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John | 23rd Sep 2011, 08:03 AM | HKDSE/ALE英文作文用語/句子 | (4117 Reads)
政經、時事的有用表達和句子

Useful expressions

1.          political alienation(政治冷感)/ political neutrality(政治中立)/ political crisis (政治危機)/ political uncertainties (政治上不明朗的情況)/ political pressure built up(政治壓力加強)/ The year 2010 saw a fundamental and irreversible change and reshape of the political landscape of Hong Kong.(在2010年,香港的政治環境發生了基本和不可逆轉的轉變與重塑(註:說這句話等於說阿媽是女人,不過加了點裝模作樣的包裝,這種 truism 沒有甚麽意義,但要取個碩士、博士學位的話,寫這種語言是基本功。)

2.          politicization(政治化) / depoliticization (去政治化)/ an increasingly politicized society(日趨政治化的社會)

3.          a knowledge-based society(知識型社會;以知識為基礎的社會) 

4.          governing elites(管治精英) / governing strategy (管治策略) / economic elites (經濟精英)

5.          the political arena(政壇)

6.          build public consensus(建立共識)

7.          deploy societal resources(調配社會資源)

8.          Government figures show that(政府公布的數字顯示)/ According to a survey on A (根據一項對A的調查)/ An opinion poll has found that(一項民意調查顯示)/ Opinion polls conducted by research bodies and independent media have found that …(研究機構和獨立媒體進行的多項民意調查顯示…)/ Mr. A said at a Cable Television News interview that …A先生在接受有線電視新聞訪問時說…

9.          forge closer economic ties with A(締造和A地方的更緊密經濟紐帶)

10.      economic plight(經濟困境)/ economic trauma(經濟創痛;令人受苦的經濟狀況)/ economic vitality (經濟活力)/ economic growth(經濟增長)/ economic downturn(經濟萎縮) / economic cooperation(經濟合作)/ economic opportunities(商機)

11.      socio-political realities(政治經濟的現實情況)

12.      parochial interests(地方利益;某些界別的利益;狹隘利益)

13.      core values(核心價值)/ shared values(共同價值觀)/ traditional Chinese values(傳統的中國價值觀)/ Chinese virtues(中國美德)/ universal value(s) (普世價值)

14.      plurality / diversity in our society(社會的多元、多樣)

15.      Hong Kong-Mainland relations(中港關係)

16.      Hong Kong people ruling Hong Kong people(港人治港)/ a high degree of autonomy(高度自治)(唉!都正被腐蝕,醒啦!起來吧!

17.      a fall in the popularity rate of Mr. AA先生的支持率下降)

18.      the economic and social well-being of Hongkongers(香港人的經濟和社會福祉)

19.      government initiatives(政府的舉措)

20.      public rating of the government’s performance(市民對政府表現的評分)/ public confidence on the government(市民對政府的信心)/ rating of the HKSAR government’s ability(政府能力的評分) 

Useful sentences

1.          I am piously anti-communism. 我反對共產主議已經到了虔誠的程度。)

2.          Abuse of police powers is one of my pet hates. 濫用警權是我最討厭的事情之一。)

3.          The financial budget squeaked through the Legislative Council. (財政預算案以輕微票數之差在立法會通過。)

4.          In front of the camera, all bureau chiefs projected an image of solidarity. 鏡頭面前,所有政策局局長擺出團結一致的樣子。)

5.          Hongkongers are today in the throes of an ever-deepening political conflict brought about by social inequities, ineffective governance, and a nasty alliance between business and government.社會不公施政無能令人厭惡的官商勾結,導致日益加深的政治衝突,折騰着香港人。)

6.          The Hong Kong government today barely understands and hardly appreciates the ethos of its people / the political elites. (今天的香港政府,對人民/政治精英中間的思潮幾近毫不了解和無從體會。)

7.          The tussle/strife between the vested interests and the “have-nots” of society has severely divided the Hong Kong people.(社會上既得利益者和「萬無人士」的角力/衝突,嚴重分化了香港社會。)

8.          The government has a constructive role to play in taking care of the needy / the elderly / the underprivileged. (在照顧貧者/長者/弱勢人士方面,政府應該積極辦事。)

9.          The Hong Kong government is wrestling to free itself of the political imbroglio after a slew of administrative failures / policy failures. 香港政府正在設法擺脫連串施政失誤/政策失誤之後的政治困局。)

10.      The government is riven with interests of different sectors of the business community. (政府因為商界內不同界別的利益而四分五裂。) / The ruling party is riven with interests of its different political fractions. (執政因為黨內不同派系的利益而四分五裂。)

11.      Do you think we can prevail on those in power to respect reporters' rights in newsgathering? Certainly not! But we can appeal to democrats to take to the street. 你認為我們可以說服當權者尊重記者的新聞採訪權嗎?不可以的,但我們可以呼籲心繫民主的人上街。)

12.      We feel angry when erroneous nitpicking hinders our discussion of the strategy for the district board election. 錯誤的挑剔阻礙我們討論區議會選舉策略,令我們憤怒。)

13.      We need consultation rather than open confrontation/open clash. 我們需要的是諮詢而並非公開對抗/公開衝突。)

14.      Hong Kong will have true universal suffrage when all of us have become a protagonist of civic rights. (當每個人都起來倡導公民權利,香港就可以爭取到真普選了。)

15.      Under Article 23 of the Basic Law, Hong Kong has to enact its own law to ban subversive activities.(根據基本法第23條,香港須自行立法禁止顛覆活動。)

人物

16.      Today, many Hong Kong people pine for Chris Patten, the last HK Governor.今天,很多香港人懷念最後的港督彭定康。) / Many of us are nostalgic of the rule of Chris Patten.(我們很多人都懷念彭定康管治的日子。)

幾隻衰人

17.      Rita Fan's stature as a politician is gradually dwindling, but she still has a stupendous lead over her competitors in support rate. 范徐麗泰身為從政者的聲望正在逐漸減弱,但她的支持率仍遠遠領先對手。) 

18.      In making his "completely rubbish" comments about the newsgathering right, Henry Tang was trying to let us know how rogue a government official he is. 唐英年講出他有關新聞採訪權的全完垃圾論,是想讓我們知道他的而且確很狗/很劣質/很無品/很無賴。) 

19.      The tactlessness of Henry Tang's remarks has angered many people. 唐英年大人話說得戇居,激怒很多香港人。)

20.      I hate the self-satisfied smirk of C.T. Leung. 我討厭梁振英那自以為是的笑。)

21.      Suspected chief executive election candidate C.T. Leung spelled out a long list of social welfare reforms.(疑似行政長官候選人梁狗講出多項社福改革。)

22.      There are doubts over C.T. Leung’s administrative ability to achieve the betterment of Hong Kong.(大家懷疑梁振英有沒有建設香港的行政能力。)

23.      Many Hong Kong people are highly skeptical about what CY Leung preaches, and more importantly, his integrity. 很多香港人都很懷疑梁振英鼓吹的一套,更重要的是懷疑他的誠信。)

24.      I inveigh against Tsang Wai-hung, Commissioner of Police in Hong Kong. 香港警務處處長曾偉雄提出強烈抗議。)

25.      Many people hurled insults on and threw dog biscuits at Lam Kung Kung when he entered the consultative forum venue. (林公公進人諮詢論壇時,很多人激烈「調教」他,掟狗餅。) 

閑話一句

1.          香港警隊重案組是用來幹甚麽的?

重案組今天的部分任務,是逮捕示威的議員、作家、節目主持、學生和市民。想一想,有沒有警察影片的主題是警察如何對付示威者的?難道警察的使命是千方百計給示威者加上無罪之罪嗎?男子漢淪為政治打壓的工具,太不堪了,亦有損重案組形像。警隊代表的應該是程序正義而不是政治打壓,辛苦查案的O記阿sir都被曾偉雄害苦了。

2.          香港警隊部署警力最多的是甚麽行動?

圍堵示威者(參加過示威的朋友都感覺到)。

3.          香港有多少警察,倫敦有多少警察?

香港是全世界警察密度最高的城市,人口不足千萬,警察三萬多人。倫敦的面積遠比香港大,人口逾千萬,警察只有萬多人。

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