英文公園 第237期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park

 


I. News Path–新聞步道

 

阿拉伯公民對以色列表示憤怒/停電阻礙了波蘭在歐洲各地的主要發電廠/印度海軍搜尋因暴風雨沉沒的駁船而失踪的78/亞洲股市下跌,股領跌的華爾街下跌/疫情急劇增加,台灣提高警惕/台灣購物者的“恐慌性購買”/學校停課後父母也准予有照顧孩子的假期/空蕩蕩的台北街照片獲外國媒體稱贊

 

II. News Vocabulary

 

1.     silent                        沉默的

2.     fiercely                     劇烈地

3.     outage                      斷電

4.     hampers                   阻礙

5.     searches for             搜索

6.     barge                        駁船

7.     tech                          科技

8.     investors                   投資人

 

III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台

VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

 

如何克服害羞 更好的你/7個跡象表明你可能與錯誤的人在一起

 

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

 

1.“One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked. ‘Where do you want to go?’ was his response. ‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered. ‘Then,’ said the cat, ‘it doesn’t matter.'”— Lewis Carroll, Writer

「有一天愛麗絲來到了一個路的叉口,看到樹上有一隻貓。愛麗絲問:「我該走哪條路呢?」貓回答:「妳想去哪裡?」愛麗絲回答:「我不知道。」貓說:「若是如此,走哪條路都可以。」」路易斯 · 卡羅 (作家)

2.“What holds so many employees back is an unwillingness to pay the price, to make the effort to sacrifice their ease and comfort.”— Orison Marden, Writer

「許多員工無法進步是因為他們不願意付出代價,勇敢的犧牲他們的安逸和舒適。」奧里森‧馬登 (作家)

3.“The secret of business, especially these days, is to focus relentlessly on your unfair advantage – the thing you do that others don’t.”— John Rollwagen, CEO

「經營企業的祕密,尤其在這個年代, 就是亳不保留的發揮你那絕對的優勢你會做但別人不會做的事。」約翰.洛瓦根 (執行長)

 

V. Singing River–吟唱河流

The Way I Still Love You / Wonderful U

 

I.             News Path

 

No longer silent, Gulf Arab citizens express anger at Israel

World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ongoing bloodshed in the Gaza Strip has unleashed a chorus of voices across Gulf Arab states that are fiercely critical of Israel and emphatically supportive of Palestinians.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210519-2490889


Outage hampers Poland's main power plant, felt across Europe

World

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Energy experts worked Tuesday to restore full operations at Poland’s biggest power plant after a network failure switched off 10 of the coal-fueled Belchatow plant’s 11 units, a disruption felt across Europe’s power network.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210518-2488202

 

Indian navy searches for 78 missing from barge sunk by storm

World

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian navy ships and helicopters searched in extreme weather and rough seas Wednesday for 78 people still missing from a barge that sank off Mumbai as a deadly cyclone blew ashore this week.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210519-2490742

 

Asian shares drop, tracking Wall Street decline led by tech

World

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Wednesday, tracking a decline on Wall Street that was led by big technology stocks. Investors are awaiting the release of minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy setting meeting.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210519-2490693

 

The Latest | Taiwan raises alert amid sharp rise in cases

National

TAIPEI (AP) — Taiwan has raised the COVID-19 alert level for the capital Taipei and the surrounding area of New Taipei City following its worst outbreak since the pandemic began. The level 3 alert announced Saturday requires people to wear a mask outdoors and limits indoor gatherings to five people and outdoor gatherings to 10 people. The alert remains in effect for two weeks.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210515-2476909

 

MOEA responds to Taiwanese shoppers’ ‘panic buying’

National

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs  (MOEA, 經濟部) issued a statement on Saturday emphasizing that there are enough food supplies across Taiwan amid reports that the government is coordinating with local manufacturers to securing supply chains.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210515-2477126


Taipei parents also granted leave to care for kids after school closures

National

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Department of Labor of the Taipei City Government announced on Monday that one parent can apply to his or her employer for “epidemic-prevention care leave” following the suspension of in-person classes.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210517-2483242


Photo of empty Taipei street wins praise from foreign media

National

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A Taiwanese social media user recently shared a photo of Taipei Arena’s encouraging slogan for Taiwan during the pandemic, featuring a near-empty street.The photo received praise from foreign media.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210517-2482828


II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)

1.     silent                         沉默的

2.     fiercely                      劇烈地

3.     outage                       斷電

4.     hampers                    阻礙

5.     searches for              搜索

6.     barge                         駁船

7.     tech                           科技

8.     investors                    投資人

9.     sharp                          鋒利的

10.    surrounding               周圍

11.    pani                            恐慌

12.    granted                       的確

13.    praise                         稱讚

14.    epidemic-prevention   流行病預防

15.    emphasizing               強調

 

III. VoiceTube

如何克服害羞 更好的你(How to Overcome Shyness | Better You)

初級

https://www.voicetube.com/videos/125940

 

7個跡象表明你可能與錯誤的人在一起(7 Signs You May Be With The Wrong Person)

中級

https://www.voicetube.com/videos/131353


IV. Wisdom Woods

English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom

1.“One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked. ‘Where do you want to go?’ was his response. ‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered. ‘Then,’ said the cat, ‘it doesn’t matter.'”— Lewis Carroll, Writer

「有一天愛麗絲來到了一個路的叉口,看到樹上有一隻貓。愛麗絲問:「我該走哪條路呢?」貓回答:「妳想去哪裡?」愛麗絲回答:「我不知道。」貓說:「若是如此,走哪條路都可以。」」路易斯 · 卡羅 (作家)

2.“What holds so many employees back is an unwillingness to pay the price, to make the effort to sacrifice their ease and comfort.”— Orison Marden, Writer

「許多員工無法進步是因為他們不願意付出代價,勇敢的犧牲他們的安逸和舒適。」奧里森‧馬登 (作家)

3.“The secret of business, especially these days, is to focus relentlessly on your unfair advantage – the thing you do that others don’t.”— John Rollwagen, CEO

「經營企業的祕密,尤其在這個年代, 就是亳不保留的發揮你那絕對的優勢你會做但別人不會做的事。」約翰.洛瓦根 (執行長)

4.“Confidence… thrives only on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them, it cannot live.”— Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President

「使自信心茁壯成長的必要因素為誠實、榮譽感、神聖的任務、忠誠的捍衛,及無私的作為。沒有它們,自信無法生存。」富蘭克林‧羅斯福 (美國第 32 任總統)

5.“Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.”— Dorothy Thompson, Journalist

「直到我們不再害怕時,我們才真正開始生活。」洛西 · 湯普森 (記者)

http://www.dailyenglishquote.com/


V. Singing River

 

The Way I Still Love You” By Reynard Silva 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2gah6hYm7Y

 

That a single day goes by

一天過完了

show me what are you my mind

我也知道你在我心目中的分量了

and I know somebody kiden at mine

還有我心底藏著一個人

I’m so missing you

我非常想念你

and until coz some helepher shaded

and i konw we have the special baby

我知道我們有一個可愛的寶貝

but now the fact is gone for good

但現在一切都將永遠不復存在了

and i don’t know what to do

我不知道該怎么做

I try to stay all the bed

我試圖整天躺在床上

I try to put you all the side

我試圖去拼湊完整的你

I try and try and try and try

我試啊試 努力地試

still it’s no you

可就是構不成你的樣子

don’t know it’s going on at me

我不知道自己身上在發生些什么

but I am knowing it’s hurting me

但我知道正在發生的傷害著我

I need your love to send me free

我需要你來愛我 來釋放我

Listen to me ~~

聽我說~~

Coz they can keep call me baby baby

因為記憶碎片一直呼喚我

coz what i wanna has got to me crazy crazy

因為我想擁有的使我變得瘋狂

Are you finding over me oh can tell me the truth

你能否發現 能否聽見 能否承認

oh listen me the way I still love you

我依然愛著你

Just as days are saging

日子一天天消逝

you call it for a little while

你想稍作停歇

it told me you were going just find mine

你似乎想要找尋屬于我的東西

it was good to see smile

看見笑容會很愉快

memories waana do my hair

記憶試圖清理我的大腦

foolness coming back oh yea yea yea yea

我又變得愚蠢了

it hurts again you happy with someone else

你和另一個人談笑風生讓我受傷

I try to stay all the bed

我試圖整天呆在床上

I try to put you all the side

試圖去拼湊完整的你

I try and try and try and try

反復地試

still it’s no you

可你的形象依舊模糊

don’t know it going off with me

我不知道是什么在從我身體內脫落

but I am knowing it’s hurting me

但我知道正在脫落的傷害著我

I need your love to send me free

我需要你的愛來釋放我

Listen to me ~~Oh baby ~

聽我說 寶貝

Coz they keep call me baby baby

因為記憶碎片一直呼喚我

coz what i wanna has got to me crazy crazy

因為我想要的使我變得瘋狂

Are you finding over me oh can tell me the truth

你能否發現 能否聽見 能否承認

oh listen me the way I still love you

我依然愛著你

I know~ow ~

我知道

they don’t let love sleep up with (tell them when and say )

記憶碎片不愿讓愛沉睡(告訴他們時間和說法)

all because I want you back

因為我想你回來

I need you back

我需要你回來

this’s the biggest regret

這是我最大的遺憾

Oh never never to fear so ~yea

從未如此恐懼

Coz they keep call me baby baby

因為記憶碎片一直呼喚著我

coz what i wanna has got to me crazy crazy

因為我想要的使我變得瘋狂

Are you finding over me oh can tell me the truth

你能否發現 能否聽見 能否承認

oh listen me the way I still love you

我依然愛著你

 

http://www.baobaolyrics.com/lyrics/30978.html

 

Wonderful U” By AGA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbgK9Yj-gkM


I never knew
我從不知道

when the clock stopped and l am looking at you
當目光撞上你的那一刻,我貪婪地想把時間凝固

I never thought
我從未想過

I will miss someone like you someone I thought that I knew
我對你的思念會深入骨髓,超越了我所遇見過的一切

I never knew
我未曾清醒過

I should have known something wouldn't be true
即使知曉你只是那鏡中的花

Baby you know that I am so into you
親愛的,你看著我掉進了名為你的陷阱

more than I know I should do
輸掉了逃離的可能

so why why why
可為什麼

why should we waited
我們卻還在原地徘徊

and III
我想

I should be waiting
是時候去期待

waiting for someone new
等待一個全新的開始

even though that it wasn't you
即使那個故事裡沒有你

but I know that it's wonderful incredible
baby irrational
但是親愛的,愛情是如此誘人不可思議甚至荒謬

I never knew it was obsessional
我竟無法掙脫

and I never knew it was with you oooh
任著情不知所起,一往而深

baby if it's just wonderful incredible
baby irrational
親愛的,倘若愛情已經如此美妙離奇荒誕

I never knew it was so sad
為何還要人黯然神傷

just so sad
心亂如麻

I am so sorry
很遺憾

even now I just cannot feel you feel me
即使到現在我仍感受不到你的心為我跳動

so why why why
為什麼

why should we waited
為什麼我們還在原地徘徊

and III
我想

I should be waiting
是時候去期待

waiting for someone new
期待一個全新的開始

even though that it wasn't you
即使那個故事裡沒有你

but I know that it's wonderful incredible
baby irrational
但是親愛的,愛情是如此誘人不可思議甚至荒謬

I never knew it was obsessional
我竟無法掙脫

and I never knew it was with you oooh
任著情不知所起一往而深

baby if it's just wonderful incredible
baby irrational
親愛的,倘若愛情已經如此美妙離奇荒誕

I never knew it was so sad
為何還要人黯然神傷

just so sad
心亂如麻

I am so sorry
很遺憾

even now I just cannot feel you fall
即使到現在我仍沒等到你嘴角的溫柔

I don't even know now
而思緒混亂的我

I am sure you will wait for me
卻還在說服自己你只是一樣在踟躕

I just hold on so tight
再給我一次抱緊你的機會吧

until you and I never could breathe
在你我停止呼吸前

ohwonderful incredible
baby irrational
oh
,愛情它如此美妙,離奇,荒謬

I never knew it was obsessional
我竟無法抗拒

and I never knew it was with you until you tell me to
我想在你讓我清醒前我都將沉淪在名為你的漩渦裡

baby if it's just wonderful incredible
baby irrational
親愛的,倘若你已經如此誘人離奇荒謬

I never knew it was so sad
為何還要人黯然神傷

just so sad
心亂如麻

I am so sorry
很遺憾

even now I just cannot feel you feel me
即使到現在我仍感受不到你的心為我跳動

 

https://www.zhihu.com/question/49689194


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