2 the origin of the Olympic Games the old and modern Olympic Gamesthe events in the Olympic Games
3 great game festivalsin celebration of thegod, Zeusreligious ceremonythe early foot racesand other events areare depicted on theruins.Olympia
4 The old Olympic games 776BC—393AD In Athens of Greece Only men, no womenTime:Place:Athletes:
5 The founder of the modern Olympic Games and Olympic Movement Pierre de Coubertin.
6 The Panathenian Stadium The first modern Olympic Games were held in the stadium. It is in the heart of the Greek capital, Athens.
7 The modern Olympic Games Time:1896Many places in the worldAnybody of every countrySeveral hundred kindsin track and field--until nowPlace:Athletes:Sports games:
8 Look at the pictures and tell what sports they are. Sailing/ YachtingSkiingVolleyballBaseballClimbingRunningCyclingwrestlingBadmintonFencingGolfLook at the pictures andtell what sports they are.BoxingTable TennisGymShootingWeight-liftingShootingSwimmingBasketball
9 Speaking Asking about interests and hobbies: Possible answers: Which do you like,…or …?What’s your favourite sport?Which sport do you like best?Which do you prefer,…or…?What about?Are you interested in …?Possible answers:Sure. I love…/Yes, very much./No, not really.Shooting. I think.I like…best.I prefer …to …I like watching it./ I’d rather watch it than play it.Speaking
10 Homework:Be ready for dictationPreview the “reading” and “post-reading”“阅读训练” unit 8--A