Aprende inglés: Yoda, el perro que te puede salvar la vida
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Aprende inglés: Yoda, el perro que puede salvar vidas

En esta nueva serie, los periodistas de la BBC te ayudan a practicar inglés con los titulares de las noticias de la semana. Mira el video y aprende nuevo vocabulario.

Titulares y transcripción en inglés:

The British government has given the green light to the construction of a third runway at Heathrow. This will pave the way for hundreds of thousands more flights a year at the airport in west London. It's in a key position between America, Europe and the Far East but has lost its status as the world's largest hub airport to Dubai.

Scientists have found a treatment to boost communication in young autistic children which can significantly reduce the severity of their condition in later life. Giving mums and dads the skills to become "super parents" can dramatically improve their child's autism, according to a British-led study.

Yoda is one of the dogs being trained by the charity Newfound Friends, in the southwest of England, to save lives. They believe the animals can be good lifeguards. Whizz saved nine people from drowning during his life. But dog owners should not encourage their pets to do this job as it requires specialist knowledge.

Palabras y definiciones:

given the green light

approved to proceed

severity

seriousness

charity

organisation that raises money for a particular purpose of public interest

Ejercicios:

1. A public hospital has to prioritise cases and patients are seen according to the __________of their symptoms.

2. I love animals and contribute every month to a __________ which protects endangered turtles.

3. The shop's manager __________ for his sales team to offer massive discounts to customers.

Respuestas:

1. A public hospital has to prioritise cases and patients are seen according to the severity of their symptoms.

2. I love animals and contribute every month to a charity which protects endangered turtles.

3. The shop's manager gave the green light for his sales team to offer massive discounts to customers.