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 ingles:
Researchers develop lip-reading machine
More women in the UK working into their 70s
Italian woman first to manage male football team
In Oxford, research is underway to teach computers the difficult art of lip-reading. It involved training an artificial intelligence system using thousands of hours of BBC News programmes. Right now, the technology only works on full sentences in recorded clips. The next stage is to make it work live.
The proportion of women who don’t stop working until past 70 has grown from one in 20 four years ago to more than one in 10 last year. It’s doubled. There are still more men than women working into their 70s, but what stands out is the dramatic increase in the number of women and at least part of the reason for that is money.
Italy’s Patrizia Panico is making history this week. She’s the first woman football coach of a male Italian side. She is leading Italy’s under-16 team in two friendlies against Germany. At 42, she’s a retired footballer herself – she scored 110 goals for Italy in over 200 matches. Patrizia Panico hopes that her career inspires other women.
is very noticeable
doing something never done before that people will remember
Use one of the words or phrases from Lingohack to complete each of these sentences. Note that you may have to change the form of a word or phrase to complete the sentence correctly.
underway / stands out / making history
1. Rosa Parks ________ when she refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, spurring efforts to end segregation in the United States.
2. All my students are good, but Mary ________ because she's never scored less than A in her exams.
3. Rescue efforts are ________ in Myanmar's jade-producing area after a landslide killed at least 12 people.
1. Rosa Parks made history when she refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, spurring efforts to end segregation in the United States.
2. All my students are good, but Mary stands out because she's never scored less than A in her exams.
3. Rescue efforts are underway in Myanmar's jade-producing area after a landslide killed at least 12 people.