Published on April 21, 2008
Slide1: Unit 8 Sports By Li Sheng-wen From Zhen’an Senior High School Senior BookⅠ Slide2: football basketball badminton Table tennis Horse riding wrestling shooting sailing The Olympic Games Quiz: The Olympic Games Quiz 1.In what year were the Olympic Games first held? A. 1896 B. 1906 C. 776 BC 2.When and where were the first Olympic Games held? A. 1986 in Sydney B. 1896 in Athens C. 1689 in New York 3.What do the five Olympic rings stand for? A. Five continents B. Five un-known athletes C. Five important events 4.How many gold medals did China win in the 2000 Olympic Games? A. 16 B. 28 C. 31 ( Answer: Each question is worth 1 point.) C B A B C. 776 BC B. 1896 in Athens A. Five continents B. 28 Slide6: 5.How many times have the Olympic Games have been stopped because of war? A. Three B. Four C. Five 6.When did baseball(棒球) become an Olympic sports? A. 1972 B. 1992 C. 1976 (Answer: Each question is worth 3 points.) 7. Mach the year and the host city of the following summer Olympic Games? ( 2 points for each) ①1984 ②2000 ③2004 ④ 2008 Sydney Athens Beijing Los Angeles A B A. Three B. 1992 Slide7: 8.Which of the following sports are in the Summer Olympic Games and which in the Winter Olympic Games? ①badminton ② basketball ③Speed skating ④soccer ⑤table tennis ⑥swimming ⑦track and field ⑧skiing (Winter: speed skiing, skiing . 1.5 points for each) What is your total score? 22—30 Congratulations! You know the Olympic Games well! 12—21 Good. You know a lot about Olympic Games. 0—11 You are not interested in sports or the Olympic Games. ①badminton ② basketball ④soccer ⑤table tennis ⑥swimming ⑦track and field ⑧skiing ③Speed skating Slide8: Reading Pre-reading: Pre-reading Suppose you are going to write a passage to introduce the Olympic Games, what would you write about? Possible answers: the beginning, some rules, the ancient Olympic Games, the modern Olympic Games, some famous players, medals, the development of the Olympic Games, the previous(上一次) Olympic Games, the next Olympic Games, business and Olympic games, Olympics and economy, etc. Vocabulary: Vocabulary medal n. motto n. rank v. compete v. competition n. competitor n. gymnastics n. Fast reading: Fast reading Read the text quickly and answer the following questions. 1.What is each paragraph about? 2.What is the Olympic motto? What does it mean? Slide12: 1.What is each paragraph about? P1: The Olympic Games are held every four years. P2: The introduction of the ancient Olympic Games. P3: The first modern Olympic Games. P4: The Olympic motto. P5: China’s great success. 2.The Olympic motto is It means that every athlete should try to “Faster, Higher, Stronger.” run faster, jump higher and throw further. Listening and comprehension: Listening and comprehension There are a lot of numbers in the text. While you are listening to the tape, underline the numbers ( i.e. when---time), the events (i.e. what) and the places ( i.e. where). When we read a passage, it is necessary to know five “w” ---when, where, who, what and how. Slide14: Listening and comprehension: Listen to the tape, try to understand the text and get more information. Pay attention to the numbers and events. Slide15: The ancient Olympic Games began in Greece. The Olympic Games are held every four years. The Olympic Games stopped. The First Olympic Games in modern time happened. Over 10,000 athletes went to Sydney. Carl Lewis from USA won 4 gold medals. In Sydney the Chinese team got 28 gold modals. China won the competition to host the Olympic games. The 29th Olympic Games will be held in Beijing. The Olympic Games are held every four years. Slide16: Retell the text according to the following form. Slide17: Music Slide21: Liu Xiang Homework:: Homework: 1.Read the text and find out the new language points. 2.In the year 2008, you may be a college student. Tell us what you can do for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games? 3.Surf the following websites in your computer class to get more in formation about Olympic Games. http://www.2004.sports.sohu.com http://www.aoyun.21cn.com http://www.beijing-2008.org 4.Surf http://126.96.36.199:8087 . Slide24: Thank you.