【 第245期 】英文公園第155期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park


I. News Path–新聞步道

德國前總理Helmut Kohl埋葬於大教堂/川普繼續攻擊媒體「我是總統」他們不是/香港抗議者標誌切換周年紀念/中國注重於高端產品的產業優勢/蔡總統讚賞年金改革推行的成功/研究員:美軍對台軍售,顯示穩定關係/2G在台灣正式斷訊/如果在台北自行車騎上人行道將面臨罰鍰

II. News Vocabulary

1.       chancellor                 長官
2.       cathedral                   大教堂
3.       rally                          團結
4.       handover                  切換
5.     reform                    改革
6.     billion                     十億
7.     officially                 正式地
8.     lane                       車道

III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台
VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

TED】怎麼利用20小時學習任何東西? (Josh Kaufman | 20 Hours to Learn Anything (Key Points Talk))/馬克祖克伯給畢業生的12個真心建議 (12 highlights: Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard commencement speech)/看太多電視對身體有害嗎? (Is Binge Watching Bad For You?)/「沒有任何一個工作或職業成就可以定義我們」康納的精彩畢典演講 (Conan O'Brien's Dartmouth Commencement Address Highlights)

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1. The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
唯一真正的智慧是自知無知。
2. Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
知足是天然的財富,奢侈是人為的貧困。
3.Employ your time in improving yourself by other men*s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
將你的時間用在閱讀他人的作品上,別人費力學到的東西,你就能輕鬆獲得。
V. Singing River–吟唱河流
The Cure/Alone


I.             News Path


Germany's 'unity' chancellor Helmut Kohl buried in cathedral cemetery

World
STRASBURG -- Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl was buried near a 1,000-year-old cathedral in the south-western German town of Speyer on Saturday after world leaders past and present paid tribute to the man known as a unifier and European patriot.

Trump continues media attacks: 'I'm president and they're not'

World
WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday devoted part of a rally speech to continuing his attacks on the media.

Hong Kong protesters mark handover anniversary as Xi issues warning

World
HONG KONG -- Thousands attended an annual pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong on Saturday as President Xi Jinping ended his first visit since taking power in 2013 by warning that threats to the stability of China would not be tolerated.

China to focus on top-end products for industrial edge

World
China aims to make breakthroughs in high value-added products like the next-generation numerical control machines, large passenger jets, sensors and industrial software, to improve its capability in key manufacturing technologies so as to compete with established global rivals, said senior Chinese officials on Friday.

President Tsai lauds success in pushing pension reforms
National
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday hailed the completion of pension reforms involving civil servants, public school teachers and political appointees, saying the achievement proved that such reforms are not a "minefield" for the government or "a taboo that cannot be touched."

US arms sale to Taiwan a sign of stable relations: think tank

National


TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The U.S. announcement of arms sales worth US$1.42 billion to Taiwan should ease doubts about the stability of relations between Taiwan and the United States, Lai I-chung (賴怡忠), an executive board member of Taiwan Thinktank, said Friday.

2G is officially dead in Taiwan
National
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan bid farewell to its 2G wireless network at midnight on Saturday, with telecom operators ending all cellular service on the network besides emergency calls.

Taipei bike riders to face fines if they stray from bike lanes
National

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Bike riders in Taipei will be fined NT$300 (US$10) if they ride on sidewalks outside of established bike lanes starting on July 17, the Taipei City government said Friday.

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)

1.       chancellor                 長官
2.       cathedral                  大教堂
3.       rally                          團結
4.       handover                  切換
5.       threats                      威脅
6.       industrial                   產業
7.       manufacturing           製造業
8.           laud                       讚美
9.        reform                     改革
10.     billion                       十億
11.     executive                  執行的
12.      officially                  正式地
13.     emergency                緊急情況
14.     lane                         車道

15.      sidewalk                 人行道
III. VoiceTube
TED】怎麼利用20小時學習任何東西? (Josh Kaufman | 20 Hours to Learn Anything (Key Points Talk))

初級

馬克祖克伯給畢業生的12個真心建議 (12 highlights: Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard commencement speech)

初級

看太多電視對身體有害嗎? (Is Binge Watching Bad For You?)

中級

「沒有任何一個工作或職業成就可以定義我們」康納的精彩畢典演講 (Conan O'Brien's Dartmouth Commencement Address Highlights)

中級


IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1. The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
唯一真正的智慧是自知無知。
2. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
與人為善,因為你所遇到的每一個人都在進行著某種形式的艱苦鬥爭。
3. To find yourself, think for yourself.
要想找到自我,必須獨立思考。
4. Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
教育是燃起火焰,而非灌輸一個容器。
5.Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
知足是天然的財富,奢侈是人為的貧困。
6.The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
改變的秘訣是集中你的所有能力,不是摧毀舊的,而是建造新的。
7. Employ your time in improving yourself by other men*s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
將你的時間用在閱讀他人的作品上,別人費力學到的東西,你就能輕鬆獲得。
8. Understanding a question is half an answer.
理解一個問題就是答案的一半。
9.Thou should eat to live; not live to eat.
你吃飯是為了活著;活著不是為了吃飯。
10.True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
真正的智慧是當我們每一個人認識到我們對生活、自我和周圍的世界瞭解得多麼少的時候。

V. Singing River



The Cure by Lady Gaga




lyrics

I’ll undress you, ‘cause you’re tired
替你褪去衣物 因為你已精疲力竭
Cover you as you desire
當你在我懷裡入睡
When you fall asleep inside my arms
我會如同你渴望的一般 輕輕摟著你
May not have the fancy things
也許沒有什麼華麗的陪襯
But I’ll give you everything
但我會為你付出全心全意
You could ever want, it’s in my arms
我所擁有的一切 都可以獻給你
So baby tell me yes
親愛的,答應我吧
And I will give you everything
我會為你付出一切
So baby tell me yes
親愛的,接受我吧
And I will be all yours tonight
那今晚我就專屬於你
So baby tell me yes
親愛的,快說好吧
And I will give you everything
我會為你付出我的全心全意
I will be right by your side
我會永遠陪在你左右
If I can’t find the cure, I’ll
如果我找不到解藥
I’ll fix you with my love
就讓我用愛來填補你吧
No matter what you know, I’ll
無論你知道了些什麼
I’ll fix you with my love
我都會用愛來掩蓋它
And if you say you’re okay
縱使你說你很好
I’m gonna heal you anyway
我還是會盡力治癒你
Promise I’ll always be there 
我答應你我永遠都會在
Promise I’ll be the cure
我會做你的解藥
Rub your feet, your hands, your legs
輕揉你累癱了的雙腳、雙手、雙腿
Let me take care of it, babe
親愛的,讓我來搬開你心上的石頭
Close your eyes, I’ll sing your favorite song
儘管閉上眼 我會輕唱你最愛的曲
I wrote you this lullaby
這首我為你譜的搖籃曲
Hush now baby, don’t you cry
親愛的 別哭
Anything you want could not be wrong
你想要的 不會跑掉的
So baby tell me yes
親愛的,答應我吧
And I will give you everything
我會為你付出一切
So baby tell me yes
親愛的,快點頭吧
And I will be all yours tonight
今晚開始我就只屬於你
So baby tell me yes
親愛的,接受我吧
And I will give you everything
我會為你付出一切
I will be right by your side
我會永遠陪在你身旁
If I can’t find the cure, I’ll
如果我找不到解藥
I’ll fix you with my love
就讓我的愛來治癒你吧
No matter what you know, I’ll
不管你知曉了些什麼悲傷
I’ll fix you with my love
都讓我用愛掩飾過去吧
And if you say you’re okay
縱使你說你很好
I’m gonna heal you anyway
我還是會盡力治癒你
Promise I’ll always be there
我發誓我會一直在你身邊
Promise I’ll be the cure
我發誓我會做你的解藥
I’ll fix you with my love
讓我的愛做你的解藥吧
(I’ll fix you with my love-lo-love)
I’ll fix you with my love
讓我用愛來治癒你吧
(I’ll fix you with my love-lo-love)
If I can’t find the cure, I’ll
如果我找不到解藥
I’ll fix you with my love
我會用愛來治癒你受傷的心
No matter what you know, I’ll
不論你知曉了怎樣的傷悲
I’ll fix you with my love
我都會用愛來填補你的缺
And if you say you’re okay
縱使你說你很好
I’m gonna heal you anyway
我還是會盡全力治癒你
Promise I’ll always be there
我發誓我會永遠陪著你
Promise I’ll be the cure
我發誓我會做你的解藥
Promise I’ll be the cure
我會做你的解藥
I’ll fix you with my love
讓我的愛做你的解藥吧



Alone by Alan Walker


Lost in your mind
迷失在你的腦海之中
I wanna know
我想要知曉
Am I losing my mind
我是不是困於自己的心中
Never let me go
別放手,別讓我走
If this night is not forever
假使這個夜晚不代表天長地久
At least we are together
那麼至少你我曾經擁有彼此
I know I'm not alone
這樣,我就不會孤單
I know I'm not alone
我就知道我並不是孤單的
Anywhere whenever
隨時隨地
Apart but still together
看似分離,實為相伴
I know I'm not alone (X4)
我知道我不孤單
Unconscious mind
腦袋有一點兒不清晰
I'm wide awake
但我卻有顆清醒的心
Wanna feel one last time
愛,只要再讓我感覺一次
Take my pain away
那就足以把我的痛苦全部抵銷
If this night is not forever
假使這個夜晚不代表天長地久
At least we are together
那麼至少你我曾經擁有彼此
I know I'm not alone
這樣,我就不會孤單
I know I'm not alone
我就知道我並不是孤單的
Anywhere whenever
隨時隨地
Apart but still together
看似分離,實為相伴
I know I'm not alone (X4)
我知道我不孤單
I'm not alone, I'm not alone
我不孤單,我不孤單
I'm not alone, I know I'm not alone
我知道我並不孤單
I'm not alone, I'm not alone
我不孤單,我不孤單
I'm not alone, I know I'm not alone....
我知道我並不孤單


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