Pre-class task: about vocabulary of item in the Olympic Games
Step 1 Word Game:
Part 1: Each group get 4 words to guess. one points for each.
Part 2: The quickest to match the word correctly can get 2 points for his/ her group, but if the answer is wrong,
1 points will be lost.
Part 3: The quickest to guess the word correctly can get 2 points for his/ her group, but if the answer is wrong,
1 points will be lost.
Rings, high bar, side hors(鞍马)e, vaulting horse(跳马), double bar, free exercises
Step 2 Warming up
Talk about when ,where, and anything you know about the Olympics according to the pictures given.
1. get Ss to talk about pictures
Teacher can give one example
2. let 2 Ss share their understanding of the pictures and act it out for the class
Step 3. Speaking Activity 1 ( Warming up p17)
Page 49 Now turn to page 49 and look at exx.1&2
1.Read through the words and fill in the form
2.Work in pairs and make a simple dialogue using the information in the form by asking:
•Do you know which sports are usually part of the Winter Olympics?
•Which sports are played between team?
•In which sports are Chinese athletes the best?
3.Pairs to act it out
Step 4 Speaking Activity 2
Teacher help the Ss to talk about their hobbies(about sports) by teaching them some expression.
1.show some useful express
2.explain them if necessary.
3.give some words of sports for Ss to talk with their partner.
4.act it out
Step 6 Homework
1.Find out the fact in Warming up to the number given to you (it’ll be checked tomorrow)
2.Finish Exx.1-4 on p11-12
4.Go over the new words.
Step 1 Number game
Have the Ss to open the book on page 9, try to match the number to the events. The one who get the closest answer will get 1 point of the group
1.show the number to the Ss
2.have the Ss write down the answers by filling with the number in the table
776 B. C. The ancient Olympic Games start in Greece.
393 A. D. The ancient Olympic Games stop
1896 The modern Olympic Games start in Greece.
311&13 The numbers of competitors & countries took part in 1896
1932 China first joined in the Games.
1984 China first got gold medal by Xuhaifeng.
10.000&119 The numbers of competitors & countries joined in Sydney Olympic
2004 China got the 2th place in Athens.
2008China will host the 29th Summer Olympics in Beijing.
3. check and give points to the group.
Step 2 Pre-reading
Showing the Motto of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Bid (北京奥运申报口号) to the whole class.
1.raise a question: “Do you know more about the Olympics history?”
2.get the Ss to read about an interview to get more.
3. get the Ss to make sure the relationship between Pausanias and Lili
Step 3 Reading comprehension
Read the Olympic Games
1.Make sure the information they have to get:
1st time: Read the text quickly and find out the answers to the following Qs:
1). The old Olympics: when / where / who/what to get
2). The modern Olympics: how often / how many sets / who
3). The 27th Olympics: when / where to live/ for the spirit of…
4). The 29th Olympic: when / where/ what to get2nd time: Read the text carefully and answer the question on page 11,have the Ss:
. 1.Read the passage again and find out the answers to the questions in Ex 2
2.Discuss the answers with your partner
3.Tell the whole class the answers
Step 4 Summing up
1 individual work, take out a piece of paper to sum up the text
2.pair work: “Close the books, talk about the Olympics with what you have learnt & your own knowledge.”
3.act it out