Module 2 Unit 2 Reading The Olympic Games The Olympic Games
1. Where did the ancient Olympic Games start ? A. Greece B. Egypt C. Rome 2. How many countries competed in the ancient Olympic Games? A. One B. Two C. Three Questionnaire
3. Who could not take part in the ancient Olympic Games? A. Men B. Men and children C. Slaves and women 4. How many sets are there in the modern Olympic Games? A. One B. Two C. Three 5. How many sports are there in the Olympic Games? A. More than 240 B. More than 250 C. More than 260 Questionnaire
Q1: Who is the interviewer? Q2: Who is the interviewee? Q3: What is Pausanias? Q4: What is Li Yan? Q5: Where do they come from? Read the introduction and answer the following questions. Pausanias. Li yan. A Greek writer. A volunteer for the 2008 Olympic Games. Pausanias comes from the ancient Greece and Li Yan comes from modern China.
the spirit and the honor of the Olympics the differences between the modern and ancient Olympics Match. line 5 to line 35 line 36 to line 53
Get information about each aspect of the Olympic Games according to Part 1. Two (winter &summer) One (summer) man, no slaves or woman Greece Every one is allowed. All over the world
1. Match the competitions in the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics. Get some detailed information from line10 to line 24. The Winter Olympic Games The Summer Olympic Games skiing running races horse riding ice skating swimming sailing 2.How many sports are there in the Olympic Games? Over 250.
Q1: What should the host countries do before they hold the Olympic Games? Get to know the village of the Olympic Games from line 25 to 35. They have many preparations, such as a special village, a main reception building, several stadiums, and a gymnasium.
What does Part1 mainly talk about? Summarize Part 1 (line 5 to line 35) It mainly talks about the differences between the modern and ancient Olympics.
Practice--- Go back to Questionnaire 1. Where did the ancient Olympic Games start? A. Greece B. Egypt C. Rome 2. How many countries competed in the ancient Olympic Games? A. One B. Two C. Three
3. Who could not take part in the ancient Olympic Games? A. men B. men and children C. Slaves and women 4. How many sets are there in the modern Olympic Games? A. one B. two C. three 5. How many sports are there in the Olympic Games? A. more than 240 B. more than 250 C. more than 260
Writing Q1: How often are the Olympic Games hold? ( every four years) Q2: How many sets are there in the modern Olympic Games? What are they? (two, the Winter Olympic Games, the Summer Olympic Games) Q3: Where do the competitors come from? ( all over the world) Q4: What competitions are included in the Winter Olympic Games and the Summer Olympic Games? Q5: Which Olympic Games do you like better, the Winter Olympics or the Summer Olympics? Q6: If you attend the Olympic Games, which sport would you like to take part in?
Sample Every four years the modern Olympic Games are held. There are two main sets of Games---- the Winter and the Summer Olympics in the modern Olympic Games. People from all over the world can take part in the Olympic Games now while only Greek countries could join in the Games in the past. There are a lot of competitions in the Summer Olympic Games such as running race, swimming, sailing and all the team sports. And there are competitions like skiing and ice skating. I like the Summer Olympic Games better. If I take part in the Olympic Games, I want to be a basketball player. I like cooperating with others, which can strengthen our team spirit. Besides, I can improve my skills by competing with them. Sports can make my life colorful.
1. Read the text fluently. 2. Read the passage on P52 and finish the exercise on P53 . Homework
Thank you! Liu Ying