新聞英語語句解析(438-2)

Sentences Selected from the News

金 陵

December 15, 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。

 

                                                    請先讀新聞英語語句解析指引
學生版紐約時報摘要(天天可讀,並有生字註解)

 

1.          US President George W Bush has accepted responsibility for going to war in Iraq on the basis of faulty intelligence(錯誤情報), but said it was still the right choice.

2.          Campaigning around Iraq stopped Wednesday to give the country's 15 million voters an opportunity to reflect(仔細思考),before deciding who will govern their country for the next four years.

3.          Foreign scholars will be able to become university presidents in Taiwan, according to amendments adopted by the Legislative Yuan yesterday.  Currently, only Taiwanese nationals can head colleges and universities in Taiwan.

4.          Prince Charles was questioned by Scotland Yard(蘇格蘭警場) for several hours last week about the death of his first wife, Princess Diana.  The princess, divorced from Prince Charles, and her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed died on Aug. 31, 1997.

5.          Authorities seeking to prevent more racial unrest in Sydney were keeping a close watch on places of worship, as Prime Minister John Howard acknowledged Wednesday this week's riots may have harmed Australia's image abroad(國外形象).

6.          A husband and wife have 'remarried' as a gay couple(同性戀夫婦) - 14 years after the groom had a sex swap operation(變性手術). Bernard and Joyce Rogers wed in 1967 but have lived "like sisters" since 1991, when Bernadette, as she's now known, underwent gender surgery(變性手術).

7.          The 19-year-old Virginia woman known as the "cell phone bandit" pleaded guilty (認罪)Tuesday to bank robbery conspiracy. Candice Rose Martinez, who gained notoriety for robbing banks while talking (省略子句,while 後省she was) on a cell phone, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.

8.          Moscow is not merely Russia's capital. The city is home to four fifths of the country's national wealth(全國最有錢的人). It boasts more billionaires(億萬富翁) than New York or London. Everything and everyone is here: banks, businesses, trade. Whoever(=The man who) rules Moscow, Russians like to say, rules the country.

9.          Energy-hungry countries(能源缺乏國家) in Northeast Asia should band together(團結在一起) to secure supplies and ease tensions over disputed territories and history, much as European states(歐洲的國家) did in the 1950s, a security group said on Thursday.

10.      Former Nigerian(奈及利亞的) military president(軍人總統) Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, now a leading opposition leader(名詞片語,Gen. Mohammadu Buhari的同位語), told the Voice of America in an interview Thursday that he does not support amending the constitution to extend President Obasanjo's tenure(任期). He said that Nigerian leaders should respect the constitution and leave after two terms(兩任).

11.      An escaped elephant is roaming the streets of St Petersburg(聖彼德堡) - while authorities try to decide whose job it is to catch it.

 

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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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