BBC Learning English: Words in the News #5 (131106)

BBC Learning English の「Words in the News」コーナーを毎日学習します。5回目は2013/11/06 公開分から。
Pink pipes of Berlin

語彙:
[snaking] moving over a long distance with a lot of twists and turns / 蛇行すること
[swamp] an area of wet, soft land / 沼地
[construction sites] areas where buildings are made / 建設現場
[young at heart] having a lively and positive attitude to life that is more typical of a younger person / 若々しい
[in the pipeline] being planned / 予定されている、進行中

スクリプト:
Snaking through Berlin: over 60km of pink pipes.
The city is built on a swamp, and these carry water away from construction sites.
The manufacturer says pink and purple are popular with children and older people who are young at heart.
And with lots more building in the pipeline, these brightly-coloured tubes are likely to be around for some time.

和訳:
ベルリンを蛇行するもの:60Km以上のピンクパイプ
この市は沼地上にあり、パイプが建設現場から水を運んでくる。
製造業者によれば、ピンクと紫は子供たちと気持ちの若い人たちに人気だという。
もっとたくさんのビルが建設中で、これらの明るい色合いのパイプは頻繁に見られるだろう。

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5回音読してお終い。

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