ARTICLES - ANSWERS TO "VISITING NEW YORK"

1.

The Empire State Building is located ... 

   between 23rd and 24th Streets.
   on Fifth Avenue.

2.

How tall is it? 

   It has 120 floors.
   It is a 102-storey building.

3.

What does it offer on its last floor? 

   A great view of New York City.
   A great view of Fifth Avenue.

4.

How many books does the New York Public Library hold? 

   Over ten million volumes.
   Over ten millions books.

5.

Where is Bryant Park located? 

   Between 34th and 32nd Streets.
  
Behind the New York Public Library.

6.

What can you find in this park? 

   An outdoor café with free music concerts.
   In winter, free music concerts.

7.

The Rockefeller Center consists of ... 

   Eighteen buildings.
   Nineteen buildings.

8.

What can you see in Rockefeller Plaza in winter?

   A rink for ice-skating.
   An ice-skating ring.

9.

Where is St. Patrick's Cathedral? 

   In front of Rockefeller Center.
   Right across from Rockefeller Center.

10.

Where do many of the windows in the cathedral come from? 

   From Germany.
   From France.

TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION

Start your tour at the Empire State Building, on Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets. This building has 102 floors. Take the elevator to the 102nd floor for a great view of New York City.
Comienza tu paseo en el edificio Empire State en la Quinta Avenida entre las calles 33 y 34. Este edificio tiene 102 pisos. Toma el ascensor hasta el piso 102 para una fantástica vista de la ciudad de Nueva York.

Now walk seven blocks up Fifth Avenue to the New York Public Library. The entrance is between 40th and 42nd Streets. This library holds over 10 million books. Behind the library is Bryant Park. In the summer, there's an outdoor café, and at lunch hour, there are free music concerts.
Ahora camina siete cuadras por la Quinta Avenida hasta la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York. La entrada se encuentra entre las calles 40 y 42. Esta biblioteca contiene más de 10 millones de libros. Detrás de la biblioteca se encuentra el Parque Bryant. Durante el verano hay un café al aire libre y, a la hora del almuerzo, conciertos gratuitos.

Walk up Sixth Avenue to 49th Street. You're standing in the middle of the 19 buildings of the Rockefeller Center. Turn right on 49th Street, walk another block, and turn left. You're in Rockefeller Plaza. In the winter, there's a rink where you can ice-skate.
Camina la Sexta Avenida hasta la calle 49. Te encuentras en el medio de los 19 edificios del Centro Rockefeller. Dobla a la derecha en la calle 49, camina una cuadra más y dobla a la izquierda. Estás en el Rockefeller Plaza. Durante el invierno, hay una pista de hielo donde puedes patinar.

Right across from Rockefeller Center on Fifth Avenue is St. Patrick's Cathedral. It's modeled after the cathedral in Cologne, Germany. Go inside the cathedral and leave the noisy city behind. Look at the beautiful blue windows. Many of these windows come from France.
Justo enfrente del Centro Rockefeller en la Quinta Avenida está ubicada la Catedral de San Patricio. Se tomó como modelo la catedral de Colonia en Alemania. Ingresa a la catedral y deja atrás la ruidosa ciudad. Observa las hermosas vidrieras azuladas. Muchas de ellas provienen de Francia.

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