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3 Lead-in 1.What is the themes ( 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.

4 Picture Flag introduction 3. Where is the torch lit? It is lit in Olympia, Greece.

5 luminosityjustice peacesolidificationfriendship

6 4.There are three cities which have held the Olympic games twice, they are A New York B Los Angeles C London D Tokyo E Paris F Rome G Athens D Berlin B Los Angeles E Paris C London

7 1.When and where were the first Olympic Games in modern times? In 1896 in Greece. Task one

8 2. 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.

9 3. 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.

10 4. 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.

11 5. Why do people say that China won another great competition in 2001? Because China will host the 29th Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008.

12 One 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.

13 1. In the early Olympic Games, only men were allowed to compete and watch the Games 2. The motto of the Olympic Games is Faster, Higher, Further. 3. Carl Lewis won three gold medals in the 1984 Olympic Games. 6. The Winter Olympic Games are held every three years. 5. The 28 th Olympic Games will be held in Beijing. 4. The 27 th Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles. Task two TRUE OR FALSE

14 1. In the early Olympic Games, only men were allowed to compete and watch the Games 2. The motto of the Olympic Games is Faster, Higher, Further. 3. Carl Lewis won three gold medals in the 1984 Olympic Games. TRUE OR FALSE True False False stronger four

15 6. The Winter Olympic Games are held Every three years. 5. The 28 th Olympic Games will be held in Beijing. 4. The 27 th Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles. 5 6 False 4False False TRUE OR FALSE Sydney 29 th four

16 Main idea: Para.1: Para.2: Para.3: The Olympic Games are held every four years. Something about the old Olympic Games. Something about the modern Olympic Games and the 27th Olympic Games.

17 Para.4: Para.5: The Olympic motto. The preparation for the 29th Olympic Games in Beijing.

18 1. The Olympic Games The summer Olympics The winter Olympics The old OlympicsThe modern Olympics *Whats the most obvious difference between the old Olympics and the modern Olympics?

19 2.Competitions to compete for a medal to hold the Olympics … a gold medal a silver medal a bronze medal

20 Read the text again and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 Model: Answer The Olympic Games are held every 4 years. Task three

21 Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 The old Olympic Games The old Olympic Games from which the modern games came began around the year 776 BC in Greece. Answer:

22 Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 After 393 AD the Olympic Games stopped. Answer:

23 Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 Answer: The first Olympic Games The first Olympic Games in modern times happened in competitors from just 13 countries.

24 Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 Answer: In 2000, over 10,000 athletes from 227 countries went to Sydney.

25 Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 Answer: In the 1984 Olympic In the 1984 Olympic Games,Carl Lewis won four gold medals.

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30 Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 Answer: In Sydney, the Chinese team got 28 gold medals, ranking third of all the competing countries.

31 Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 Answer: China won the competition in 2001 to host the Olympic Games in 2008.

32 Read the text and find something about the numbers here: Model : 4 years A: 776BC B. 393AD C ;311; 13 E. 1984;4 F. 28;3 G H.2008 D. 2000;10,000;227 Answer: In 2008, the 29 th Olympic Games will be held in Beijing.

33 Task four every four years all over the world take part in the same as join in hammer throw do ones best win/get gold medals track and field all the competing countries the history-making success sports venues

34 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. Questions:

35 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.

36 Why do athletes from so many countries want to take part in the Olympic Games? They come to make friends and learn from each other. 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.

37 much richer,stronger show national power( ) famous carry forward( the spirit of the Olympic Games …… Para6: To hold the Olympic Games is a rich prize for a country. Every country wants to be the sponsor( ) of the Olympic Games. Why?

38 develop fast in economics Athletes did very well in the Olympics,win great achievements( get well prepared for Chairman He Zhenliang did a lot, contribute ( ) great motto Beijing -----a wonderful city …… Why did Beijing succeed in winning the right to hold the 2008 Olympic Games ? Discussion

39 What is the motto of the 2008 Olympic Games?

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42 What will be done in preparation for the 2008 Olympic Games?

43 In preparation for the 2008 Olympics, new buildings and sports venues will be built, more trees will be planted and new roads will be built.

44 Lets see what have been done and what is being done to prepare the Beijing Olympic Games.

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49 Discussion What does the Olympic motto mean to a middle school student?As a Chinese student, what should you do for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing?

50 Discussion We should study hard to learn more knowledge learn English well to communicate with the foreigners do the propaganda work try to protect the environment, stop pollution do the service work for the Olympics

51 Hosting the Olympic Games is a great honor and a great responsibility. Being the host of the Olympic Games will have good and bad effects on the host city.

52 Bad effectsGood effects 1.People all over the world will learn about the city and its people. 2.Many sports fans will visit the city and will bring great benefits to the city.. 3.The preparations will make the city better and more beautiful. 1.It is very expensive to host the Olympics.Maybe the money should be used for other things. 2.Too many visitors may do harm to the environment. 3.The venues and buildings may be wasted after the Olympic Games. 4.Attracting investment.

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54 Language points 1.every four years= every fourth year every two years ( =every other year ) every few years He goes home every few years. There is a spelling mistake every other line.

55 Language points: 2. Many of the sports were the same as they are now. the same as ……, as,, The office is just the same as it used to be.

56 : the same...as ……, same,,as, ;the same...that…… ……, that,, :

57 This is the same bike as I used yesterday. He is the same man that we met yesterday.

58 3.take part in join in (take an active part in) join in: join: join sb. in sth. 1 2) 3) Are you going to take part in/join in our discussion? He joined the army last year. Would you like to join us in a walk? attend

59 4.After that more and more countries joined in the games. more and more adj./adv. + and +adj./adv. She is getting thinner and thinner. Our hometown is becoming more and more beautiful.

60 5.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. ( )

61 6. compete in/for… compete in for with against *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 Workers Stadium tomorrow

62 7.1)would rather do sth.A than do sth.B A B Id rather stay at home than go out. 2)A.prefer sth. A to sth. B B.prefer doing sth. A to doing sth. B C.prefer to do sth.A rather than do sth.B I prefer magazine to newspaper. I prefer staying at home to going out. I prefer to stay at home rather than go out.

63 *--Which sport do you like better, running or jumping? *--Which sport do you prefer, shooting or sailing? --I like running better than jumping. --I prefer sailing to shooting.

64 Word Study 1. 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. Greece Event Competitor

65 4. 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. Motto Shotting Torch

66 7. 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. Medal Althete

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