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Lesson 38 THE OLYMPIC GAMES Revision Look at the pictures and tell what sports they are. ATHLETICS BADMINTON BASEBALL BASKETBALL TABLE TENNIS ROWING CANOE CYCLING SAILING BOXING WRESTLING GYMNASTICS EQUESTRIAN WEIGHTLIFTING SHOOTING Questions

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Lesson 38

THE OLYMPIC GAMES

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Revision

Look at the pictures

and tell what sports they are.

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BADMINTON

BASEBALL

BASKETBALL

TABLE TENNIS

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ROWING

CANOE

CYCLING

SAILING

BOXING

WRESTLING

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GYMNASTICS

EQUESTRIAN

WEIGHTLIFTING

SHOOTING

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Questions

What is the flag for the Olympic Games?

FIVE RINGS FLAG

What do the five rings mean?

Five continents

---- Asia, Africa, Europe, America

and Oceania

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ABOUT THE OLYMPIC GAMES

Since 776 BC

In Greece

Motto:

SWIFTER, HIGHER , STRONGER

All over the world

Area:

Every four years

Period:

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TRUE OR FALSE:

T

1.Both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games

are held every four years.

2. The modern Olympic Games began around the

year 776 BC.

F

F

3. In the old times, both men and women were allowed to take part in the Olympic Games.

4. The first modern Olympic Games happened

in the year 400 AD.

F

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5. The Olympic Games were born in Greece.

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F

6. The 24th Summer Olympics were held in Barcelona

in Spain.

F

7. In Barcelona the Chinese team won 12 medals.

F

8. Horse-riding is one of the usual sports in the

Olympic Games.

9. In the 1988 Olympic Games, Carl Lewis won

4 medals ---- in the 100 metres, 200 metres,

long jump and high jump.

F

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10. There is another competition between countries

---- the competition to hold the Olympic Games.

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Division

Para (1): General introduction of Olympic Games

Para(2-5): Old Olympics, modern

Olympics and their motto.

Para(6): Summary of the whole text.

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Read the text and find something about the

numbers here:

4 years

The Olympic Games are held every 4 years.

The old Olympic Games from which the

Modern games came began around the

Year 776 BC.

776 BC

393 AD

After 393 AD the Olympic Games stopped.

The first Olympic Games in modern times

Happened in 1896.

1896

In the 1896 games there were 311 competitors

From just 13 countries.

311

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In 1992 over 8,000 competitors from more

Than 150 countries went to Barcelona for

The 25th Summer Olympics.

8,000

There are over 250 different sports in the

games.

250

In the 1984 Olympic Games, Carl Lewis won four gold medals.

1984

In Barcelona the Chinese team got 16 gold medals, of which 12 were won by women.

16

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Fill in the missing word:

athletes

Every 4 years ___________ from all over the world take part in the Olympic Games. Both the Summer and Winter _____________ are held every 4 years. The old Olympic Games began ____________ the year 776 BC in ___________. Many of the _________ were the same as they are now: running, jumping and ___________. Women were not _____________ to take part in the games. The first Olympic Games in ______________ times happened in 1896. There were 311 ___________ from just 13 countries. After that more and more countries ________in the games. In 1992 more than 8,000 competitors from 150 countries went to Barcelona for the 25th _________ Olympics.

Olympics

around

Greece

sports

wrestling

allowed

modern

competitors

joined

Summer

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Discussion

What do you think about the 2008 Olympic

Games to be held in Beijing?

Do you believe that China will succeed in

holding the Games?

Why?