【 第226期】英文公園第136期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park CXXXVI

I. News Path–新聞步道

中美聯合批准巴黎氣候變遷協定/法國加萊移民地被拆除/三星Galaxy Note7電池爆炸/十年內第一颶風襲擊佛羅里達/蔡英文主持秋祭「政權輪替」入祭文/陳建仁赴梵蒂岡 盼台梵邦誼永固/台塑調降下周汽柴油價每公升0.5元/明年初開年金國事會議

II. News Vocabulary

1. climate    氣候
2. maritime 海上
3. migrant   農民
4. vow         發誓
5. battery     電池
6. fault         故障
7. hurricane 颶風
8. soak         浸泡

III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台

VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

從敘利亞到里約奧運:奧運難民隊 Yusra Mardini 的故事/習慣晚睡嗎?或許是基因惹的禍!/幫助現代人壓力管理的三招/當你的人生感到失落時該怎麼辦?

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1.“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President
「相信你可以,你則成功了一半。」– 西奧多‧羅斯福 (美國第 26 任總統)
2.“We need people who dream impossible things, who maybe fail, sometimes succeed, but in any case who have that ambition.” – Emmanuel Macron, Politician
「我們需要有人夢想不可能的事,他們可能失敗,有時候成功,但無論如何有那企圖心。」– 伊曼紐爾·馬克宏 (政治人物)
3.“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward, Scholar
「悲觀者抱怨風向,樂觀者期待風向改變,務實的人調整帆布。」– 威廉‧亞瑟‧沃德 (學者)
V. Singing River–吟唱河流
Nothing's gonna change my love for you/Only You


I. News Path

China, US agree to Paris climate change deal

World




HANGZHOU, China -- Setting aside their cyber and maritime disputes, President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday sealed their nations' participation in last year's Paris climate change agreement. They hailed their new era of climate cooperation as the best chance for saving the planet.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/china/national-news/2016/09/04/477483/China-US.htm

Migrant camp in Calais to be dismantled: French minister

World




LILLE -- The "Jungle" camp in the northern French town of Calais, home to thousands of migrants hoping to reach Britain, will be gradually dismantled, the country's interior minister vowed on Thursday.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/international/europe/2016/09/02/477354/Migrant-camp.htm

Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 sales over battery explosions

World




Samsung will halt sales of its latest flagship smartphone and recall millions of units, it said Friday, after faulty batteries caused some handsets to explode in a massive blow to the South Korean electronics giant's reputation.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/company-focus/2016/09/03/477429/Samsung-halts.htm

Florida coast hit by 1st hurricane in a decade

World




CARRABELLE, Florida--Hurricane Hermine made landfall in Florida's Big Bend area early Friday as the first hurricane to hit the state in more than a decade, bringing soaking rain, high winds and thousands of power outages.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/international/americas/2016/09/03/477417/Florida-coast.htm

President salutes soldiers on Armed Forces Day

National



TAIPEI--President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) praised soldiers for their contributions to safeguarding the country and saluted them for their efforts Saturday, Taiwan's Armed Forces Day.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2016/09/04/477498/President-salutes.htm

Vice President departs on visit to the Vatican

National



TAIPEI -- Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) has departed on a trip to the Vatican to attend the canonization ceremony of Mother Teresa, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/foreign-affairs/2016/09/04/477494/Vice-President.htm

Formosa Petrochemical to cut fuel prices from Monday

National



TAIPEI--Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (台塑石化), a privately owned fuel supplier, said Saturday that it will cut its gasoline and diesel prices by NT$0.5 (US$0.016) per liter next week, in reflection of a fall in international crude oil prices.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2016/09/04/477505/Formosa-Petrochemical.htm

All citizens should put country ahead of private interests

National



TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Cabinet on Saturday addressed criticism of a proposed reform of the national pension system, asking for support and imploring all citizens to put the interests of the nation ahead of those of individuals.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2016/09/04/477500/All-citizens.htm

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)



English

1. climate 氣候

2. maritime 海上

3. migrant 農民

4. vow 發誓

5. battery 電池

6. fault 故障

7. hurricane 颶風

8. soak 浸泡

9. soldier 士兵

10. contribute 貢獻

11. petrochemical石化

12. fuel 汽油

13. diesel 柴油機

14. pension 養老金

15. individual 個人


II. VoiceTube

從敘利亞到里約奧運:奧運難民隊 Yusra Mardini 的故事 (From Syria to Rio 2016 - The story of Yusra Mardini | Refugee Olympic Team)

初級
從敘利亞到里約奧運:奧運難民隊 Yusra Mardini 的故事 (From Syria to Rio 2016 - The story of Yusra Mardini | Refugee Olympic Team)



https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/42014

習慣晚睡嗎?或許是基因惹的禍! (Late sleeper? Blame your genes.)

初級



https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/41266

幫助現代人壓力管理的三招( Stress Management Strategies: Ways to Unwind)

中級



https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/11721?ref=new

當你的人生感到失落時該怎麼辦? (Feeling Lost)

中級



https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/10102?ref=hot-week


III. Wisdom Woods

English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom

1.“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President

「相信你可以,你則成功了一半。」– 西奧多‧羅斯福 (美國第 26 任總統)

2.“We need people who dream impossible things, who maybe fail, sometimes succeed, but in any case who have that ambition.” – Emmanuel Macron, Politician

「我們需要有人夢想不可能的事,他們可能失敗,有時候成功,但無論如何有那企圖心。」– 伊曼紐爾·馬克宏 (政治人物)

3.“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward, Scholar

「悲觀者抱怨風向,樂觀者期待風向改變,務實的人調整帆布。」– 威廉‧亞瑟‧沃德 (學者)

4.“People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.” – Harvey Mackay, Business Trainer

「人們開始變得成功,是從下決定的那一刻起。」– 哈維.麥凱 (商業講師)

5.“I believe in living today. Not in yesterday, nor in tomorrow.” – Loretta Young, Actress

「我相信活在今天,不是昨天,也不是明天。」– 洛麗泰·楊 (女演員)

6.“The rivalry is with ourself. I try to be better than is possible. I fight against myself, not against the other.” – Luciano Pavarotti, Operatic Tenor

「我們的競爭對象是自己,我試圖超越不可能,我是和自己相抗,不是別人。」– 盧奇亞諾‧帕華洛帝 (歌劇男高音)

7.“Have the courage of your knowledge and experience. If you have formed a conclusion from the facts and if you know your judgment is sound, act on it – even though others may hesitate or differ.” – Benjamin Graham, Investor

「勇敢相信你的知識及經驗,如果你的結論出自於事實分析,且你的判斷是合理的,依此展開行動 – 即便他人可能猶疑或意見不同。」– 班傑明.葛拉漢 (投資家)

8.“Idealism increases in direct proportion to one’s distance from the problem.” — John Galsworthy, Novelist

「一個人離問題愈遠就愈理想主義。」– 約翰‧高爾斯華綏 (小說家)

9.“Once you surrender to your vision, success begins to chase you.” — Robin Sharma, Leadership Expert

「當你把自已交給願景後,成功開始追逐你。」– 羅賓.夏瑪 (領導力專家)

10.“The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest resource, adding color and suspense to all our life.” — Daniel J. Boorstin, Historian

「敢有不同想像的勇氣,是我們最大的資產,能為人生增添色彩又扣人心弦。」– 丹尼爾·布爾斯廷 (歷史學家)

http://www.dailyenglishquote.com/

V. Singing River

“Nothing's gonna change my love for you”By Westlife



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igpQ9PwnLvA

Lyrics

If I had to live my life without you near me

如果我必須沒有你而活下去

The days would all be empty

日子將會是一片空白

The nights would seem so long

夜晚將顯得漫長

With you I see forever oh so clearly

有了你,我清楚的看見永恆

I might have been in love before

從前我也曾談戀愛

But it never felt this strong

但不曾感覺這麼強烈

Our dreams are young And we both know

我倆的夢未央,且我們都明白

they'll take us Where we want to go

它們將帶我倆到心嚮往的地方

Hold me now

擁抱我

Touch me now

觸摸我

I don't want to live without you

我不想沒有你而活下去

Nothing's gonna change my love for you

對你的愛永遠不變

You ought know by now how much I love you

現在,你應該明白我有多麼愛你

One thing you can be sure of

有一件事你可以確定

I'll never ask for more than your love

我絕不要求你更多的愛

Nothing's gonna change my love for you

對你的愛永遠不變

You ought know by now how much I love you

如今,你應該明白我有多麼愛你

The world may change my whole life through

你改變了我的一生

But nothing's gonna change my love for you

對你的愛永不渝

If the road ahead is not so easy,

如果前方的路不好走

Our love will lead the way for us

愛將為我們指引一條出路

Like a guiding star

像一顆導航的星

I'll be there for you if you should need me

若你需要我,我就在你身旁

You don't have to change a thing

你不必改變什麼

I love you just the way you are

我就是愛你現在的樣子

So come with me and share the view

跟我來,分享這個景致

I'll help you see forever too

我將幫你也看見永恆

Hold me now

擁抱我

Touch me now

觸摸我

I don't want to live without you

我不想沒有你而活下去

http://www.music-cool.tw/2012/11/glenn-mederios-nothing-gonna-change-my.html


“Only You”

By The Platters



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9r2pEdc1_lI

Lyrics

Only you can make this world seem right

只有你,能使世界變得更好

Only you can make the darkness bright

只有你,能使黑暗變成光亮

Only you and you alone can thrill me like you do

只有你,能震懾住我

And fill my heart with love for only you

只有你,能用愛填滿我的心

Only you can make this change in me

只有你,能夠改變我的內心

For it's true, you are my destiny

那是真的,你就是我的命運

When you hold my hand

當你握住我的手

I understand the magic that you do

我完全明瞭你所施的魔法

You make my dream come true, my one and only you

你使我的美夢成真,我唯一的你

https://tw.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060915000011KK11854
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