英文公園 第191期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park


I. News Path–新聞步道

剛果延遲宣布總統選舉結果/前美國國防部長哈羅德布朗死於91/德國IT安全機構/保加利亞紀念耶穌基督/反非洲豬瘟/台灣與中國/美國表示支持台灣/海關在台灣機場查獲的旅客有304萬日元

II. News Vocabulary

1. postponed              延期
2. Defense                  防禦
3. Secretary                秘書
4. criticized                 批評
5. apparent                  明顯的
6. worshippers            崇拜者
7. plunged                    跳進
8. commemorating         紀念

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

人際關係好重要!如何在他人面前留下好印象?/比較貴的酒真的比較好喝嗎?/自由業的英文求職會話/TED-Ed】日光節約時間

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1.“True masters are those who have chosen to make a life rather than a living.”– Neale Donald Walsch, Author
「生命的真正主人開創生活,而不是維持生活。」尼爾·唐納·沃許 (作家)
2. “You’ve always had the power… you just had to learn it for yourself.”– Lyman Frank Baum, Writer
「你的能力一直都夠但你得自己去學習。」李曼·法蘭克·鮑姆 (作家)
3. “Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame.”– Benedict Cumberbatch, Actor
「享受人生的旅途,而不是只有結果。」班奈狄克·康柏拜區 (演員)

V. Singing River–吟唱河流
All I Want For Christmas Is You/2U

I. News Path

Congo delays announcing results of presidential election

World
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s top electoral official says the announcement of the results of the presidential election has been postponed.
Corneille Nangaa told The Associated Press that the results of the Dec. 30 election will not be made public Sunday as expected. He said the official electoral commission will confirm the delay later Sunday.

Former Defense Secretary Harold Brown dies at 91
World
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harold Brown, who as defense secretary in the Carter administration championed cutting-edge fighting technology during a tenure that included the failed rescue of hostages in Iran, has died at age 91.

German IT security agency criticized over hacking response
World
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s IT security agency is coming under fire for its response to a massive online leak of hundreds of politicians’ and celebrities’ private information.
Several German lawmakers on Saturday criticized the agency’s apparent failure to inform affected politicians when it first learned of the leaks.

Ice bath for Jesus: Orthodox worshippers celebrate Epiphany
World
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers have plunged into icy rivers and lakes across Bulgaria to recover crucifixes cast by priests in ceremonies commemorating the baptism of Jesus Christ.

Taiwan wants global effort against ASF
National
TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan has sent a letter to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), requesting its assistance to coordinate the epidemic prevention efforts in East Asia against African swine fever (ASF), but has not yet received a response, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said on Jan. 5.

Op-Ed | Is Taiwan’s unification with China ‘inevitable’?
National
NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) – It was distinctly a double-edged caveat that President Xi Jinping addressed to Taiwan on the 40th anniversary of the critical cross-strait policy statement.

US lawmakers voice support for Taiwan
National
Washington (CNA) — Several U.S. lawmakers have expressed support for Taiwan and called on Beijing to stop its military threats against Taipei, in the wake of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s (習近平) warning on Jan. 4 that China reserves the right to use force against Taiwan.

Passenger has 3.04 million yen seized by Customs at Taiwan airport
National
TAIPEI (CNA) – Customs officials confiscated 3.04 million yen (US$28,157) from a Taiwanese passenger at Taoyuan International Airport on Friday who was taking more than the allowed limit of foreign currency out of the country without declaring it.

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)
1. postponed             延期
2. Defense                 防禦
3. Secretary               秘書
4. criticized                批評
5. apparent                 明顯的
6. worshippers           崇拜者
7. plunged                   跳進
8. commemorating       紀念
9. coordinate              配合
10. epidemic              家畜
11. Disease                 疫情
12. Agriculture          農業
13. unification           統一
14. inevitable            必然
15. confiscated           沒收

III. VoiceTube

如何準備演講 (How to Memorize a Speech)
初級

阿諾‧史瓦辛格:邁向成功的五大守則 (These Are Arnold Schwarzenegger's 5 Rules for Success | Goalcast)
初級

為什麼 AI 不懂大家該知道的常理 (Why artificial intelligence has no common sense)
中級

為什麼日本人工時這麼長? (Why does Japan work so hard? | CNBC Explains)
中級

IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1.“True masters are those who have chosen to make a life rather than a living.”– Neale Donald Walsch, Author
「生命的真正主人開創生活,而不是維持生活。」尼爾·唐納·沃許 (作家)
2. “You’ve always had the power… you just had to learn it for yourself.”– Lyman Frank Baum, Writer
「你的能力一直都夠但你得自己去學習。」李曼·法蘭克·鮑姆 (作家)
3. “Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame.”– Benedict Cumberbatch, Actor
「享受人生的旅途,而不是只有結果。」班奈狄克·康柏拜區 (演員)
4. “Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles, it empties today of its strength.”– Corrie Ten Boom, Watchmaker
「憂慮不會消除明天的麻煩,只會消除今天的力氣。」寇瑞黛普 (手錶業者)
5. “A healthy attitude is contagious, but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.”– Tom Stoppard, Playwright
「健康的態度是有感染力的,但不要等待被人感染,而是成為帶原者。」湯姆·史塔佩 (劇作家)
6. “Impossible is for the unwilling.”– John Keats, Poet
「不可能儘適用於缺乏意志的人。」約翰.濟慈 (詩人)
7. “You would not think any duty small if you yourself were great.”– George MacDonald, Novelist
「如果自身偉大,任何工作你都不會覺得渺小。」喬治·麥克唐納 (小說家)
8. “Never give up on something you love.”– Adriana Grande, Singer
「絕不要放棄你熱愛的事。」亞莉安娜·格蘭德 (歌手)
9. “Questions can’t change the truth. But they give it motion.”– Giannina Braschi, writer
「問題不能改變事實,但能提供改變的動力。」嘉尼娜·布拉斯奇 (作家)
10. “Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.”– Mikhail Gorbachev, Politician
「和平不是在相似中找到融洽,而是在差異中找到融洽,比較並調解不同之處。」戈巴契夫 (政治家)

V. Singing River

"Earned It" BY The Weeknd


I'mma care for you
I'mma care for you, you, you, you
我將在乎妳
我將在乎妳,,,

You make it look like it's magic (Oh yeah)
Cause I see nobody, nobody but you, you, you
I'm never confused
Hey, hey
I'm so used to bein' used
妳讓它看似魔法(喔耶)
因為我眼中看不見任何人,除了妳,,
我從未感到困惑
,
我曾如此習慣被利用

So I love when you call unexpected
Cause I hate when the moment's expected
So I'mma care for you, you, you
I'mma care for you, you, you, you, yeah
所以我愛上妳出乎意料的召喚
因為我痛恨那些被預設的時刻
所以我將在乎妳,,
我將在乎妳,,,,

Cause girl, you're perfect
You're always worth it
And you deserve it
The way you work it
Cause girl, you earned it, yeah
Girl, you earned it, yeah
因為女孩,妳是如此完美
妳總是值得一切
而且這是妳應得的
妳所努力的方式
因為女孩,妳贏得了,
女孩,妳贏得了,

You know our love would be tragic (Oh yeah)
So you don't pay it, don't pay it no mind, mind, mind
We live with no lies
Hey, hey
You're my favorite kind of night
妳知道我們的愛將成為悲劇(喔耶)
所以妳將不會付出,不會付出妳的心靈,心靈,心靈
我們誠實無欺地活著
,
妳是我最喜愛的夜晚

So I love when you call unexpected
Cause I hate when the moment's expected
So I'mma care for you, you, you
I'mma care for you, you, you, you, yeah
所以我愛上妳出乎意料的召喚
因為我痛恨那些被預設的時刻
所以我將在乎妳,,
我將在乎妳,,,,

Cause girl, you're perfect (Girl, you're perfect)
You're always worth it (Always worth it)
And you deserve it (And you deserve it)
The way you work it (The way you work it)
Cause girl, you earned it, yeah (Earned it)
Girl, you earned it, yeah
因為女孩,妳是如此完美(女孩,妳是如此完美)
妳總是值得一切(總是值得一切)
而且這是妳應得的(而且這是妳應得的)
妳所努力的方式(妳所努力的方式)
因為女孩,妳贏得了,(贏得)
女孩,妳贏得了,

On that lonely night (Lonely night)
We said it wouldn't be love
But we felt the rush (Fell in love)
It made us believe it was only us (Only us)
Convinced we were broken inside, yeah, inside, yeah
在那個寂寞的夜晚(寂寞夜晚)
我們說這不會是愛
但是我們陷入慌亂(墜入愛河)
這讓我們相信只有我們(只有我們)
確信我們已從內部崩壞,,內部,

Cause girl, you're perfect (Girl, you're perfect)
You're always worth it (Always worth it)
And you deserve it (And you deserve it)
The way you work it (The way you work it)
Cause girl, you earned it, yeah (Earned it)
Girl, you earned it, yeah
因為女孩,妳是如此完美(女孩,妳是如此完美)
妳總是值得一切(總是值得一切)
而且這是妳應得的(而且這是妳應得的)
妳所努力的方式(妳所努力的方式)
因為女孩,妳贏得了,(贏得)
女孩,妳贏得了,

Na-na-na-na-na
Oh-oh-oh
Yeah, yeah
Cause girl, you're perfect
The way you work it
You deserve it
Girl, you deserve it
Girl, you earned it, yeah, yeah
----
--
,
因為女孩,妳是如此完美
妳所努力的方式
妳應得的
女孩,妳應得的
女孩,妳贏得了,,

“Lost In Japan” BY Shawn Mendes, Zedd


All it'd take is one flight
只要搭上一班班機
We'd be in the same time zone
我們就可以身處同個時區了
Looking through your timeline
瀏覽過你的所處的時間軸
Seeing all the rainbows, I
我彷彿看見了彩虹
I got an idea
我打定了個主意
And I know that it sounds crazy
我知道這聽起來很瘋狂
I just wanna see ya
我只想要見你一面
Oh, I gotta ask
我,我必須問你

Do you got plans tonight?
你今晚有什麼計畫嗎?
I'm a couple hundred miles from Japan, and I
我與日本之間相聚好幾百公里
I was thinking I could fly to your hotel tonight
我在想今晚能否飛到你下榻的旅館
'Cause I-I-I can't get you off my mind
因為我無法不想起你
Can't get you off my mind
無法不想起你
Can't get you off my mind (oh)
無法不想起你()
 

I could feel the tension
我能夠感覺你我之間的緊張感
We could cut it with a knife
讓我們拋下之九霄雲外吧
I know it's more than just a friendship
我知道我們之間不只是朋友
I can hear you thinking 'bout it, yeah
我知道你腦中也有一樣的想法,耶
Do I gotta convince you?
我有必要說服你
That you shouldn't fall asleep?
讓你不會墜入夢鄉嗎?
It'll only be a couple hours
我只要幾個小時就可以與你會面
And I'm about to leave
而我即將要收拾行囊,準備啟程

Do you got plans tonight?
你今晚有什麼計畫嗎?
I'm a couple hundred miles from Japan, and I
我與日本之間相聚好幾百公里
I was thinking I could fly to your hotel tonight
我在想今晚能否飛到你下榻的旅館
'Cause I-I-I can't get you off my mind
因為我無法不想起你
Can't get you off my mind
無法不想起你
Can't get you off my mind (oh)
無法不想起你()

Do you got plans tonight?
你今晚有什麼計畫嗎?
I was hoping I could get lost in your paradise
我希望我能夠徹底陶醉在與你的纏綿之中
The only thing I'm thinking 'bout is you and I
我只腦中只有與你相處的情景
'Cause I-I-I can't get you off my mind
因為我無法不想起你
Can't get you off my mind
我無時無刻不想起你
I can't seem to get you off my mind
我似乎無法不想起你

Let's get lost tonight
今晚,讓我們好好陶醉在魚水之歡中
Let's get lost tonight
讓我們在翻雲覆雨中迷失自我
Baby, you and
寶貝,你和我
I can't seem to get you off my mind
我似乎無法忘記你
Let's get lost tonight
今晚,讓我們沉醉在浪漫的氣氛中
Let's get lost tonight
讓我們在歡愉中迷失自我
Baby, you and
寶貝,你和我
I can't seem to get you off my mind
我似乎無法忘卻你

Do you got plans tonight?
你今晚有什麼計畫嗎?
I'm a couple hundred miles from Japan, and I
我與日本之間相聚好幾百公里
I was thinking I could fly to your hotel tonight
我在想今晚能否飛到你下榻的旅館
'Cause I-I-I can't get you off my mind
因為我無法不想起你
Can't get you off my mind
無法不想起你

DI was hoping I could get lost in your paradise
我希望我能夠徹底陶醉在與你的纏綿之中
The only thing I'm thinking 'bout is you and I
我只腦中只有與你相處的情景
'Cause I-I-I can't get you off my mind
因為我無法不想起你
Can't get you off my mind
我無時無刻不想起你
I can't seem to get you off my mind, yeah
我似乎無法不想起你,耶

Let's get lost tonight
今晚,讓我們好好陶醉在魚水之歡中
Let's get lost tonight
讓我們在翻雲覆雨中迷失自我
Baby, you and
寶貝,你和我
I can't seem to get you off my mind
我似乎無法忘記你
Let's get lost tonight
今晚,讓我們沉醉在浪漫的氣氛中
Let's get lost tonight
讓我們在歡愉中迷失自我
Baby, you and
寶貝,只有你和我
I can't seem to get you off my mind
我似乎無法忘懷你

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