Presentation on theme: "Olympic Games Prepared by the teacher of English Vovkotrub Larysa Valeriivna Katerinopol secondary school №2 Katerinopil district rada Cherkassy region."— Presentation transcript:
1 Olympic GamesPrepared by the teacher of English Vovkotrub Larysa Valeriivna Katerinopol secondary school №2 Katerinopil district rada Cherkassy region
3 YOUR OLYMPIC NAVIGATOR You have a unique chance to touch the history of birth and helding of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece, to get acquainted Olympia, it’s first sport competitions, Olympic movement.
4 Long time ago, at about 3,000 years ago, a great state-Ellada was situated in the southern part of Europe.
5 CultureAgnostics (principle of competition) was the most important part of culture ancient Greek kept. It used to be in different branches of life- work, art, sport.
6 COMPETITIONSPeople could feel with confidence themselves and believe in their strength. Keeping fit and clear mind were the main principles for Greek at that time.
7 FoundationFirst olympic games were born In Ancient Greece in VIII century BC and were closely connected with names of Heracle, king Pelopce, Licurge, king Iphit.It is known the name of the first winner- baker Koroyba
8 Olympic games were held once four years in honour of god Zeus in settlement Olympia in the north-west part of Pelopones peninsular.Games
9 About 40,000 viewers could watch sport competitions in Olympia stadium
10 EKEXIPEA“Ekexipea” – holy peace. It was obligatory to keep peace during the competitions
11 Olive wreathOlive wreath was made of olive branches from holy Altice forestOlympionics were the heros of their cities and all ancient Greece world.
12 The Famous Ancient Winners KoroybaMilon(7 prizes, wrestling, during 27 years)Diagor( his sons, grandsons took part in Olympic games over 80 years )Leonidas (12 times won the competition on running)
15 PRACTICE: READ,THINK, PLAY Write the ending to this storyOlimpionicFeas couldn’t sleep that night. He lay near his father in the tent. Their tent stood on the valley of Olympia. They were the first Olympic games for Feas and he trained much all the time. Boy’s father was his coach and the Olympic winner in the past. ”I never be like my father,”- thought Feas.Father supported his son:” Look after Mito from Sparta, let him run first and be next to him, he will be tired soon. Before finish line you should add speed and run faster”. But Feas wasn’t be sure he would win. He has twice lost the competition to Mito.Feas shared father’s confidence and decided to follow all advices of his coach. He noticed father’s sign “you’ll win”Feas slowly passed the arch and stand in front of the starting line...