练习 | President Trump Holds A Meeting with President Xi of China

练习 | President Trump Holds A Meeting with President Xi of China

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BBC新闻:习近平主席与特朗普总统会面

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BBC新闻:习近平主席与特朗普总统会面

燕山大学 刘立军 宋葳 编写

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This is BBC world news. I'm Yaledhi Kim, the headlines.

·President Trump will hold his first face-to-face meeting today with President Xi of China. The key issue for the two leaders in the talks in Florida will be North Korea's missile testing program.

·A head of a key US congressional investigation into alleged Russian hacking has temporarily stepped down amid an ethics inquiry into him. Devin Nunes is now himself under investigation by the House Ethics Committee.

·Syria's Foreign Minister has denied that his government was behind Tuesday's chemical attack in Idlib province two days ago. According to a Syrian monitoring group, at least 86 people were killed.


VOCABULARY

1. missile n. a weapon that is sent through the air and that explodes when it hits the thing that it is aimed at 导弹。例如:
·nuclear missiles核导弹
·a missile base / site导弹基地 / 发射场
2. hack v. (computing 计) hack (into) (sth.): to secretly find a way of looking at and / or changing information on sb. else's computer system without permission 非法侵入(他人计算机系统)。
(单独使用的动词) 例如:
·He hacked into the bank's computer. 他侵入了这家银行的计算机。
(动词 + 名词短语) 例如:
·They had hacked secret data. 他们窃取了保密数据。
3. amid prep. in the middle of or during sth., especially sth. that causes excitement or fear 在…过程中;在…中。例如:
·He finished his speech amid tremendous applause. 他在雷鸣般的掌声中结束了演讲。
·The firm collapsed amid allegations of fraud. 该公司在一片欺诈的指责声中倒闭了。
4. ethic n. ethics (复数) moral principles that control or influence a person's behaviour 道德准则;伦理标准。例如:
·professional / business / medical ethics职业 / 商业道德;医德
·to draw up a code of ethics拟定一份道德规范
·He began to question the ethics of his position.他开始对他的立场是否符合道德准则提出质疑。

QUESTIONS
Fill in the blanks with the words or phrases you hear in the news.

This is BBC world news. I'm Yaledhi Kim, the headlines.

·President Trump will hold his first face-to-face meeting today with President Xi of China. The key issue for the two leaders in the talks in Florida will be (Q1) ________________.

·A head of a key US congressional investigation into alleged Russian hacking has temporarily (Q2) __________________________ amid an ethics inquiry into him. Devin Nunes is now himself (Q3) _______________________ by the House Ethics Committee.

·Syria's Foreign Minister has denied that his government was behind Tuesday's (Q4) ____________________ in Idlib province two days ago. According to a Syrian (Q5) __________________, at least 86 people were killed.

KEY

(Q1) North Korea's missile testing program
(Q2) stepped down
(Q3) under investigation
(Q4) chemical attack
(Q5) monitoring group


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  • 来源:刘立军、宋葳 2017-09-18