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【6min read】On the antlers of a dilemma

Zoe Chou 
5 PM Mar 28, 2014

【6min read】「antler」是什麼意思?

想要用英文討論時事,你需要掌握關鍵字。

 經濟學人出品,讓今天的6min read並不容易, 建議TOEIC800分以上的朋友挑戰。

【6min read】 6min read是英語島精選的中等篇幅文章,剛好是等一杯咖啡好的時間,每天都看見英文,久了像咖啡一樣,自然順口。


On the antlers of a dilemma  

THE fresh-faced good looks have been lined and drawn by the cares of office. His immaculate English is forsaken for the dignity of immaculate Mandarin. Patient replies to questions come wearily, as if said many times before. Yet, six years into his presidency, Ma Ying-jeou’s hair remains as lush and jet-black as any Chinese Politburo member’s. And, speaking in the presidential palace in Taipei, he remains as unwilling as any leader in Beijing to admit to any fundamental flaws in strategy......


文章分類:6 min. Read, Society, Advanced, Vocab., Reading, Discussion, 22. 轉折點
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May said
Thank you so much, Tracy!
That should be a pragmatic way to use all these words!
And I want to use these words in my daily speaking as well (unfortunately, I don't have such friends to discuss this kind of topic).
Maybe I can practice by myself (like talking to myself or something like that...)?
Hmm...Do you have any good idea?
 
Tracy Wu said
Hi May, i believe that it will be helpful for you to write words down. You can also make sentences by yourself to memorize them. Also, you can google them from other articles if you love reading. Try it!
 
May said
Done.
A serious topic but worth reading.

One question: Should I collect all the words that I don't know and write them on somewhere (like notebook)?
Does it helpful?
 

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