【看新闻学英语】 搁浅幼鲸被救回大海

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【新唐人2011年8月28日讯】【看新闻学英语】

Stranded Baby Whale Rescued Back to Sea
搁浅幼鲸被救回大海

By David Lee

【新闻关键字】

1. strand [strænd] v. 搁浅、受困
2. humpback [ˋhʌmp͵bæk] n. 座头鲸(又叫大翅鲸)
3. dug [dʌg] pp. dig挖的过去分词
4. channel [ˋtʃænl] n. 水道
5. excavation [͵ɛkskəˋveʃən] n. 挖掘
6. ski [ski] n. 滑雪板
7. coax [koks] v. 哄骗
8. calf [kæf] n. 仔鲸
9. monitor [ˋmɑnətɚ] v. 监看

A baby humpback whale that stranded itself on a Gold Coast beach on Monday was rescued and guided back out to sea.
周一,一只小座头鲸搁浅在黄金海岸获救,并被引导游回大海。

Rescuers dug a channel in the sand with excavation equipment and waited for the tide to come in.
救援人员用挖掘设备挖了一条水道,并等到潮水涌入。

Helped by people on two jet skis, the baby whale was gently coaxed back into the water.
在坐着二艘喷射滑水板的人们协助下,幼鲸温柔地被哄骗回到海水中。

According to local media the 3000 lb whale, believed to be only two weeks old, had become separated from its mother.
据当地媒体报导,这只3000磅的鲸鱼, 据信只有两周大,已与母亲分开。

Seaworld will monitor the calf for the rest of the day with hopes that it will be reunited with its mother.
海洋世界将会在其余的日子里,监看这只幼鲸,并希望它会与母亲团聚。

本则影音新闻出处:新唐人电视台英语新闻
http://english.ntdtv.com/ntdtv_en/news_asia/2011-08-09/stranded-baby-whale-rescued-back-to-sea.html

本专栏由前卫英语李德良老师主编 www.davidlee.url.tw

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The baby whale was gently coaxed back into the sea.
幼鲸温柔地被哄骗回到海中。

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The 3000 lb whale is believed to be only two weeks old.

这只3000磅的鲸鱼, 据信只有两周大

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