What can you think of when you see these pictures? The Olympic Games Unit 2 The Olympic Games How much do you know about the Olympic Games? Quiz about the Olympic flag the Olympic motto the history of the Olympics =the Olympic Games Europe Africa America Asia
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The Olympic Games
the Olympic flag
the Olympic motto
the history of the Olympics
=the Olympic Games
Shapes: 5 rings joined together
the friendship of the 5 continents
What is the meaning?
Every athlete should try to faster, higher, and further. They do their best to win medals.
776 BC, Olympia in Greece
1896, Athens in Greece
a dancing Beijing.
It means Chinese people are warmly welcoming all the friends all over the world.
It puts the historic cultural China and developing future China to get together
logo of Olympics
Scientific & technical
New Beijing, Great Olympics
Pausanias, who was a Greek writer 2,000 years ago, has come ona magical journeyto find out about the present day Olympic Games. He is nowinterviewing a girl, Li Yan a Chinese girl.
According to the text, what do Pausanias and Li Yan possibly talk about?
Theymainly talk about the __________and _________ of the________ and ________
Summer and winter
Only in summer
all over the world
citizens in Greece
Only men, no women or slaves
Both men and women
Running, horse riding (several)
All over the world
Only in Greece
What amazes Pausanias about the modern Summer Olympic Games?
Why does Pausanias think Ahens, Greece and Bejing, China should feel proud?
Why does Pausanias think People may be competing for money in the modern Olympic Games?
What makes Pausanias happy about the modern Olympic Games?
Read the text and answer the questions.
Pausanias was upset because he finds that so many things in the ancient Olympic Games have been changed in the modern Games.
Pausanias is amazed that so many countries take park in the modern OG and women too can and there are two sets of Games---the Winter and the Summer Olympics.
4. Why does Pausanias think People may be competing for money in the modern Olympic Games?
Because Li Yan has explained that it is a great honor to host the Olympic Games.
Pausanias thinks that so many things have changed in the Olympic Games that he fears that the spirite of the Olympics may have changed too.
Pausanias is happy that the ideals of running faster, jumping higher and throwing further are still present in the modern Olympic Games.
The Olympic Games are the biggest sports meeting in the world, which include two kinds, the _______ and the ______ Olympics. Both of them are _____ every _______. All countries can take part if their athletes reached the _______ to the games. Women are not only _______ to join in but playing a very ________ role. A ______ _____ is built for the competitors to live in, a ________ for competitions, a large swimming pool, a __________ as well as seats for those who watch the games. It’s a great _____ to host the Olympic Games. The Olive wreath has been ________ by medals. But it’s still about being able to run ______, jump ______ and throw _______.
New Beijing Great Olympics
It is a great honor to host the Olympic Games.
To hold the Olympic games is a rich
prize for a country. And it can make
a country known in the world.
learn English well to communicate with the foreigners
do the propaganda （宣传） work（tell more people about it）
collect money for the Olympic Games
do the service work
be a guide
promote physical culture and build
up our health (do more exercise and build our bodies)
As a Chinese student, what should you do for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing?
learn English well
tell more people about it
be a guide
do more exercise
build our bodies
a great honour
Reasons to host the
new sports facilities
Reasons not to host the