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Versão do palácio de Buckingham em Lego comemora jubileu da rainha

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Transcrição em português

Celebrando o Jubileu de Diamante… em miniatura.

Um novo modelo da rainha Elizabeth 2ª em Lego, completo com uma mini versão de as joias da coroa, foi adicionado pela fabricante de brinquedo à maquete do Palácio de Buckinham em seu parque temático.

A coroa de 1,5 cm é feita de prate e foi incrustada com 48 diamantes verdadeiros.

O parque fica localizado na cidade de Windsor, que abriga um dos castelos verdadeiros da rainha.

Vocabulary

Diamond Jubilee (60th anniversary celebration) - Jubileu de Diamante

Miniature (smaller version of something) - miniatura

the crown jewels (the precious stones and ornaments used to decorate a monarch) - joias da coroa

theme park (park of entertainments based on one idea or set of characters) - parque temático

studded (decorated with small precious stones) - incrustada

Exercise

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.

Diamond Jubilee / Miniature/ the crown jewels/ theme park / studded

1. By contrast, Spain and Italy have __________ carriers with around a dozen planes, while China has only one ex-Soviet model, preferring to put its defence budget into missile technology.

2. The centre - which opened in 2006 - has a cinema, a hotel and a Venice-styled __________.

3. It is made of quetzal and other feathers mounted on a base of gold __________ with precious stones.

4. The Queen has taken part in a service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral on the final day of her __________ celebrations.

5. The two largest gems form part of __________ - one is set at the head of the Sovereign's Sceptre and the other into the Imperial State Crown.

Respostas

1. By contrast, Spain and Italy have miniature carriers with around a dozen planes, while China has only one ex-Soviet model, preferring to put its defence budget into missile technology.

Source: Does anybody still need aircraft carriers?

http://bbc.in/Lzz3ZX

2. The centre - which opened in 2006 - has a cinema, a hotel and a Venice-styled theme park.

Source: Blaze at Qatar shopping centre kills 19

http://bbc.in/Ly5ibY

3. It is made of quetzal and other feathers mounted on a base of gold studded with precious stones.

Source: Mexico Aztec headdress could go home from Austria

http://bbc.in/Iih38Z

4. The Queen has taken part in a service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral on the final day of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Source: Queen attends St Paul's service

http://bbc.in/McrUBQ

5. The two largest gems form part of the Crown Jewels - one is set at the head of the Sovereign's Sceptre and the other into the Imperial State Crown.

Source: Jewellery from world's largest diamond to go on display

http://bbc.in/J9uWbd