英文公園 第171期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park

I. News Path–新聞步道

平壤冬季奧運開幕運動員謹慎而行/默克爾捍衛對黨員的聯合交易/美國私人公司發射火箭/台灣花蓮地震/把台灣列為中國的一部分? /台灣總統誓言要在台灣推動科技人才培養/台灣的航空警察捕獲97公斤以上的氯胺酮/台北年節的水果價格比去年上漲了20

 II. News Vocabulary

1.tweet           要點
2. tiptoe          腳尖
3. coalition      聯盟
4. rocket        火箭
5. private       私人的
6. odd             奇怪
7. gaffe           過失

8. nuclear       核子

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

進步你的英文:關於時間的字/戀愛的感覺!抖森記得所有別人說過的小事/打破觀念!新鮮食材和冷凍食品的差別是/你可以在這些極端的環境中生存嗎?

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1. “Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”– Edward Stanley, Statesman
「那些覺得自己沒有時間運動的人,遲早要騰出時間來生病。」愛德華·斯坦利 (英國政治家)
2. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you — they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.”– Bernice Johnson Reagon, Singer
「人生的挑戰不是要癱瘓你,而是幫你發現真實的你。蓓妮絲・強森・雷根 (歌手)
3. “Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.”– Claus Moser, Statistician
「取得教育有代價,但無知也有代價。」克勞斯·莫瑟 (統計學家)

V. Singing River–吟唱河流
When We Were Young / Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

I.             News Path

Hold that tweet: Athletes tiptoe around Olympic do's, don'ts

World
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — One might expect Mark Tuitert to be happy after helping give birth to one of the feel-good stories of the Pyeongchang Olympics.


Merkel defends coalition deal against critical party members

World
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pushed back against critics within her Christian Democratic Union party of the government coalition deal the party reached with Germany’s main centerleft party.

Falcon Heavy: Elon Musk's giant SpaceX rocket makes triumphant launch

World

The world’s most powerful new space rocket blasted into the heavens above Florida’s east coast on Tuesday afternoon on a trailblazing deep-space mission that Elon Musk, founder of the private aerospace company SpaceX, believes could spell “game over” for his commercial spaceflight rivals.


AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

World

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

Pentagon red-faced after including Taiwan as part of China

National
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In another gaffe by the Trump administration over it's policy toward Taiwan, the U.S. Department of Defense was forced to take down a report on that status of nuclear weapons arsenals after it inadvertently included Taiwan in a map of China, reported The Japan Times. 

Taiwan President vows to advance science talent cultivation in Taiwan

National
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that multidisciplinary integration holds the key to the cultivation of science talent in Taiwan and the government is leaving no stone unturned in fostering cooperation among the academic, private and public sectors in this regard.

Taiwan's aviation police seize over 97kg of ketamine

National

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A shipment containing more than 97 kilograms of ketamine, a fast-acting and powerful anesthetic often used as a date rape drug, was discovered on Friday at a courier facility near Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, law enforcement said Sunday.

Fruit prices in Taipei rise 20% compared with last year

National
TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—As the Lunar New Year holiday approaches, average prices for fruits in Taipei rise about 20% compared to last year, according to media reports.

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)
1.tweet                     要點
2. tiptoe                    腳尖
3. coalition                聯盟
4. rocket                  火箭
5. private                 私人的
6. odd                       奇怪
7. gaffe                     過失
8. nuclear                 核子
9.weapon                  武器
10.arsenal                 軍火庫
11.inadvertently         不經意間
12.vow                       發誓
13.cultivation              養殖
14.multidisciplinary    多學科

15.unturned                千方百計

III. VoiceTube

進步你的英文:關於時間的字 (Improve your Vocabulary: English word pairs about TIME)
初級

戀愛的感覺!抖森記得所有別人說過的小事 (The real reason TOM HIDDLESTON finally joined INSTAGRAM and how he remembers EVERYTHING you tell him)
初級


打破觀念!新鮮食材和冷凍食品的差別是... (Fresh vs Frozen Food)
中級

你可以在這些極端的環境中生存嗎? (Could You Survive In These Extreme Conditions?)
中級

IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1. “Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”– Edward Stanley, Statesman
「那些覺得自己沒有時間運動的人,遲早要騰出時間來生病。」愛德華·斯坦利 (英國政治家)
2. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you — they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.”– Bernice Johnson Reagon, Singer
「人生的挑戰不是要癱瘓你,而是幫你發現真實的你。蓓妮絲・強森・雷根 (歌手)
3. “Education costs money. But then so does ignorance.”– Claus Moser, Statistician
「取得教育有代價,但無知也有代價。」克勞斯·莫瑟 (統計學家)
4. “Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.”― Joe Clark, Former Prime Minister of Canada
「挫敗並不痛苦,除非你接受它。」查爾斯·克拉克 (前加拿大總理)
5. “Man are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.” – Epictetus, Philosopher
「人們的困擾不是來自事情的本身,而是來自他們對事情的看法」愛比克泰德 (哲學家)
6. “No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.”– Maya Angelou, Poet
「不管發生什麼,不管今天看起來多麼糟糕,生活都會繼續,明天會更好。」馬雅安哲羅 (詩人)
7. “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.”– Margaret Thatcher, Former British Prime Minister
「我不知道有人能不努力就取得成功卓越,這就是方法,努力不會讓你每次都獲得成功卓越,但能讓你更靠近它許多。」柴契爾夫人 (英國首相)
8. “Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate.”— Jon Bon Jovi, Musician
「沒有什麼比熱情更重要了,無論你想做什麼,帶著熱情去做。」喬飛 (音樂家)
9. “This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.”— Ludwig van Beethoven, Musician
「令人敬仰的人有一個特色:面對困難時仍不屈不撓。」貝多芬 (音樂家)
10. “The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” – Coco Chanel, Fashion Designer
「最有勇氣的行為仍然是獨立思考,並大聲說出來」可可香奈兒 (時裝設計師)

V. Singing River
When We Were Young BY Adele



Everybody loves the things you do
你的一切 大家都愛
From the way you talk to the way you move
不論一言一語 或是一顰一笑
Everybody here is watching you
你的一舉一動 都被關注
'Cuz you feel like home
在你身邊 總覺安心
You're like a dream come true
美如夢境
But if by chance you're here alone
若是偶遇 你隻身孤影
Can I have a moment before I go
在離別前 可否陪伴我
'Cuz I've been by myself all night long
由於今晚 我只剩寂寞
Hoping you're someone I used to know
多期盼有 熟悉的溫柔
You look like a movie
你的存在 像電影般
You sound like a song
你的聲音 宛如詩歌
My God
令人癡迷
This reminds me of when we were young
使我想起 過去的時光
Let me photograph you in this light
趁著機會 照張相吧
In case it is the last time
哪怕這是 最後一回
That we might be exactly like we were before we realized
在逐漸老去之前 做回青春的我們
We were sad of getting old
時光逝去 使人憂傷
It made us restless
讓人焦急 煩躁不安
It was just like a movie
人生如戲 高潮迭起
It was just like a song
歲月如歌 總有結局
I was so scared to face my fears
你是我心底 最深的恐懼
'Cuz nobody told me that you'd be here
再次遇見你 我措手不及
And I swore you moved overseas
我很肯定當時 你說要遠渡重洋
That's what you said, when you left me
至少那是當初 你離開我的原因
You still look like a movie
你的存在 像電影般
You still sound like a song
你的聲音 宛如詩歌
My God
令人癡迷
This reminds me of when we were young
使我想起 過去的時光
Let me photograph you in this light
趁著機會 照張相吧
In case it is the last time
哪怕這是 最後一回
That we might be exactly like we were before we realized
在逐漸老去之前 做回青春的我們
We were sad of getting old
時光逝去 使人憂傷
It made us restless
讓人焦急 煩躁不安
It was just like a movie
人生如戲 高潮迭起
It was just like a song
歲月如歌 總有結局
It's hard to win me back
再也無法 回到過去
Everything just takes me back
就算一切 使我想起
To when you were there
你尚未離去的曾經
To when you were there
你還在身邊的往昔
And a part of me keeps holding on
時常追憶 年少時光
Just in case it hasn't gone
深怕萬一 全都遺忘
I guess I still care
我還惦記著回憶
Do you still care
你是否也還銘記
It was just like a movie
人生如戲 高潮迭起
It was just like a song
歲月如歌 總有結局
My God
令人癡迷
This reminds me of when we were young
使我想起 過去的時光
Let me photograph you in this light
趁著機會 照張相吧
In case it is the last time
哪怕這是 最後一回
That we might be exactly like we were before we realized
在逐漸老去之前 做回青春的我們
We were sad of getting old
時光逝去 使人憂傷
It made us restless
讓人焦急 煩躁不安
I'm so mad I'm getting old it makes me reckless
歲月無情 令人發狂
It was just like a movie
人生如戲 高潮迭起
It was just like a song
歲月如歌 總有結局
When we were young
青春回憶 牢記心底


Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas BY Sam Smith



Have yourself a merry little Christmas
給自己過個 愉快的小聖誕
Let your heart be light
點亮你的心
From now on your troubles will be out of sight
今後 煩惱將拋至一旁

Have yourself a merry little Christmas
過個快樂的小佳節
Make the yuletide gay
讓氣氛歡樂融洽
From now on your troubles will be miles away
從今以後 困難將離千里之外

Here we are, as in olden days
如昔日 美好的時光
Happy golden days, of yore
過往的 黃金歲月
Faithful friends, who are dear to us
對我們仁慈 衷心的好友們
Gather near to us, once more
此時再次相會

Through the years
經歷多年後
We all will be together
我們終將在一起
If the fates allow
只要命運允許
Hang a shining star upon the highest bough
在樹頂上 掛上那閃耀的星
So have yourself a merry little Christmas
所以讓自己 過個歡欣的聖誕節
Have yourself a merry little Christmas
一個愉快的小聖誕
So have yourself a merry little Christmas, now.
過個歡欣的 小小聖誕節


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