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  1. New English Treasure/Projects In this presentation, you will learn about: 1Differences between the ancient and modern Olympics. 2The history of some Olympic traditions. 3The Olympics in the world today. Let the Games begin! • Oxford University Press

  2. New English Treasure/Projects Cultures of the world The Olympics • Oxford University Press

  3. New English Treasure/Projects THE OLYMPIC GAMES • Oxford University Press

  4. New English Treasure/Projects • Oxford University Press

  5. New English Treasure/Projects The Olympic Games • The ancient Olympic Games. • The modern Olympic Games. • Olympic traditions. • Olympic events. • What have we learned from the Olympics? Click a title to jump to that section • Oxford University Press

  6. The ancient Olympic Games • Oxford University Press

  7. New English Treasure/Projects The ancient Olympic Games •The Olympic Games were held at Olympia in ancient Greece. GREECE That is why they were called ‘Olympic’. Olympia • Oxford University Press

  8. New English Treasure/Projects The ancient Olympic Games • The Olympic Games were held at Olympia in ancient Greece. •They were part of a religious festival to worship the god Zeus. The statue of Zeus at Olympia was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. • Oxford University Press

  9. New English Treasure/Projects The ancient Olympic Games • The Olympic Games were held at Olympia in ancient Greece. • They were part of a religious festival to worship the god Zeus. •The first Games were held in 776 BC. There was just one event, a race of one stadium length (about 192 m). • Oxford University Press

  10. New English Treasure/Projects The ancient Olympic Games • The ancient Olympic Games were held to worship the god Zeus. • They took place every four years at Olympia, in ancient Greece. •The first Games were held in 776 BC. •The last Games were in AD 394. Later, much of Olympia was destroyed by an earthquake. • Oxford University Press

  11. New English Treasure/Projects Can you imagine what the ancient Olympic Games were like? • Oxford University Press

  12. New English Treasure/Projects Learn more about the ancient Olympics Powerhouse Museum: ancient Greek Olympics • Oxford University Press

  13. New English Treasure/Projects Learn more about the ancient Olympics The ancient Olympic Games virtual museum • Oxford University Press

  14. New English Treasure/Projects Learn more about the ancient Olympics The real story of the ancient Olympic Games • Oxford University Press

  15. New English Treasure/Projects Sorry, that section is not included in the demo version. The full version is available to schools that adopt New English Treasure. For more PowerPoint presentations and other teaching resources, see the New English Treasure CD-ROMs or visit the downloads area of the New English Treasure website. New English Treasure website • Oxford University Press

  16. New English Treasure/Projects 1 • Oxford University Press