英文公園 第242期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park

 


I. News Path–新聞步道

 

最後一支部隊撤離阿富汗,結束美國最長的戰爭/在海地地震中受傷,感染、截肢的風險很高/最新消息:前往美國的撤離航班從意大利起飛/加沙邊境衝突中被以色列開槍打死的巴勒斯坦人/蔡總統接受第一針Medigen疫苗/台灣總理呼籲在貓豬肉走私後加強邊境管制/預計 2022 年最低工資上調:勞工部長/全球供應短缺 台積電將芯片價格上調至 20%

 

II. News Vocabulary

 

1.     Troops              軍隊

2.     Afghanistan      阿富汗

3.     Unfulfilled         未完成

4.     Amputation       截肢

5.     rubble              瓦礫

6.     calamity           災害

7.     evacuee           撤離者

8.     depart              離開

 

III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台

VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

 

如何應對變化帶來的焦慮 安迪危機智慧/清潔強盜-交響樂壯舉

 

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

 

1.“To some degree, you control your life by controlling your time.”— Conrad Hilton, Hotelier

「在某種程度上,控制了你的時間就等於控制了你的生命。」康拉德.希爾頓 (酒店創辦人)

2.“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”— John Wooden, Basketball coach

比起你的名譽你應該更在乎你的品格,因為你的品格才是真正的你,而你的名譽只是別人眼中的你。」約翰.伍登 (籃球教練)

3.“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.”— Julie Andrews, Actress

「毅力是失敗 19 次後第 20 次成功。」– 茱莉安德魯斯 (女演員)

 

V. Singing River–吟唱河流

See You Again / Flashlight

 

I.             News Path

 

Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America's longest war

World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan late Monday, ending America’s longest war and closing a chapter in military history likely to be remembered for colossal failures, unfulfilled promises and a frantic final exit that cost the lives of more than 180 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members, some barely older than the war.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210831-2742973


Injured in Haiti quake at high risk of infection, amputation

World

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — The home of clothing merchant Felix Pierre Genel collapsed before he could flee outside as a powerful earthquake shook southwestern Haiti. He was dug out of the rubble that same day with a broken arm and was among the somewhat fortunate ones who promptly received medical care at a local hospital. But even so, he could not escape amputation, a common consequence of the calamity.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210828-2739130

 

The Latest: US-bound evacuee flights depart Italy

World

MILAN — Aircraft carrying U.S. citizens and Afghan nationals evacuated from the chaos in Afghanistan have left Italy headed to Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.A joint statement from the Naval Air Station in Sigonella and the U.S. Embassy in Rome did not specify how many flights nor how many passengers departed Sunday on the first flights from the U.S. base, saying only that the flights departed at full capacity.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210829-2740616

 

Palestinian shot by Israel in Gaza border clashes dies

World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian man died Wednesday from a bullet wound suffered during clashes with Israeli forces last week along Gaza’s border fence over the weekend, Palestinian health officials said.The Hamas militant group identified the man, Osama Dueji, 32, as a member of its armed wing and mourned him as a “heroic martyr.”

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210825-2733470

 

President Tsai receives first shot of Medigen vaccine

National

TAIPEI (The China Post) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) received the Medigen (高端) vaccine shot on Monday as the first round begins.Heading to the gym at the National Taiwan University College of Medicine at 7:30 a.m., Tsai submitted her National Health Insurance (NHI) card, made an appointment, and had her temperature taken.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210823-2728318

 

Taiwan Premier calls on stricter border control after cat, pork smuggling

National

TAIPEI (The China Post) Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) visited the Farglory Warehouse (遠雄貨棧) in Taoyuan on Monday to check the X-ray machine used to inspect air courier packages following recent reports of cat and pork products being smuggled into Taiwan.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210823-2728568


Minimum wage hike expected for 2022: Minister of Labor head

National

TAIPEI (The China Post) Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) expressed hope on Wednesday that the ministrys Minimum Wage Review Committee will propose an annual wage increase bigger than the 0.84% implemented in 2021.

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210826-2736438


TSMC hikes chip prices up to 20% amid global supply shortage

National

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) told clients on Wednesday its plan to hike chip prices between 7% and 20%.Several IC design manufacturers received notices from TSMC about the price increases which for some took effect immediately, local media reported

https://chinapost.nownews.com/20210826-2736434


II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)

1.     Troops                  軍隊

2.     Afghanistan         阿富汗

3.     Unfulfilled           未完成

4.     Amputation         截肢

5.     rubble                 瓦礫

6.     calamity              災害

7.     evacuee              撤離者

8.     depart                 離開

9.     clashes               衝突

10.  vaccine               疫苗

11.  stricter                 更嚴格

12.  smuggling           走私

13.  minister               部長

14.  hike                    遠足

15.  shortage             短缺

 

III. VoiceTube

如何應對變化帶來的焦慮 安迪危機智慧(How to Deal with Anxiety from Change | Andy Crisis Wisdom)

初級

https://www.voicetube.com/videos/133770

 

清潔強盜-交響樂壯舉。(Clean Bandit - Symphony feat.)

中級

https://www.voicetube.com/v3/videos/60886

 

IV. Wisdom Woods

English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom

1.“To some degree, you control your life by controlling your time.”— Conrad Hilton, Hotelier

「在某種程度上,控制了你的時間就等於控制了你的生命。」康拉德.希爾頓 (酒店創辦人)

2.“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”— John Wooden, Basketball coach

比起你的名譽你應該更在乎你的品格,因為你的品格才是真正的你,而你的名譽只是別人眼中的你。」約翰.伍登 (籃球教練)

3.“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.”— Julie Andrews, Actress

「毅力是失敗 19 次後第 20 次成功。」– 茱莉安德魯斯 (女演員)

4.“Being smart is an elusive concept. There’s a certain sharpness, an ability to absorb new facts, to ask an insightful question or relate to domains that may not seem connected at first.”— Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder

「聰明是一個不容易解釋的概念。這是某種程度的靈敏,是一種吸取新事證,問具有洞察力的問題,或連接一些原本看似沒有關聯性事情的能力。」比爾蓋茲 (微軟創辦者)

5.“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”— Kenneth Blanchard, Writer

「今日成功領導的關鍵是影響力,而非權力。」布蘭查 (作家)

http://www.dailyenglishquote.com/


V. Singing River

 

See You Again” By Wiz Khalifa  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgKAFK5djSk&list=PLUeNsk0AE4sMfCMqtuQ9UoDbBYtv2WPbA

 

It's been a long day without you my friend

親愛的朋友 沒有你在身邊相伴的日子總是如此漫長

And I'll tell you all about it when I see you again

當我們再次重逢時 我有千言萬語想對你訴說

We've come a long way from where we began

這趟旅途我們一路走來 並肩共度無數歲月

Oh I'll tell you all about it when I see you again

當我們再次相聚時 要一起補齊這段時間你所留下的空缺

When I see you again

所以我們約好了來日再見

 

Damn who knew all the planes we flew

該死 誰還記得我們過去曾忙碌奔波於多少地方

Good things we've been through

誰還數得清一起經歷了多少美好時光

That I'll be standing right here

此刻我多想站在你面前與你長談

Talking to you about another path

和你聊著那條過去我們常經過的路

I know we loved to hit the road and laugh

我們總是不顧一切盡情奔馳 放肆嬉鬧

But something told me that it wouldn't last

但有個聲音告訴我 這般快樂的光景終究無法長久

Had to switch up look at things different see the bigger picture

我們必須改變過去看待世界的角度 將眼光放得更長遠

Those were the days hard work forever pays now I see you in a better place

艱澀的過去終將苦盡甘來 所以我知道你現在一定在那裡過得很好

 

How could we not talk about family when family's all that we got?

當家人是我們生命中最重要的一切時 我們怎麼能輕易放手?

Everything I went through you were standing there by my side

你總是陪在我身邊 陪我歷經人生百態和種種悲歡離合

And now you gonna be with me for the last ride

而現在 你還得再陪我走完最後一趟旅程

 

It's been a long day without you my friend

親愛的朋友 沒有你在身邊相伴的日子總是如此漫長

And I'll tell you all about it when I see you again

當我們再次重逢時 我有千言萬語想對你訴說

We've come a long way from where we began

這趟旅途我們一路走來 並肩共度無數歲月

Oh I'll tell you all about it when I see you again

當我們再次相聚時 要一起補齊這段時間你所留下的空缺

When I see you again

所以我們約好了來日再見

 

First you both go out your way

最初你們走在各自的道路上 互不相識

And the vibe is feeling strong

但你們的友情越來越牢固

And what's small turn to a friendship a friendship

漸漸成為一種家人之間的羈絆

Turn into a bond and that bond will never be broke

而家人是絕對不會分開的

And the love will never get lost

所以這份關愛也永遠不會消逝

And when brotherhood come first

當兄弟情義擺第一時

Then the line will never be crossed established it on our own

世上再也沒有任何事物能劃破這道永恆的牽絆

When that line had to be drawn

而當那條線模糊到必須再重新描繪時

And that line is what we reach

那便表示我們已經攜手抵達終點線

So remember me when I'm gone

所以即使我不在你身邊了 也請你惦記著我

 

How could we not talk about family when family's all that we got?

當家人是我們生命中最重要的一切時 我們怎麼能輕易放手?

Everything I went through you were standing there by my side

你總是陪在我身邊 陪我歷經人生百態和種種悲歡離合

And now you gonna be with me for the last ride

而現在 你還得再陪我走完最後一趟旅程

 

So let the light guide your way hold every memory

所以就讓那道光領著你吧 你只需牢記我們之間所有珍貴的回憶

As you go and every road you take will always lead you home

當你邁出步伐向前 無論你選擇走上哪條路 那條都會是回家的路

 

It's been a long day without you my friend

親愛的朋友 沒有你在身邊相伴的日子總是如此漫長

And I'll tell you all about it when I see you again

當我們再次重逢時 我有千言萬語想對你訴說

We've come a long way from where we began

這趟旅途我們一路走來 並肩共度無數歲月

Oh I'll tell you all about it when I see you again

當我們再次相聚時 要一起補齊這段時間你所留下的空缺

When I see you again

所以我們約好了來日再見

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Flashlight” By Jessie J

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzwkcbTQ7ZE


When tomorrow comes

當明日到來

I'll be on my own

我將會孤身一人

Feeling frightened of the things that I don't know

感受到那些未知的恐懼向我襲來

When tomorrow comes, tomorrow comes, tomorrow comes

所以我總是對明日感到不安

 

And though the road is long

而即使未來的道路如此漫長

I look up to the sky

我總會抬頭仰望天空

And in the dark I found, I lost hope that I won't fly

在黑暗中我發現自己失去了希望 已經無法再展翅飛翔

And I sing along, I sing along, and I sing along

所以我只能隨著心中的旋律開口高唱

 

I got all I need when I got you and I

當我們在一起時  我像是擁有了全世界

I look around me, and see a sweet life

我環顧四周 看見了夢寐以求的生活

I'm stuck in the dark but you're my flashlight

我雖然身陷黑暗之中 但你總會照亮我的道路

You're getting me, getting me through the night

你會在我身邊 陪我度過那些難熬的夜晚

Kick start my heart when you shine it in my eyes

當你的光芒耀入我雙眼時 也為我的心揭開了序幕

Can't lie, it's a sweet life

我無法說謊 因為這般人生是如此美好

Stuck in the dark but you're my flashlight

即便身陷黑暗之中 你還是會照亮我的道路

You're getting me, getting me through the night

你會在我身邊 陪我度過那些難熬的夜晚

Cause you're my flash light (flash light)

因為你是我的希望之光

You're my flash light (flash light), you're my flash light

你是只屬於我的希望之光

 

Ooh

 

I see the shadows long beneath the mountain top

越高聳的山峰 倒影也會越漫長

I'm not afraid when the rain won't stop

但就算風雨交加我也不再害怕

'Cause you light the way, you light the way, you light the way

因為我知道你總會為我指引未來的路

 

I got all I need when I got you and I

當我們在一起時  我像是擁有了全世界

I look around me, and see a sweet life

我環顧四周 看見了夢寐以求的生活

I'm stuck in the dark but you're my flashlight

我雖然身陷黑暗之中 但你總會照亮我的道路

You're getting me, getting me through the night

你會在我身邊 陪我度過那些難熬的夜晚

Kick start my heart when you shine it in my eyes

當你的光芒耀入我雙眼時 也為我的心揭開了序幕

Can't lie, it's a sweet life

我無法說謊 因為這般人生是如此美好

Stuck in the dark but you're my flashlight

即便身陷黑暗之中 你還是會照亮我的道路

You're getting me, getting me through the night

你會在我身邊 陪我度過那些難熬的夜晚

(Light light light you're my flash light)

(你是只屬於我的希望之光)

Light light you're my flash light

你是只屬於我的希望之光

Light light light light light, oh

你是只屬於我的希望之光

(Light light light you're my flash light)

(你是只屬於我的希望之光)

You're my flash, oh

你是只屬於我的希望之光

 

I got all I need when I got you and I

當我們在一起時  我像是擁有了全世界

I look around me, and see a sweet life

我環顧四周 看見了夢寐以求的生活

I'm stuck in the dark but you're my flashlight

我雖然身陷黑暗之中 但你總會照亮我的道路

You're getting me, getting me through the night

你會在我身邊 陪我度過那些難熬的夜晚

Kick start my heart when you shine it in my eyes

當你的光芒耀入我雙眼時 也為我的心揭開了序幕

Can't lie, it's a sweet life

我無法說謊 因為這般人生是如此美好

Stuck in the dark but you're my flashlight

即便身陷黑暗之中 你還是會照亮我的道路

You're getting me, getting me through the night

你會在我身邊 陪我度過那些難熬的夜晚

(You're my flashlight)

(你是只屬於我的希望之光)

You're getting me, getting me through the night

你會在我身邊 陪我度過那些難熬的夜晚

Cause you're my flash light

因為你是我的希望之光

Cause you're my flash light

因為你是我的希望之光

You're my flash light

你就是只屬於我的希望之光

 

Ooh ooh

Ooh ooh

Ooh ooh ooh ooh ooh

Ooh oh oh

 

You're my flash light

你是只屬於我的希望之光

Light light

為我照亮未來

You're my flash light

你是只屬於我的希望之光

Light light ye-yeah

為我照亮未來

 

You're my flash light

你是只屬於我的希望之光

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