capital of the world, and tourists flock to visit in the summer when the season for the frozen goliaths is booming.

Source: Klik World iceberg capital turn frozen blocks to cold, hard cash

5. Hong Kong's Ocean Park, which features a vast aquarium and rollercoaster rides all perched atop one of Hong Kong's lush craggy peaks, saw attendance figures rise by 6% last year despite the threat from the big-name cross-town rival Disney.

Source: Klik Asia's growing middle class fuels theme park boom

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