Thursday, 11 August 2016

The Olympic Games

The Summer Olympic Games are held every four years. This year it is hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to 21, 2016. Many athletes and their teams are selected to represent New Zealand.
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You can watch the Official Olympics 2016 Theme Song Music Video. You might like to pay attention to the words written at the bottom.


Questions:

Q1. Do you agree with the words in the video? Which 'phrase' do you like? Why?

Q2. Name some of the Olympic sports. Which one is your favourite?

Q3. What is the Olympic torch?

Q4. What are the Olympic Values? What is their meaning?

Q5. Who wins medals?

Q6. Are the gold medals real gold?

Q7. Why do we have the Olympic rings as the emblem of the Olympic Games?

Q8. What is the Olympic motto?

Q9. Who is your favourite Olympic hero? Why?

Q10. Imagine your own Olympic success in the future... which sport do you think you would be participating in?


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