Published on April 17, 2008
Slide1: Going for gold (Junior 2&3) 2008北京奥运特辑 Hooray for the Games (P2): Hooray for the Games (P2) Read the passage and fill in the blanks: The Olympic Games are more than just _________________________. It’s about __________, who have worked hard to be _________ _________. The Olympics also give us ________________________. a bunch of sports competitions the athletes the best in an opportunity to take part their sports Slide3: Match the numbers with the correct items: 10,708 28 302 31 70,000 sports venues athletes gold medals volunteers Our say (P3): Our say (P3) Think about it: What are you looking forward to most about the Games? What’s your favorite game? Who’s your favorite player? Do some research about him or her. Fill in the table (next page). Slide5: My favorite athlete is (photo here). Slide6: Try to remember words from the Olympic creed and the Olympic oath. Have a small competition in your class. Who can do best? Which sentence do you like best? Why? The Olympic creed: The most important thing is the Olympic Games is not to win but __________, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph, but __________. The essential thing is not to have conquered, but __________________. to take part the struggle to have fought well A long tradition (P4): A long tradition (P4) Read the passages and decide T or F: The ancient Olympic Games had only nine events. Le Baron Pierre de Goubertin is regarded as the founder of the Olympic Movement. “One world, one dream” is the Olympic motto. Olympic emblems are different in each Olympics. The Olympic Charter is made by the International Olympic Committee. F F F T T Slide8: What are Olympic Rings? ______________________________________________________ Report on Olympic Rings What are the colors of each ring? _______________________________________________________ Draw a picture here What does each ring stand for? They the symbol of the Olympic Games. blue yellow black green red Olympic values (P4): Olympic values (P4) The Olympic motto means, “Swifter, Higher, Stronger.” All athletes come to the Olympic Games trying their best, but they also understand that the Olympic Games are about participation, fair competition, celebration, and friendship. Slide10: A personal motto can help you stay focused on what you believe to be truly important and might describe how you want to live your life. Some well-known mottos include “Stop and smell the roses” and “Live life to its fullest.” Slide11: Characteristics that are important to me: ______________ _______ ________ ______ _____ _____ ______ ______ example: honesty Brainstorm a list of personal characteristics that are important to you. Choose one or two and create your own personal motto. It should be short, catchy, and easy to remember. Slide12: My motto: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Remember to recite your motto often so that you stay focused on what is important to you. Try hanging your motto on your bedroom mirror or writing it on the front of your notebooks! One world, one dream (P5): One world, one dream (P5) a. the Olympic flame Match the mascots with their meanings. b. strong in gymnatics c. well-known for strength d. good at water sports e. strong in track and fields f. good at all ball games Slide14: Design a mascot The 2012 Olympics will be held in London. Research the host country and the city. Design a mascot that represents the country. Draw your mascot below, and explain why you chose it. Don’t forget to name your mascot! London, 2012 Mascot’s name: ____ Why I chose this mascot: ___________ Torch relay (P6-P7): Torch relay (P6-P7) Profile of the torch: Length: _____cm Weight: 985 grams Fuel: Propane Appearance: The design is based on ___________. It’s cut with a ____________ graphic. 72 paper scroll lucky clouds Slide16: Activities: Interview: Work in pairs. One acts as a reporter from 21st Century Teens, the other is one of the torch bearers. Make up a conversation. Tell a story: What are some of the interesting things that happened about the torch relay in history? Tell your friend about it. Olympic host cities (P12-P13): Read about the host cities. Choose one you’d like to go to and say why. Now write your own introduction to the city. Olympic host cities (P12-P13) Olympic venues (P15-P18 of Junior 2): Train your scanning (扫读) skills： Scanning is a reading skill. It means reading quickly to find certain information. If I want to find out in which venue the table tennis games will be held, Olympic venues (P15-P18 of Junior 2) then this is a good time to practice scanning. (The answer is: Peking University Gymnasium.) Slide19: Now ask yourself: Which sport do you want to see? Which venue will it be held in? Then find out what you need to know. You could time yourself or you make it a competition with your friends. You could time each other. Who is the quickest? Olympic venues (P15-P18 of Junior 2) Green Olympics: Beijing has done a lot to make sure of a Green Olympics. Sum up each thing the city has done in no more than 5 words. The first is given as an example. 1. “Defending the Blue Sky” program 2. 3. Green Olympics Cutting down exhaust fumes Requirements on construction sites Slide21: They run the games! What should a good volunteer be/do? A. Respect others B. Kind acceptance C. Be confident D. Ladies first C. Volunteers should be confident, active and positive. Slide22: B. The world is full of different cultures and people. Different countries or regions have different beliefs and customs. Volunteers need to accept the differences of foreign friends. Volunteers should be modest, show respect and be friendly to people from all over the world. A. How to be a good host: The following items (项目) belong to different groups. Put the correct group logo (标志) before each item. Group logos: Before the game During the game After the game How to be a good host Before during after: Before during after Don’t eat snacks in the stands (看台). Drink as little as possible. Going to the toilet too often will annoy others. Take some time to learn about the rules and culture of the event you are going to see. Turn cellphones off or set them to vibrate (振动) before the game starts. IF you want to give a present to a player, give it to an official. Before during after: Make sure you are neat and tidy. You will be sitting near other people. Clean your seat before you leave. Remember to take away your soft drink bottles and other trash. Do not stand or wave flags so that other people can’t see. After good play, applaud (鼓掌) warmly. Before during after Different rules: Different rules Between touches. Control your passion and don’t be rude. Only help if you are asked. Don’t wave flags. Wait until the ball is dead. Try to avoid moving. Whenever, but don’t disturb them. Only give water or help if it is asked for. When good shots are made. Help chase down balls that go off court.