英文公園 第204期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park


I. News Path–新聞步道

川普任命新的代理情報總監/反毒品教育基金會國際會議/香港旅行警告/維多莉亞祕密出現首位跨性別模特兒/台灣6級地震造成一人死亡 /明年台北書展將計畫針對外國遊客設計/文化部在金馬危機中勇敢面對/台灣金融服務業的最大贏家

II. News Vocabulary

1. intelligence                 情報
2. director                        總監
3. Foundation                   基金會
4. Conference                  會議
5. guidance                      指導
6. courts                           法院
7. reassures                      再保證
8. prod-democracy         民主政治

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

夢想只是夢想,除非你開始計劃/美國為什麼說中國在操蹤貨幣/還久坐不起?小心百病纏身!/瑞克和莫提 - 尋找生命的意義

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

1. “The words you speak become the house you live in.”– Hafiz, Poet
「你所說的話將形同你所住的房子。」哈菲茲 (詩人)
2. “Resolve that whatever you do, you will bring the whole man to it; that you will fling the whole weight of your being into it.”— Orison Marden, Writer
「下定決心無論你做什麼,你會把整個人投入,你會擲入你整個生命的重量。」奧里森馬登 (作家)
3. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”— Virginia Woolf, Writer
「你無法藉由逃避生活來找到寧靜。」維吉尼亞·吳爾芙 (作家)

V. Singing River–吟唱河流

Search/Bellyache

I.             News Path

The Latest: Trump names new acting intelligence director

World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s pick for national intelligence director (all times local):
7:25 p.m.
President Donald Trump has named Joseph Maguire, the current director of the National Counterterrorism Center, as acting national intelligence director.

Hon. Christine Carpenter joins CTBC Anti-Drug Educational Foundation Int’l Conference
World
TAIPEI (The China Post) – “We [judges] can provide guidance and advice on what drug courts should do, someone just has to do it,” says Hon. Christine Carpenter.

Hong Kong reassures visitors amid protests, travel warnings
World
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is seeking to reassure visitors to the city after several countries issued travel safety warnings related to ongoing prod-democracy protests.

Victoria’s Secret hires first transgender model
World
Valentina Sampaio has become the first openly transgender model hired by Victoria’s Secret nearly a year after a top company official was pressured to apologize for implying trans women are off brand.

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake leaves one dead
National
TAIPEI (CNA) — An elderly woman in New Taipei apparently died after a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan at 5:28 a.m. Thursday, according to the city’s fire department.

Taipei book fair to target foreign visitors next year: organizers
National
TAIPEI (CNA) — Foreign nationals and tourists in Taiwan will be able to attend the annual Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) next year for free, in a move intended to boost tourism and promote Taiwan’s publishing industry, according to the organizers Thursday.

Culture ministry puts on brave face amidst Golden Horse crisis
National
TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture put on a brave face Wednesday over a possible crisis to the country’s annual Golden Horse Awards, long seen as the Chinese-language film industry’s Oscars, saying that the event will be held with or without China’s participation.

CTBC Bank chairman wins ‘Best CEO of Taiwan’ of ‘Asian Banker’ awards
National
TAIPEI (The China Post) – CTBC Bank Chairman Chao-Chin Tung (童兆勤) recently won the “Best CEO of Taiwan” of “The Asian Banker” awards, while China Trust Commercial Bank (CTBC Bank, 中國信託), which received five awards, including the “Best Managed Bank of Taiwan,” was the biggest winner in Taiwan’s financial service industry.

II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)
1. intelligence                 情報
2. director                        總監
3. Foundation                  基金會
4. Conference                  會議
5. guidance                      指導
6. courts                           法院
7. reassures                      再保證
8. prod-democracy         民主政治
9. transgender                  變性
10. pressured                   高壓
11. implying                     暗示
12. Magnitude                 大小
13. intended                    義務
14. amidst                       在其中
15. chairman                   主席

III. VoiceTube

夢想只是夢想,除非你開始計劃 (ONE DAY OR DAY ONE - Best Motivational Video Compilation for Students, Studying and Success in Life)
初級

美國為什麼說中國在操蹤貨幣 (Why the US labelled China a currency manipulator)
初級

還久坐不起?小心百病纏身! (The science of why sitting all day is bad for your health)
中級

Rick and Morty 瑞克和莫提 - 尋找生命的意義 (Rick and Morty - Finding Meaning in Life)
中級

IV. Wisdom Woods
English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom
1. “The words you speak become the house you live in.”– Hafiz, Poet
「你所說的話將形同你所住的房子。」哈菲茲 (詩人)
2. “Resolve that whatever you do, you will bring the whole man to it; that you will fling the whole weight of your being into it.”— Orison Marden, Writer
「下定決心無論你做什麼,你會把整個人投入,你會擲入你整個生命的重量。」奧里森馬登 (作家)
3. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”— Virginia Woolf, Writer
「你無法藉由逃避生活來找到寧靜。」維吉尼亞·吳爾芙 (作家)
4. “We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.”– Carl Jung, Psychologist
「我們無法改變任何事,直到我們接受它。怪罪不會解脫,它會壓迫。」- 卡爾·榮格 (心理學家)
5. “Earn with your mind, not your time.”– Naval Ravikant, Entrepreneur
「用你的頭腦,不是時間來賺錢。」- 拉維肯 (創業家)
6. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”– Epicurus, Philosopher
「別藉由渴望你沒有的來糟蹋你所擁有的,記住你現在擁有的曾經只是你希望得到的。」- 伊比鳩魯 (哲學家)
7. “If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.”– Jack Dixon, Rugby Player
「把焦點放在結果,你將不會看到改變。把焦點放在改變,你將會看到結果。」- 傑克·迪克遜 (橄欖球員)
8. “The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.”– Gustave Flaubert, Novelist
「生命中最光輝的時刻,並非那所謂成功的日子,而是你在沮喪與絕望的日子裡,感到心中升起一股挑戰生命的熱忱,及對未來成就的承諾。」- 古斯塔夫·福樓拜 (小說家)
9. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”– Barack Obama, The 44th U.S. President
「如果我們等待其他人或其它時間,改變不會來臨。我們自己就是我們在等待的人,我們就是自己在尋找的改變。」- 巴拉克歐巴馬 (美國統總)
10. “Be curious, not judgmental.”— Walt Whitman, Poet
「對他人感到好奇,而不是評估判斷。」華特惠特曼 (詩人)

V.. Singing River

“Search” BY Elaine


I wonder you search
我想要知道你搜尋什麼
Me wonder what you search
我想要知道你搜尋什麼
I’ve been so blind
我曾經如此盲目
Yeah hiding in disguise
Yeah 隱藏在偽裝之下
Searching promise of love
搜尋著愛情的承諾
Keeping my heart alive
使我的心繼續存活
I’ve been a good girl
我曾經是個好女孩
 (Know this) I, I’m born different
(你知道的) 我出生便與眾不同
(Don’t care) ma ma what ma ma says
(不用理會) 我說的是什麼
(Watch it) yeah yeah your eagerness
(看看那個) yeah yeah 你的渴望
Baby don’t you drag me down down down
寶貝 可不要拖累我
(Search)
(搜尋)
I’ve been so blind
我曾經如此盲目
Yeah hiding in disguise
Yeah 隱藏在偽裝之下
Searching promise of love
搜尋著愛情的承諾
Keeping my heart alive
使我的心繼續存活
show you a bad girl
展現給你看我壞的一面
I wanna
我想要
Oh my my
wanna search
想要搜尋

Oh my my my
won’t tell you twice
不想告訴你第二次
Yeah I’m born different
Yeah 我出生就是與眾不同
You guess all you want
你猜猜你所有想擁有的
Someday what you find
總有一天你找尋到的
Not be your liking (What?)
不會是你喜歡的 (什麼?)
 (Know this) I, I’m born different
(你知道這個) 我出生便與眾不同
(Don’t care) ma ma what ma ma says
(不用理會) 我說的是什麼
(Watch it) yeah yeah your eagerness
(看看那個) yeah yeah 你的渴望
Baby don’t you drag me down down down
寶貝 可不要拖累我
(Search)
(搜尋)
I’ve been so blind
我曾經如此盲目
Yeah hiding in disguise
Yeah 隱藏在偽裝之下
Searching promise of love
搜尋著愛情的承諾
Keeping my heart alive
使我的心繼續存活
show you a bad girl
展現給你看我壞的一面
I wonder you search
我想要知道你搜尋什麼
Me wonder you search
我想要知道你搜尋什麼
Babe tell me why-you search
寶貝 告訴我你為什麼搜尋
Babe tell me what-you search
寶貝 告訴我你搜尋什麼

“Bellyache” BY Billie Eilish


Mind
懊悔
Mind
懊悔
Sitting all alone
孤身一人坐著
Mouth full of gum
嘴裡嚼著口香糖
In the driveway
穿梭在車道間
My friends aren't far
我的朋友們近在咫尺
In the back of my car
就在後座上
Lay their bodies
躺著他們的屍體
Where's my mind
我失去了我的理智
Where's my mind
已然不復存在
They'll be here pretty soon
警應該快來了
Looking through the room
透過這個房間
For the money
我被金錢沖昏了頭腦
I'm biting my nails
我狠咬著我的手指
I'm too young to go to jail
我是那樣的青春年少,不想如此鋃鐺入獄啊
It's kinda funny
聽起來有點可笑
Where's my mind
懊悔與悔恨
Where's my mind
痛苦與煩惱
Where's my mind
我迷失了我的心智
Where's my mind
已然不復存在
Maybe it's in the gutter
也許落入了渠溝中
Where I left my lover
我揮手告別了我愛人
What an expensive fate
如此荒唐可笑的命運
My V is for Vendetta
我將榮耀建立在戰爭殺戮之上
Thought that I'd feel better
以為這樣能讓我好受點
But I now I got a bellyache
但如今我只有滿滿的罪惡感
Everything I do
一切都是我為你做的
The way I wear my noose
穿戴著的牢獄枷鎖
Like a necklace
就像是條項圈禁錮了我的一生
I wanna make 'em scared
我只是想讓你們覺得我可怕
Like I could be anywhere
如此我便能為所欲為了
Like I'm reckless
我做事從不優柔寡斷
I lost my mind
我迷失了我的心智
I don't mind
但我並不在乎
Where's my mind
我的理智呢
Where's my mind
已然不復存在
Maybe it's in the gutter
也許早已掉入渠溝之中
Where I left my lover
我揮手告別我愛人
What an expensive fate
如此荒唐可笑的命運啊
My V is for Vendetta
我將榮耀建立在戰爭殺戮之上
Thought that I'd feel better
以為只有這樣我能好受點
But I now I got a bellyache
但如今我只有滿滿的罪惡感
Maybe it's in the gutter
也許早已掉入渠溝之中
Where I left my lover
我揮手告別我的愛人
What an expensive fate
如此荒唐可笑的命運啊
My V is for Vendetta
我卻將榮耀建立在戰爭殺戮之上
Thought that I'd feel better
以為只有這樣能讓我好受點
But I now I got a bellyache
但如今我卻只有滿滿的罪惡感
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