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  • 香港警察總部架欄杆隔開抗議者

    Police try to bring order to Occupy Central

    HK police put up railings to keep protestors from moving forward towards the HK government building. (CNA)

  • 故宮玉白菜特展(2)

    Famous works of cabbage

    The National Palace Museum's jadeite cabbage exhibit. (CNA)

  • 阿公阿嬤秀活力(3)

    Never too old

    The elderly show their stuff at a national performance at a Floral Park auditorium. (CNA)

  • 香港要求普選 總統表達支持

    Ma urges Beijing to listen to Hong Kong people

    President Ma Ying-jeou on Monday called on the Chinese authorities to listen to the voice of Hong Kong citizens and to deal peacefully and cautiously with the pro-democracy protest by tens of thousands of people in the special administrative region. (CNA photo)

  • 香港防暴警察與示威者對峙

    Tear gas used against HK protesters

    Hong Kong police fired tear gas into crowds of protesters Sunday as they sought to disperse the pro-democracy activists gathered outside Hong Kong's government headquarters. (CNA photo)

  • 港占中事件未平息 但情勢舒緩

    Occupy Central

    Thousands gather outside government headquarters in central Hong Kong as Occupy Central launches a civil disobedience campaign seeking greater universal sufferage. (CNA photo)

  • 嘉市祭孔  六佾舞祝壽

    A Confucian Tribute

    Junior high school students perform a traditional Confucian tribute for teachers' day at a temple in the southern city of Chia-yi on Sunday. (CNA photo)

  • 盧彥勳前進亞運金牌戰(2)

    Headed to the finals

    Taiwan's top male tennis player, Lu Yen-hsun, is headed to the finals at the Asian Games on Tuesday. (CNA photo)

  • Entrepreneur Ping Chu 朱平talks about his book Be the Change

  • Aveda’s Taiwan founder Ping Chu 朱平shares his approach to building happy successful businesses

  • Ho Chie Tsai shares about his journey as a Taiwanese-American

  • Interview with Ethan Garcia of o3-Fitness

  • Interview with A-vai, folk singer of Taiwan

  • Interview with Paul Cheng, heavyweight MMA fighter

  • Interview with Andy Kincart of Eco-Cha

  • Interview with Joshua Xu, the Iron Man Doctor

Broadcast dates: 2014-09-25 00:00:00 Host: Huang Shih-han

Broadcast date: September 25, 2014

Host: Huang Shih-han




A: 教師節要到了,

jiào shī jié yào dào le

(Literally: Teacher’s Day will arrive.)

Teacher’s Day is coming.



wǒ men yào bú yào sòng nǚ ér lǎo shī lǐ wù

(Literally: We want not want to give daughter teacher gift?)

Should we give our daughter’s teacher a gift?


B: 去年送過水果禮盒,

qù nián sòng guò shuǐ guǒ lǐ hé

(Literally: Last year gave fruit gift box.)

We gave [the teacher] a fruit gift set.



kě shì lǎo shī jiān chí bù shōu

(Literally: But teacher insisted not accept.)

But [she] insisted on turning it down.



jīn nián jiù suàn le ba

(Literally: This year forget about it.)

so let’s forget about it this year.


A: 不行啦,還是要表示一點心意。

bù xíng la,hái shì yào biǎo shì yī/yì diǎn xīn yì

(Literally: No, still have to show a bit heart intention.)

No, we should still show our appreciation.




教師節 jiào shī jié

Teacher’s Day


教師 jiào shī

(more formal ) teacher


節 jié



要 yào

1)    to be going to

2)    to have to


到 dào

to arrive


我們 wǒ men

we; us


要不要 yào bú yào

to want to or not


送 sòng

to give as a present


女兒 nǚ ér



兒子 ér zi



老師 lǎo shī



禮物 lǐ wù



去年 qù nián

last year


過 guò

a particle indicating that the action has been completed


水果 shuǐ guǒ



禮盒 lǐ hé

gift box


可是 kě shì



堅持 jiān chí

to insist


不 bù/bú

no; not


收 shōu

to accept


今年 jīn nián

this year


就 jiù

a character used to indicate that the action follows the previous action


算了 suàn le

to forget about something; to give up


不行 bù xíng

no (because it’s inappropriate or because this is something that one should not do)


還是 hái shì



表示 biǎo shì

to show


一點 yī/yì diǎn

a bit


心意 xīn yì

(literally “heart intention”) feelings of appreciation