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1 ASIAN GAMES READING SKILL CLASS 11 – UNIT 9

2 CONTENTS Reading skills A short discussion Presenting vocabularies Guiding questions Reading comprehension Checking comprehension Extra task

3 Reading skills Skimming: read quickly (only 1 time) for main ideas Scanning: read slowly (2 or 3 times) for details

4 Do you like sports? What are your favorite sports? Do you often watch sports in the stadium or on television? Can you name some sport events broadcast live on television? Discussion

5 The Doha Asian Games Organizing Committee (DAGOC) held a presentation on the 16 April, 2003, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha, where they announced the 33 sports that from the events for the Games in Two new events, chess and triathlon, were announced to be included in the Games. The purpose of the presentation was to inform the attendees of the preparations and plans in motion for hosting the Games and about the work already completed by the subcommittees appointed by the Higher Organizing Committee. The Games take place from December 1st through December 15th More than 10,000 athletes representing 44 countries take part in the Games, the most important event in Asia. DAGOC also introduced the 34 sporting venues and inform the attendees of the construction and refurbishment work on these venues, including Khalifa National Stadium, which holds a seating capacity of 6,000 and also hosts the opening and closing ceremonies. 33 Sports in the Asian Games A group of people who are chosen to organize the Games A sporting event in which people compete in three different sports, usually swimming, cycling, and running organizing and inviting other countries to take part in the Games People who compete in the Games Places where people meet for a sporting event The way in which roads, buildings, or bridges have been built The act of decorating a room, a building in order to make it more attractive

6 Vocabularies 1.Organizing Committee (n) A group of people who are chosen to organize the Games 2.To hold a presentation (v) to make a speech 3.To announce (v) to tell people something officially  announcement (n) 4.Chess (n) a game played by two people on a square board, in which each player has 16 pieces that can be moved on the board in different ways. 5.Triathlon (n) A sporting event in which people compete in three different sports, usually swimming, cycling, and running 6.Attendee (n) = participant

7 Vocabularies 7.To host (v) to organize and invite other countries to join the Games  host (n) 8.Athlete (n) a person who competes in sports 9.Venue (n) a place where people meet for sporting events 10.Construction (n) the way in which roads, buildings, or bridges have been built  to construct (v) 11.Refurbishment (n) The act of decorating a room, a building in order to make it more attractive  to refurbish (v)

8 Guiding questions Is Asian Games the most important event in Asia? How does the host countries prepare for the Games?

9 Reading comprehension Scan the text on page in textbook and answer the following questions

10 Passage 1: 1. When was the presentation held? April 16 th, How many new sports were announce to be added to the Games? 2 (chess and triathlon)

11 1. What did the Doha Asian Games Organizing Committee hold the presentation for? To inform the attendees of complete preparations and plans Passage 2:

12 1. How long does the Asian Games take place? 2 weeks (from Dec 1 st to Dec 15 th ) 2. How many counties are there attending in the Games? 44 counties Passage 3:

13 1. How many sporting venues are informed? Which stadium do the opening and closing ceremonies happen? In Khalifa National Stadium Passage 4:

14 Checking comprehension Read the following statements carefully and decide whether they are true or false

15 True or false StatementsTrueFalse 1. The Asian Games happens in Doha, Quatar. 2. They held the presentation for broadcasting on TV 3. There are a few countries to take part in the Games 4. They are well-prepared for the Games

16 Extra task Work in pairs Choose one of your favorite sports Write a paragraph to tell the reason why you like that game and how to play that game (the game’s rules)

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