VOA慢速英语(翻译+字幕+讲解):希腊难民足球队超越梦想 参加联赛
日期:2016-12-04 15:42

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听力文本

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Greece has a new football team called Hope Refugee United.
Every one of its players is a refugee.
It all started with a few young men kicking a football around at a refugee camp near Athens. Americans know the game as soccer.
The newly formed team has played only a few games as Hope Refugee United. Now, the players are dreaming bigger as they take part in trials to form an official league team. Their hope is to compete against some of Greece's best teams in the coming weeks.
For the love of Football
For many of the players, this chance to compete fills an important void in their lives. They find life in their refugee camp at times frustrating, and with little to do. Sometimes, there are fights between people of different ethnicities.
However, a shared love of the sport of football has begun to bring the refugees together.
Seventeen-year-old Fahim Ahmad fled to Greece from Afghanistan. He says that when he and others formed teams to play football, the refugees seemed friendly and less tense. The players did not care about ethnicity. They only wanted peace and to make friends.
Professional Support
The refugee team now has received support from a number of people, including Petros Kokallis. He is a former vice president of Olympiakos, one of the country's most famous football teams. His non-governmental organization called Organization Earth, has been providing support for football training.
"This team is going to compete in a Greek championship, so we think this is a great opportunity for these guys to represent their community in the wider Greek community and interact with it."
Thanks to Organization Earth's support, the players now make trips out of the refugee camps to a play on a better field.
Organization Earth also has helped with other projects. At the Skaramagas refugee camp, the group is showing children to play the sport. Petros Kokallis hopes to expand the efforts and get the football players out of the camp as often as possible.
"One of the main goals of the program is to de-ghettoise refugees and get them out of camps and get them into normal society"
These efforts have been working for the players of Hope Refugees United. As the team trained for its third game, player Ali Shaheen explained why the name of their team feels just right.
"I feel like football makes me alive. I play football with the friends, the guys. I feel like I forget all of the bad stuff, really. I feel like I forget everything. I don't think about the past, the war, anything. I just think about my future."
I'm Phil Dierking.

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词汇解析

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1.refugee n.难民,避难者

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It has rained for a week straight, the week in which you stumbled a refugee into my camp.
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2.void n.空白,空虚,空隙

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There was an aching void in his heart.
他心中有悲痛的空虚感.

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3.ethnicity n.种族(划分)

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On that day, no matter where we came from, what God we prayed to, or what race or ethnicity we were, we were united as one American family.
在那一天,不管我们来自何处、不管我们向哪一位神灵祈祷,也无论我们的种族如何,我们都团结在一起,整个美国就像一个大家庭NdhG&*DGrh@CKltRqq~5

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4.ghettoize vt.使集中居住(在贫民窟、难民营)

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I beg you not to ghettoize them just for the reason that they are poor.

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我求你不要因为他们穷就让他们集体住在一起*^sQ]8,l9pAJ)!)XG.KP

内容解析

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1."This team is going to compete in a Greek championship, so we think this is a great opportunity for these guys to represent their community in the wider Greek community and interact with it."

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interact with 与……互动

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Interact with readers. Readers should be the focus of any good blog.
和读者互动 读者应该是任何好博文的焦点Mb@KTT]D,t5zRv
How do we interact with this thing?
我们怎样与这个东西互动?

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2.It all started with a few young men kicking a football around at a refugee camp near Athens. Americans know the game as soccer.

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start with 从/以……开始

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You can start with one of them and add the others as you have time.
你现在就可以开始只用其中之一,如果你有时间的话,还可以加上其它的F5ngpZWYrPI+
You can start with learning words before you read a new text.

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参考译文

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希腊组建了一只新足球队,名为希望难民联盟Tk*f(4TxkoVD
队员都由难民组成dSq5QFN&5#N5G^;KCTV
一切都要从几个在雅典附近某难民营周围踢球的年轻人开始说起O4=.i+ZP9pv)n~LYY,97。这项运动也是美国人熟知的英式足球u_RlVSwIZI
这只新组建的球队目前只以希望难民联盟的身份参加过几次比赛!af8mk&%nqq1z!c。不过,现在他们梦想着做更大的事情——试着组建正式的联赛队wSlq[HK(0C6==C。他们希望能在接下来的数周中与希腊的顶尖球队比拼抗衡^!i[Fwl8^4AB.L3m

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为了对足球的爱
对于难民球队的很多队员来说,有机会参与比赛填补了他们人生中的空隙,意义重大f9X,QM]3m!EI]vC。他们时常觉得难民营的生活令人沮丧,每天无所事事UqlYr,UrNlj~hn。有时候,甚至不同种族的难民之间会发生争斗qV~tQ@m|d;eFUeALwQq[
但源自对足球共同的爱,这些难民开始抱成一团v&OUfoxvvU;ZK.
17岁的法希姆是从阿富汗逃荒到希腊的4tVP+Ca.3628u。法希姆说,当自己和其他队员通过组建球队的方式一同踢足球时,难民之间更加友好,关系也不再紧张了4HBqSP)9|=7R@]nB6a。队员们开始不再介意种族身份,变得只想要和平,与彼此交朋友=yJP628ux*
专业的支持
如今,这只难民球队收到了来自很多人的支持,其中包括彼得罗斯WmgpXGUkHQKck9K0a5cA。彼得罗斯是希腊最富盛名足球队之一——奥林匹亚科斯的副主席Ptbk68jUK9,BryNu%K。彼得罗斯成立了一个非政府性组织,名为Organization Earth,这个组织一直在提供足球培训方面的支持;ctMztwYa7rpw6)Nz(
“这只难民队伍就要参加希腊联赛了,我们觉得这对于他们来说是不错的机会,能代表他们的社群参与到更广泛的希腊社群中,并与希腊社群进行交流a8yuQkhj5VNsub.A。”
感谢Organization Earth的支持,这些队员现在能走出难民营,在更好的场地上踢足球pN4UZoL2jxX
Organization Earth还赞助了其他项目A#C!(wPkAd7Nb*E*TM[)。他们教圣托里尼难民营的孩子们如何踢足球EUSfE#c(s5+kr*zyBk。彼得罗斯希望能加大努力,让难民球员能多多走出难民营参赛1EpDn,*]^tOl~m-ciD@
“这个项目的主要目标之一是让难民们不再是沉浸于少数群体的状态,而是走出难民营,融入到正常社会中去_0A7z]LSt75CLIdd。”
这些努力都是为这只难民球队而做的2V-I!D,GU!wr0jwjD(Z。正当他们在为第三次比赛而接受培训时,队员阿里 沙欣解释了球队名字恰到好处的原因,CoznhNBS#A)
“我感觉足球让我感觉状态很好Wgvrl.q1NBRl~7%。我跟朋友们一起踢足球,我感觉能够忘记不好的事情,真的U5P8jAHOsYMlnvmw,。我感觉我忘记了一切OKNLS6ic=*[o#SW[0。我不会去想过去、战争和任何事情DHWdC7MZLqsv.h037l。我只想着自己的未来f[7R%25CS0_。”
感谢收听菲尔的播报NYgfG.PWNK[AJQpApd(R

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