英文公園 第192期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park


I. News Path–新聞步道

美國第三次女性大遊行/中美貿易協議/南斯拉夫首都Belgrade連續7週的抗議政府領導活動/芝加哥數百航班取消/我國加強虐待兒童的法律/前經濟部長成為新的台灣經濟研究院主席/台灣豹貓/ BTS漫畫將在台灣線上發布

II. News Vocabulary

1. controversy             爭議
2. inclement                惡劣
3. ideological              思想
4. tariff                         關稅
5. marched                  遊行
6. autocratic                獨裁的
7. throughout              始終
8. awakened                 驚醒

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

【國際時事】三年了,英國仍未脫歐!究竟發生了什麼事?/為何只有 1% 的人能成功?嘗試改變你會看到不同!/星巴克是如何變成咖啡界龍頭的?/蘋果如何改寫 CES 電子科技大展?

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1. “If you love what you do and are willing to do what it takes, it’s within your reach. And it’ll be worth every minute you spend alone at night, thinking and thinking about what it is you want to design or build.”– Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder
「如果你熱愛你做的事,且願意做必要的,它就是你能力所及的事。而你晚上獨自反覆思考,要設計或建造的東西,所花費的每一分鐘都是值得的。」史蒂夫·沃茲尼克 (蘋果公司共同創辦人)
2. “Making people feel important is precisely what a leader is paid for – because making people feel important motivates them to do better work.”– Mary Kay Ash, Entrepreneur
「讓他人覺得自己重要,正是領導人被付錢做的事,因為讓人覺得重要可以激發他們做得更好。」玫琳凱艾施 (化妝品先驅)
3. “The wisest mind has something yet to learn.”– George Santanaya, Philosopher
「最有智慧的人也有要學的地方。」喬治·桑塔亞那 (哲學家)

V. Singing River–吟唱河流
Love Me Like You Do/Just Hold On

I. News Path

Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

World
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Women’s March was returning to Washington on Saturday, bracing for inclement weather, coping with an ideological split and reconfiguring its route due to the government shutdown.

Trump says trade deal with China 'could very well happen'
World
WASHINGTON (AP) — As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight.

Belgrade protests for 7th week against Serbian leader
World
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Several thousand people have marched in Belgrade for the seventh week of protests against what they say is Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic’s autocratic rule.

The Latest: Hundreds of flights in Chicago canceled
World
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in the Midwest and New England (all times local):9:15 a.m.
People throughout parts of the Midwest have awakened to a heavy and steady fall of snow that’s forced the cancellation of hundreds of airline flights and made driving dangerous.

Lawmakers considering strengthening child abuse laws
National
TAIPEI (CNA) – Lawmakers from both the ruling and opposition parties said Thursday they are looking to amend laws in the next legislative session to increase penalties for child abuse, in the wake of a series of recent cases involving physical and psychological abuse toward children, including a shocking case of a 19-month-old baby girl who died from her injuries.

Former economics minister becomes new TIER chairman
National
TAIPEI (CNA) — Wang Chih-kang (王志剛), a former economics minister, was named on Jan. 18 to succeed the late Chiang Pin-kung (江丙坤) as chairman of the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER), one of the country’s leading think tanks.

Less than 500 leopard cats left in Taiwan
National
TAIPEI (The China Post) – The leopard cat, or “Shi Hu” in Chinese, is the only remaining native Felidae in Taiwan after the disappearance of the Formosan clouded leopard. Today, there are only about 500 animals left in Taiwan which are often victims of road kills and poisoning, making all conservation efforts more difficult. Even more worrisome, leopard cats live in shallow mountains where their territories often overlap with many development projects.

BTS manga to be released in Taiwan on Line Webtoon
National
TAIPEI (The China Post) – Members of popular South Korean boy band BTS have made a name for themselves around the world, cooperating with various companies ranging from retailers to restaurants, cosmetics, and cars.

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)
1. controversy             爭議
2. inclement                惡劣
3. ideological              思想
4. tariff                         關稅
5. marched                  遊行
6. autocratic                獨裁的
7. throughout              始終
8. awakened                 驚醒
9. abuse                       濫用
10. legislative             立法
11. penalties                處罰
12. Institute                 研究所
13. tanks                     不顧一切地
14. worrisome            令人擔憂
15. retailers                 零售商

III. VoiceTube

【國際時事】三年了,英國仍未脫歐!究竟發生了什麼事? (Can Brexit Be Reversed? And Other Questions About The UK's Big Gamble)
初級

為何只有 1% 的人能成功?嘗試改變你會看到不同! (THIS IS WHY ONLY 1% SUCCEED | Try it and You'll See The Difference)
初級

星巴克是如何變成咖啡界龍頭的? (How Starbucks Became An $80B Business)
中級

蘋果如何改寫 CES 電子科技大展? (How Apple Changed CES Forever)
中級

IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1. “If you love what you do and are willing to do what it takes, it’s within your reach. And it’ll be worth every minute you spend alone at night, thinking and thinking about what it is you want to design or build.”– Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-founder
「如果你熱愛你做的事,且願意做必要的,它就是你能力所及的事。而你晚上獨自反覆思考,要設計或建造的東西,所花費的每一分鐘都是值得的。」史蒂夫·沃茲尼克 (蘋果公司共同創辦人)
2. “Making people feel important is precisely what a leader is paid for – because making people feel important motivates them to do better work.”– Mary Kay Ash, Entrepreneur
「讓他人覺得自己重要,正是領導人被付錢做的事,因為讓人覺得重要可以激發他們做得更好。」玫琳凱艾施 (化妝品先驅)
3. “The wisest mind has something yet to learn.”– George Santanaya, Philosopher
「最有智慧的人也有要學的地方。」喬治·桑塔亞那 (哲學家)
4. “There is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself.”– Herman Melville, Writer
「這世上沒有什麼特質,單單透過比較,還無法呈現其面貌。沒有什麼事物是獨自存在的。」赫爾曼·梅爾維爾 (作家)
5. “I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.”– Audre Lorde, Writer
「我一次又一次的相信,必須說出、言語化及分享對我最重要的事,即使有受傷害或被誤會的風險。」奧瑞德·洛德 (作家)
6. “I always believed that when you follow your heart or your gut, when you really follow the things that feel great to you, you can never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world.”– Rihanna, Singer
「我一向相信,當你聽從內心或直覺,當你真正追隨讓你感到很快樂的事,你絕沒有損失,因為妥協是世上最難受的感覺。」蕾哈娜 (歌手)
7. “The path to truly new, never-been-done-before things always has failure along the way. It’s supposed to be hard.”– Regina Dugan, Technology Developer
「通往真正全新、從未做過的事的道路,沿途一定會遇到失敗,它本來就應該是困難的。」莉姬娜·杜根 (工程師)
8. “A guide, on finding a man who has lost his way, brings him back to the right path – he does not mock and jeer at him.”– Epictetus, Philosopher
「當嚮導發現一個人迷失方向時,會把他帶回正確的道路不會嘲笑或嘰諷他。」愛比克泰德 (哲學家)
9. “Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds – all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have.”– Edward Everett Hale, Clergyman
「絕不要同時有超過一個煩惱,某些人有三種煩惱他們以前的、他們現在的以及他們預期的煩惱。」愛德華艾佛雷特海爾 (牧師)
10. “No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.”– William Hazlitt, Critic
「真正偉大的人不會只在他的生命中偉大,是否能留在歷史才是偉大的考驗。」威廉哈茲列特 (評論家)

V. Singing River

“Love Me Like You Do” BY Ellie Goulding


You're the light, you're the night
你是照亮我生命的光芒 也是揮之不去的陰影
You're the color of my blood
你是如鮮血般熱情的赤紅色
You're the cure, you're the pain
你治癒了我的傷痕 卻也帶給我痛苦
You're the only thing I wanna touch
你是我想觸碰的唯一
Never knew that it could mean so much, so much
從來沒想過一個人可以在我生命中佔據如此重要的地位

You're the fear, I don't care
有時候你讓我畏懼 但我不在乎
Cause I've never been so high
因為你讓我體會了前所未有的快感
Follow me to the dark
跟隨我投入黑暗的懷抱
Let me take you past our satellites
讓我帶著你在銀河中漫遊
You can see the world you brought to life, to life
好讓你看清楚 你讓我的世界變得多遼闊

So love me like you do, love me like you do
所以隨心所欲的愛我吧
Love me like you do, love me like you do
隨心所欲的愛我吧
Touch me like you do, touch me like you do
隨你所愛的觸碰我吧
What are you waiting for?
你還在等什麼?

Fading in, fading out
若即若離 忽遠忽近
On the edge of paradise
你讓我在天堂的邊緣徘迴不定
Every inch of your skin is a holy grail I've got to find
你的每一吋肌膚都是我夢寐以求的聖物
Only you can set my heart on fire, on fire
只有你能讓我的心如火般熱情燃燒
Yeah, I'll let you set the pace
我會對你百般順從
Cause I'm not thinking straight
因為此刻的我被愛情沖昏了頭
My head spinning around I can't see clear no more
我早已為你神魂顛倒 暈頭轉向得再也看不清楚任何事物
What are you waiting for?
所以你還在等什麼呢?

Love me like you do, love me like you do
隨心所欲的愛我吧
Love me like you do, love me like you do
隨心所欲的愛我吧
Touch me like you do, touch me like you do
隨你所愛的觸碰我吧
What are you waiting for?
你還在等什麼?

Love me like you do, love me like you do
隨心所欲的愛我吧
Love me like you do, love me like you do
隨心所欲的愛我吧
Touch me like you do, touch me like you do
隨你所愛的觸碰我吧
What are you waiting for?
你還在等什麼?

“Just Hold On” BY Steve Aoki & Louis Tomlinson


Wish that you could build a time machine
希望你能建造一台時光機
So you could see the things no one can see
去看見那些,無人知曉的過去
Feels like you're standing on the edge
你感覺就像站在崖邊一般
Looking at the stars
抬頭凝視
And wishing you were them
希望自己能化身為天上的繁星

What do you do when a chapter ends?
當一個篇章落幕時你會怎麼做?
do you close the book and never read it again?
你會將它闔上且束之高閣嗎?
Where do you go when your story's done?
當你的故事已塵埃落定,你會前往哪裡?
You can be who you were or who you'll become
你可以做你自己或成為你心目中的理想之人
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, if it all goes wrong
~當事情變得扎手
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, darling just hold on
親愛的,請你繼續堅持下去

The sun goes down and it comes back up
太陽西下,但總會旭日東昇
The wrold it turns no matter what
不論發生了什麼事,世界依舊轉動
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, if it all goes wrong
~當一切都變得難以想像
Darling, just hold on
親愛的,請你不要放棄
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, darling, just hold on
~再繼續堅持
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh
~

It's not over 'til it's all been said
在一切都未被說盡之前,這都不會結束
It's not over 'til your dying breath
在你的呼吸停止之前,這都還會繼續下去
So what do you want them to say when you're gone?
那麼你想要讓大家如何記得你?
That you gave up or that you kept going on?
你是半途而廢的傢伙,抑或是鍥而不捨的努力?

What do you do when a chapter ends?
當一個篇章落幕時你會怎麼做?
do you close the book and never read it again?
你會將它闔上且束之高閣嗎?
Where do you go when your story's done?
當你的故事已塵埃落定,你會前往哪裡?
You can be who you were or who you'll become
你可以做你自己或成為你心目中的理想之人
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, if it all goes wrong
~當事情變得棘手
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, darling just hold on
~親愛的,請你不要氣餒

The sun goes down and it comes back up
太陽西下,但總會旭日東昇
The wrold it turns no matter what
不論發生了什麼事,世界依舊轉動
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, if it all goes wrong
~當事情變得覆水難收時
Darling, just hold on, oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh
親愛的,請你堅持著
Darling, just hold on, oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh
不要輕言放棄
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, if it all goes wrong
當一切都變得難以預料
Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh, darling, just hold on
請繼續朝你的目標前進

Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh oh
~
If it all goes wrong
如果這都不是你能預料的
Darling, just hold on
親愛的,只要繼續堅持著
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