新聞英語語句解析(437-2)

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金 陵

December 8, 2005

每週四上傳

Journalistic Terms, English in the Media , Current Affairs Englsih

 

為何要學習中英新聞辭彙

新聞辭彙(1- 300)均己已先後編入英漢、漢英新聞詞彙5000」(二版)、「英漢、漢英網路英語新聞詞彙」(初版)及「英漢、漢英新聞常用語詞典(二版),三書共計16,000語詞,為節省租用網頁空間,均已一一移除,但保留91 300之句選。

 

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學生版紐約時報摘要(天天可讀,並有生字註解)

 

1.          Nowadays, in Taiwan, as the red-hot elections are drawing near, not only the politicians are becoming crazy but also the whole society appears to be in a state of malaise(病態).

2.          The island has plunged into(陷入) a situation where justice is not existent(司法蕩然無存) nor is the black and white distinguishable(黑白不分).

3.          Most stunning(驚嚇的) is the fact that highly educated medical doctors have also become irrational and ludicrous(不理性及可笑的), eager to find justification(正當性) for their misbehavior(不當行為).

4.          Taiwan's Nationalist party(國民黨) has won key mid-term elections(重要的期中選舉)seen as a test of the popularity of the president(黨主席滿意度的測試). The Kuomintang (KMT) party and its allies (指泛藍)won 17 of the 23 constituencies(縣市) after a campaign focused on allegations of corruption(貪污) in the ruling party(執政黨).

5.          A woman who introduced herself as the mother of two sisters says she has thought of killing herself and her daughters several times because of the hardship of their lives but she could not find the courage.

6.          Jacky Wu(吳宗憲), a popular television entertainer, apologized again for an anti-Islam gaffe (失言;失態)yesterday to end a dispute with Taiwan's Muslim community.  He offered his "sincere" apology to the Muslims(回教徒) before Chao Hsi-lin(趙錫麟), chairman of the Chinese Muslim Association(中國回教協會理事長), at a press conference at the Taiwan Television Enterprise(台視公司).

7.          Premier Frank Hsieh(謝長廷) yesterday announced a plan to form an independent committee(獨立委員會) from the private sector(民間) to conduct a thorough investigation into all possible scams(偷工減料)involving the construction of the mass rapid transit (MRT) system in Kaohsiung City(高雄捷運).

8.          A senior Iraqi official said Wednesday that "intelligence and security efforts" were under way to win the release of Western hostages, while kidnappers reportedly extended a deadline for the threatened killing of four captive peace activists.

9.          A Peruvian(秘魯) woman spent a month in a male prison in Argentina(阿根廷) after she was mistaken for a man. And, when she was finally discovered and transferred to a women's jail, she asked to be transferred back. According to police in Buenos Aires, Mrs Aguilera was checked by several policeman but none noticed she was a woman.

10.      A German church group has caused controversy by releasing a calendar using nude models(裸体模特兒) to portray bible scenes(描述聖經故事場景). The calendar, on sale for £8 in the Katzwanger church in Nuremburg, contains photos such as a naked Eve(裸體夏娃) holding an apple between her breasts for Adam(亞當).

 

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以上三書共計16,000新聞常用語。「大學入學學科能力測驗昨天的英文考題很生活化,沒有艱深的詞彙或內容,毒品奧運電子郵件地震洋芋片都入了題
(聯合報02/12/2001)
「大學入學學科能力測驗昨天的英文考題很生活化,
如基因工程,複製羊等
(聯合報02/03/2002)。這些詞彙在本網站中都有。

三書均按英文字母順序排列,並附中文索引,好找易查,擁三有書,無論閱讀英文報章雜誌,或收看收聽英語新聞,均可暢行無阻,查閱背誦皆有利,教學自修兩相宜。

 

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