Unit Two The Olympic Games
Reading: An interview
29th Beijing Olympic Games 2008
1. How many kinds of Olympic Game
are there now in the world?
A. One B. Two C. Three
What are they?
The Winter and the Summer Olympics.
2.Where did the ancient Olympics begin? A. Rome B. India C. Greece D. the U.S.A 3. When and where did the modern Olympics begin? A. 1896 Olympia C. 1900 Olympia B. 1896 Athens D. 1900 Athens
4.What do the five rings on the Olympic
flag stand for?
A. five continents B. five oceans
C. five races
Europe Asia Africa America
5.Which one is the mascot of Beijing Olympics?
A B C D
6. When and where will be the next Olympic Games held?
The 2012 Olympics will be held in London.
The Official Mascots of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
who was china's first gold medal winner and for what event
Where did the ancient Olympic Games start?
How many countries competed in the ancient
NO. 5 How often is the Olympics held?
Every four years/ every fourth year.
NO. 6 What are the three words that show the spirit of the Olympic Games?
Swifter, higher, stronger
Who could not take part in the ancient Olympic Games?
Slaves and Women
NO. 10 When and where did the modern Olympic Games start? Athens in 1896
Brief History of the Olympics
776 BC, 393 Olympia in AD Greece Ancient Olympics
1896, Athens in Greece Modern Olympics
1. ancient adj. old---- 反义modern in ancient/modern times在古代/现代
他过去常常开他的老式车。 He used to drive his ancient car. 让我惊奇的是, 这种古代习俗今天还流行。 To my surprise, the ancient custom is popular today.
Column A ancient medal stand for Greece volunteer stadium gymnasium responsibility replace motto Column B adj. 古代的；古老的 n. 奖章；勋章；纪念章 代表；表示；象征 n. 希腊 n. 志愿者；adj. 自愿的 n. (露天大型)体育场 n. 体育馆；健身房 n.责任；职责 vt. 取代；替换；代替 n. 口号；格言；座右铭
Pausanias, who was a Greek writer 2,000 years ago, has come on a magical journey to find out about the present day Olympic Games. He is now interviewing a girl, Liyan a Chinese girl. Pausanias Liyan An interview
A person wants to get some information from others by talking. Ancient times Modern times
What does the passage tell us?
the ancient Olympic Games the modern Olympic Games good & bad effects of the OG the similarities between them the differences between them
Ancient Olympic Games How many kinds 1 (summer Olympics) Modern Olympic Games 2 (Summer &Winter Olympics)
What events running races, horse riding and so on
over 250 sports, skiing, ice skating and so on
any athletes from all over the world any city in the world
Host city Prizes
only men in Greece cities in Greece olive wreath
How often Both are held every four years. Purpose Belief Events Both are held not for money but for honor. The motto is the same. They are swifter higher . stronger , and Some events are the same, such as , running horse riding , shooting and throwing.
1. Both the Summer and Winter Olympics are held every two years. ( F ) 2.There are running races in the Winter Olympics. ( F) 3.Women were admitted to join in the old Olympics. ( F ) 4. Every athlete can take part in the Olympic Games. ( 5.All the competitors compete for money. (
6. The Olympics were born in Greece.
True or False.
( F )1.Men and were notwere allowed to take part in the Women women allowed ancient Olympic Games. ( (
every four years. F )2.The Winter Olympic Games are held every threeyears.
29th F )3.The 28th Olympic Games will be held in Beijing.
( T )4. A special village is built for competitors to live in. ( T )5.To hold the Olympic is a rich prize and a big honor for a country. ( F ) 6. Every athlete can take part in the Olympic Games. Every athlete who reaches the standard can
Thank you for listening!