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别等到枪击了,还在查警报中的单词! (内附UCLA枪击事件外文报道)

2016-06-04 23:58 From 张艳

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校园枪击案是我们每一个人,尤其是即将出国的孩子们,最不想听到的消息!

但似乎每年都会发生。

昨天,当UCLA的大部分学生们都在为final奋斗时,突发枪击案。

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读报道前,我们先来看几个此类报道中常出现的词汇表达:


枪击shooting

校园枪击案Campus shooting rampage

这个是非常地道的说法,此外还有 campus shooting case

枪手gunman=shooter

受害者victim

 

一起先来看一下事发当天的报道:

Two male adults are dead after an apparent murder-suicide at the University of California at Los Angeles, the chief of the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed on Wednesday.

The victims were found in an office inside UCLA's Engineering IV building, where the shooting took place.

 

LAPD chief Charlie Beck said "at about 10 this morning a homicide and a suicide occurred at the engineering building on the south side. It appears it is entirely contained. We believe there are no suspects outstanding and no continuing threat to UCLA's campus."


Homicide 杀人案(他杀)

Suicide  自杀

suspect 嫌疑犯

It appears that ...似乎是 看来

(在新闻报道中很常见,由于事件突发,很多细节尚不清楚,因此用此表达方式更严谨)

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而最新报道(更新于北京时间3号凌晨1点),事情貌似更为复杂:

UCLA gunman accused slain professor of stealing computer code and is suspected of killing a woman in Minnesota. Police respond to the UCLA campus after a shooting Wednesday.


Accuse  指控

slain  被杀害的

be suspected of ... 有...的嫌疑


The gunman who shot and killed a UCLA professor Wednesday has been identified as Mainak Sarkar, a former doctoral student who had accused the victim of stealing his computer code and giving it to someone else, according to Los Angeles police.

Be identified as  被确认是

 

Beck said that Sarkar had written two notes, one of which had a list of names that included Klug, the dead woman and another UCLA professor. “It was a list that made the readers believe he was going to kill,” Beck said.

 

After day of fear, UCLA students resuming classes, feeling 'normal' again.

grapple with  努力克服

 

All classes, except those in engineering, were to resume Thursday, the university said. Engineering classes will resume once authorities have completed their investigation, which could be as early as Friday.

 

The university has offered counseling services to students, faculty and staff.

counseling 心理咨询


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毫无疑问,这是一出悲剧。

我们也不想对事实妄加揣测,不去引用网上各种未经确认的观点和说法。

 

还好让人欣慰的是,面对突发情况,UCLA的整个校园比较有序,只有警车进进出出,没有出现大规模的慌乱。


并且,UCLA的学生们在教室里用各种东西堵住门,还有想办法把门堵住的,这样长时间的lockdown学生们做的很赞。

最后借用校长的话来说:

“Our UCLA family has indeed been shaken, but we will rely upon the strong bonds of our community and our faith in one another as we begin the process of healing.”