英文公園 第202期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park


I. News Path–新聞步道

川普與習近平的會談/歐洲塑料問題/法國在熱浪中創造了歷史最熱的溫度/聯合國在周五發表的一份報告/歐盟將台灣從非法漁業觀察清單中刪除 /柯文哲拒絕台北雙子塔項目的決定/美國將與台灣的軍售合作正常化/食品安全醜聞,最高法院判11年徒刑

II. News Vocabulary

1. high-stakes               高風險
2. toxic                          有毒
3. Convention               公約
4. amendment               修訂
5. endorsed                   贊同
6. established                既定
7. framework                骨架
8. scorching                  酷樂

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


蘋果 CEO Tim Cook 的人生旅程/何時要改變呢?/哈啾!惱人的過敏怎麼越來越嚴重?全球氣候變遷竟是意想不到的元凶!/簡單小習慣,幫你提高生產力、一步步實踐夢想!

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.”– Stephen Covey, Author
「不要以時鐘,而是羅盤來引領你的人生。」史蒂芬‧柯維 (勵志作家)
2. “Bad companies are destroyed by crisis, Good companies survive them, Great companies are improved by them.”– Andrew Grove, Intel co-founder
「壞的公司被危機催毀,好的公司渡過危機,棒的公司因危機而改進。」安迪‧葛洛夫 (英特爾共同創辦人)
3. “Sometimes we have the dream but we are not ourselves ready for the dream. We have to grow to meet it.”— Louis L’Amour, Novelist
「有時候我們有夢想,但我們還沒準備好,我們必須成長才能達成。」路易士.拉摩 (小說家)

V. Singing River–吟唱河流
Power Is Power/Dancing With A Stranger

I. News Path

Trump open to ‘historic’ trade deal with China

World
US President Donald Trump began high-stakes talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday by saying he would be open to striking an “historic” trade deal with Beijing.

Europe’s plastic waste sent home in toxic row
World
The Basel Convention amendment, endorsed only a few weeks ago, established a framework to stop the dumping of waste plastic on to developing countries. But some are worried that it is too little too late.

France records all-time hottest temperature amid scorching heat wave in Europe
World
France recorded its all-time highest temperature on Friday amid a blistering heat wave that has been baking most of Europe all week.

7,500 kids ‘killed or maimed’ in Yemen since 2013, UN says
World
More than 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen over the past 5 1/2 years, the UN said in a report published Friday.

European Union removes Taiwan from illegal fishery watch list
National
TAIPEI (CNA) — The European Union removed Taiwan from its illegal fishery watch list on June 27, an acknowledgment of the progress made by the country and its improved administrative systems to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).
                                      
Ko respects decision to reject HK firm’s Taipei Twin Towers project
National
TAIPEI (CNA) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) expressed respect on June 27 for a decision by the Investment Commission to reject Hong Kong-based Nan Hai Corp.’s bid for a Taipei Twin Towers project due to national security concerns.

U.S. to normalize arms sales partnership with Taiwan: official
National
WASHINGTON (CNA) — The United States is committed to a “normalized process” aimed at making Taiwan a “normal” foreign military sales (FMS) partner, even though there is no specific timing for any announcement, a U.S. official said on June 26.
“We’re going to treat Taiwan as a normal security systems partner,” Ra

Supreme Court upholds 11-year prison term in food safety scandal
National
TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan’s Supreme Court upheld on June 27 a high court ruling that sentenced Ho Yu-jen (何育仁), former president of Cheng I Food Co., the edible oil company hit by a food scare of 2014, to 11 years in prison.

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)
1. high-stakes               高風險
2. toxic                         有毒
3. Convention               公約
4. amendment               修訂
5. endorsed                   贊同
6. established                既定
7. framework                骨架
8. scorching                  酷樂
9. hottest                       最樂
10. temperature            溫度
11. blistering                 起泡
12. maimed                   傷殘
13. fishery                    漁業
14. reject                       拒絕
15. normalize              正常化

III. VoiceTube

蘋果 CEO Tim Cook 的人生旅程 (Apple CEO Tim Cook on Career Planning)
初級

何時要改變呢? (How Do You Know When It's Time to Make Changes?)
初級

哈啾!惱人的過敏怎麼越來越嚴重?全球氣候變遷竟是意想不到的元凶!(Why your allergies get worse every year)
中級

簡單小習慣,幫你提高生產力、一步步實踐夢想!(the only thing you need to be productive.)
中級

IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.”– Stephen Covey, Author
「不要以時鐘,而是羅盤來引領你的人生。」史蒂芬‧柯維 (勵志作家)
2. “Bad companies are destroyed by crisis, Good companies survive them, Great companies are improved by them.”– Andrew Grove, Intel co-founder
「壞的公司被危機催毀,好的公司渡過危機,棒的公司因危機而改進。」安迪‧葛洛夫 (英特爾共同創辦人)
3. “Sometimes we have the dream but we are not ourselves ready for the dream. We have to grow to meet it.”— Louis L’Amour, Novelist
「有時候我們有夢想,但我們還沒準備好,我們必須成長才能達成。」路易士.拉摩 (小說家)
4. “The most fundamental respect we can show our children is toward their autonomy and individuality.”— Esther Wojcicki, Educator
「我們能對孩子表現的最基本尊重,就是尊重他們自主性與獨特性。」伊勒.沃斯基 (教育家)
5. “If you are too big to do the little things, you are too little to do big things.”— Jentezen Franklin, Pastor
「如果你大到不能做小事,你就是太小而不能做大事。 詹特森·法蘭克林 (牧師)
6. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”– William Shakespeare, Writer
「我們的命運是由自己,不是天上的星星掌握。」威廉‧莎士比亞 (文學家)
7. “Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.”– Horace, Poet
「逆境揭露天才,富足隱藏它。」賀拉斯 (詩人)
8. “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.”– Jesus Christ, Religious Leader
「要求,你就會得到;尋找,你就會發現;敲門,門就會為你打開。」耶穌 (宗教領袖)
9. “I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.”– Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Politician
「我不相信選擇對的決定,我選擇我的決定後使它成為對的。」穆罕默德·阿裡·真納 (政治家)
10. “The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.”– Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Philosopher
「現實世界有其範疇,想像的世界則有無限可能。」-雅克·盧梭 (哲學家)

V.. Singing River

“Power Is Power” BY SZA, The Weeknd, Travis Scott


I was born of the ice and snow
我在冰天雪地裡出生
With the winter wolves, in the dark, alone
隨著冬季的狼群,獨自一個人在黑暗裡
The wildest night, I became the one
我成為那個最瘋狂的夜晚
And you'll know you're mine when the silence comes
當沈默來臨時,你會知道你是我的
Heavy is the crown only for the weak
只有弱者要承受王冠的重量
A knife in my heart couldn't slow me down
我心中的一把刀無法讓慢慢我倒下
'Cause power is power, my fire never goes out
因為權力就是力量,我的火焰永遠不會消失
I rise from my scars, nothing hurts me now
我從傷痛中崛起,現在沒有什麼能傷害我
'Cause power is power
因為權力就是力量
Now watch me burn it down
現在看著我將它燒毀
I been down with the coldest war
我在冷戰中倒下
And I know where I been 'cause I bled before, yeah
我知道我該去哪,因為曾經流過血,耶
How do I know if I let you stay?
我要如何知道,如果我讓你留下?
How do I know if we did it your way?
我要如何知道,如果我們按照你的方法?
You wouldn't take my place
你無法取代我的位置
Put me away, I'd die lookin' up at your face
帶我走,我會看著你的臉死去
How do I ever know? Who can I trust?
我怎麼會知道?我可以信任誰?
Feelings of emptiness
空虛的感覺
Only love could kill me, God bless
只有愛能把我殺死,上帝保佑
A knife in my heart
我心中的一把刀
Couldn't slow me down (Couldn't slow me down)
無法讓慢慢我倒下(無法讓慢慢我倒下)
'Cause power is power ('Cause power is power)
因為權力就是力量(因為權力就是力量)
My fire never goes out
我的火焰永遠不會消失
I rise from my scars
我從傷痛中崛起
Nothing hurts me now (Nothing hurts me now)
現在沒有什麼能傷害我(現在沒有什麼能傷害我)
'Cause power is power ('Cause power is power)
因為權力就是力量(因為權力就是力量)
Now watch me burn it down
現在看著我將它燒毀
Breathe, feel the air that I breathe (Yeah)
呼吸,感受著我呼吸到的空氣(耶)
Air that I, air that I breathe
我呼吸的空氣,我呼吸的空氣
Who's hotter? Been a monster with a crown
誰更熱?一頭帶著王冠的野獸
So swamped by high water, keep your head up, you might drown
因此被大水淹沒,抬起你的頭,你可能會被淹死
In this world, it's way colder, by the day, we count it down
在這個世界,它變得更冷,一天一天,我們計算著日子
Been around, just been waitin' up, she gon' come around
到處都是,只要等待著,她就會出現
I took a drag, bust it out the gate, my lil baby, slay
我拖了一下,把它們從門口拖出來,我的小寶貝,殺了它們
I wore a flag, put that on my face, ain't nobody safe
我帶著一面旗幟,把它放在我的臉上,沒有人是安全的
Lift the mask, they gon' have to see what they can't erase
將面具脫下,他們必須要看看他們無法抹滅的人
I took a lot, so I took it back (Do-do-do-do-do, yeah)
我花了很多,所以我把它拿回來(什麼都做,沒錯)
Danger's on my mind
危險在我的腦海
Ain't no knife, dagger, bullet that can do it
不是沒有刀和匕首,子彈就能做到
'Fore you, yeah, you know, I go right straight through it, yeah
為了你,沒錯,你知道嗎,我直接穿過它,耶
Heavy is the crown, but never for a queen (Oh yeah)
帶著王冠的人必須承受它的重量,但從不是為了王后(哦耶)
A knife in my heart
我心中的一把刀
Couldn't slow me down (Couldn't slow me down)
無法讓慢慢我倒下(無法讓慢慢我倒下)
'Cause power is power ('Cause power is power)
因為權力就是力量(因為權力就是力量)
My fire never goes out (Oh)
我的火焰永遠不會消失(哦)
I rise from my scars (Yeah)
我從傷痛中崛起(耶)
Nothing hurts me now (Nothing hurts me now)
我心中的一把刀
Couldn't slow me down (Couldn't slow me down)
無法讓慢慢我倒下(無法讓慢慢我倒下)
'Cause power is power ('Cause power is power)
因為權力就是力量(因為權力就是力量)
My fire never goes out
我的火焰永遠不會消失
I rise from my scars
我從傷痛中崛起
Nothing hurts me now (Nothing hurts me now)
現在沒有什麼能傷害我(現在沒有什麼能傷害我)
'Cause power is power ('Cause power is power)
因為權力就是力量(因為權力就是力量)
Now watch me burn it down
現在看著我將它燒毀
Breathe, feel the air that I breathe (Yeah)
呼吸,感受著我呼吸到的空氣(耶)
Air that I, air that I breathe
我呼吸的空氣,我呼吸的空氣
Who's hotter? Been a monster with a crown
誰更熱?一頭帶著王冠的野獸
So swamped by high water, keep your head up, you might drown
因此被大水淹沒,抬起你的頭,你可能會被淹死
In this world, it's way colder, by the day, we count it down
在這個世界,它變得更冷,一天一天,我們計算著日子
Been around, just been waitin' up, she gon' come around
到處都是,只要等待著,她就會出現
I took a drag, bust it out the gate, my lil baby, slay
我拖了一下,把它們從門口拖出來,我的小寶貝,殺了它們
I wore a flag, put that on my face, ain't nobody safe
我帶著一面旗幟,把它放在我的臉上,沒有人是安全的
Lift the mask, they gon' have to see what they can't erase
將面具脫下,他們必須要看看他們無法抹滅的人
I took a lot, so I took it back (Do-do-do-do-do, yeah)
我花了很多,所以我把它拿回來(什麼都做,沒錯)
Danger's on my mind
危險在我的腦海
Ain't no knife, dagger, bullet that can do it
不是沒有刀和匕首,子彈就能做到
'Fore you, yeah, you know, I go right straight through it, yeah
為了你,沒錯,你知道嗎,我直接穿過它,耶
Heavy is the crown, but never for a queen (Oh yeah)
帶著王冠的人必須承受它的重量,但從不是為了王后(哦耶)
A knife in my heart
我心中的一把刀
Couldn't slow me down (Couldn't slow me down)
無法讓慢慢我倒下(無法讓慢慢我倒下)
'Cause power is power ('Cause power is power)
因為權力就是力量(因為權力就是力量)
My fire never goes out (Oh)
我的火焰永遠不會消失(哦)
I rise from my scars (Yeah)
我從傷痛中崛起(耶)
Nothing hurts me now (Nothing hurts me now)
現在沒有什麼能傷害我(現在沒有什麼能傷害我)
'Cause power is power ('Cause power is power)
因為權力就是力量(因為權力就是力量)
Now watch me burn it down (Ooh, yeah, yeah)
現在看著我將它燒毀(哦,耶,耶)
Now watch me burn it down
現在看著我將它燒毀

“Dancing With A Stranger” BY Sam Smith, Normani


I don't want to be alone tonight
今晚我不願孤身一人
It's pretty clear that I'm not over you
顯而易見 我並沒有完全將你忘記
I'm still thinking 'bout the things you do
我依然會想念你的點點滴滴 一舉一動
So I don't want to be alone tonight
因此 今晚我不願獨守寂寞
Can you light the fire
你能否為我點亮心燈
I need somebody who can take control
我需要某個人將我牢牢掌控
I know exactly what I need to do
我清楚自己該如何付諸行動
'Cause I don't want to be alone tonight, alone tonight, alone tonight
因為 今晚我不願獨守寂寞 今晚不願形單影隻 今晚不願孤身一人
Look what you made me do I'm with somebody new
瞧你逼我做了什麼 我跟別人在一起了
Ooh, baby, baby I'm dancing with a stranger
親愛的 我正在和陌生人共舞
Look what you made me do I'm with somebody new
瞧你逼我做了什麼 我跟別人在一起了
Ooh, baby, baby I'm dancing with a stranger
親愛的 我正在和陌生人共舞
Dancing with a stranger
與陌生人共舞
I wasn't even going out tonight
今晚我甚至不會出門
But boy I need to get you off of my mind
但是男孩 我要將你從我腦海裡驅除
I know exactly what I have to do
我深知自己得做點什麼
I don't want to be alone tonight, alone tonight, alone tonight
今晚我不願獨守寂寞 今晚不願形單影隻 今晚不願孤身一人
Look what you made me do I'm with somebody new
瞧你逼我做了什麼 我跟別人在一起了
Ooh, baby, baby I'm dancing with a stranger
親愛的 我正在和陌生人共舞
Look what you made me do I'm with somebody new
瞧你逼我做了什麼 我跟別人在一起了
Ooh, baby, baby I'm dancing with a stranger
親愛的 我正在和陌生人共舞
Dancing with a stranger
與陌生人共舞
Dancing with a stranger
與陌生人共舞
Dancing, yeah
翩翩起舞
Look what you made me do I'm with somebody new
瞧你逼我做了什麼 我跟別人在一起了
Ooh, baby, baby I'm dancing with a stranger
親愛的 我正在和陌生人共舞
Look what you made me do I'm with somebody new
瞧你逼我做了什麼 我跟別人在一起了
Ooh, baby, baby I'm dancing with a stranger
親愛的 我正在和陌生人共舞
Dancing with a stranger
與陌生人共舞
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