typhoon  [] 颱風
1. the approaching typhoon即將到來的颱風

2.after the typhoon          在颱風過後

3.be hit by typhoons     遭受颱風侵襲
=be lashed by typhoons
4.Taiwan is hit by typhoons almost every summer.

 

 


strong winds  強風

blow down     吹倒
The strong winds brought by Typhoon Morakot
blew down bamboo forests in the mountain area of Tainan County.


disaster []   (n.) 災害,災難

1. in disaster areas
2. serious disasters
3. disaster regions
4. to conduct disaster relief
5. if the disaster situation gets really serious

6.after the Morakot disaster 在莫拉克風災後

 

 

damage  []    (n)損害,損失; (v)損害,毀壞
1. do damage to...     對...有害;對...造成損害
2. do a lot of damage to... 造成很大的傷害
3. cause great damage  造成了極大的損害
4. reduce damage       減少損害
5. A torrent of rain came down and damaged the crops.
   大雨傾盆而下,損害了農作物。
6. Typhoons usually strike Taiwan during July, August,
   and September, and do a lot of damage to the island.
7. do serious damage to our environment
8. ...was severely damaged by the previous typhoon

 

 

 

 

heavy rains      豪雨 
torrential  []  rain  豪雨

 


accumulate   []   (v) 累積
rainfall    []  (n) 降雨量

plenty of rainfall 充沛的雨量
accumulated rainfall  累積降雨量

 

 

result in   導致
flood  []    (n)洪水,水災; (v)淹沒;使泛濫
flooding (n)淹水

1. In 1975, the floods in that area made 233,000 people homeless.
   一九七五年該地區的洪水使得二十三萬三千人無家可歸
2. result in floods 導致水災
3. The rice fields were flooded. 稻田被淹沒了。
4. the August 8th floods 八月八日的水災
5. The heavy rain has caused flooding in some parts of the country.
6. Our house was flooded last night due to the typhoon.
7. The heavy rains caused widespread flooding in the countryside.

 

 

 

in central and southern Taiwan 中南部
southern Taiwan  南台灣
threat of poor weather

 


in a low-lying area  在低窪地區
in the mountains     在山區

 

 

landslide   []   (n)土石流

 

mudslide []  (n)山崩

The mudslides were set off by the heavy rain. 豪雨引發土石流。

set off  激起、引發


Siaolin village was wiped out by landslides during the typhoon.

wipe out  消滅;徹底摧毀

 

 

 

 

 

《Typhoon English》

Many people are hoping for a typhoon day off tomorrow.
We may or may not get it, but here’s some useful ways to say day off.
很多人都希望明天可以放颱風假。雖然不知道明天到底會不會放, 但是以下是一些有關颱風假實用的句子。

Ways to say day off: 停班停課的說法:

*School and work were suspended due to the typhoon.
因為颱風的緣故停班停課。
*The government closed schools and offices on Wednesday.
政府宣布星期三停班停課一日。
*Many flights and trains were cancelled due to the typhoon.
因為颱風的緣故,有許多班機和火車班次被取消。
*We got a day off due to Typhoon Matmo.
因為麥德姆颱風,我們放假一日。
*Schools and offices remain open.
維持上班上課。

Stay safe, stay dry, and take precautions to avoid danger!

 

"停水" 英文怎麼說?

 

>>> water service will be cut

Water service will be cut at 4 pm for Taipei City. 台北市四點會停水

The water supply will be suspended.

 

文章來源 https://www.facebook.com/StudioClassroom

 

 

 

Is the typhoon still on course or are we going to get lucky?
颱風仍有可能會來或者我們運氣還不錯?

 

It looks like the typhoon's going to hit over the weekend, unfortunately.
很不幸地,看來這個週末颱風是會登陸了。

 

This typhoon's off the coast of the Philippines as we speak and has wind speeds of nearly 145 miles per hour.
我們談話的當下颱風正在菲律賓外海,風速已接近每小時 145 英里。

 

 That's my hiking plans scuppered.
我的健行計畫就這麼泡湯了。

 

 To maximize your team's potential, it's vital that every member is committed and passionate about achieving success.
為了將團隊潛力發揮到最大,每位成員對於取得成功一事能予以投入且深具熱情是至關重要的

 

 文章來源 http://paper.udn.com/papers.php?pname=POH0059

 

 

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