【 第229期 】英文公園第139期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park CXXXVII


I. News Path–新聞步道
法國經告英國總理脫歐將面臨困難/日本強震深度7英里/LeEco 進軍美國市場/神奇女俠名為聯合國名譽大使/台積電運動會 張忠謀大方發4億紅包/中職冠軍賽再燃棒球魂!他們這麼做 /國民黨24日發布人事案/台塑化下周汽油價持平柴油降0.1

II. News Vocabulary

1.          warn              警告
2.       concession     讓步
3.       injured           損傷
4.       apparent        明顯
5.       expansion       擴張
6.       ambassador    大使
7.       despite           儘管
8.       bonuses         紅利

III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台

VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

道歉的藝術/人生中你想要的是什麼? /TED】翻轉科技-科技如何能夠幫助我們不分心 /TED-Ed】難民的定義

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林
1.“We must learn to say no to some opportunities, in order to say yes to our priorities.”– Jocelyn K. Glei, Writer
「我們得學會向一些機會說不,好讓我們可以做真正重要的事。」約瑟琳葛雷 (作家)
2.“「沒有什麼是不可能的,不可能這個字拆開就是:『我是可能的!』」奧黛麗赫本 (演員)
 Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!”– Audrey Hepburn, Actress
3.“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”– George Bernard Shaw, Playwright
「人生不是有關找到自我,而是創造自我。」喬治蕭伯納 (劇作家)

V. Singing River–吟唱河流
Making love out of nothing at all / I surrender

I. News Path

France warns UK prime minister of tough time ahead in EU exit talks

 World


BRUSSELS -- France warned British Prime Minister Theresa May at her maiden European Union summit that she would face a tough, unyielding bloc if she sought too many concessions during the negotiations to leave the 28-nation EU. 



TOKYO--A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages Friday afternoon, but apparently caused no widespread damage. At least seven people were injured, one seriously. 

LeEco shows muscle in US market

 World


Chinese internet giant LeEco launched several new products in San Francisco on Wednesday, marking its expansion into the US market.

Wonder Woman named UN honorary ambassador

World 


UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman's 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized — woman. 

TSMC to gift workers over NT$400 million in bonuses
National

TAIPEI -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip-maker, announced Saturday that it would distribute more than NT$400 million in bonuses to its employees by the end of November.

Brothers squander big lead but hold on for victory in first playoff

National

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Chinatrust Brothers beat the EDA Rhinos 8-7 in the first game of the Chinese Professional Baseball League playoffs in Taichung on Saturday.

KMT regrets Constitutional Court's rejection of interpretation request

National

TAIPEI -- Taiwan's main opposition party Kuomintang expressed regret on Saturday after the Constitutional Court turned down a request by its legislators for an interpretation on a law targeting the party's controversial assets.

Formosa Petrochemical to cut diesel price, gas steady

National

TAIPEI -- Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (台塑石化), a privately owned fuel supplier, said Saturday that it would cut its diesel price in the local market but keep gasoline prices unchanged for the coming week.

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)

1.           warn              警告
2.       concession     讓步
3.       injured          損傷
4.       apparent         明顯
5.       expansion               擴張
6.       ambassador    大使
7.       despite           儘管
8.       bonuses       紅利
9.      announce      宣布
10.     employee      員工
11.     professional    專業的
12.     ontroversia     爭論的
13.    privately          私下的
14.    asset                        財富
15.     supplier        供應商
III. VoiceTube

道歉的藝術 (Why And How To Say Sorry)

初級


人生中你想要的是什麼? (What do you desire to do in life?)

初級


TED】翻轉科技-科技如何能夠幫助我們不分心 (How better tech could protect us from distraction | Tristan Harris)

中級


TED-Ed】難民的定義 (What does it mean to be a refugee? - Benedetta Berti and Evelien Borgman)

中級


IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1.“We must learn to say no to some opportunities, in order to say yes to our priorities.”– Jocelyn K. Glei, Writer
「我們得學會向一些機會說不,好讓我們可以做真正重要的事。」約瑟琳葛雷 (作家)
2.“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!”– Audrey Hepburn, Actress
「沒有什麼是不可能的,不可能這個字拆開就是:『我是可能的!』」奧黛麗赫本 (演員)
3.“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”– George Bernard Shaw, Playwright
「人生不是有關找到自我,而是創造自我。」喬治蕭伯納 (劇作家)
4.“Leaders must go ahead even when moving ahead is controversial… You must be ahead of time, because if you want to represent the status quo, what do you need leaders for?”– Shimon Peres, Former President of Israel
「領導者必須向前行,即便他的行動有爭議性你必須走在時代的前面,因為如果你只代表現狀,那我們還需要領導做什麼?」希蒙·佩雷斯 (前以色列總統)
5.“A person is literally what they think, their character being the complete sum of all their thoughts.”– James Allen, Author
「一個人實際上等同他的想法,他的性格反映他所有想法的總和。」詹姆士艾倫 (作家)
6.“If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us.”– Daisaku Ikeda, Buddhist Philosopher
「如果你看世界時秉著對生命的愛,世界將展現它的美好。」池田大作 (佛教哲學家)
7.“Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile.”– Wilfred Grenfell, Missionary
「真正的快樂不是因為舒適、財富或別人的讚賞,而是做了有意義的事。」威爾弗雷德·格倫費爾 (傳教士)
8.“Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare.”— Harriet Martineau, Writer
「閱讀的人很多;思考的人很少。」海麗葉特·馬蒂諾 (作家)
9.“There are many more people trying to meet the right person than to become the right person.”— Gloria Steinem, Feminist
「很多人想遇到對的人,而不是讓自己成為對的人。」葛羅莉亞·斯坦能 (女權主義者)
10.“People presume my disability has to do with being an amputee, but that’s not the case; our insecurities are our disabilities, and I struggle with those as does everyone.”— Aimee Mullins, Fashion Model
「人們以為我的限制和截肢有關,但事實並非如此;我們的限制源自於不安全感,而我和每個人一樣需要與它抗衡。」艾美姆林絲 (時尚模特兒)

V. Singing River

“Making Love Out Of Nothing At All ” By Terry Lin



Lyrics

I know just how to whisper
我明白如何輕聲細語
And I know just how to cry
也明白如何哭喊
I know just where to find the answers
我知道哪裡可以找到答案
And I know just how to lie
也知道怎樣撒謊
I know just how to fake it
我知道如何捏造事實
And I know just how to scheme
也知道如何策劃陰謀
I know just when to face the truth
我明白何時該面對真相
And then I know just when to dream
然後,我明白何時該去作夢
And I know just where to touch you
我知道該觸摸你的哪裡
And I know just what to prove
也知道該證明什麼
I know when to pull you closer
我明白何時該將你拉近一點
And I know when to let you loose
也明白何時該放手
And I know the night is fading
我明白夜晚已盡
And I know the time's gonna fly
時間逐漸飛逝
And I'm never gonna tell you everything I've gotta tell you
而我絕不會告訴你任何該告訴你的事
But I know I've gotta give it a try
但我知道該試試看
And I know the roads to riches
我知道致富之道
And I know the ways to fame
也知道成名的快捷方式
I know all the rules and then I know how to break'em
我清楚所有的游戲規則,也知道如何打破規則
And I always know the name of the game
我總是知道遊戲的名稱
But I don't know how to leave you
但我不知道如何離開你
And I'll never let you fall
我永遠不會讓你跌倒
And I don't know how you do it
我不明白你是怎麼做到的
(Making love)out of nothing at all
讓愛一切成空
(Making love)Out of nothing at all, (Making love)out of nothing at all
一切成空,一切都成空
(Making love)Out of nothing at all, (Making love)out of nothing at all
一切成空,一切都成空
(Making love)Out of nothing at all, (Making love)out of nothing at all
Everytime I see you all the rays of the sun
每一次我看見你,所有的陽光
Are all streaming through the waves in your hair
像波浪般流瀉過你的髮間
And every star in the sky
天上的每一顆星
Is taking aim at your eyes like a spotlight
都像聚光燈一樣對準了你的雙眼
The beating of my heart is a drum and it's lost
我的心跳,像是迷失的鼓
And it's looking for a rhythm like you
尋覓著和你一樣的節奏
You can take the darkness at the pit of the night
你可以從夜之坑洞中汲取黑暗
And turn into a beacon burning endlessly bright
將它轉化為燃燒著無盡光亮的信號燈
I've gotta follow it 'cause everything I know
而我必得追隨著它,因為我所知道的一切
Well, it's nothing 'till I give it to you
如果沒有給你的話,都是徒然
I can make the runner stumble
我能夠讓跑者摔倒
I can make the final block
我可以發動攻勢
And I can make every tackle at the sound of the whistle
也可以阻擋進攻,在哨聲響起之際
Make all the stadiums rock
我能夠讓整個運動場沸騰起來
I can make tonight forever
我能夠讓今晚成為永恆
Or I can make it disappear by the dawn
或者,我能讓它在黎明前消失
I can make you every promise that has ever been made
我能為你實現每一個許過的承諾
And I can make all your demons be gone
我能為你驅走所有的惡魔
But I'm never gonna make it without you
但是沒有你,我絕不會去做
Do you really wanna see me crawl
難道你真的要看我在地上爬
And I'm never gonna make it like you do
我絕對不會像你一樣
Making love out of nothing at all
讓愛一切成空
(Making love)Out of nothing at all, (Making love)out of nothing at all
一切成空,一切都成空
(Making love)Out of nothing at all, (Making love)out of nothing at all
一切成空,一切都成空
(Making love)Out of nothing at all, (Making love)out of nothing at all
一切成空,一切都成空
(Making love)Out of nothing at all
讓愛一切成空


“I surrender” By Céline Dion



Lyrics

There's so much lifeI've left to live
我已經虛度了許多光陰 
And this fire's burning still
但這火焰依然在我心中燒著 
When I watch you look at me
當我看到你望著我 
I think I could find a way
我想我可以找到方法 
To stand for every dream
去主張我每個夢想 
And forsake this solid ground
然後逃離著無趣的地方 
And give up this fear within
 
Of what would happen if they end,
而放下對於將來未知的恐懼 
I'm in love with you
我愛上妳 
'Cause I'd surrender everything
因為我願意放棄每件事 
To feel the chance, to live again
去感受改變,重新活一遍 
I reach to you
 我在你的心裡 
I know you can feel it too
我知道你也和我一樣感受得到 
We'd make it through
 我們會一起渡過 
A thousand dreams I still believe
我依然相信千百個夢想 
I'd make you give them all to me
 我會讓你幫我實現他們 
I'd hold you in my arms and never let go
 把你抱在我胸懷永遠不放開 
I surrender
 我臣服了 
I know
我知道 
I can't survive another night away from you
沒有你的夜我將無法生存 
You're the reason I go on
你是讓我繼續向前的理由
And now I need to live the truth
而我現在需要相信活著
Right now, there's no better time
就是現在,沒有其他更好的時間了
From this fear, I will break free
我將會打破恐懼 自由的活著
And I'll live again with love
而我會重新的為愛而活
And know they can't take that away from me
沒有人能將我們分開 
And they will see... yeah
而他們將會看到.. 
To feel the chance, to live again
去感受改變,重新活一遍 
I reach to you
我在你的心裡 
I know you can feel it too
我知道你也和我一樣感受得到 
We'd make it through
我們會一起渡過 
A thousand dreams I still believe
我依然相信千百個夢想 
I'd make you give them all to me
我會讓你幫我實現他們 
I'd hold you in my arms and never let go
把你抱在我胸懷永遠不放開 
I surrender
我臣服了 
( Every night gets longer
當每個夜晚變得漫長 
And this voice's getting stronger baby
這個聲音就會更加堅強~ 
I'll swallow my pride
我壓抑著我的驕傲 
And I'll be alive
而我將存在著 
Can't you hear my call?
你沒聽到我的來電嗎? 
I surrender all...
我俯首稱臣了
Right here, right now
就是這裡,就是現在 
I'd give my life to live again
我會放棄所有去重新活一遍 
I'll break free
我會輕易的躍過 
Take me, my everything
帶著我每個夢想 
I surrender all to you
我放棄所有奔向妳 
(Right now)
就是現在

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