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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Olympia is green and lush, amidst groves of trees. Here was the great Sanctuary of Zeus, the Altis, and the setting for the Olympic Games. For over a thousand years, in peace and war, the Greeks assembled here to celebrate this great festival. The simple crown
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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Olympia is green and rich, in the midst of forests of trees. Here was the considerable Sanctuary of Zeus, the Altis, and the setting for the Olympic Games. For over a thousand years, in peace and war, the Greeks gathered here to praise this incredible celebration. The basic crown of wild olive was adequate to deify the victor, his family, and his city. Flying perspective of asylum from SE

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading The old Olympics were fairly not quite the same as the present day Games. There were less occasions, and just free men who communicated in Greek could contend, rather than competitors from any nation. Additionally, the amusements were constantly held at Olympia as opposed to moving around to distinctive destinations without fail. mentor watching wrestlers

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Like our Olympics, however, winning competitors were saints who put the places where they grew up on the guide. One youthful Athenian aristocrat guarded his political notoriety by saying how he entered seven chariots in the Olympic chariot-race. This high number of passages made both the privileged person and Athens look extremely well off and intense. chariot race

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading The old Olympic Games, some piece of a noteworthy religious celebration respecting Zeus, the boss Greek god, were the greatest occasion in their reality. They were the scene of political competitions between individuals from distinctive parts of the Greek world, and the site of discussions, brags, open declarations and embarrassments. guide of a few urban communities which sent contenders to the Olympics in the fifth century B.C.

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Where did the Olympic recreations originate from? One myth says that the watchmen of the baby god Zeus held the first footrace, or that Zeus himself began the Games to praise his triumph over his dad Cronus for control of the world. Another convention expresses that after the Greek saint Pelops won a chariot race against King Oenomaus to wed Oenomaus' little girl Hippodamia , he set up the Games. enthroned Zeus

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Why were they held at Olympia? Olympia was one of the most seasoned religious focuses in the antiquated Greek world. Since athletic challenges were restricted that the antiquated Greeks regarded their divine beings, it was consistent to hold a repeating athletic rivalry at the site of a noteworthy sanctuary. Likewise, Olympia is advantageous geologically to reach by boat, which was a noteworthy sympathy toward the Greeks. Competitors and observers went from Greek settlements as far away as current Spain, the Black Sea, or Egypt Olympia, Temple of Zeus

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Were there different challenges like the Olympics? There were 3 other real recreations which were hung on 2-or 4-year cycles: the Isthmean Games at Corinth, the Pythian Games at Delphi, and the Nemean Games at Nemea. Since it began 200 years before alternate rivalries, the Olympics remained the most celebrated athletic challenge in the antiquated Greek world. Destinations of the four noteworthy athletic rivalries

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Who could contend in the Olympics? The Olympics were interested in any free-conceived Greek on the planet. There were discrete mens' and young men's divisions for the occasions. Ladies were not permitted to contend in the Games themselves. On the other hand, they could enter equestrian occasions as the proprietor of a chariot group or an individual steed, and win triumphs that way. competitors

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading How were the competitors prepared? Sports were a key piece of instruction in antiquated Greece. Numerous Greeks trusted that adding to the body was just as imperative as enhancing the brain for general wellbeing. Additionally, customary activity was critical in a general public where men were constantly required for military administration. Plato's Laws particularly specifies how games enhanced military aptitudes. Greek youth along these lines worked out in the wrestling-school (palaestra) whether they were not kidding Olympic contenders or not. mentor

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading What prizes did Olympic victors get? A victor got a crown produced using olive leaves, and was qualified for have a statue of himself set up at Olympia. In spite of the fact that he didn't get cash at the Olympics, the victor was dealt with much like a current games big name by his home city. His prosperity expanded the distinction and notoriety of his group in the Greek world. It was normal for victors to get advantages, for example, having every one of their suppers at open cost or front-column seats at the theater and other open celebrations. One city even constructed a private rec center for their Olympic wrestling champion to practice in Youth, point of interest of head and shoulders

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Who were the Olympic judges? Judges were drawn from Elis, the nearby district which included Olympia. The quantity of judges expanded to 10 as more occasions were added to the Olympics. Despite the fact that the judges were all Eleans, neighborhood Elean Greeks were still permitted to contend in the Olympics. The Elean individuals had such a notoriety for decency, to the point that an Elean bamboozling at the Games was a stun to different Greeks. two boxers, authority, and Olympias

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading What was the punishment for duping? Any individual who damaged the tenets was fined by the judges. The cash was utilized to set up statues of Zeus, the supporter divine force of the Games at Olympia. Notwithstanding utilizing rewards, different offenses included intentionally keeping away from the preparation period at Olympia. official on right

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading The most recent Olympic Games

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Read the content and discover something about the numbers here:

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading The Olympic Games are the greatest meeting in the world.There are _____kinds of Olympic Games.____is the Summer Olympic Games,and the_____ is theWinter Olympics._____of them are_____every_____years. two One Other Both held four The old Olympic Games_____around the year 776BC inGreece.At that time there were not___many sports____today.And ladies were saying permitted to____ ___ ___the games.But now there are numerous new games in the Olympics.Just in the Summer Olympics there are more than 250 diverse sports.And_______are additionally permitted to join in the games.They even compete_____medals_____men of the amusements. started so as bring part in ladies with for

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Read the content rapidly to whole up each section: Para 1: Para 2: Para 3: Para 4: Para 5: The Olympic Games are held like clockwork. The antiquated Olympic Games The cutting edge Olympic Games The Olympic maxim The planning for the 29 th Olympic Games in Beijing

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading four join in from current 776BC as Every years competitors everywhere throughout the world the Olympic Games. The old Olympic Games from which the amusements came started around the year in Greece. Large portions of the games were the same they are currently. were not permitted to tune in the games.â  After about the year the Olympic Games halted. For . t here were no Olympic Games. The principal Olympic Games in cutting edge happened in They were held in Greece — the nation in which the diversions were conceived. In the 1896 amusements there were contenders from just nations. After that more nations joined in the recreations. In 2000 over _____ competitors from about nations went to Sydney for the Olympic Games! There are diverse occasions in the games.Horse-riding ,sledge toss and shooting are a percentage of the more abnormal sports.â  In Sydney the Chinese group got gold awards, ranking_____ of all the contending nations. Ladies 393AD centuries times 1896 311 13 10,000 200 27th 300 28 third

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True or False SB1 UNIT 8 Reading _________ 1. Both the Summer and Winter Olympics are held at regular intervals. 2. The present day Olympic Games started around the year 776 BC. 3. In the old times both men and ladies were permitted to tune in the Olympic Games. 4. The principal present day Olympic Games happened in the year 400 AD. 5. The Olympic Games were conceived in Greece. 6. The 26 th Olympics was held in Sydney in Australia 7. In Sydney the Chinese group won 28 decorations, positioning third of all the contending nations. 8. Stallion riding is one of the unordinary sports in the Olympic Games. ( T ) =every fourth year 每四å¹' ( F ) ______ = about ( F ) _________ =join in 参加 ( æ'»åŠ¨ ) ( F ) ( T ) ( F ) ( T ) ______ = and positioned ( T ) ______ =not regular

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading Retell the content The historical backdrop of the Olympics Born: in Greece,776BC men √ Women × Stopped: 393 AD Modern: in Greece, 1896 13 nations Sydney 2000 200 nations China: 2008

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading each + 基数词 + 名词/+every + 序数词 + 名词 表示”每 …… 次””每隔 ……” 的意思 . He comes like clockwork. He comes each fourth day . 他每 4 天来一次/他每隔 3 天来一次 Take a pill like clockwork . Take a pill at regular intervals . 每 3 小时吃一次药/每隔两小时吃一次药 “ 每隔一”的表达方式 : each other, each two, each second. you just need to water plants each other day . 你只需每隔一天浇一次æ°' . I visit my guardians each other weekend . 我每隔一周探访我父母一次 .

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SB1 UNIT 8 Reading “where are we?” ______one of the youngsters made the inquiry. Each a couple of minutes B. Like clockwork C. Each a c