Olympic games 2012

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Olympic games 2012

  1. 1. Universidad Facultad de Nacional Ciencias de La Pampa Humanas Powerpoint prepared by theEnglish Language I team, 2012. 1
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION In less than two months all eyes will be upon London, as athletes from all over the world willgather to participate in the XXX Olympic Games. To celebrate this event, we designed this Webquest, and we invite you to browse information about the Olympics. 2
  3. 3. TASKYou are a group of journalistsfrom a newspaper to find outinformation about theOlympic Games. 3
  4. 4. PROCESSActivity 1Work in groups of three and answer the following questions:What is the origin of the Olympic Games?What is the motto of the Olympics?Which are the Olympic values?Why were the Olympic Games banned in the year 1916, 1940 and 1944? Now, you’re ready for your next task. 4
  5. 5. Activity 2a. Choose one of the Olympic symbols andone of the Olympic sports and describe them.b. Explain what the Paralympic games are.c. Find out some interesting facts about these games. 5
  6. 6. Activity 3 Look for images, facts, particular features and anyextra information you may find interesting to share. Organise these details into a powerpointpresentation. Create a slideshow as attractive aspossible about the items you have chosen. 6
  7. 7. Resources Here we suggest you some websites to look for the required information, learn more and have fun.  http://www.london2012.com/  http:// projectbritain.com/olympics/symbols.html  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Summer_O  http://www.bbc.co.uk/2012/  http://www.olympic.org/london-2012-summer 7
  8. 8. EVALUATIONEach presentation will be evaluated by peers and teachers, taking into account the items described below: Layout: organization of the information and images, clarity in the power point slides. Creativity. Task fulfillment (written part). Oral presentation (oral part). 8
  9. 9. SCORE VISUAL TASK ORAL PRESENTATION FULFILLMENT PRESENTATIONEXCELLENTVERY GOOD GOODFAIRLY GOOD 9
  10. 10. CONCLUSIONBy the end of this Webquest: You will know more about the Olympic Games and alsohow to use powerpoint for a presentation. You will also have the chance to do collaborative workand assess other students’ production. We hope you have fun looking for the information and appreciate the importance of the Olympic Games and its history. And… let the best athletes win this year’s Olympics! 10
  11. 11. Now, it’s your turn. Let’s work! Acknowledgement:Thank you to all the Internet service providers who made this webquest possible. 11

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