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President Xi Jinping in the UK, Syrian conflict and Tutankhamun's beard 习近平主席访英、 叙利亚冲突和图坦卡蒙的胡须

Episode 151021 / 21 Oct 2015

本集内容

British-Chinese relations 习近平主席访英女王谈英中关系

Thousands of people flee Aleppo 数万人逃离叙利亚城市阿勒颇

Restoring Tutankhamun's beard 图坦卡蒙德胡须的复原工程

文字稿

In a speech at Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth has described the emerging relationship between China and the UK as a global partnership. She said the state visit of China's president Xi Jinping, is a defining moment.

英国女王伊丽莎白二世在白金汉宫的讲话中把新兴的中英关系形容为全球伙伴关系。她说,中国国家主席习近平的英国国事访问是一个决定性的时刻。

It's estimated 35,000 people have been displaced by an upsurge in fighting around the Syrian city of Aleppo. It's one of five areas where government forces have launched offensives since Russia began supporting their operations with airstrikes at the end of September.

据估计大约有35000人在叙利亚城市阿勒颇周围急剧上升的战斗中流离失所。这是叙利亚政府军队在9月底以来俄国空袭配合下发起进攻的五个地区之一。

A year ago the beard of Tutankhamun in a museum in Cairo was accidently knocked off. It was then very hastily reattached amid much controversy. Well it's now confirmed that a team of experts is to remove the beard and reattach it more carefully. It could all take up to two months.

一年前,开罗一家博物馆内的图坦卡蒙的胡子被人不经意碰掉。接着在纷纷扬扬的争议中被人匆匆粘回到原处。现在有消息证实说,胡须复原工程将由一个专家小组来完成,他们要把现在的胡须摘掉,然后以更为精心地将其重新复原固定。完成这项工作有可能需要长达两个月的时间。

词汇

defining moment 决定性的时刻

displaced 流离失所

launched offensives 发起军事进攻

controversy 争议

练习

请从以下词汇中选择适当的答案来完成句子。注意:你可能需要改变单词的时态来完成句子。

displaced / launched offensives / defining moment / controversy

1. The invention of the motor car was a _______ for the future of people's mobility.

2. People in the village were _______ after weeks of rain caused a terrible flood.

3. It was a dangerous situation for everyone as the enemy army _______ on the city.

4. There was much ______ about plans to build a wind farm in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

答案

1. The invention of the motor car was a defining moment for the future of people's mobility.

2.People in the village were displaced after weeks of rain caused a terrible flood.

3.It was a dangerous situation for everyone as the enemy army launched offensives on the city.

4. There was much controversy about plans to build a wind farm in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

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