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[팟캐스트] (320) 케이팝 그룹 SuperM 데뷔 기자간담회 / 제주에 휘몰아친 태풍 미탁

진행자: 임현수, Paul Kerry

1.   Q&A: SuperM answers big questions before its debut this week

기사요약: SM에서 데뷔하는 새로운 케이팝 그룹 SuperM

[1] After weeks of teasing fans with numerous clips, photos and announcements, SuperM is finally stepping into the music scene later this week.

*a number of: 몇몇의

*step into: (일을) 시작하다

[2] The group’s ultimate goal, according to its producer, S.M. Entertainment founder Lee Soo-man, is for the West and the East to become one and create what he calls a “culture universe.”

*ultimate: 궁극의

*according to: ~에 따르면

*the West: 서양

*the East: 동양

[3] Naturally, the group is focusing on the US market, with their debut record release due Friday, swiftly followed by a performance outside the Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood the next day.

*Naturally: 자연스럽게

[4] Despite the hectic schedule, the newly formed group held a press conference in Seoul on Wednesday to address some of the biggest questions about their music and the group’s seven carefully chosen members.

*hectic: 정신없는

*address: ~다루다

[5] Here are some of the questions and answers, with comments that were shared by the seven members and Baekhyun having spoken the most as the leader of the group during the event.

[6] Q: SuperM is holding a debut showcase in the US on Oct. 5?

Baekhuyn: Our showcase takes place in Hollywood and for fans who can’t make it, including South Korean fans, we will be streaming the event live on SM Town’s YouTube channel. It would be better if fans could come to see us in person but I’m sure there are a lot of people who can’t.

*stream: 흐르다, 스트리밍 하다


2.   South Korea braces for typhoon as Mitag batters Jeju

기사요약: 제주도를 강타한 태풍 '미탁'

[1] Typhoon Mitag hit Jeju Island on Wednesday, bringing 100-250 millimeters of rain to most parts of the southernmost island. Floods and damage have been reported in the eastern part of Jeju.

*southernmost: 최남단의

[2] More than 250 flights to and from the island have been canceled. As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, a wind shear alert has been in effect at Jeju Airport.

*wind shear: 풍속과 풍향이 갑자기 바뀌는 돌풍 variation in wind velocity occurring along a direction at right angles to the wind's direction and tending to exert a turning force.

[3] Eight houses have partially collapsed in the southeastern area of the island, and 25 people have been rescued from them. Three people have been treated for minor injuries.

*partially: 부분적으로

*collapse: 무너지다, 망하다

[4] Meanwhile, hundreds of houses experienced power outages early in the morning, and some schools were closed for the day.

*Meanwhile: ~는 동안

*outage: 정전, 단수

[5] Mitag was heading northeast toward South Jeolla Province at a speed of 24 kilometers per hour through the seas some 230 kilometers southeast of Shanghai around 9 a.m. Mitag is expected to hit the inland area of the peninsula around midnight.

*inland: 내륙의

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