英文公園 第261期

 (台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park

 


I. News Path–新聞步道

 

普京宣佈四個被佔領地區實施戒嚴/習近平如何改變中國/《哈利·波特》電影中的羅比·科爾特蘭去世/今年最受歡迎的萬聖節服裝/東北風加強颱風Nesat對台灣的影響/台灣開始為Medigen接受者接種疫苗/台灣工程師領導 Meta 全球首個閩英翻譯服務/高雄國際機場擴建工程將於2023年開始

 

II. News Vocabulary

 

1.     declares                      聲明

2.     occupied                     占用

3.     unveiled                      揭幕

4.     rejuvenation                回春

5.     franchise                     批准

6.     Scottish                       蘇格蘭

7.     fanged                         尖牙

8.     reinforced                    加強

 

III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台

VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

 

想像美國人一樣說英語嗎?/萬聖節從何而來?

 

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

 

1.“A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.”— Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Business Professor

「願景不僅是個可能的景像,也是個更好自已的訴求、成就更多的召喚。」– 羅莎貝絲‧肯特 (教授)

2.“Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat, ‘Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will.”— Gina Rodriguez, Actress

「每天早晨,我父親要我看鏡子並複誦『今天會是很棒的一天;我可以,且我將做到。』」– 吉娜·羅德里奎 (演員)

3.“The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something.”— Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Writer

「現在就行動,採取行動永遠不嫌太晚。」– 安東尼.聖修伯里 (作家)

 

V. Singing River–吟唱河流

Running Up That Hill / drunk

 

I.               News Path

 

Putin declares martial law in four occupied regions as Kyiv presses offensive

World

CNN— Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law Wednesday introducing martial law in four Ukrainian regions the Kremlin claims to have annexed, in violation of international law, along with a separate order imposing restrictions on movement in and out of eight Russian regions adjoining Ukraine.

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/10/19/europe/putin-russia-martial-law-intl/index.html

 

How Xi has changed China

World

When Chinese leader Xi Jinping came to power in 2012, he unveiled a sweeping vision for the “great rejuvenation” of the country — a "dream” that would make China powerful and prosperous.Ten years later, Xi has transformed China. He has consolidated the country as a force on the world stage, with an expansive economic footprint, a modernizing military and rising technological prowess.

https://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2022/10/asia/china-party-congress-change-under-xi-intl-hnk/


Robbie Coltrane, Hagrid in ‘Harry Potter’ films, dead at 72

World

CNN— Robbie Coltrane, the actor who brought to life the lovable gamekeeper Hagrid in the Harry Potter film franchise, died on Friday, according to his agent, Scott Henderson. He was 72.The Scottish-born actor’s other credits included the British series “Cracker” and James Bond films “GoldenEye” and “The World Is Not Enough.”

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/10/14/entertainment/robbie-coltrane-death/index.html

 

This year’s most popular Halloween costumes include Spider-Man, the ‘Stranger Things’ kids and dinosaurs

World

CNN— If you plan to dress up as a superhero or old-fashioned monster this Halloween, you probably won’t be the only friendly neighborhood Spider-Man or fearsome fanged vampire on the block. They’re two of the most popular costumes this October.

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/10/19/us/most-popular-halloween-costumes-2022-google-trends-cec/index.html

 

Northeasterly winds to strengthen Typhoon Nesat impact on Taiwan

National

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Typhoon Nesat is expected to remain south of Taiwan, its effect on Taiwan was and will continue to be reinforced by strong northeasterly winds, the Central Weather Bureau reported on Sunday (Oct. 16).As of 8:40 a.m., the typhoon was located 290 kilometers south of Eluanbi, Taiwan’s southernmost point, and was moving westward towards Pratas Island.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4687987

 

Taiwan starts vaccination campaign for Medigen recipients

National

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Wednesday (Oct. 19) it was immediately starting the inoculation of individuals who had received Medigen COVID-19 shots with other vaccines to prepare for foreign travel.When Japan reopened its borders to tourists Oct. 11, it only allowed travelers who had received jabs from an official government list to enter the country without self-paid COVID tests or quarantine.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4691301

 

Taiwanese engineer leads world’s first Hokkien-English translation service by Meta

National

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) A Taiwanese engineers wish to tear down language barriers for his father has completed an impressive featthe development of the worlds first Hokkien-English translation service by Meta.Meta, formerly the Facebook company, on Wednesday (Oct. 19) revealed its latest tech venture, an AI-enabled translation service for Hokkien, an unwritten language spoken by about 49 million people in countries like Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and China.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4692361


Expansion of southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung International Airport to begin in 2023

National

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said that construction on Kaohsiung International Airport will begin in 2023 for an expansion project that was approved by the central government in 2021.The press release came on Tuesday (Oct. 11), just two days before Taiwan loosened border restrictions on travelers coming from abroad.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4685765


II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)

1.     declares                      聲明

2.     occupied                     占用

3.     unveiled                      揭幕

4.     rejuvenation                回春

5.     franchise                     批准

6.     Scottish                       蘇格蘭

7.     fanged                         尖牙

8.     reinforced                    加強

9.     towards                       走向

10.   Epidemic                    流行病

11.   immediately                立即

12.   engineer                     工程師

13.   enabled                       啟用

14.   Aeronautics                 航空

15.   Administration             行政

 

III. VoiceTube

想像美國人一樣說英語嗎?(Wanna Speak English Like An American?)

初級

https://www.voicetube.com/videos/246

 

萬聖節從何而來?(Where did Halloween Come From?)

中級

https://www.voicetube.com/videos/18074


IV. Wisdom Woods

English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom

1.“A vision is not just a picture of what could be; it is an appeal to our better selves, a call to become something more.”— Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Business Professor

「願景不僅是個可能的景像,也是個更好自已的訴求、成就更多的召喚。」– 羅莎貝絲‧肯特 (教授)

2.“Every morning, my dad would have me looking in the mirror and repeat, ‘Today is going to be a great day; I can, and I will.”— Gina Rodriguez, Actress

「每天早晨,我父親要我看鏡子並複誦『今天會是很棒的一天;我可以,且我將做到。』」– 吉娜·羅德里奎 (演員)

3.“The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something.”— Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Writer

「現在就行動,採取行動永遠不嫌太晚。」– 安東尼.聖修伯里 (作家)

4.“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.”— Nora Roberts, Novelist

「如果你不追求你想要的,你永遠都不會得到;如果你不問,答案永遠都是否定的;如果你不往前走,你永遠都是留在原地。」– 諾拉.羅伯特 (小說家)

5.“At the moment of commitment the entire universe conspires to assist you.”— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Writer

「從你下定決心的那一刻起,全世界都將勾結起來協助你。」– 歌德 (作家)

https://www.dailyenglishquote.com/page/5/


V. Singing River

 

Running Up That Hill” By Kate Bush


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp43OdtAAkM

 

It doesn’t hurt me

這並不會傷害我

Do you want to feel how it feels?

你想感受看看嗎

Do you want to know, know that it doesn’t hurt me?

你想要知道,知道這並不會傷害我嗎

Do you want to hear about the deal that I’m making?

你想要聽聽我在談的交易嗎

You, it’s you and me

對,是你和我

 

And if I only could

如果我可以

I’d make a deal with god

我會和神做交易

And I’d get him to swap our places

我會請他抹去我們的地方

Be running up that road

跑過那條路

Be running up that hill

跑上那座山丘

Be running up that building

跑上那座建築

See if I only could, ooh

如果我可以

 

You don’t want to hurt me

你不想要傷害我

But see how deep the bullet lies

但看看那些彈孔有多深

Unaware I’m tearing you asunder

沒注意到我將你拆成碎片

Ooh, there is thunder in our hearts

噢,我們內心的雷聲

 

Is there so much hate for the ones we love?

我們所愛之人是否承受了太多的恨

Tell me, we both matter, don’t we?

告訴我,我們都很重要,不是嗎

You, it’s you and me

對,是你和我

It’s you and me, won’t be unhappy

對,是你和我,不會不快樂的

 

And if I only could

如果我可以

I’d make a deal with god

我會和神做交易

And I’d get him to swap our places

我會請他交換我們的立場

Be running up that road

跑過那條路

Be running up that hill

跑上那座山丘

Be running up that building

跑上那座建築

See if I only could, ooh

如果我可以

 

You

It’s you and me

是你和我

It’s you and me, won’t be unhappy

對,是你和我,不會不快樂的

 

Ooh come on, baby

來吧,寶貝

Ooh come on, darling

來吧,親愛的

Let me steal this moment from you now

讓我偷走你的片刻

Ooh come on, angel

噢來吧,天使

Come on, come on, darling

來吧,親愛的

Let’s exchange the experience, ooh

讓我們交換體驗看看

 

And if I only could

如果我可以

I’d make a deal with god

我會和神做交易

And I’d get him to swap our places

我會請他交換我們的立場

I’d be running up that road

我會跑過那條路

Be running up that hill

跑上那座山丘

With no problems

毫無疑問

 

And if I only could

如果我可以

I’d make a deal with god

我會和神做交易

And I’d get him to swap our places

我會請他交換我們的立場

I’d be running up that road

我會跑過那條路

Be running up that hill

跑上那座山丘

With no problems

毫無疑問

 

And if I only could

如果我可以

I’d make a deal with god

我會和神做交易

And I’d get him to swap our places

我會請他交換我們的立場

I’d be running up that road

我會跑過那條路

Be running up that hill

跑上那座山丘

With no problems

毫無疑問

 

Said, if I only could

如果我可以

I’d be running up that hill

跑上那座山丘

With no problems

毫無疑問

 

If I only could

如果我可以

I’d be running up that hill

跑上那座山丘

If I only could

如果我可以

I’d be running up that hill

跑上那座山丘

 

https://meliceherworld.com/%E6%AD%8C%E8%A9%9E%E7%BF%BB%E8%AD%AF-kate-bush-running-up-that-hill/

 

drunk” By keshi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbNs7tAUFkk


All my friends are drunk again

我的朋友又都喝醉了

And I'm stumblin' back to bed all by myself

我獨自一人踩著醉意跌回床上

Don't need nobody else

反正我也不需要任何人

All my friends are drunk again

我的朋友又都喝醉了

And I'm stumblin' back to bed all by myself

我獨自一人踩著醉意跌回床上

Don't need nobody else

反正我也不需要任何人

 

Smell like smoke, nuit de l'homme

全身都是菸味和香水味

It's been a while since we last spoke

我們好久沒講話了

So tell me, how's it go?

所以可否告訴我你最近如何

Still love blues, nothin' new

我情場依舊失意,毫無進展

Careless love, I've had a few

但無真心的愛情,我倒是有好幾段

How 'bout you?

那你呢?

 

All my friends are drunk again

我的朋友又都喝醉了

And I'm stumblin' back to bed all by myself

我獨自一人踩著醉意跌回床上

Don't need nobody else

反正我也不需要任何人

All my friends are drunk again

我的朋友又都喝醉了

And I'm stumblin' back to bed all by myself

我獨自一人踩著醉意跌回床上

Don't need nobody else

反正我也不需要任何人

 

I never have thought

我從來沒想過

When you're gone

你走了之後

I'd find it hard to carry on

我會如此難以振作起來

And it's probably 'cause

我想應該是因為

I fell in love way back then

我老早就愛上你了

And I think about us when

我總是想著你

I think about us when

我總是想著你

 

All my friends are drunk again

我的朋友又都喝醉了

And I'm stumblin' back to bed all by myself

我獨自一人踩著醉意跌回床上

I got nobody else

反正我總是孤單一人

All my friends are drunk again

我的朋友又都喝醉了

And I'm stumblin' back to bed all by myself

我獨自一人踩著醉意跌回床上

I got, I got nobody else

反正我總是孤單一人

 

https://h102093.pixnet.net/blog/post/329111076-keshi---drunk-%E4%B8%AD%E8%8B%B1%E6%AD%8C%E8%A9%9E

 

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