진행자: 임현수, Paul Kerry1. [Feature] Weekend rallies in central Seoul a headache for residents
기사요약: 매 주말 서울 도심에서 열리는 시위가 지역 주민들에게는 소음 등의 골칫거리를 제공 Protesters chanting anti-government slogans and marching with loudspeakers in traffic lanes closed off for them have become a common sight on Saturdays in central Seoul in recent years.
*traffic lane: 차선 In a country where street demonstrations paved the way for democracy, this may be seen as a sign of great strides in freedom of expression.
*pave the way: 길을 닦다. But complaints are growing in rally-prone areas in central Seoul, namely Gwanghwamun Square and the vicinity of the presidential office.
*prone: ~에 취약한 “We came here to have lunch, but we are now moving somewhere else because it is just too loud,” said Kim Yi-yeon, a 34-year-old office worker, Saturday at Gwanghwamun Square.
*square: 광장 “I feel like we had Gwanghwamun stolen every weekend,” Kim said, walking away from the square with a friend.
기사전문: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=202001130006492. EXO's Chen to get married
기사요약: 그룹 엑소 멤버 첸 결혼 계획 발표 EXO’s Chen announced Monday afternoon that he will be getting married, hinting that his wife-to-be is also pregnant with his child.
*hint: 암시하다 In a handwritten letter sent through his agency SM Entertainment, the singer said he has a “girlfriend who he would like to spend the rest of his life with.”
*handwritten: 손으로 쓴
*agency: 대리점, 단체 He also said a “blessing has arrived” to him, hinting that his soon-to-be-wife is pregnant.
*blessing: 축복 “I don’t know where to begin and I’m so nervous and shaky. But I decided to pen the letter even if my writing isn’t perfect because I wanted to let my fans know first with all honesty who have given me so much love,” he wrote.
*shaky: 떨리는, 휘청거리는
*with all honesty: 아주 솔직하게 The singer also said his girlfriend is not a celebrity and added that the two plan to have a small private wedding attended only by the couple’s family.
*private wedding: 비공개 결혼식
기사 전문: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200113000741