BOOK 2 UNIT 2---- warming up and reading tasks 1. When did the ancient Olympic Games started? A.1896 B. 1906 C. 776 BC 2. What was rewarded the winners in ancient Olympic Games? A. Medals B.
Money C. Olive wreath 3. How many gold medals did China get in the 2004 Athens Olympics? A. 28 B. 32 C. 28 4. Which sport is in the Winter Olympic Games? A. Badminton B. Basketball C. Speed skating 5. How many kinds of Olympic Games are there in the world? (Two kinds) 6. What’s the motto of the Olympic Games? (Higher, swifter and stronger) 7. What’s the motto of the Athens Olympics? (Welcome home) 8. What’s the host city of the first Olympics? (Athens, Greece) 9. What’s the host city of the 2008 Olympic Games? (Beijing, China ) What about 2012? (London) P11.Ex.2 1. What are they mainly talking about? The similarities and differences about the ancient Olympics and modern Olympics. 2. When he hears that women are allowed to join in, what does he say? How about his feeling, sad, surprised or happy? (surprised) 3. When he hears the Olympics are also about being able to run faster, jump higher and throw further, how does he feel, sad, surprised or happy? (happy) True or false 1. The olive wreath has been replaced by money.( F ) 2. The Olympics were not always held in Greece 2000 years ago. ( F ) 3. At first, Pausania thinks people may be competing for money in the modern Olympic Games. ( T ) 4. Pausania is surprised to know that women are to take part in the modern Olympic Games. (T ) 5. We feel proud because we have finally got the chance to hold the Olympic Games. (T ) 6. Horse riding events belong to the Winter Olympics. ( F ) 7. Ancient Greek cities competed against each other for money. ( F ) 8. The village built for Olympic athletes is made up of a main reception building, several stadiums and a gymnasium. ( T ) 9. 2012 Olympics will be held in London. ( T )