Lesson 6 Diving “Dream Team"
Can you dive?
★There are eighty-five kinds of dives off the platform. ★Diving is one of the most popular events at the Olympics.
Think About It!
1. What is a “Dream Team”? 2. Is there a “Dream Team” in basketball? What about diving? 3. Which country has the “Dream Team” in diving? 4. Who are the best-known members of China’s Olympics diving team?
Something about FU Mingxia:
FU Mingxia is one of China’s best divers. At Atlanta in 1996, she won gold medal. She is the first woman of China who won the gold medal in diving since 1912. She won her first victory in 1991. At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, she became the youngest Olympic champion at age 13.
Something about China’s Diving “Dream Team”
★China has won many gold medals in diving since 1984. ★At 2000 Olympics in Sydney won five of the eight diving events. ★Today, the most victories. ★Now, Other countries want to catch up with China. ★Canada and US want Chinese diving coaches.
Quick Quiz: ★Diving has not always been an Olympic sport.
What year did diving begin at the Olympics? Diving became on Olympic event in 1904. ★What new type of diving began at the 2000 Olympics? Synchronized diving. In this event, two divers dive together. They dive at the same time.
Let’s Do It!
★Talk about the 2008 Olympics with a
partner. Try using the following phrases or any others you can think of: dream team, catch up with, not…anymore, give up.
达 标 测 评
B 1.There are five people in my family, _______ me. A. include B. including C. includes D. to include B 2.She came to China ________ the age ________16. A. at, in B. at, of C. in, of D. in, at
B 3.He works hard. I believe that he will ________ others. A. come up with B. catch up with
C. keep up with
D. up and down
B 4. He has two sisters. They are ________ nurses.