新聞英語語句解析(431-2)

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金 陵

October 13, 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.          China needs at least 22 million nurses to care for its 11 million bedridden elderly(臥病在床的老年人), but it currently has just one million caretakers(看護) who lack proper training, state media said Saturday.

2.          China has successfully launched its second manned spacecraft(載人太空艙),carrying two Chinese astronauts into orbit. The lift-off, from Jiuquan(酒泉) in the Gobi Desert(戈壁大沙漠), was shown live on state television.

3.          Beijing has attached great importance to its space programme(太空計畫), viewing it as a source of national pride and international prestige(國際聲望). Shortly after the take-off, Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao congratulated all involved in the programme. saying the flight had been a "success". China's first manned space voyage two years ago made it only the third country to launch a human into space on its own, along with Russia and the US.

4.          A 75-year-old Pakistani grandmother and her daughter were pulled alive from the wreckage of an Islamabad apartment block on Tuesday, more than three days after a massive earthquake devastated northern Pakistan.

5.          World leaders have been stepping up their efforts to battle avian influenza in recent weeks, holding meetings, making international visits and ordering vaccines and drugs(訂購疫苗及藥物).

6.          But the death toll was likely to double as about 1,400 people were believed to have been buried alive by a mudslide that hit the Guatemalan towns of Panajab and Tzanchaj, 180 kilometers (110 miles) west of the Guatemalan capital(名詞片語,Panajab and Tzanchaj 的同位語), before dawn Wednesday.

7.          The United Nations said over 2.5 million people were left homeless by Saturday's monster 7.6-magnitude quake, which razed entire villages, and doctors warned of an outbreak of disease unless more relief arrives soon.

8.          “America loves democracy but hate democracies(民主國家),” said Derek Mitchell, a former Defense Department official and senior fellow with the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies(名詞片語,Derek Mitchell的同位語). “They don’t always do exactly what you want.  It can be hard to deal with them.”

9.          Aid is pouring into(湧進) regions affected by Saturday's South Asian earthquake, after relief efforts were temporarily suspended because of bad weather. But correspondents(記者) say there is concern about a lack of co-ordination.

10.      Major hospitals in Pakistan say they are being overwhelmed by a flood of patients three days after Saturday's earthquake. As roads open from the worst-hit areas(受創最嚴重的地區), refugees and wounded are flowing into the town of Abbottabad, which was badly damaged by the quake.

 

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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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