What’s the point of museums? (Medium)
Many museums have been criticised for stealing ancient treasures during imperial times and that these items, such as the famous Parthenon marbles, should be returned. Beth and Neil discuss the controversial role of museums in the 21st Century and teach you related vocabulary.
This week’s question
The Natural History Museum in London, features a grand entrance hall which, for decades, contained an impressive life-size model of a dinosaur. But what was this iconic dinosaur’s name?
a) Dippy the Diplodocus
b) Terry the Terradactyl
c) Tyrone the Tyrannosaurus
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
object of historical importance or interest, especially one which is very old
people who lived by hunting and collecting food in the wild, instead of by farming crops
(move) up the ladder
advance; make progress
onwards and upwards
becoming better and better; improving
display of a collection of artefacts in a museum, or paintings in an art gallery
several different things being connected or related to each other
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