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Woman marries a bridge (7th July, 2013)

Countries talk about same-sex marriage, but not about marrying a bridge. Last month, an Australian artist, Jodi Rose, fell in love with a French bridge and married it. France does not agree to this. Fourteen guests saw the couple become bridge and wife. A mayor blessed them. Jodi wore a wedding dress. She gave the bridge a big ring.


 
 

Jodi Rose records the sounds and movement of bridges. She makes music. She fell in love at first sight. She said the stone bridge brings her peace. It also connects her to the earth, especially after travelling. Jodi said she loves "the spiritual vibration in everything". She said her bridge is: "The perfect husband…strong and silent".


 
 
 

 
 

 
 

Sources:
http://metro.co.uk/2013/07/04/i-pronounce-you-bridge-and-wife-woman-marries-600-year-old-french-bridge-3869214/
http://bridgeland.be/story

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MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

talk about same-

a.

in love

2.

last

b.

them

3.

fell

c.

guests

4.

France does not

d.

sex marriage

5.

fourteen

e.

a wedding dress

6.

saw the couple become

f.

agree to this

7.

A mayor blessed

g.

month

8.

Jodi wore

h.

bridge and wife



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

records the sounds and

a.

travelling

2.

She fell in love

b.

movement of bridges

3.

brings her

c.

husband

4.

It also connects her

d.

peace

5.

especially after

e.

silent

6.

the spiritual vibration

f.

to the earth

7.

the perfect

g.

at first sight

8.

strong and

h.

in everything"





LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

Countries talk (1) ___________________ marriage, but not about (2) ___________________. Last month, an Australian artist, Jodi Rose, (3) ___________________ French bridge and married it. France does (4) ___________________ this. Fourteen guests saw (5) ___________________ bridge and wife. A mayor blessed them. Jodi (6) ___________________ dress. She gave the bridge a big ring.

Jodi Rose (7) ___________________ and movement of bridges. She makes music. She (8) ___________________ first sight. She said the stone bridge (9) ___________________. It also connects (10) ___________________, especially after travelling. Jodi said she loves "the (11) ___________________ in everything". She said her bridge is: "The perfect husband… (12) ___________________".

PUT A SLASH ( / )WHERE THE SPACES ARE

Countriestalkaboutsame-sexmarriage,butnotaboutmarrying
abridge.Lastmonth,anAustralianartistfellinlovewithaFrenchbridgea
ndmarriedit.Francedoesnotagreetothis.Fourteenguestssawthecoup
lebecomebridgeandwife.Amayorblessedthem.Jodiworeaweddingdr
ess.Shegavethebridgeabigring.JodiRoserecordsthesoundsandmov
ementofbridges.Shemakesmusic.Shefellinloveatfirstsight.Shesaidt
hestonebridgebringsherpeace.Italsoconnectshertotheearth,especi
allyaftertravelling.Jodisaidsheloves"thespiritualvibrationineverythi
ng".Shesaidherbridgeis:"Theperfecthusband…strongandsilent".

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

Student A: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

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Student B: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

a)

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b)

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c)

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d)

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e)

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f)

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WRITING

Write about marriage for 10 minutes. Read and talk about your partner's paper.

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