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    語妙天下

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    主持人:黃蔚兒﹑洪肇賢


    語言盛載的,是生活,是文化,也是眼界。

     

    《語妙天下》(Language Academy) 推出新一輯英語篇,選取了歷史性的演講詞,學習如何透過語言說服和打動人;另外還有Miss Maggie的實用筆記,為公開試考生加油!

     

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    14/04/2024

    英語篇#10 Resignation Address in 1974 - Richard Nixon

    Summary of the Speech:

    - Nixon concluded that he no longer had "a strong enough political base in the Congress" to make it possible for him to complete his term of office.

    - He had never been a quitter, and to leave office before the end of his term "is abhorrent 深惡痛絕 to every instinct 本能 in my body.”

    - He mentioned he must put the interests of America first.

     

    Some Important Parts of the Speech:

    “I would have preferred to carry through to the finish whatever the personal agony it would have involved, and my family unanimously urged me to do so. But the interest of the Nation must always come before any personal considerations.”

     

    - Agony (肉體或精神的)極度痛苦

    My aunt has cancer and she has been in agony.

     

    - Unanimously 一致地

    The Board voted unanimously to terminate his three-year contract.

    董事會全票通過決定終止他為期三年的合同。

     

    - Urge 敦促; 驅策

    We were urged to wash our hands frequently to prevent the spread of germs.

     

    To continue to fight through the months ahead for my personal vindication 辯護; 證明正當 would almost totally absorb the time and attention of both the President and the Congress in a period when our entire focus should be on the great issues of peace abroad and prosperity without inflation at home.

     

    Absorb 吸收

    - I need to a tissue to absorb the water on the table.

    - Absorb the time and attention (耗盡時間及精神)

    14/04/2024 - 足本 Full (HKT 20:00 - 20:30)

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    英語篇#3 The Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln

    主持人:黃蔚兒﹑洪肇賢

    Summary of the speech:

    - It was a short speech to remind people why the Civil War was fought. It also honored the sacrifice of the many men who had died fighting it.

    - Lincoln reminded his audience that the United States was founded based on liberty and equality.

    - He stated that the Civil War was being fought to uphold and safeguard these ideal. 標準極高的原則

    - It is one of the most powerful statements in the English language and one of the most important expressions of freedom and liberty in any language.

    - Everett immediately afterward wrote to Lincoln: “I wish that I could flatter myself that I had come as near to the central idea of the occasion in two hours as you did in two minutes.”

     

    Some Important Parts of the Speech:

    - Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, on this continent, a new nation, conceived in孕育於 liberty, and dedicated to致力於 the proposition主張 that all men are created equal.

     

    Example: He has dedicated his life to scientific research. 他把自己的一生都奉獻給科學研究。

     

    - Score in English have a meaning of 20.  Fourscore and seven years equals to 87 years.

    Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863, 87 years after America became independence in 1776.

     

    - We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain徒勞的枉然的無用的—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

     

    Example: I tried in vain to start a conversation. 我嘗試打開話題但不成功。

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