新聞英語語句解析(389-2)

Sentences Selected from the News

金 陵

October 21, 2004

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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                                                   Halloween (萬聖節)

 

1.          Information released by the CWB(中央氣象局) indicated that this earthquake is the biggest since 1999, commonly known as the 9-11 quake. The energy released is comparable with the detonation of 16 atomic bombs(相當於十六原子彈能量), said CWB.

2.          The Web has done one revolutionary thing to journalism.  It has made the price of entry into the media market minimal.  In days gone by(在過去), you needed a small fortune to start up a simple magazine or newspaper.  Now you need a laptop and a modem(手提電腦及數據機)

3.          A man was found dead after falling from a trail in Grand Canyon National Park(美國大峽谷國家公園) and landing about 500 feet (150 meters) below, a park spokeswoman said Monday.

4.          Turning off the television and turning into a more active lifestyle(更動態的生活方式) will boost life expectancy(延長壽命).

5.          The Philippine Supreme Court has ruled that a company can dismiss a worker who marries a competitor’s employee if such a union(結合) threatens its interest.

6.          Myanmar Prime Minister Gen. Khin Nyunt was forced to resign(解職) and has been placed under house arrest(軟禁) on corruption charges(貪汙罪), a Thai government spokesman said Tuesday.

7.          Five Hong Kong tourists were killed and 32 others injured, all but two of them from the former British crown colony, as their chartered bus skidded(打滑) and fell off the meandering(蜿蜓的) highway near Chiufen(台灣九份) yesterday.

8.          An Australian journalist kidnapped in Iraq was freed after his captors checked the popular internet search engine(搜尋引擎) Google to confirm his identity(確定他的身分).  His captors agreed to release him after they were convinced he was not working for the CIA(美國中央情報局) or a US contractor.

9.          Police in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu say they have shot dead one of India's most wanted men, the bandit known as Veerappan.  Police say he was killed along with three associates in a jungle forest.

10.      Twenty-three tigers died and 30 more are sick from bird flu at a private zoo in Thailand after eating the carcasses of infected chickens(遭受感染雞隻的屠體), but health officials said Tuesday that there was little threat to humans.

11.      Bereaved(喪失家人或親人的) families of the five Hong Kong tourists killed in Monday's bus accident at Chiufen held the driver responsible for the death of their beloved yesterday.

12.      "I want to assure them that our government is doing everything possible to help older Americans and children to get their shots(注射)," Bush said, adding that millions of vaccine doses were on hand for those who need them the most and more was being rushed in.

13.      Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine(靖國神社), which honors war criminals along with other war dead, has long been a source of friction between the China and Japan and matters have got worse since Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi(小泉純一郎) began paying annual visits after taking office in 2001.

14.      "It (it是虛主詞,代替後面實主詞的不定詞片語) is impossible to resolve all of those complicated problems within 100 days...  But I have a strong conviction that our determination and good will are far more superior than the problems we are facing. (名詞子句,作conviction的同位語) At this point, our character as a great nation is truly under a severe test," Mr Yudhoyono(尤多約諾), Indonesia's new, first directly-elected president, said.

15.      The international aid organization(國際救援組織) CARE(國際關懷) has suspended(暫停) its work in Iraq following the kidnapping of its most senior official in Baghdad. Margaret Hassan was taken hostage on Monday as she drove to her office in Baghdad.  She was employed through the charity's offices in Australia.

16.      Middle Schools in Chinas financial hub of Shanghai will recommend students ª spend their spare time reading kung fu novels(武俠小說) and the Bible, a policy which has some parents worried, a newspaper said Tuesday.

17.      The lawyer for a sex offender accused of strangling three girls and a woman told a jury that his lient committed a terrible crime,  but shouldnt have to pay with his life.

18.      Prime Minister Tony Blair  insisted that the American military, not U.S. President George Bush, had asked Britain to move some of its troops closer to the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

19.      A Chinese businesswoman who fled Beijings one-child policy to give birth in Northern Ireland should be allowed to remain in Britain, the European Unions highest court ruled.

20.      President George Bush said he would be disappointed if the Iraqi people chose an Islamic fundamentalist government in free elections, but democracy is democracy.(但不管誰當選,民主就是民主)

  

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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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