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英語篇#12 Nobel Lecture - Malala Yousafzai


英語篇#12 Nobel Lecture - Malala Yousafzai

Summary of the Speech:
- Malala was confident but humble. She gave recognition to Kailash Satyarthi (another Nobel Peace Prize winner, an Indian for fighting against child labour).
- She mentioned her terrifying experience when the Taliban took over her hometown.
- mentioned her voice represents 66 million girls who are deprived of education (many children in the world still do not have education)
- She shared a story of her friend who wanted to be a doctor but was forced to marry and gave birth at 14.
- She stressed that basic education is not enough.
- She will use the Nobel Prize money to provide quality education everywhere in the world, especially for girls.
- At the end of the speech, she urged world leaders to help.

Some Important Parts of the Speech:
“But things did not remain the same. When I was in Swat, which was a place of tourism and beauty, it suddenly changed into a place of terrorism恐怖主義. I was just ten when more than 400 schools were destroyed. Women were fogged. People were killed. And our beautiful dreams turned into nightmares. Education went from being a right to being a crime.”

- Crime違法行爲,罪行
They committed a serious crime.

- Criminal 罪犯(n)/犯罪性的(adj.)
She is a criminal.
Criminal behavior

“My great hope is that this will be the last time we must fight for education. Let’s solve this once and for all. We have already taken many steps. Now it is time to take a leap.”

- Leap 跳躍
I leaped up to answer the phone. 我跳起來去接電話
take a leap of faith 對一件事情有信心,準備搏一搏



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