英文公園 第283期

(台北校區/通識教育中心) English Park

 


I. News Path–新聞步道

 

皮特羅斯為美國職棒大聯盟提供賭博的路線圖。現在大谷醜聞正在經受考驗/北韓展示對南韓構成致命威脅的火砲/阿爾伯特愛因斯坦醫學院在獲得十億美元捐贈後將提供免費學費/讓《沙丘:第二部》激勵您重溫這些永恆的科幻續集/如果北京攻擊台灣,美國參議員提議終止與中國的租稅協定/台灣9地區發現白胡椒受蘇丹紅III污染/一家餐廳疑似邦克雷酸中毒17人罹病2人死亡/台灣制定新人行道法,目標是到 2050年實現“行人零死亡”

 

II. News Vocabulary

 

1. gambling 賭博

2. interpreter 口譯員

3.artillery 火炮

4.casualties 人員傷亡

5.tuition 學費

6.donation 捐贈

7.sequels 續集

8.zeitgeist 時代精神

 

III VCR Observatory–影像觀景台

VoiceTube-不必花大錢 就能看影片學英語

 

超有效的七種聊天開場白/晚上總是輾轉難眠,睡不好嗎?教你養成五種健康習慣讓你可以一覺到天亮!

 

IV Wisdom Woods–智慧森林

 

1.“The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.” Robert M. Pirsig, Philosopher

「改變世界先從自己的內心、頭腦及雙手開始,然後向外拓展。」– 羅伯特·波西格 (哲學家)

2.“I’m very faithful to myself. When you do things that are true it just comes out quite instinctively.”— Riccardo Tisci, Fashion Designer

「我非常忠於自己,當你做真的事,它會像直覺一樣。」– 里卡杜.堤契 (時裝設計師)

3.“Giving is a universal opportunity. Regardless of your age, profession, religion, income bracket, and background, you have the capacity to create change.”— Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Philanthropist

「助人是一種普世的機會,無論年紀、職業、宗教、收入級距及背景,你都可以創造改變。」– 蘿拉‧阿里亞加-安德森 (慈善家)

 

V. Singing River–吟唱河流

Loving You Girl/Have We Met Before

 

I.               News Path

 

Opinion: Pete Rose gave a roadmap to MLB on gambling. Now the Ohtani scandal is putting it to the test

World

We’re a week into baseball’s gambling crisis surrounding Los Angeles Dodgers two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani, his close friend and former interpreter Ippei Mizuhara, an alleged illegal bookmaker in southern California and at least $4.5 million in wire transfers from Ohtani’s bank accounts.

https://edition.cnn.com/2024/03/26/opinions/shohei-ohtani-gambling-pete-rose-mlb-obrien/index.html

 

North Korea showcases artillery that poses a deadly threat to the South

World

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North Korea on Thursday showed off its long-range artillery systems, thousands of weapons that it could use to strike the South with little warning while causing tens of thousands of casualties, according to experts.

https://edition.cnn.com/2024/03/07/asia/north-korea-artillery-exercise-seoul-threat-intl-hnk-ml/index.html


Albert Einstein College of Medicine to offer free tuition after billion-dollar gift

World

Students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York will receive free tuition after a $1 billion dollar donation from a former faculty member. Dr. Ruth Gottesman, 93, who spent 55 years as the chair of the school’s board, made the historic donation in the name of her late husband, David “Sandy” Gottesman, who was an early investor of Berkshire Hathaway and a longtime friend of Berkshire’s famed CEO Warren Buffett.

https://edition.cnn.com/2024/02/26/business/albert-einstein-college-of-medicine-free-tuition/index.html

 

Let ‘Dune: Part Two’ inspire you to revisit these other timeless sci-fi sequels

World

Dune: Part Two” is landing in theaters this weekend, and the movie is already a promising franchise hit, with (to date) an impressive 94% critical rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and an audience score one percentage point higher. After 2021’s first entry fared similarly well – and picked up a total of six Academy Awards – the zeitgeist is inevitably comparing director Denis Villeneuve’s sprawling world of “Dune” to those of “Star Wars” and “Lord of the Rings.”

https://edition.cnn.com/2024/03/02/entertainment/dune-part-two-sci-fi-sequels/index.html

 

US senators propose to end tax agreement with China if Beijing attacks Taiwan

National

U.S. senators introduced a bill on Tuesday (March 5) requiring the U.S. Department of the Treasury to terminate the United States-People's Republic of China Income Tax Convention if Beijing attacks Taiwan. Senators John Cornyn, Chris Coons, Bill Cassidy, and Catherine Cortez Masto co-sponsored the bill.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/5109392

 

White pepper tainted with Sudan Red III found in 9 regions in Taiwan

National

An ingredient tainted with Sudan Red III has been found in a brand of white pepper powder distributed to nine counties and cities in Taiwan. The Taipei City Government Department of Health on Thursday (March 7) announced it had received notification from its counterpart in New Taipei that "green chili powder" imported by Bao Hsin Enterprise Co.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/5110071

 

17 ill, 2 dead from suspected bongkrek acid poisoning at Taipei eatery

National

The Ministry of Health and Welfare on Thursday (March 28) said four more people have reported feeling ill after dining at a Taipei eatery, bringing the total number of people suspected of food poisoning to 17, two of whom have died.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/news/5132102


Taiwan aims for 'zero pedestrian deaths' by 2050 with new sidewalk laws

National

The Cabinet has approved a draft of new regulations aimed at improving pedestrian sidewalk safety, hoping to realize its vision of "zero pedestrian deaths" by 2050. On Thursday (March 7), the Cabinet passed a new draft of guidelines that stipulate the central and local governments must formulate plans for sidewalk safety improvements.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/5110145


II. News Vocabulary(上述新聞標題與短文的單字補充)

1. gambling 賭博

2. interpreter 口譯員

3.artillery 火炮

4.casualties 人員傷亡

5.tuition 學費

6.donation 捐贈

7.sequels 續集

8.zeitgeist 時代精神

9.agreement 協議

10.co-sponsored 共同贊同

11.tainted 汙染的

12.counterpart 對應

13. poisoning 中毒

14.approved 批准

15.draft 草稿


 

III. VoiceTube

超有效的七種聊天開場白(7 Greatest Conversation Starters That Actually Work)

初級

https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/55235

 

晚上總是輾轉難眠,睡不好嗎?教你養成五種健康習慣讓你可以一覺到天亮!(5 Healthy Habits that help you to have the Best Sleep!)

中級

https://tw.voicetube.com/videos/177879


IV. Wisdom Woods

English proverbs and sayings full of humor and wisdom

1.“The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.” Robert M. Pirsig, Philosopher

「改變世界先從自己的內心、頭腦及雙手開始,然後向外拓展。」– 羅伯特·波西格 (哲學家)

2.“I’m very faithful to myself. When you do things that are true it just comes out quite instinctively.”— Riccardo Tisci, Fashion Designer

「我非常忠於自己,當你做真的事,它會像直覺一樣。」– 里卡杜.堤契 (時裝設計師)

3.“Giving is a universal opportunity. Regardless of your age, profession, religion, income bracket, and background, you have the capacity to create change.”— Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Philanthropist

「助人是一種普世的機會,無論年紀、職業、宗教、收入級距及背景,你都可以創造改變。」– 蘿拉‧阿里亞加-安德森 (慈善家)

4.“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.”— Paulo Coelho, Novelist

「勇敢地冒險,沒有什麼事能取代經驗。」– 保羅‧科爾賀 (小說家)

5.“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.”— Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate

「愛的相反不是恨,而是冷漠。」– 埃利·維瑟爾 (諾貝爾獎得主)

https://www.dailyenglishquote.com/page/18/


V. Singing River

 

Loving You Girl” By Peder Elias

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZbB9DssRlA&t=140s

 

*Loving you girl is such a lonely feeling

愛上你是如此孤獨的感受

 

Whatever I say or do

不論我做甚麼

 

I'll always be lost in you

我總是會被你牽著走

 

When you told me forevermore

當你跟我提到永遠

 

I must have been dreaming

我覺得自己可能瘋了

 

This picture of you and me

你和我的畫面

 

Oh, wasn't it meant to be?

噢,如此自然

 

 

Jump into a cab on 59th street

跳進59街上的一輛出租車

 

I say to the driver, "Make a right"

對司機說: 前面右轉

 

I stare into the rain outside the window

凝視窗外的雨滴不斷落下

 

'Cause I don't know

我不知道

 

But I wish I knew

但我希望我能知道

 

Baby, where you are tonight

你今晚的歸處

 

(I miss you)

(因為我想你了)

 

 

*Loving you girl is such a lonely feeling

愛上你是如此孤獨

 

Whatever I say or do

不論我做甚麼、說了甚麼

 

I'll always be lost in you

我總是會被你勾走

 

When you told me forevermore

當你和我提到未來

 

I must have been dreaming

我一直在夢想的那塊

 

This picture of you and me

你和我的畫面

 

Oh, wasn't it meant to be?

噢,不是本就該是這樣嗎?

 

 

We used to play house way out in Brooklyn

我們曾在布魯克林一起玩過家家

 

In the middle of July we had a fight

在七月中時我和你還打了一場架

 

Now I'm looking at this little dent on my pillow

而現在我看著我枕頭上那微小的凹痕

 

And I don't know

我不知道

 

But I wish I knew

但我希望我知道

 

Baby, where you are tonight

寶貝,你今晚在哪裡

 

 

*Loving you girl is such a lonely feeling

愛上你是如此孤獨

 

Whatever I say or do

不論我做甚麼

 

I'll always be lost in you

總是會被你懾住魂魄

 

When you told me forevermore

當你和我談到永遠

 

I must have been dreaming

我一直夢想的那件事

 

This picture of you and me

你和我的一切

 

Oh, wasn't it meant to be? (Yeah, ay, ay)

噢,如此自然

 

 

Girl, let me know, I'll go anywhere

女孩,讓我知道你在哪,不論天涯海角我都會找到你

 

We can fly, fly, fly, we go anywhere, oh

我們可以盡情飛翔,不論何地,噢

 

You and me we're unstoppable

你和我,我們就是對勢不可擋的組合

 

Ain't no one like you, you're unswappable, oh

沒人像你一樣特別,根本沒人能代替你,噢

 

Do you recall, we were happy?

你想起來了嗎? 那些我們在一起時快樂的時光

 

From the start, girl you had me

從一開始,我就深深愛上你

 

Like a bumblebee burning slowly

像個慢慢燃燒的大黃蜂般

 

'Cause loving you girl got me lonely, oh

因為愛你是如此孤單的事情,噢

 

 

*Loving you girl is such a lonely feeling (is such a lonely feeling)

愛上你是如此孤單的心情

 

Whatever I say or do

不論我做甚麼、說甚麼

 

I'll always be lost in you (I be missing you, yeah, ay)

總是會迷失在你的美麗之中

 

When you told me forevermore

當你和我提到永遠

 

I must have been dreaming (must have been dreaming)

我一直夢想著的那件事

 

This picture of you and me (yeah, ay)

你和我的美麗畫面

 

Oh, wasn't it meant to be? (Ohh, meant to be)

噢,不是本該就是這樣嗎?

 

 

*Loving you girl is such a lonely feeling

愛你是如此孤單

 

Whatever I say or do

不論如何

 

I'll always be lost in you

我註定被你吃得死死的

 

When you told me forevermore

當你和我提到永遠

 

I must have been dreaming

那可是我一直夢想著的事啊

 

This picture of you and me

你和我的畫面

 

Oh, wasn't it meant to be?

噢,如此自然

 

https://ju880706.pixnet.net/blog/post/558228425

 

Have We Met Before” By Sarah Barrios & Eric Nam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9Ua3UuN2mc


You sat down right at the corner of my table

你在我這桌子的角落坐下

I don't know what it is but I swear I'm feeling déjà vu

有種說不出來的感覺  但我發誓這讓我感到似曾相識

Black cup of coffee and a book you're skimming over

黑咖啡和你正在翻閱的書籍

You're a stranger but feel closer and when I'm looking at you

你只是個陌生人 但我凝視你時卻是如此熟悉

 

 

Swear I feel you in my memory

我發誓我在回憶中感覺到你的氣息

I think I've seen you in my dreams

我想我曾在夢裡遇見過你

Maybe you and I have history

也許我們以前早就認識過

But I don't think you know me

但我不覺得你會記得我

 

 

Have we met before?

我們曾見過面嗎

Maybe in another life I knew you

也許在另一個平行時空我認識你

Maybe if I try I'll see right through you

也許我嘗試後就會看見你的內心

And I'll remember who we were

那麼我將記起我們曾是什麼樣的關係

Have we met before?

我們曾見過面嗎

Maybe in another time I loved you

也許在另一個時空中我愛著你

Maybe you're the one that I would run to

也許你是那個唯一能讓我敞開心胸奔去的人

Don't know why it's all a blur

但不知道為何一切始終看似模糊

I think I know you

我想我認識你

I think I know you

我想我認得你

 

 

 

I sat down right at the corner of your table

我在你的桌邊坐下

For some reason, I thought maybe we had been right here before

有種莫名的原因  我想或許我們曾到過這裡

Can't concentrate, I just keep reading the same pages

我無法集中注意力  只是不停地閱讀書籍的同一頁

And I don't know how to say it but I wanna know you more

我也不知道該如何說出口  但我想要更了解你

 

 

Swear I feel you in my memory

我發誓我在回憶中感覺到你的氣息

I think I've seen you in my dreams

我想我曾在夢裡遇見過你

Maybe you and I have history

也許我們以前早就有交情

But I don't think you know me

但我不覺得你會記得我

 

 

Have we met before?

我們曾見過面嗎

Maybe in another life I knew you

也許在另一個平行時空我認識你

Maybe if I try I'll see right through you

也許我嘗試了就會看見你的內心

And I'll remember who we were

那麼我將記起我們曾是什麼樣的關係

Have we met before?

我們曾見過面嗎

Maybe in another time I loved you

也許在另一個時空中我愛著你

Maybe you're the one that I would run to

也許你是那個唯一能讓我敞開心胸奔去的人

Don't know why it's all a blur

但不知道為何一切始終看似模糊

I think I know you

我想我認識你

I think I know you

我想我認得你

 

 

Think I know you

我想我認識你

I think I know you

我想我認得你

 

https://yuyubooknlife.pixnet.net/blog/post/339065823-sarah-barrios-%26-eric

 


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