英文公園 第181期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park


I. News Path–新聞步道

雙普會/日本公主Mako拜訪巴西/厄瓜多爾的市民建立了玫瑰塔/墨西哥地震基金/蒸汽管爆炸現場/政府準備加強打擊毒品/台灣人擔心失去工作/世界第一個機器人公民索菲亞在台北/火星將於727日成為15年來最亮的火星

II. News Vocabulary

1. Latin             拉丁
2. pyramid        金字塔
3. floral             花的
4. replica          複製品
5. indigenous    土著
6. defends         辯護
7. documented  紀錄
8. barricade       阻塞

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

當石油耗盡,還有哪些能源選擇/復甦古老的美味甜點/美國也應該要有的 10 樣日本好物/超中肯!當你發現有人暗戀你的反應

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1. “You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough.”– Lionel Messi, Soccer Player
「你可以克服任何事情,如果且只要你夠熱愛一件事。」- 利昂內爾·梅西 (足球員)
2. “There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true.”– Neymar, Soccer Player
「當你在圓夢時,你不會有壓力。」- 內馬爾 (足球員)
3. “A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.”– Patricia Neal, Actress
「一位大師可以告訴你他對你的期許,一位老師則可以喚醒你對自己的期許。」- 派帕翠夏·尼爾 (女演員)

V. Singing River–吟唱河流
Heart Attack / How Long

I.             News Path

Threats aside, Trump says he's willing to meet with Iranians

World
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said that he’d “certainly meet” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and without preconditions, if the Iranian leader were willing.


Japanese Princess Mako begins visit to Brazil's biggest city

World
SAO PAULO (AP) — Japan’s Princess Mako has arrived in Sao Paulo as part of her two-week visit to Brazil to celebrate 110 years of the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants to Latin America’s biggest country.

Ecuadorean townspeople build record pyramid of roses
World
TABACUNDO, Ecuador (AP) — The people in this small Andean town are the proud creators of the biggest floral structure ever built — a life-size replica of an indigenous pyramid made from 546,364 roses.

Mexico president-elect defends earthquake fund
World
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico says a fund set up by his party to support those affected by last September’s earthquake was above board and all transfers documented.

NYC prepares sandbags to barricade steam-pipe blast site
World
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City had sandbags at the ready Friday night to barricade the site of a Manhattan steam-pipe explosion against possible heavy rains that could complicate the cleanup of asbestos-laced debris.

Government poised to step up fight against drugs: President Tsai
National
Taipei, July 21 (CNA)President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Saturday that her administration is preparing to launch a series of new measures to crack down on drug dealing and prevent the use of illegal substances in Taiwan, particularly among youth.

Over 50% of Taiwan workers worried about losing jobs to AI: poll
National
Taipei, July 21 (CNA)More than 50 percent of employees in Taiwan are concerned about losing their jobs as a result of the development of artificial intelligence technology, according to a survey by 1111 job bank.

Taiwan Today:N. Korea to attract Taiwanese tourists, World’s 1st android citizen Sophia in Taipei
National
North Korea makes push to attract Taiwanese tourists In an effort to attract more Taiwanese tourists to North Korea, the country opened an official tourism promotion center in Taipei Thursday

Mars to be at its brightest in 15 years on July 27
National
Taipei, July 21 (CNA)Mars will appear at its brightest since 2003 on July 27 as it moves the closest it has been to Earth in years, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said on Saturday.

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)
1. Latin                 拉丁
2. pyramid             金字塔
3. floral                  花的
4. replica               複製品
5. indigenous         土著
6. defends              辯護
7. documented        紀錄
8. barricade             阻塞
9. steam-pipe          蒸氣管
10. blast                  爆破
11. poise                 平衡
12. artificial            人工的
13. brightest            
14. debris               廢墟
15. asbestos-laced 石棉股價

III. VoiceTube

當石油耗盡,還有哪些能源選擇? (What's next for oil? | CNBC Explains)
初級

復甦古老的美味甜點!(Bringing Back Cakes of Dessert Past)
初級

美國也應該要有的 10 樣日本好物!(10 Japanese Things America Needs)
中級

超中肯!當你發現有人暗戀你的反應 (When Someone Has A Crush on You | Lilly Singh)
中級

IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1. “You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough.”– Lionel Messi, Soccer Player
「你可以克服任何事情,如果且只要你夠熱愛一件事。」- 利昂內爾·梅西 (足球員)
2. “There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true.”– Neymar, Soccer Player
「當你在圓夢時,你不會有壓力。」- 內馬爾 (足球員)
3. “A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.”– Patricia Neal, Actress
「一位大師可以告訴你他對你的期許,一位老師則可以喚醒你對自己的期許。」- 派帕翠夏·尼爾 (女演員)
4. “To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.”– Khalil Gibran, Poet
「想了解一個人的內心世界,不要看他過去的成就,看他嚮往做什麼。」哈里利紀伯倫 (詩人)
5. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.”– Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States
「永遠記住,你自己要成功的決心比其它任何一件事都重要。」亞伯拉罕林肯 (美國第 16 任總統)
6. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.”– Jeff Bezos, Entrepreneur
「我知道我如果失敗了,我不會後悔,但我知道我可能會後悔的是,沒有去嘗試。」傑佛瑞貝佐斯 (企業家)
7. “Optimism is true moral courage.”– Ernest Shackleton, Explorer
「樂觀是精神上真正的勇氣。」歐內斯特·沙克爾頓 (探險家)
8. “The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.”– H. G. Wells, Science Fiction Writer
「今天的危機會是明天的趣事。」赫伯特喬治威爾斯 (科幻小說家)
9. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”– Arianna Huffington, News Editor-in-Chief
「我們必須接受,我們無法總是做正確的決定,有時候大錯特錯了解失敗不是成功的相反,而是成功的一部分。」阿里安娜·赫芬頓 (新聞主編)
10. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it’s going on when you don’t have strength.”– Napoleon Bonaparte, Military Commander
「勇氣不是有力氣堅持下去而是沒力氣還堅持下去。」拿破崙 (軍事家)

V. Singing River


“Heart Attack” BY Demi Lovato


Putting my defenses up
在我的心升起防護牆
Cause I don't wanna fall in love
因為我不想墜入愛裡
If I ever did that, I think I'd have a heart attack
如果我真的墜入 我想我會得心臟病

Never put my love out on the line
從不把我的心送到危險邊緣
Never said yes to the right guy
從不對對的人說好
Never had trouble getting what I want
任何人事物對我都是探囊取物
But when it comes to you I'm never good enough
但當愛情找上門 我永遠都不夠好

When I don't care 
當我不在乎一切
I can play 'em like a Ken doll
我可以當他是個肯尼娃娃般玩弄
Won't wash my hair
不為任何人改變自己
Then make him bounce like a basketball 
讓他自己像顆籃球般反彈回我身邊

But you make me wanna act like a girl
但你讓我想扮演真正的女孩
Paint my nails and wear high heels
塗指甲油和穿高跟鞋
Yes you make me so nervous that I just can't hold your hand
你讓我緊張的不知所措 但我卻不能握住你的手

You make me glow
你讓我臉紅害羞
But I cover up, won't let it show
但我隱藏起來不讓它顯露
So I'm putting my defenses up
所以我在我的心升起防護牆
Cause I don't wanna fall in love
因為我不想墜入愛裡
If I ever did that, I think I'd have a heart attack
如果我真的墜入 我想我會得心臟病
I think I'd have a heart attack 
我想我會得心臟病
I think I'd have a heart attack
我想我會得心臟病

Never break a sweat for the other guys
從不被其他人的花言巧語唬弄
When you come around I get paralyzed
當你在我身旁 我全身都癱軟了
And every time I try to be myself
而每當我想做我自己
It comes out wrong like a cry for help
卻總是出了錯

It's just not fair
這不公平
Pain's more trouble than love is worth
帶來的痛苦早已抵銷掉愛情的價值
I gasp for air
我喘息著
It feels so good, but you know it hurts
這感覺很對 但同時卻傷透了我

But you make me wanna act like a girl
但你讓我想扮演真正的女孩
Paint my nails and wear perfume
塗指甲油和噴香水
For you, make me so nervous that I just can't hold your hand
為了你 讓我緊張的不知所措 但我卻不能握住你的手

You make me glow
你讓我臉紅害羞
But I cover up, won't let it show
但我隱藏起來不讓它顯露
So I'm putting my defenses up
所以我在我的心升起防護牆
Cause I don't wanna fall in love
因為我不想墜入愛裡
If I ever did that, I think I'd have a heart attack
如果我真的墜入 我想我會得心臟病
I think I'd have a heart attack 
我想我會得心臟病
I think I'd have a heart attack
我想我會得心臟病

The feelings got lost in my lungs
所有情感遺失在我胸口
They're burning, I'd rather be numb
它們燃燒著 我希望自己能麻木
And there's no one else to blame
我卻不能怪罪於任何人
So scared I take off and run
恐懼使我拒絕和逃跑
I'm flying too close to the sun
我飛得離太陽太近
And I burst into flames
飛進火海中燃燒

You make me glow
你讓我臉紅害羞
But I cover up, won't let it show
但我隱藏起來不讓它顯露
So I'm putting my defenses up
所以我在我的心升起防護牆
Cause I don't wanna fall in love
因為我不想墜入愛裡
If I ever did that, I think I'd have a heart attack
如果我真的墜入 我想我會得心臟病
I think I'd have a heart attack 
我想我會得心臟病
I think I'd have a heart attack
我想我會得心臟病
I think I'd have a heart attack
我想我會得心臟病
I think I'd have a heart attack
我想我會得心臟病

"How Long" BY Charlie Puth 


Ooh, yeah
I'll admit, I was wrong
我承認 這是我的錯
What else can I say, girl?
我還能說什麼呢? 女孩
Can't you break my head and not my heart
妳可以打我罵我 但請別傷了我的心
I was drunk, I was gone
我那時候醉了 精神恍惚
But don't make it right
但請妳不要把那些話當真
But promise there were no feelings involved
我發誓我沒有那個意思

She said "Boy, tell me honestly
她說:「你老實告訴我,
Was it real or just for show?"
 你對我是認真的,還是只是玩玩?
She said "Save your apologies"
 她又說:「道歉就免了吧,
Baby, I just gotta know"
我只想知道你的真心話。」

How long has this been going on?  
這感覺到底多久了?
You been creeping 'round on me
當你親密的喚著我時
While you calling me baby
你卻在背後偷情
How long has this been going on?
這感覺到底多久了?
You been acting so shady (shady)
 你近來行為有點可疑
I've been feeling it lately, baby
我最近一直能感受到

I'll admit (admit),it's my fault (my fault)
我承認 都是我的錯
But you gotta believe me
但妳得相信我啊
When I say it only happened once
特別在當我發誓下不為例的時候
I tried and I tried
我不斷嘗試去彌補
But you'll never see that
但妳總是無法明白
You're the only one I wanna love, ooh yeah
 親愛的 妳可是我唯一所愛

She said "Boy, tell me honestly
 她說:「你老實告訴我,
Was it real or just for show?"
你對我是認真的,還是只是玩玩?
She said "Save your apologies"
 她又說:「道歉就免了吧,
Baby, I just gotta know"
我只想知道你的真心話。」

How long has this been going on?
這感覺到底多久了?
You been creeping 'round on me (on me)
當你親密的喚著我時
While you calling me baby (baby)
 你卻在背後偷情
How long has this been going on?
這感覺到底多久了?
You been acting so shady (shady)
你近來行為有點可疑
I've been feeling it lately, baby
我最近一直能感受到

How long has this been going on, baby?
 親愛的 這種感覺到底多久了?
You gotta go tell me now
妳現在必須把話說明白

She said "Boy, tell me honestly
她說:「你老實告訴我,
Was it real or just for show?"
你對我是認真的,還是只是玩玩?
She said "Save your apologies"
 她又說:「道歉就免了吧,
Baby, I just gotta know"
 我只想知道你的真心話。」

How long has this been going on?
這感覺到底多久了?
You been creeping 'round on me (on me)
  當你親密的喚著我時
While you calling me baby (baby)
 你卻在背後偷情
How long has this been going on?
這感覺到底多久了?
You been acting so shady (shady)
你近來行為有點可疑
I've been feeling it lately, baby
 我最近一直能感受到

How long has this been going on?
 這感覺到底多久了?
You been creeping 'round on me
 你一直在背後偷偷摸摸
How long has this been going on, baby?
親愛的 這種感覺到底多久了?
How long has this been going on? (You gotta go tell me now)
 這感覺到底多久了?(你現在快告訴我)
You been acting so shady (shady)
你近來行為有點可疑
I've been feeling it lately, baby
我最近一直能感受到
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