Published on April 17, 2008
Slide2: Do you know? How often is the modern Olympics held? Which city hosted or will host the Olympic Games in the years 2000, 2004 or 2008 respectively? Slide3: The Official Mascots of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games The doll-like figures represent the Olympic flame and four of China’s most popular animals— panda, fish, Tibetan antelope, swallow, and each one the color of one of the Olympic rings. Slide4: Beijing Olympic Emblem entitled “Dancing Beijing” It resembles a red Chinese seal enclosing a lively dancing figure. Slide5: Volunteers Symbol of Beijing Olympics The shape of heart, composed of interweaved hearts, signifies that volunteers, athletes, the Olympic family, and all guests would render service and compassion in a joint effort to glorify the Olympic Movement. Slide6: Do you know? What are the basic requisites for becoming a volunteer for the Olympics? Promotional Film on Beijing Olympic Volunteer Program What do volunteers in the Olympics? They help in a variety of tasks such as transportation, catering, ticket selling, room attendant or security guard, etc. Slide7: Part 1 (para.1) Q: What’s the purpose of launching the project Youth of 2006? brotherhood: (n.) 手足情谊, 兄弟关系 belong to (v.) 属于 那本书属于我。 那本词典是图书馆的。 That book belongs to me. That dictionary belongs to the library. The volunteers will play an important role in the Olympic Games in 2006, at the city of Turin. Slide8: Part 2 (para. 2) Q: What will volunteers do in the Olympics? One of the elements that contributes to the success of the Olympic Games is the army of volunteers that, with enthusiasm and dedication, make sure everything runs smoothly and that the athletes and the public feel at ease during their stay. 奥运会成功，其中一个重要因素就是志愿军，他们用自己的热忱和奉献精神，确保每个环节正常运转，确保运动健儿和观众在此期间过得轻松愉快。 The jobs that the volunteers will do in the Olympics. No matter how well organized the staff of the Organizing Committee is, it cannot manage an event this size without the help of volunteers. 无论组委会的工作人员安排如何周密，没有志愿人员的帮助，这大型的体育盛事无法进行。 Slide9: Part 3 (para. 3-4) Q: What are the basic requisites for becoming a volunteer of the Olympics? What reward will volunteers get? transnational (adj.) 跨国的，超国界的 transnational organizations 跨国组织 But participating in and experiencing one of the most exciting one of the most exciting events in the world firsthand is a big deal. 但是亲自参与并直接体验这一世界上最令人激动的体育盛事却是终身难忘的事。 The basic requisites for becoming a volunteer of the Olympics are: to be at least 18 years old, speak English and have the spirit of service.