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Published on April 30, 2008

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Reading and listening:  Reading and listening The story of Atlanta Unit 2 Slide2:  Who was Atlanta? What was she good at? Why did she hold such races and kill so many young men? (Was it because she wanted to choose a best husband who could run the fastest?) Why did so many young men choose to take the risk of being killed? Who did Hippomenes turn to? How did she help him? Do you think it would work? Skimming Slide3:  True or False questions. (P14) She practised running to compete in the Olympic Games. ( ) 2. At first Hippomenes understood why men ran against Atlanta. ( ) 3. Atlanta was not sure she could win. ( ) F F F Slide4:  4. She was so angry about the fact that she could not run in the Olympics. ( ) 5. She made as many men as she could share her pain. ( ) 6. Her father did not understand her wish to compete in the Olympics. ( ) 7. He did not refuse her wish to choose her husband in a race. ( ) T T T T Slide5:  1. If you were Hippomenes, would you run against Atlanta? 2. Do you think Hippomenes deserved to win the race? Why or why not? 3. How do you think Atlanta felt when she discovered Hippomenes had had the help from Goddess of love? If you were Atlanta, would you agree to marry Hippomenes? Discussion 1. bargain vi. 讨价还价;讲条件 n. 便宜货:  1. bargain vi. 讨价还价;讲条件 n. 便宜货 1) He made a satisfactory bargain with them. 他和他们做了一笔满意的交易。 2) He bargained with them for the property.  他就财产与他们进行商议。 3) The salesman refused to bargain over the price.  推销员拒绝讨价还价。 2. one after another 陆续地;一个接一个地 :  2. one after another 陆续地;一个接一个地 1) It was the time of break and students came out of classroom one after another. 现在是休息时间, 学生们一个接一个走出教室。 2) The lights went out one after another. 电灯一个接一个灭了。 3. deserve vi. & vt. 应受(报答或惩罚);值得 :  3. deserve vi. & vt. 应受(报答或惩罚);值得 1) You’ve been working all morning—you deserve a rest. 你已经干了一个上午了,该休息一下了。 2) He deserved to be punished. 他应当受到惩罚。 Slide10:  3) He richly deserved all that happened to him. 他得到这一切确是受之无愧。 4) The article deserves careful study. 这篇文章值得仔细研究。 5) You deserve it. 这是你应得的。 Slide11:  Unit 2 The Olympic Games Background information:  Background information Can you use your own words to explain what are the Olympic Games? Do you know why they are called the Olympics? Olympia, Greece Talking about the Olympics what pictures will come into your mind? :  Talking about the Olympics what pictures will come into your mind? Brain Storming Slide14:  Asia Africa Europe Oceania America Can you figure out the different colours of the five rings? Do you know what does each ring stand for? What can you learn about the Olympics according to the way these rings are organized? Warming up Slide15:  ______ is known to all, Beijing will _______ the 2008 Olympic Games. This will be the _______ time for this city to have such a great event, which _________________________ thousands of Chinese people. As host first encourages/ inspires/ excites/ … Warming up Slide16:  fish panda torch Tibetan antelope swallow Official Mascots --- Fuwa What can you learn from their colours? Do you know their names? Do you know what are they? And what are the wishes brought by them? Warming up Slide19:  Many competitors from many countries compete in the competition. medal gold medal silver medal bronze medal Slide20:  Rules: One student: the shooter (make the guess) The rest of you: assistant (Try to give the explanation in English) Attention: No gestures The words for the event itself and the name of the athlete shouldn’t be mentioned. Time is limited to 1 minute. Warming up Play a game: Guess the names of the events Slide21:  shooting boating:  boating horse riding:  horse riding skiing:  skiing sailing:  sailing high jump:  high jump Slide27:  basketball Slide28:  football (soccer) Slide29:  volleyball Slide30:  table tennis Slide31:  badminton Slide32:  Sampras tennis Slide33:  baseball Slide34:  gymnastics Slide35:  boxing Slide36:  weightlifting Slide37:  swimming Slide38:  diving Slide39:  speed skating Slide40:  Qu 1: Do we have some events for women? Qu 2: In yesterday’s story, what was Atlanta’s problem? Qu 3: Can we conclude(推断) that in Atlanta’s time, women were not allowed in the Olympic Games? Pre-reading Slide41:  Pausanias: Greek traveler and writer in the second century AD. Without him, the history of Greece would be totally a mystery for the people today. Let’s invite a man from Atlanta’s time to our class: Slide42:  Preview the reading text, and make a list of Pausanias’ questions. Try to do the ex. 1 on P11 Victor : P64~69 HOMEWORK Thank you!:  Thank you! Slide44:  Unit 2 The Olympic Games Reading Task 1:  Task 1 List Pausanias’ questions Why does he ask these questions? Find out … Slide46:  How many types of Olympic Games are there? What are they? What has he got? Summer Winter Special Paralympic Games Ancient Modern/ present-day Slide47:  2. What are the events the ancient and modern Olympics both have? 3. What are the events new to the ancient Olympics? What has he got? Horse riding Running Skiing Ice skating Swimming Sailing Team sports increasing Slide48:  4. What has changed with the athletes? What has he got? Women are now allowed in the Olympics. Athletes are from many countries. Men are born ____________. Slide49:  5. What was the honours for the winners today? How about in the ancient times? What has he got? Today we use medals to honour the winners, while in the ancient times, ___________ was applied. The spirit of the Olympic Games stays! olive wreath Swifter, higher, and stronger! Slide50:  6. Why does Pausanias think hosting the Olympic Games makes people feel proud? Do you think so? What has he got? What do we need to host the Olympics? Expensive! Waste ! There are countries want to host the Olympics while others do not. What’s your idea?

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