Unit 2 Sporting events Reading 汉寿县第二中学 曾蔚然制作
Do you remember the moment? IOC (International Olympic Committee)
It is an honor to hold the Olympic Games. The Honourable Games
Brainstorming What do you know about the Olympic Games? the Olympic flag Mascot Motto Emblem Torch Gold medals Events the Olympic Anthem IOC
Blue = Europe Africa Red = America Black = Asia Green = Oceania Yellow =
Welcome to Beijing Mascots Beibei Jingjing Huanhuan Yingying Nini
Motto Swifter, Higher, Stronger
friendship justice luminosity peace
Gold medals NIKE Goddess of Victory
Events Table Tennis Boxing Badminton Archery Tennis Fencing
Diving Gymnastics Weightlifting Judo Wrestling Shooting
International Olympic Committee IOC —— The former presidentSamaranch The current presidentRogge
Which of the following is the Beijing Olympic Emblem(会徽)?
About the Olympic Games 1. Where were the last Olympics held? Athens. 2. Where did the Olympic Games begin? In Greece. 3.Up to now, how many Olympic Games have been held? 28. 4. Who is the chairman of International Olympic Committee? Jacques Rogge.
How many gold medals did China win in the 2000 Olympic Games? A:16 B:28 C:36
How many gold medals did China win in the 2004 Olympic Games? A:27 B:32 C:35
Do you want to know more about the Olympic Games? Listen to the tape and finish Part A on page 22.
Fast reading 1) What is the speech about? 2) Where were the ancient Olympic Games held? 3) Who restarted the modern Olympic Games? ThehistoryandsignificanceoftheOlympicGames. At Olympia in Greece. Pierre de Coubertin.
Detailed reading C1 1) According to the speech, the speaker is an athlete. an IOC member 2) The first ancient Olympic Games were held in AD 776. 776 BC 3) In the past, only athletes that spoke Italian were allowed to compete. Greek
4) The aim of the modern Olympic Games is to make countries and people compete side by side. 5) The first modern Olympic Games were held in Rome in 1896 . Athens 6) Deng Yaping won four Olympic gold medals for tennis. table tennis live peacefully
What are the differences/similarities between the ancient and the modern Olympic Games? athletes from all over the world can take part, no matter what language they speak or what sex they are always held at the same places; only men were allowed to compete without clothes both were/are held every 4 years some of the sports played are still played now
Have a discussion Why do countries throughout the world compete to hold the Olympic Games?
Muhammad Ali (穆罕默德·阿里) Original name: Cassius Clay, Came to public attention in 1960, In 1964 won first Championship, Returned to the 1996 Olympics to light the Olympic flame
Haile Gebrselassie (海利·格布雷塞拉西耶) the Greatest distance runner, became famous in 1992, in 1995 broke the world record, At the 1996 and 2000 Olympics won gold medals
Michael Jordan Superstar in NBA, was the highest scorer at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, won his second medal
Four Olympic gold medals in 1992 and 1996, an IOC member in 2000 In 2004,Liu Xiang, won in the men’s 110-meter hurdles won first gold medal for China
originalname CassiusClay; won his first World Heavyweight Boxing Championship in 1964; lit the Olympic flame at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics 1960 Rome Olympics goldmedal, boxing Muha-mmad Ali American
1984 Los Angeles Olympics; 1992 Barcelona Olympics the highest scorer for the USA basketball team at the 1984 Olympics two gold medals, basket-ball Michael Jordan American firstbecame famous in 1992; broke world record for the 10 km run 1996 Atlanta Olympics; 2000 Sydney Olympics two gold medals, distance running Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie
won the first Olympics gold medal for China 1984 Los Angeles Olympics gold medal Xu Haifeng Chinese 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 1996, Atlanta Olympics Deng Yaping became an IOC member in 2000 four gold medals, table tennis Chinese the first Asian to win this race gold medal, men’s 110-metre hurdles Liu Xiang Chinese 2004 Athens Olympics
Let’s complete Parts D and E Answers D 1. a 2 c 3 e 4 f 5 d 6 b E 1) significance 2) ancient 3) compete 4) peacefully 5) athletes 6) achievement 7) gold medal 8) mentioned
What kind of spirits do you think these athletes have in common? They work very hard to achieve their aims. They have passion/love for both sports and their countries. They are not satisfied with the present and they struggle for better.
Themottoof the Olympic Games swifter higher stronger
Discussion Do you agree “swifter, higher, stronger” is a good motto not only for sports but also for life? Why?
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, as the most important thing in life is not the success but the struggle. The motto encourages people not to be satisfied with the present. People all over the world unite and struggle for a better future.
What is the slogan of the 2008 Olympic Games? A Green Olympics B New Beijing, Great Olympics C One world, one dream What is your understanding?
One World, One Dream, is an embodiment(体现，化身) of the wisdom of hundreds of thousands of people. It expresses the firm belief of a great nation, with a long history of 5,000 years and on its way towards modernization(现代化), that is committed to peaceful development, a harmonious (和谐的，协调的) society .
It’s a rainbow of color 这是缤纷灿烂的虹彩 In a sky full of thunder 这是雷霆万钧的天空When we open our eyes 当我们睁开双眼 Do we see what we want to see 所见是否如愿There is only one planet 只有一个绕日而行星球That circles the sun 它是我们共同的家园That we all call our home 只要我们坚定不移And in only one moment 瞬间亦可让命运改变If we all decide 在这唯一的世界，梦想和宇宙We can change our destiny. 缔造和平团结的唯一愿望
We can lift every border 当人们并肩战斗If we stand up together 就能守卫任何边界With compassionate hearts 用慈悲的心怀We can strive for equality 去为平等而战Life waves crashing to shore 生命如海浪撞岩石Our hearts never stop 我们的精神却永不会停Yearning for the dawn of peace 为和平的开端大声疾呼Heart, spirit and mind our souls unite 当勇气和灵魂彼此联合So everyone can be free 人类将获得自由
One world, one dream, one universe One dream of peace, of unity One hope, one love, one family One wish for all humanity 而这唯一的希冀，爱和家园 是人类共同的心愿
How many Days to go from 2008 Beijing Olympics? What can we do for the Beijing Olympics?
1. Work hard on English so that we can communicate with the foreigners; 2. Work as the volunteers: Introduce something about the 2008 Olympics/Chinese culture&tradition/ help the disabled 3. Do the triviality(琐事):pay attention to our deeds (行为)/etiquette(礼仪） /environment (do not litter)
Hand in hand from Seoul Olympic Games We can see the fire in the sky We feel the beating of our hearts together This is our time to rise above We know the chance is here to live forever For all time (Hand in hand we stand All across the land We can make this world a better place in which to live Hand in hand we can!
Hand in hand Start to understand Breaking down the walls that come between us for all time All the time Breaking down the walls between us Hand in hand) Breaking down the walls Every time we give it all We feel the flame eternally inside us Lift our hands up to the sky The morning calm helps us to live in harmony For all time