新聞英語語句解析(461-2)
(新聞英語 & 英文文法)

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October 19, 2006

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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    新聞媒體

    紐約時報摘要(天天可讀,並有生字註解)

    紐約時報學習網 (老師專頁 / 學生專頁)

 

1.          China is to bring in new financial incentives(金錢誘因) to encourage people in rural areas(鄉村地區) to have fewer children in another bid(努力) to control its rising population(日見增多的人口).  From next year, parents in the countryside will get an annual payment(年金) when they reach the age of 60, provided(如果) they have only one child, or two girls. (10/16,BBC)

2.          Police in Israel arerecommending that the country's president be charged with rape and other crimes against several women.  Police issued a statement Sunday announcing that they have asked Attorney General Menahem Mazuz to charge Israeli President Moshe Katsav with rape, indecent assault and sexual harassment of an undisclosed number of women. (10/16,CNN)

3.          Things were returning to normal in Hawaii early Monday after a strong earthquake Sunday cut power to much of the 50th state. Hawaiian Electric Inc. reported it had restored power(恢復電力) to more than two-thirds of its customers by late Sunday. All of Maui and 99 percent of the Big Island, epicenter of Sunday's 6.6 magnitude temblor (名詞片語,epicenter的同位語), had power by late Sunday. (10/16,CNN)

4.          Japan and the US have pledged to work together to implement UN sanctions on North Korea, the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice(國務卿萊斯) has said.  She was speaking in Tokyo on the first leg(旅程的第一站) of an Asian tour to rally support for enforcing the sanctions. (10/18,BBC)

5.          A train on Rome's underground metro system(地鐵) rammed into the back of another at high speed on Tuesday, killing(=and killed) at least one person and injuring(=injured) 110 others, five seriously. Earlier, officials had said two people had been killed. The difference was apparently due to confusion at the scene(現場). (10/18,China Post).

6.          After a disabled woman's cat started a house fire, her specially trained dog came to the rescue, then died trying unsuccessfully to rescue the cat. Jamie Hanson said her 13-year-old dog Jesse brought her artificial leg(義肢) and a phone she used to call 911. (10/18,CNN)

7.          The US population has hit 300 million people, just 39 years after it reached 200 million, according to US Census Bureau(人口普查局) estimates. The population reached the milestone at 0746 (1146GMT). The bureau's maths(統計數字) suggests that the US gains one person every 11 seconds. (10/18,BBC)

8.          A Chinese envoy has met North Korea's reclusive leader Kim Jong-il(金正日) as tensions mount over the North's nuclear test, according to Chinese officials.  The envoy, former Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan(前外交部長唐家璇), was believed to be carrying a message from China's President Hu Jintao(胡錦濤)calling for restraint(). (10/19,BBC)

9.          China appears to have sent two envoys to North Korea amid speculation that the North might conduct another nuclear test.  China's State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan(國務委員唐家璇) and its nuclear envoy Wu Dawei(外交副部長武大偉) have left China and probably went to Pyongyang on Tuesday or early Wednesday. (10/19,China Post).

10.      Iraqi police say a suicide truck bomber has hit a police station in the northern city of Mosul, killing(killed) at least 10 people and wounding(=wounded) 25 others. Local authorities imposed a strict curfew(嚴格宵禁) throughout the city immediately after the attack Thursday. (10/19,VOA)

 

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(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。

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