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AP News一分钟新闻:美国FDA召回75款有毒洗手液

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AP News一分钟新闻:美国FDA召回75款有毒洗手液

燕山大学 刘立军 供稿

 

TRANSCRIPT

 

This is AP News Minute.

 

The FDA is warning consumers that methanol (甲醇) is not an acceptable active ingredient for hand sanitizers, recalling over 75 different hand sanitizing products. All products on the list tested positive for the chemical which can be toxic when ingested or absorbed through the skin.

 

A federal judge has ordered for President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen to be immediately released from prison. The judge said Thursday he believes the government retaliated against Cohen for writing a book about Trump.

 

Villagers in a central Bangladesh district are struggling with floods that have inundated their homes and farmland. More than 9.6 million people across South Asia have been affected by severe flooding according to aid agencies.

 

And Japan began its one-year countdown until the 2021 Summer Olympics on Thursday. The Ariake Arena, one of the games venues was lit up in Olympic colors to mark the occasion.

 

 

VOCABULARY

 

1. sanitizer n. 消毒剂

2. toxic adj. containing poison; poisonous 有毒的;引起中毒的。例如:Many pesticides are highly toxic. 许多杀虫剂毒性很大。

3. retaliate v. 报复

3. inundate v. (formal) to cover an area of land with a large amount of water 淹没

4. countdown n. the period of time just before sth. important happens 大事临近的时期

 

QUESTIONS

 

Read the passage. Then listen to the news and fill in the blanks with the information (words, phrases or sentences) you hear.

 

This is AP News Minute.

 

The FDA is warning (Q1) _________________________ that methanol (甲醇) is not an acceptable active ingredient for hand sanitizers, recalling over 75 different hand sanitizing products. All products on the list tested (Q2) _______________________ for the chemical which can be toxic when ingested or absorbed through the (Q3) ____________________.

 

A federal judge has ordered for President Donald Trump's personal (Q4) ______________ Michael Cohen to be immediately released from prison. The judge said Thursday he believes the government retaliated against Cohen for (Q5) _________________________ about Trump.

 

(Q6) ______________________ in a central Bangladesh district are struggling with (Q7) _________ that have inundated their homes and farmland. More than 9.6 million people across South Asia have been affected by severe flooding according to (Q8) ______________________.

 

And Japan began its one-year (Q9) _____________________ until the 2021 Summer Olympics on Thursday. The Ariake Arena, one of the games (Q10) ____________________ lit up in Olympic colors to mark the occasion.

 

KEY

 

Read the passage. Then listen to the news and fill in the blanks with the information (words, phrases or sentences) you hear.

 

This is AP News Minute.

 

The FDA is warning (Q1) consumers that methanol (甲醇) is not an acceptable active ingredient for hand sanitizers, recalling over 75 different hand sanitizing products. All products on the list tested (Q2) positive for the chemical which can be toxic when ingested or absorbed through the (Q3) skin.

 

A federal judge has ordered for President Donald Trump's personal (Q4) lawyer Michael Cohen to be immediately released from prison. The judge said Thursday he believes the government retaliated against Cohen for (Q5) writing a book about Trump.

 

(Q6) Villagers in a central Bangladesh district are struggling with (Q7) floods that have inundated their homes and farmland. More than 9.6 million people across South Asia have been affected by severe flooding according to (Q8) aid agencies.

 

And Japan began its one-year (Q9) countdown until the 2021 Summer Olympics on Thursday. The Ariake Arena, one of the games (Q10) venues lit up in Olympic colors to mark the occasion.

 

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  • 来源:刘立军 2020-10-08