the 29th Olympic Games
Pre-listening Do you know when and where the first Olympic Games were held? How much do you know about the first Olympic Games? Try to guess the answers to the questions in Listening B
Unit 4Historical stories Listening B：The ancient Olympic Games 776BC-394BC Olympia April,1896 Athens Citius，Altius，Fortius
Predict the answers to the questions: 1.When did the first Olympic Games happen? A. Hundreds of years ago. B. Thousands of years ago. C. Less than one thousand years ago. 2. Where did the first Olympic Games happen? A. In Italy. B. In Greece. C. In France. 3. Why did people start the Olympic Games? A. To celebrate Christmas. B. To celebrate New Year. C. To show respect to the gods. 4. How long did the first Olympic Games last? A. One day. B. Two days. C. One week.
Predict the answers to the questions: 5. How many different kinds of sports were there in the ancient Olympic Games? A. About 15. B. About 10. C. About 5. 6. Which of the following sports was included in the ancient Olympic Games? A. Judo. B. Running. C. Football. 7. Why did Helen enter the stadium? A. To take part in the competition. B. To protect the king. C. To watch her son run. 8. What did Helen make herself look like? A. servant. B. A soldier. C. A sportsman.
While listening:Listen and choose the right answer: • When did the first Olympic Games happen? • Hundreds of years ago • Thousands of years ago • Less than one thousand years ago 2. Where did the first Olympic Games happen? • In Italy B. In Greece C. In France 3. Why did people start the Olympic Games? • To celebrate Christmas • To celebrate New Year • To show respect to the gods.
4. How long did the first Olympic Games last? • One day B. Two days C. One week 5. How many different kinds of sports were there in the ancient Olympic Games? • About 15 B. About 10 C. About 5 6. Which of the following sports was included in the ancient Olympic Games? • Judo B. Running C. Football
7. Why did Helen enter the stadium? A. To take part in the competition B. To protect the king C. To watch her son run 8. What did Helen make herself look like? • A servant B. A soldier C. A sportsman
Listen again and fill iin the missing words: The first Olympic Games happened t_______ of years ago in Greece. People s______ it to show r_______ to the gods. They p_____ to the gods first in the morning and then have the game in the afternoon. The first Olympic Games only l______ for one day and they only had about ten kinds of sports, including r________, while the modern Olympic Games usually go on for two weeks, and there are many d_______ kinds of sports. housands tarted espect rayed asted unning ifferent
arried As a m_______ woman, Helen couldn’t watch the games at the a_______ Olympic Games though her son Rodus took part in the c_________ of running. However, she did want to watch her son run, so she made herself look like a s______ and entered the stadium. U_________, she was found and she was p______ at last. ncient ompetition oldier nfortunately unished
Find out the phrases: • 古代奥运会 • 向……表示尊重 • 向……祈祷 • 持续 • 在现代 • 已婚妇女 • 被惩罚 • 参加跑步比赛 • 看……跑步 • 使自己看起来像 • 被发现 • 赢比赛 the ancient Olympic Games show respect to… pray to … last for in the modern times married women be punished take part in the competition of running watch … run make oneself look like be found win the competition
用所给短语的适当形式完成下列句子： last for, marry, take part in, be punished, show respect to, pray to 1. As children, we should ______________ our parents. 2. I _____________ because I broke Grandpa Li’s window on my way home. 3. The meeting ____________ almost for hours yesterday. 4. Deming will win the game if he _____________ it. 5. _______ women could not watched theancient Olympic Games. 6. People ___________ their dead relatives on Tomb- sweeping Day. show respect to was punished lasted for takes part in Married pray to
a Discus Here are five ancient sports. Listen and number them. e Chariot racing 4 c boxing 3 5 b Wrestling d running 1 2
我们学校将在十一月举行第二十一届校运会，请用以下提示词写一篇短文hold,sports meeting;last for;show respect to; take part in; different kinds of ; watch … run/jamp/throw;do one’s best;win the match;get ready for