英文公園 第262期

 (台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park

 


I. News Path–新聞步道

 

領導人召開緊急會議,因導彈在波蘭造成兩人死亡/亞馬遜計劃裁員數千人/氣候家向克里姆特的畫作投擲黑色物質/日本發明“可食用”塑料袋來拯救奈良聖鹿/台灣與歐洲貿易激增/台灣士兵在烏克蘭的追悼會上被銘記/霍華德在台灣比賽前開始訓練/台灣火車事故的卡車車主被判7年零10個月

 

II. News Vocabulary

 

1.     emergency                         緊急情況

2.     Poland                                波蘭

3.     lay off                                 裁員

4.     corporate                            企業

5.     Austria                                奧地利

6.     substance                            物質

7.     alternative                          可代替的

8.     entrepreneur                       企業家

 

III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台

VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

 

超神奇!一個月不吃甜食的驚人改變!/為何大象不會忘記任何事?

 

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

 

1.“I believe in human ingenuity – that when we decide on a task to be done, no matter how daunting it may seem at the beginning, we are able to unleash human ingenuity and human innovative capacity that was unknown, and takes us to a solution.”— Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

「我相信人類的創新力 當我們決定完成一個任務時,不管開始看來多麼困難,我們都能釋出創新及原來不知道的創造能力,並帶我們找到解決辦法。」- 克莉絲緹亞娜·費蓋雷斯 (聯合國氣候變遷首長)

2.“I’ve never been one who enjoys maintaining the status quo. I’m always pushing for new ideas, whether it’s in business or philanthropy.”— Eli Broad, Entrepreneur

「我從來就不會滿足現狀,我不斷開創新想法,不管是在商界或慈善事業。」- 伊萊·博德 (企業家)

3.“My goal is to constantly be improving. Year after year you can grow as a player, just as in life. You can always learn something new. And sometimes in the moment you can reveal something in yourself.”— Lionel Messi, Soccer Player

「我的目標是持續的進步,年覆一年身為球員的你會成長,就像在人生裡一樣,你永遠都可以學到新的東西,而有時候你會發現自己另一面。」- 利昂內爾·梅西 (足球員)

 

V. Singing River–吟唱河流

beside you / Paris In The Rain

 

I.               News Path

 

World leaders hold emergency meeting as ‘Russian-made’ missile kills two in Poland

World

CNN—World leaders gathering at the G20 summit in Bali are attempting to diffuse a potential escalation in the months-long Ukraine war after a “Russian-made” missile struck NATO-member Poland killing two people.

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/11/15/europe/poland-missile-rocket-nato-przewodow-ukraine-intl/index.html

 

New York Times: Amazon plans to lay off thousands of employees

World

CNN Business—Amazon is planning to lay off some 10,000 employees in corporate and technology jobs, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing anonymous sources with knowledge of the matter.The job cuts could start as early as this week, and will likely include staff working on Amazon (AMZN) devices (such as its voice-assistant Alexa), as well as people in its retail and human resources divisions, according to the report.

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/11/14/tech/amazon-layoffs-report/index.html


Climate activists in Austria throw black substance at Klimt painting 'Death and Life'

World

limate protesters in Austria have thrown a black substance over Gustav Klimt's painting "Death and Life," in the latest act targeting renowned works of art across the world.Two activists belonging to a group called "Last Generation" launched their attack on the painting at the Leopold Museum in Vienna just after 11 a.m. local time (5 a.m. ET) Tuesday, according to a statement released by the museum.”

https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/climate-protest-klimt-death-and-life-austria-scli-intl/index.html

 

Japanese man invents 'edible' plastic bag alternative to save Nara's sacred deer

World

CNN — A local entrepreneur in the Japanese tourist destination of Nara has developed an alternative to plastic shopping bags, to protect the town's sacred deer.Hidetoshi Matsukawa, who works for Nara-ism, a souvenir wholesale agent, told CNN he heard last year that the deer, which roam the city's park, were dying after ingesting plastic bags.

https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/nara-deer-plastic-bags-scli-intl-scn/index.html

 

Taiwan sees surge in trade with Europe

National

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese exports to the European Union grew 14.9% annually in the first ten months as the country called for talks on a bilateral investment agreement (BIA).Between January and October, Taiwan exported goods worth US$29.7 billion (NT$923 billion) to the EU, up 14.9% year-on-year, while imports from the bloc registered US$32.8 billion, representing an 8.8% rise compared to the same period last year.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4718488

 

KIA Taiwanese soldier remembered in memorial service in Ukraine

National

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) A memorial service for the Taiwanese volunteer soldier who fought alongside Ukrainian troops, Tseng Sheng-guang (曾聖光), was held at the Church of the Holy Peter and Paul in Lviv, Ukraine, on Monday (Nov. 14) at 2:00 p.m.In addition to his mother, sister, and wife, hundreds of Ukrainians also attended the service to express gratitude to the Tseng family. Tseng is the first Taiwanese soldier to die in combat in Ukraine.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4718866

 

Dwight Howard begins training ahead of first Taiwan game

National

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former NBA star center Dwight Howard began training with his new teammates the day after arriving in Taiwan.Howard joining the Taoyuan Leopards for the T1 League has already generated a lot of interest in the league as well as his new team’s upcoming games, tickets for which have all sold out.Howard on Sunday (Nov. 13) took promotional photos for his new team.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4717640


Truck owner who caused Taiwan's deadliest train crash sentenced to 7 years and 10 months

National

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Hualien District Court on Friday (Nov. 11) sentenced the truck owner responsible for a train derailment that killed 49 people and injured 213 to a seven-year-and-10-month jail term.Additionally, a railway company official was sentenced to an eight-year-and-10-month jail term, the highest among nine defendants.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4714675


II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)

1.     emergency                         緊急情況

2.     Poland                                波蘭

3.     lay off                                 裁員

4.     corporate                            企業

5.     Austria                                奧地利

6.     substance                            物質

7.     alternative                          可代替的

8.     entrepreneur                       企業家

9.     surge                                   急遽上升

10.   bilateral                              雙邊

12.   ahead                                  前行

13.   generated                            造成

14.   sentenced                            判刑

15.   term                                    任期

 

III. VoiceTube

超神奇!一個月不吃甜食的驚人改變!(30 Days Without Sugar • LIFE/CHANGE)

初級

https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/24508

 

為何大象不會忘記任何事?(Why elephants never forget - Alex Gendler)

中級

https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/19246


IV. Wisdom Woods

English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom

1.“I believe in human ingenuity – that when we decide on a task to be done, no matter how daunting it may seem at the beginning, we are able to unleash human ingenuity and human innovative capacity that was unknown, and takes us to a solution.”— Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

「我相信人類的創新力 當我們決定完成一個任務時,不管開始看來多麼困難,我們都能釋出創新及原來不知道的創造能力,並帶我們找到解決辦法。」- 克莉絲緹亞娜·費蓋雷斯 (聯合國氣候變遷首長)

2.“I’ve never been one who enjoys maintaining the status quo. I’m always pushing for new ideas, whether it’s in business or philanthropy.”— Eli Broad, Entrepreneur

「我從來就不會滿足現狀,我不斷開創新想法,不管是在商界或慈善事業。」- 伊萊·博德 (企業家)

3.“My goal is to constantly be improving. Year after year you can grow as a player, just as in life. You can always learn something new. And sometimes in the moment you can reveal something in yourself.”— Lionel Messi, Soccer Player

「我的目標是持續的進步,年覆一年身為球員的你會成長,就像在人生裡一樣,你永遠都可以學到新的東西,而有時候你會發現自己另一面。」- 利昂內爾·梅西 (足球員)

4.“You’ve got to love what you’re doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.”— Gordie Howe, Hockey Player

「你必須愛你做的事,如果你喜愛它,你可以克服任何障礙、酸疼及所有痛楚,並持續工作很長、很長一段時間。」– 戈迪·豪 (冰球選手)

5.“Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.”— Napoleon Hill, Motivational Writer

「珍惜你的願景及夢想,因為它們來自你的靈魂,是你最終成就的藍圖。」– 拿破崙‧希爾 (勵志作家)

https://www.dailyenglishquote.com/page/6/


V. Singing River

 

beside you” By keshi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMyO6GNkfpo

 

[Intro]

 Oh!

 

 [Pre-Chorus]

 It's just you and I, and no other guys

 只有你和我,沒有其他人

 We got no interruptions and we both feelin' the vibe

 我們之間沒有阻礙,我們都感覺到共鳴

 Say I'm not your type, but I know what's on your mind

 你說我不是你的理想型,但我知道你真正的想法

 We can talk about nothin' or we can see what it's like

 我們可以什麼都不說,或者我們可以繼續看下去

 

 [Chorus]

 Don't lie, baby, don't lie

 寶貝,別說謊,別說謊

 His love never felt right

 他給的愛從來就不夠好

 Switch sides and I'm beside you

 換個方式吧,我一直都在你身旁

 If you say it's alright (Don't lie, baby don't lie)

 如果你說沒事的(不要說謊,寶貝不要對我說謊)

 

 [Verse]

 Way too many heads, need a steady view

 太多複雜的思緒,我需要一個穩定的視野

 Smokin' cigarettes at the rendezvous

 我會抽著菸,等在約定的場所會面

 Never meant to cross you

 我不是故意對你表現的煩躁

 But my jaw hit the floor with the one, two

 但是我對自己感到驚訝

 Think I want you

 我忍不住的想要你

 You say this ain't love, but it's still the same love

 你說這不是愛,但始終是一樣的愛

 Make love, anything to sate ya

 做愛做的事,滿足你的一切

 Don't be shy, you decide

 不要害羞,你決定好了嗎

 Say, can I make you mine?

 說,我可以讓你成為我的嗎?

 

 [Chorus]

 Don't lie, baby, don't lie

 寶貝,別說謊,別說謊

 His love never felt right

 他給的愛從來就不夠好

 Switch sides and I'm beside you

 換個方式吧,我一直都在你身旁

 If you say it's alright (If you say it's alright)

 如果你說沒事的

 (Let me show you how it feel like)

 (讓我告訴你我的感受如何)

 Don't lie, baby, don't lie

 寶貝,別說謊,別說謊

 His love never felt right

 他給的愛從來就不夠好

 Switch sides and I'm beside you

 換個方式吧,我一直都在你身旁

 If you say it's alright (Don't lie, baby don't lie)

 如果你說沒事的(不要說謊,寶貝不要對我說謊)

 

 [Bridge]

 (Ah) Your skin, so fine (Ah, ah, ah)

 我觸碰到你的那感覺,多麼美好

 Come close, baby, put it on mine (Ah)

 靠近我,親愛的,試著觸摸我

 Your skin, so fine (Ah, ah, ah)

 我觸碰到你的那感覺,多麼美好

 Come close, baby, put it on mine

 靠近我,親愛的,試著觸摸我

 

 [Pre-Chorus]

 It's just you and I, and no other guys

 只有你和我,沒有其他人

 We got no interruptions and we both feelin' the vibe

 我們之間沒有阻礙,我們都感覺到共鳴

 Say I'm not your type, but I know what's on your mind

 你說我不是你的理想型,但我知道你真正的想法

 We can talk about nothin' or we can see what it's like

 我們可以什麼都不說,或者我們可以繼續看下去

 No, oh, oh

 不,哦,哦

 

 [Chorus]

 Don't lie, baby, don't lie (Yeah, yeah, yeah)

 不要說謊,寶貝不要對我說謊

 His love never felt right (Ah)

 他給的愛從來就不夠好

 Switch sides and I'm beside you

 換個方式吧,我一直都在你身旁

 If you say it's alright (Ah, ah, ah)

 如果你說沒事的

 (Let me show you how it feel like)

 (讓我告訴你我的感受如何)

 

 [Outro]

 (Don't lie, baby, don't lie)

 (不要說謊,寶貝不要對我說謊)

 

https://nostorynomusic.com/keshi-beside-you/

 

Paris in the Rain” By Lauv

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOCkne-Bku4


All I know is (ooh ooh ooh)

我所知道的是

We could go anywhere we could do

我們可以到任何地方 去做任何我們想做的事

Anything girl whatever the mood we're in

女孩 不管我們現在抱著什麼樣的心情

All I know is (ooh ooh ooh)

我所知道的是

Getting lost late at night under stars

在星空下的夜晚迷了路

Finding love standing right where we are your lips

才發現我不斷追尋的愛 其實就在你的唇上

They pull me in the moment

那一瞬間 我身陷其中

You and I alone and

你和我都還單身

People may be watching I don't mind ‘cause

路人們或許會側目 但我豪不在意 因為

 

Anywhere with you feels right

只要有你在 去哪都自在

Anywhere with you feels like

只要有你在 就好像

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

We don't need a fancy town

我們不需要炫麗的小城

Or bottles that we can't pronounce

或是我們叫不出名字的瓶罐(指高價難念品牌的酒水)

'Cause anywhere babe

因為不管在哪 寶貝

Is like Paris in the rain

就像是微雨中的巴黎

When I’m with you

當我和你在一起

When I’m with you

當我和你在一起

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

 

I look at you now and I want this forever

我凝視著你 真希望這瞬間即是永恆

I might not deserve it but there's nothing better

我可能不配 但沒什麼比這更美好了

Don't know how I ever did it all without you

如果你不在我身旁 我不知道我該如何做到這一切

My heart is about to, about to jump out of my chest

我的心就好像快要躍出胸膛

Feelings they come and they go that they do

這悸動一次次地來衝擊

Feelings they come and they go not with you

這悸動一次次地來衝擊 一切都是因為你

The late nights

深夜

And the street lights

街燈

And the people

以及零星的行人

Look at me girl

都在看著我 和女孩你

And the whole world could stop

而整個世界就像靜止一般

 

Anywhere with you feels right

只要有你在 去哪都自在

Anywhere with you feels like

只要有你在 就好像

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

We don't need a fancy town

我們不需要炫麗的小城

Or bottles that we can't pronounce

或是我們叫不出名字的瓶罐(指高價難念品牌的酒水)

'Cause anywhere babe

因為不管在哪 寶貝

Is like Paris in the rain

就像是微雨中的巴黎

When I’m with you

當我和你在一起

When I’m with you

當我和你在一起

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

 

Girl when I'm not with you

女孩 當我和你分開時

All I do is miss you

我只能心心念念著你

Come and set the mood right

獨自平撫自己的心情

Underneath the moonlight

在月光下

(Days in Paris Nights in Paris)

巴黎的日與夜

Paint you with my eyes closed

在我夢中畫出你的倩影

Wonder where the time goes

忘了時間的流動

(Yeah, Isn't it obvious Isn't it obvious)

這不是很明顯嗎?這不是很明顯嗎?

Come and set the mood right

獨自平撫自己的心情

Underneath the moonlight

在月光下

 

Anywhere with you feels right

只要有你在 去哪都自在

Anywhere with you feels like

只要有你在 就好像

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

Paris in the rain

微雨中的巴黎

Walking down an empty street

走在無人的街道

Puddles underneath our feet

跨過腳下的水窪

 

https://marstin85418.pixnet.net/blog/post/104870730-lauv---paris-in-the-rain-%E5%BE%AE%E9%9B%A8%E7%9A%84%E5%B7%B4%E9%BB%8E


 

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