Placeholder Image

字幕列表 影片播放

由 AI 自動生成
  • There's a global energy crisis. Is the world turning against green solutions?

    有一個全球能源危機。世界是否轉向反對綠色解決方案?

  • This is News Review from BBC

    這是BBC的新聞評論

  • Learning English. I'm Neil. And I'm Sian.

    學習英語。我是尼爾。我是Sian。

  • And we'll be learning the language connected to the energy crisis.

    而且我們將學習與能源危機有關的語言。

  • Remember there's a quiz on a website about the vocabulary in this programme.

    記得在一個網站上有一個關於這個節目中的詞彙的測驗。

  • But now some more on our story.

    但現在對我們的故事有了更多的瞭解。

  • The world's temperatures are rising, and

    世界的溫度正在上升,而

  • so are people's energy bills.

    人們的能源賬單也是如此。

  • Gas supply problems have been caused by the war in Ukraine.

    天然氣供應問題是由烏克蘭的戰爭造成的。

  • Now, some governments are thinking of going back in time

    現在,一些政府正在考慮回到過去

  • and using coal to generate power.

    並使用煤來發電。

  • But many see this as a step backwards for the environment.

    但許多人認為這是對環境的一種倒退。

  • Sian, you've been looking at the headlines.

    西恩,你一直在看頭條新聞。

  • What's the vocabulary?

    詞彙是什麼?

  • We have 'unimaginable', 'short-term fix', and 'bitter'.

    我們有'難以想象'、'短期修復'和'苦澀'。

  • This is News Review from BBC Learning English.

    這是BBC學習英語的新聞評論。

  • Let's have a look at our first headline.

    讓我們看一下我們的第一個標題。

  • This headline is from France 24.

    這個標題來自法國24頻道。

  • The word we're looking at is 'unimaginable',

    我們正在看的這個詞是'難以想象'。

  • and we can break this down.

    而我們可以把這個問題分解開來。

  • So, it means 'something that

    是以,它的意思是 "一些

  • you can't imagine'.

    你無法想象'。

  • Is that is it? Is it that simple?

    是這樣嗎?有那麼簡單嗎?

  • Well there's little bit more to it, but that's right.

    嗯,還有一點,但這是對的。

  • As you say, if something is unimaginable,

    正如你所說,如果某件事情是不可想象的。

  • it's hard for us to even think that it's true.

    我們甚至很難認為這是真的。

  • It's often used to describe bad things though.

    雖然它經常被用來描述不好的事情。

  • So, although I can actually imagine a coal power station,

    是以,雖然我實際上可以想象一個煤電站。

  • what the headline writer means is that

    標題作者的意思是說

  • it's a bad thing for the environment because of the climate crisis,

    由於氣候危機,這對環境來說是一件壞事。

  • and therefore going back to coal is unimaginable.

    是以,重新使用煤炭是不可想象的。

  • Yes, and it's normally used in written English,

    是的,而且通常是在書面英語中使用。

  • partly because it's quite difficult to say. In conversation,

    部分原因是這是相當難說的。在談話中。

  • you're more likely to use.

    你更有可能使用。

  • 'unbelievable' or 'unthinkable'.

    難以置信'或'不可想象'。

  • Yeah, and going back to that word

    是的,再回到這個詞上

  • 'unimaginable. It's really long, isn't it?

    '難以想象的。它真的很長,不是嗎?

  •   Un-i-mag-i-na-ble - six syllables.

    Un-i-mag-i-na-ble - 六個音節。

  • Any tips for the pronunciation?

    有什麼關於發音的提示嗎?

  • The most important thing is to think about where the stress is.

    最重要的是要思考壓力在哪裡。

  • So the stress is on the third syllable: Un-i-MAG-i-na-ble

    所以重音在第三個音節上。Un-i-MAG-i-na-ble

  • Unimaginable. Unimaginable.

    難以想象的。難以想象。

  • OK, let's look at that again.

    好吧,讓我們再看看這個。

  • OK, Sian. Let's have our

    好了,西恩。讓我們有我們的

  • next headline. This one's from ABC News in Australia.

    下一個頭條新聞。這條新聞來自澳洲的ABC新聞。

  • The expression is 'short-term fix'.

    這個說法是 "短期修復"。

  • So, first, let's look at that word 'fix' which is a solution or repair.

    是以,首先,讓我們看一下 "修復 "這個詞,它是一種解決方案或修復。

  • So 'fix' here is used as a noun.

    所以這裡的'修復'是作為一個名詞使用的。

  • Yes, and in the headline,

    是的,而且是在頭條。

  • the fix is for the gas crisis, isn't it? Yeah.

    解決的是天然氣危機,不是嗎?是的。

  • That's right. But this is a short-term fix. So short-term is the future

    這是對的。但這是一個短期修復。是以,短期是未來

  • right in front of us - the immediate future.

    就在我們面前--眼前的未來。

  • Yes, and the opposite of that is the long-term - we're talking about years.

    是的,而與此相反的是長期的--我們說的是年。

  • Yes. We can also have medium-term for things in between.

    是的。我們也可以為介於兩者之間的事物制定中期計劃。

  • So, the plan to go back to coal

    是以,回到煤炭的計劃

  • in Australia is not something they want to do forever.

    在澳洲,他們不希望永遠這樣做。

  • It's a short-term solution.

    這是一個短期的解決方案。

  • Yeah. Now, can we use this expression

    是的。現在,我們能否用這個表達方式

  • 'short-term fix' in our everyday lives?

    在我們的日常生活中的'短期修復'?

  • Yes, we can Neil. So, this morning, Neil sat on my sunglasses.

    是的,我們可以尼爾。所以,今天早上,尼爾坐在我的太陽鏡上。

  • So, as a short-term fix,

    是以,作為一個短期解決方案。

  • I put some tape on them, but it's not a long-term solution.

    我在他們身上貼了一些膠帶,但這不是一個長期的解決方案。

  • No, you definitely want to get a good long-term fix on that,

    不,你肯定想在這方面得到一個良好的長期修復。

  • don't you? A new pair.

    你不覺得嗎?一對新的。

  • And sorry as well. Let's have a look at that again.

    也很抱歉。讓我們再看看這個。

  • Next headline, please. This one's from Sky News.

    下一個標題,請。這個是天空新聞的。

  • 'Bitter' is the word

    苦 "是一個詞

  • we're looking at. Bitter's a kind of flavour.

    我們正在看。苦味是一種味道。

  • So, what's the connection

    那麼,有什麼聯繫呢

  • to coal? Yea, so it's that flavour -

    到煤?是的,所以它是那種味道 --

  • imagine really dark chocolate, Neil.

    想象一下真正的黑巧克力,尼爾。

  • So 98%.

    所以98%。

  • Do you like that kind of flavour?

    你喜歡這種味道嗎?

  • Well, I was excited when you started talking about chocolate,

    好吧,當你開始談論巧克力的時候,我很興奮。

  • but 98% - that's too much.

    但98%--那就太多了。

  • It's a bit unpleasant for me.

    這對我來說有點不愉快。

  • I love that flavour, but yes, we can use it to talk about flavour

    我喜歡這種味道,但是是的,我們可以用它來談論味道。

  • and also for things that aren't food or drink.

    也是為了那些不是食物或飲料的東西。

  • So, like here in this headline. And in these situations,

    所以,像這裡的這個標題。而在這些情況下。

  • it's negative, Yeah, so going back to coal,

    它是負面的,是的,所以要回到煤炭。

  • it can be used to talk about unpleasant situations.

    它可以用來談論不愉快的情況。

  • So the idea of using coal for Germany is really unpleasant

    是以,為德國使用煤炭的想法確實令人不快

  • because they want to have a green energy solution.

    因為他們希望有一個綠色的能源解決方案。

  • Yeah. And when we use bitter to talk about the weather,

    是的。而當我們用苦味來談論天氣的時候。

  • this is also to describe it as unpleasant. So cold and windy weather.

    這也是為了形容它的不愉快。如此寒冷和大風的天氣。

  • So a bitter winter's day.

    是以,在一個嚴寒的冬天。

  • Yes. Also, we can use bitter to talk about people.

    是的。另外,我們可以用苦味來談論人。

  • People who are really angry about something that happened in the past.

    對過去發生的事情真正感到憤怒的人。

  • I'm really angry that you sat on my sunglasses, Neil.

    我真的很生氣,你坐在我的太陽鏡上,尼爾。

  • I can only apologise.

    我只能表示歉意。

  • Let's have a look at that again.

    讓我們再看一下。

  • We've had 'unimaginable' - hard to imagine often because it's so shocking.

    我們已經有了'難以想象'--經常難以想象,因為它是如此令人震驚。

  • A 'short-term fix'. This will make things better,

    一個 "短期修復"。這將使事情變得更好。

  • but only for a short time.

    但只是很短的時間。

  • And 'bitter'. A flavour, but also something unpleasant.

    還有 "苦味"。一種味道,但也是令人不快的東西。

  • Now, don't forget there's a quiz on our website.

    現在,別忘了我們的網站上有一個測驗。

  • Thank you for joining us and see you again next time on News Review.

    謝謝你加入我們,下一次在《新聞回顧》上再見。

  • Goodbye. Goodbye.

    再見。再見。

There's a global energy crisis. Is the world turning against green solutions?

有一個全球能源危機。世界是否轉向反對綠色解決方案?

字幕與單字
由 AI 自動生成

單字即點即查 點擊單字可以查詢單字解釋

B1 中級 中文 修復 想象 新聞 尼爾 煤炭 標題

世界能源危機 - BBC新聞評論 (World energy crisis - BBC News Review)

  • 26 3
    林宜悉 發佈於 2022 年 07 月 01 日
影片單字