【 第248期 】英文公園第158期


(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park CXL




I. News Path–新聞步道

利比亞禁止外國船隻進入搜救區/埃及火車意外高達40人身亡/川普對北韓怒火/越來越多的日本女性開始自己的事業/在台灣找垃圾掩埋場很難 /準備好迎接世大運的開幕式了嗎/能源供應亮紅燈/台灣如何重朔京劇


II. News Vocabulary


1.   defend          防衛

2.    navy             海軍

3.   collide          相撞

4.   outskirt        郊區

5.   against        反對

6.   regime         政權

7.   autumn        秋天

8.   recall           想起


III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台

VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

超尷尬!你小時候的即時通帳號是什麼呢?/用便宜的方式環繞日本/【哈利波特特別版】如果妙麗是主角的話,劇情會怎麼走?/瞬間移動!有可能嗎?


IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1. “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.”– Yogi Berra, Baseball Manager

「如果你不知道你要去哪,你可能將到不了。」奧斯卡‧王爾德 (作家)

2. “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.”– Oscar Wilde, Writer

「做你自己,其他人都已經有人做了。」奧斯卡‧王爾德 (作家)

3. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”– Jim Rohn, Author

「如果你不願冒險做不一樣的事,你就得和一般般妥協。」吉姆.羅恩 (勵志作家)


V. Singing River–吟唱河流

Firework/ So Sick





I.             News Path

Libya defends banning foreign ships from 'search and rescue' zone

World


TRIPOLI - The Libyan navy said its order to foreign ships to stay out of a coastal "search and rescue" zone for illegal migrants complies with international laws.
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/international/2017/08/14/499986/libya-defends.htm

40 killed, scores injured in Egypt train collision


World

CAIRO - Two passenger trains collided on the outskirts of the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday, killing 40 people and injuring 126 others, official sources said.
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/international/2017/08/12/499976/40-killed.htm

Trump: My 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea wasn't tough enough

World

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump doubled down on his harsh words against North Korea on Thursday, saying his "fire and fury" warning against the Pyongyang regime earlier this week "wasn't tough enough."

In the autumn of their lives, more Japanese women are starting businesses

World

IIDA, Japan — Yoshiko Zakoji recalls her friends and neighbors being shocked when they heard she was planning to start her own business at the age of 60 in the mountainous city of Iida.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/asia/2017/08/11/499953/in-the.htm

In Taiwan, finding a place to dispose garbage is harder than finding the money to do it

National

A "Garbage War" raging for the better part of a year is finally dying down in Yunlin, with 30,000 tons of waste piled in the Central Taiwan county now being gradually sent to incinerators in other counties and cities.
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/2017/08/10/499924/in-taiwan.htm

Are you ready for the Universiade's opening ceremony?

National

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The 2017 Taipei Summer Universiade will open at 7 p.m. on Aug. 19 at Taipei Municipal Stadium. It will be the biggest international sports event the country has ever hosted, both in scale and the number of athletes — over 7,000 from 131 countries.
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/2017/08/12/499964/are-you.htm

[Updated] Power supply on red alert

National

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The country's power supply was running an unexpected red alert Friday after peak energy use was more than Taipower had estimated.
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/2017/08/11/499960/%5bupdated%5d-power.htm

How Taiwan is helping reinvent Peking opera

National
TAIPEI, Taiwan — The country's power supply was running an unexpected red alert Friday after peak energy use was more than Taipower had estimated.
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/2017/08/11/499960/%5bupdated%5d-power.htm

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)
1.   defend           防衛
2.   navy              海軍
3.   collide            相撞
4.   outskirt          郊區
5.   against          反對
6.   regime           政權
7.   autumn          秋天
8.   recall              想起
9.   dispose          處置
10. piled               堆放
11. ceremony      典禮
12. stadium         體育館
13. supply           供應
14. alert              警報
15. peak              高峰

III. VoiceTube

超尷尬!你小時候的即時通帳號是什麼呢?  (People Explain Their Childhood AIM Names)

初級
https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/28713


用便宜的方式環繞日本 (Cheap Way To Travel Around Japan: Seishun 18 Kippu + How To Buy The Ticket | Japan Travel Guide)

初級
https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/53960


【哈利波特特別版】如果妙麗是主角的話,劇情會怎麼走?(If Hermione Were The Main Character In Harry Potter)

中級
https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/32054


瞬間移動!有可能嗎? (Will we ever be able to teleport? - Sajan Saini)

中級


IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1. “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.”– Yogi Berra, Baseball Manager
「如果你不知道你要去哪,你可能將到不了。」奧斯卡‧王爾德 (作家)
2. “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.”– Oscar Wilde, Writer
「做你自己,其他人都已經有人做了。」奧斯卡‧王爾德 (作家)
3. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”– Jim Rohn, Author
「如果你不願冒險做不一樣的事,你就得和一般般妥協。」吉姆.羅恩 (勵志作家)
4. “The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.”– Charles Lamb, Writer
「我所知道的最大快樂,是祕密的做善行,然後被人意外的發現。」查爾斯·蘭姆 (作家)
5. “For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.” – Walter Scott, Novelist
「為取得成功,態度與能力一樣重要。」華特·司各特 (小說家)
6. “The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.” – Julia Child, Chef
「快樂婚姻的祕密是找到對的人,如果你喜歡一直和他在一起,他就是對的人。」朱麗亞‧查爾德 (廚師)
7. “The most painful moment in my life also became the moment I showed the most strength and courage.” — Cecelia Ahern, Novelist
「我人生最痛苦的時刻,也是我展現最多力量與勇氣的時刻。」西西莉雅·艾亨 (小說家)
8. “There exists in the world a single path along which no one can go except you: whither does it lead? Do not ask, go along it.” — Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
「這世上存在著一條除了你沒人能走的單一道路:它會通往哪裡?不要問,順著它走就是了。」弗里德里希‧尼采 (哲學家)
9. “Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.”– Tina Fey, Actress
「不管問題是什麼,成為解決辦法的一部分,別只是坐著問問題、指出困難。」蒂娜· (女演員)
10. “Most people have to get to a point where they don’t have a choice before they’ll change something.”– Serena Mackesy, Writer
「大部份的人必須等到沒有其它選擇才會做出改變。」瑟琳娜‧麥卡鍚 (作家)

V. Singing River

“Firework” By Katy Perry



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

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag, drifting through the wind
你曾經感覺像任風擺佈的塑膠袋
Wanting to start again?
想要重新出發?
Do you ever feel, feel so paper thin
你曾經覺得,覺得像紙一樣薄弱
Like a house of cards, one blow from caving in
像搖搖欲墜的紙房子,風吹一下就倒塌
Do you ever feel already buried deep?
你曾經感覺像被活埋在土裡
6 feet under screams, but no one seems to hear a thing
用力嘶喊似乎沒人聽得見
Do you know that there’s still a chance for you
你知道其實你還是有機會的
Cause there’s a spark in you
就是你心中的火花
You just gotta ignite, the light, and let it shine
你只需要將它點燃,那道光,讓它照耀
Just own the night like the 4th of July
就像國慶煙火一樣
Cause baby you’re a firework
因為你是煙花
Come on, show them what you’re worth
向大家展現你的能力吧
Make them go “oh, oh, oh"
讓大家為你歡呼
As you shoot across the sky-y-y
當你在空中放射自我
Baby, you’re a firework
親愛的,你是煙花
Come on, let your colors burst
放膽做,給大家點顏色瞧瞧
Make them go “oh, oh, oh"
讓大家為你歡呼
You’re gonna leave them falling down-own-own
你自己必須讓大家拜倒在你腳下
You don’t have to feel, like a waste of space
你不需要認為自己是多餘的
You’re original, cannot be replaced
你是獨一無二,無可取代
If you only knew, what the future holds
如果你知道,未來渺茫不可知
After a hurricane, comes a rainbow
在暴風雨後,總會有美麗的彩虹
Maybe your reason why, all the doors are closed
也許這就是原因,
So you could open one that leads you to the perfect room
所以你能自己打開一道
Like a lightning bolt, your heart will blow
像閃電,刺激你的心
And when it’s time you know
時機到了你會懂
You just gotta ignite, the light, and let it shine
你只需要將它點燃,那道光,讓它照耀
Just own the night like the 4th of July
就像國慶煙火一樣
Cause baby you’re a firework
因為你是煙花
Come on, show them what you’re worth
向大家展現你的能力吧
Make them go “oh, oh, oh"
讓大家為你歡呼
As you shoot across the sky-y-y
當你在空中放射自我
Baby, you’re a firework
親愛的,你是煙花
Come on, let your colors burst
放膽做,給大家點顏色瞧瞧
Make them go “oh, oh, oh"
讓大家為你歡呼
You’re gonna leave them falling down-own-own
你自己必須讓大家拜倒在你腳下
Boom, boom, boom
Even brighter than the moon, moon, moon
明亮更勝於明月
It’s always been inside of you, you, you
一直都藏在你心中
And now it’s time to let it though
該是時候大展身手了
Cause baby you’re a firework
因為你是煙花
Come on, show them what you’re worth
向大家展現你的能力吧
Make them go “oh, oh, oh"
讓大家為你歡呼
As you shoot across the sky-y-y
當你在空中放射自我
Baby, you’re a firework
親愛的,你是煙花
Come on, let your colors burst
放膽做,給大家點顏色瞧瞧
Make them go “oh, oh, oh"
讓大家為你歡呼
You’re gonna leave them falling down-own-own
你自己必須讓大家拜倒在你腳下
Boom, boom, boom
Even brighter than the moon, moon, moon
比月光更加皎潔明亮
Boom, boom, boom
Even brighter than the moon, moon, moon
比月光更加皎潔明亮




“So Sick” By Ne-Yo






https://youtu.be/IxszlJppRQI

Gotta change my answering machine
換掉我的答錄機
Now that I'm alone
現在我自己一個人
Cuz right now it says that we
Can't come to the phone
意思是現在我們不能再連絡了
And I know it makes no sense
我知道這不合理
Cuz you walked out the door
因為你先離開
But its the only way I hear your voice say more
但是這是唯一個方法我可以聽到你說"還要更多"
(It's ridiculous) (
真是不可哩諭)
Its been months
幾個月了
And for some reason I just
(Can't get over us)
我就是不能忘記我們之間的過去
And I'm stronger than this
(Enough is enough)
我相信我應該更堅強
No more walkin' round
不會因為這個低著頭走來走去
With my head down
Im so over bein' blue
但我實在是太憂鬱了 心想著要你回來
Cryin' over you

And I'm so sick of love songs
現在我再也受不了那些情歌
So tired of tears
也哭累了
So done with wishing you were still here
希望不要再去想 "希望你還在這裡"
I Said I'm so sick of love songs,
我說 我實在是無法忍受那些情歌
So sad and slow
調子是這麼的緩慢跟悲傷
So why can't I turn off the radio?
我怎麼沒想到把收音機關掉

Gotta fix that calender I have
Thats marked July 15th
我要重新在日曆的715號上作記號
Because since theres no more you
因為自從你離開了
There's no more anniversary
我們每年就不會在慶祝第一天跟你在一起的日子
I'm so fed up with my thoughts of you
所以我受夠了所有關於你的記憶
And your memory
And how every song reminds me
外加那些讓我想起你的歌
Of what used to be
讓我想起我們在一起的美好時光

(Leave me alone)
Leave me alone
讓我單獨一個人
(Stupid love songs)
白濫的情歌
Dont make me think about her smile
別讓我想起他的笑容
Or having my first child
或者想起我們以後的小孩會是什麼樣子
Let it go
讓記憶隨風消逝
Turning off the radio
把收音機關掉
http://blog.xuite.net/hspsk60333/blog/22344172-so+sick-%E6%AD%8C%E8%A9%9E





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