2Lead-in 1.What is the themes (主题） of the Olympic Games? 2.Which team enters the main stadium first, and which team enters last?The themes of the Olympic Games is the international friendship and world peace.The Greek team enters first and the team of the host country enters last.
33. Where is the torch lit? It is lit in Olympia, Greece. Picture Flag introduction
5E Paris E Paris F Rome G Athens D Berlin A New York B Los Angeles There are three cities which have held the Olympic games twice, they areE ParisE ParisF RomeG AthensD BerlinA New YorkB Los AngelesC LondonD TokyoB Los AngelesC London
61.When and where were the first Olympic Games in modern times? Task one1.When and where were the first Olympic Games in modern times?In 1896 in Greece.
72. Do the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics happen at the same time? No, both the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics are held every four years, but the Winter Olympics are usually held two years before the Summer Olympics.
83. What were the old Olympic Games like? Many of the sports were the same as they are now, such as running, jumping and wrestling. Women were not allowed to take part in the games.
94. What does the Olympic motto mean? The Olympic motto “Faster, Higher, Stronger” means every athlete should try to run faster, jump higher and throw further.
105. Why do people say that China won another great competition in 2001? Because China will host the 29th Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008.
11One of the great competitions is not for a medal. It is the competition between countries to hold the Olympics.To hold the Olympic Games is a rich prize for a country.
12Task twoTRUE OR FALSE1. In the early Olympic Games, only men were allowed to compete and watch the Games2. The motto of the Olympic Games is “Faster, Higher, Further”.3. Carl Lewis won three gold medals in the 1984 Olympic Games .4. The 27th Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles.5. The 28th Olympic Games will be held in Beijing.6. The Winter Olympic Games are held every three years.
13TRUE OR FALSE 1. In the early Olympic Games, only men were allowed to compete and watch the Games1、True2. The motto of the Olympic Games is“Faster, Higher, Further”.2、Falsestronger3、False3. Carl Lewis won three gold medals in the1984 Olympic Games .four
14TRUE OR FALSE 4. The 27th Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles. Sydney4、False5. The 28th Olympic Games will be heldin Beijing.29th5、False6、False6. The Winter Olympic Games are heldEvery three years.four
15Main idea: The Olympic Games are held every four years. Para.1: Something about the old Olympic Games.Something about the modern Olympic Games and the 27th Olympic Games.
16Para.4:Para.5:The Olympic motto.The preparation for the 29thOlympic Games in Beijing.
17The summer Olympics1.The Olympic GamesThe winter OlympicsThe old OlympicsThe modern Olympics*What’s the most obvious difference betweenthe old Olympics and the modern Olympics?
18a gold medal a silver medal a bronze medal to compete for a medal 2.Competitionsto hold the Olympics…a gold medala silver medala bronze medal
19Read the text again and find something about the numbers here: Task threeModel : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADAnswerC ;311; 13Model:D ;10,000;227The Olympic Gamesare held every 4 years.E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008
20Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADC ;311; 13E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008D ;10,000;227Answer:The old Olympic Gamesfrom which the moderngames came began aroundthe year 776 BC in Greece.
21Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADC ;311; 13E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008D ;10,000;227Answer:After 393 AD the OlympicGames stopped.
22Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADC ;311; 13E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008D ;10,000;227Answer:The first Olympic Gamesin modern times happenedin competitorsfrom just 13 countries.
23Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADC ;311; 13E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008D ;10,000;227Answer:In 2000, over 10,000 athletes from 227 countries went to Sydney.
24Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADC ;311; 13E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008D ;10,000;227Answer:In the 1984 OlympicGames,Carl Lewis wonfour gold medals.
29Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADC ;311; 13E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008D ;10,000;227Answer:In Sydney, the Chinese team got 28 gold medals, ranking third of all the competing countries.
30Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADC ;311; 13E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008D ;10,000;227Answer:China won the competition in 2001 to host the Olympic Games in 2008.
31Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 yearsA: 776BCB. 393ADC ;311; 13E. 1984;4F. 28;3G. 2001H.2008D ;10,000;227Answer:In 2008, the 29th Olympic Games will be held in Beijing.
32Task fourevery four yearsall over the worldtake part inthe same asjoin inhammer throwdo one’s bestwin/get gold medalstrack and fieldall the competing countriesthe history-making successsports venues
33Questions:1. How have the Olympic Games changed since the old Olympic Games were held in ancient Greece?Many sports are the same, but new sports have been added. Women are now allowed to take part in the Games. There are more competitors now. In 2000, over 10,000 athletes from 227 countries participated in the Olympics.
342. China won 28 gold medals in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games 2. China won 28 gold medals in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. What were the events?The events include: shooting, weightlifting, judo, badminton, table-tennis , gymnastics, foot race/ walking race, diving , kickboxing/ tackwondo and so on.
35Why do athletes from so many countries want to take part in the Olympic Games? •The athletes think it is an honor to take part in the Olympic Games, because it is a meeting of the best sportsmen and sportswomen in the world.• They have a chance to win if they take part in the Olympic Games, and if they do win, they will become rich and famous.•They come to make friends and learn from each other.
36Every country wants to be the sponsor(主办) of the Olympic Games. Why? Para6: To hold the Olympic Games is a rich prize for a country.Every country wants to be the sponsor(主办) of the Olympic Games. Why?much richer ,strongershow national power(国力)famouscarry forward( 弘扬）the spirit of the Olympic Games……
37DiscussionWhy did Beijing succeed in winning the right to hold the 2008 Olympic Games（举办权）?develop fast in economicsAthletes did very well in the Olympics,win great achievements(成就）get well prepared forChairman He Zhenliang did a lot, contribute( 贡献)great mottoBeijing -----a wonderful city……
48DiscussionWhat does the Olympic motto mean to a middle school student?As a Chinese student, what should you do for the Olympic Games in Beijing?
49Discussion We should do the propaganda（宣传） work try to protect the environment, stop pollutionstudy hard to learn more knowledgelearn English well to communicate with the foreignersdo the service work for the Olympics
50CONTEST Hosting the Olympic Games is a great honor and a great responsibility. Being the host of theOlympic Games will have good and bad effectson the host city.
51Good effects Bad effects 1.People all over the world will learn about the city andits people.1.It is very expensive tohost the Olympics.Maybethe money should be usedfor other things.2.Many sports fans will visitthe city and will bring great benefits to the city..2.Too many visitors may doharm to the environment.3.The preparations willmake the city better andmore beautiful.3.The venues and buildingsmay be wasted after theOlympic Games.4.Attracting investment.
53Language points 1.every four years= every fourth year every two years(每两年） =every other year（每隔一年)every few yearsThere is a spelling mistake every other line.他每隔几年回一次家。He goes home every few years .
54Language points: 2. Many of the sports were the same as they are now. the same as表示“和……一样”,其中as是关系代词,引导定语从句,且在从句中作宾语、主语或表语。The office is just the same as it used to be.这个办公室还和过去一样。
55注意: the same...as也表示“和…… 一样”,其中same为形容词,后面接名词,as仍然引导定语从句,指相似的人或物;the same...that表示“…… 和……一样”,其中that为关系代词,引导定语从句,指同一人或物。如:
56This is the same bike as I used yesterday. 这辆自行车和我昨天骑的那辆一样。He is the same man that we met yesterday.他就是我们昨天遇见的那个人。
573.take part in：参加某一活动，并发挥作用，接近join in (take an active part in) join sb. in sth.和某人一起做某事attend表示参加会议、婚礼、讲座等等1） 你打算参加我们的讨论吗？Are you going to take part in/join in our discussion?2) 他去年参了军。He joined the army last year.3) 你想要和我们一起散步吗？Would you like to join us in a walk?
58She is getting thinner and thinner. 4.After that more and more countries joined in the games.more and moreadj./adv.（比较级）+ and +adj./adv.（比较级）越来越她变得越来越瘦了。She is getting thinner and thinner.我们的家乡变得越来越漂亮。Our hometown is becoming more and more beautiful.
595.Following the history-making success in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, China won another great competition in 2001 which was not for a medal .The teacher entered the classroom, following some students.The teacher entered the classroom, followed by some students.()
60 6. compete in/for… compete，不及物动词，意思是“竞争”，后面常接介词in，for，with，against等。 *The players from all over the world competed for the medals in the Olympics．*The Chinese Football Team will compete against the Japanese Football Team in Beijing Worker’s Stadium tomorrow．
617.1)would rather do sth.A than do sth.B 宁愿做A而不愿做BI’d rather stay at home than go out.2)A.prefer sth. A to sth. BB.prefer doing sth. A to doing sth. BC.prefer to do sth.A rather than do sth.BI prefer magazine to newspaper.I prefer staying at home to going out.I prefer to stay at home rather thango out.
62*--Which sport do you like better, running or jumping?--I like running better than jumping.*--Which sport do you prefer, shootingor sailing?--I prefer sailing to shooting.
63Word Study1. It is the name of the country where the Olympic Games began in ancient times.2. It is one of the races, competitions, etc in a sports programme.3. It is a person, team, etc competing with another or others.GreeceEventCompetitor
644. It is a sentence or a group of words taken as the guiding rule in the Olympic Games. 5. It is an event, aiming and firing with a gun.6. It is an object that carries a flame.MottoShottingTorch
657. It is an award given to the top three people in each event in the Olympic Games. 8. It is someone who trains to compete in sports.MedalAlthete