Notes for Olympics Controlled Assessment! Slide 1 Hello everyone Have you ever felt like you weren’t going to succeed or reach your ultimate goal? Have you ever wanted to be known for something you love or enjoy? There is a place where all your dreams can come true, The Olympics were peoples dream become reality Slide 2 The Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago in Olympia, in southwest Greece. The Games were part of a religious festival from 776 BC – 393 AD and were held in honour of Zeus, king of the gods they were staged every four years at Olympia.
This is significant because he met Grendel in the same state that Grendel was in. It was a fair fight. The final major difference in the first scene is that in the book, Beowolf had ripped Grendel’s arm off with his bare hands and the Geats used the arm as a trophy. The use of Grendels arm as a trophy remained the same in both the book and the movie. However in the movie, Beowolf chops Grendel’s arm off by repeatedly smashing the door against it.
Kevin: Meh????? Adam: Blitz, u guys r ninjas!?!?!?! (Meanwhile) Samurai: Time for dirty tactics, " GAITLING GUN!!!!!!!" (Samurai aims it at Kain and Sean) Wolfy: *Gasps* gotta save them. (The Ninja squad tries to block the blast but gets shock down) Blitz: F U C K Kevin: Nnnnnoooooo Pr Josh: Damn it (At the ground) Colin: How did Josh come back to life?
The officials told us that they would only accept on more person on Team USA, so I was really going to have to push myself. Right before the race, I had a nervous feeling that I wasn’t going to make it on the team, but luckily I beat Hailey by two seconds. Right after the race, some strange man named Bryan came up to me and told me that Team USA was actually accepting two people instead of one. I was just glad I made it on the team! I had to work extra hard to be able to race in the Olympics.
They are dressed up, interviewed, and paraded through the city in order to gain favor and sponsors. The Teich 2 day prior to the actual Games, they show their final skills, one at a time, for the sponsors to see. They are then rated and expected to get a good night’s sleep before the Games started the next day. The night before, neither of the tributes from sector 12 can sleep. In one scene, Peeta says
“A Separate Peace” a deep and complex storyline that changes slightly between the text format and the movie format. The first main difference between the book and the movie was the scene about the Olympics. The book only referenced Finny and Gene were training for the Olympics, and the movie actually showed them having a mini Olympics. The movie focused much more on the training aspect of their Olympic dreams; it was only a small point in the book. This changed how people viewed Finny’s drive to make Gene an athlete, the movie makes him seem more adamant about Gene winning.
In the early 20th century Russia was using steroids in the Olympic games giving them the upper hand in weight lifting. During those times there was no law or effects on the person using them. You could buy steroids right over the counter like cold medicine. During the 60’s clear through the 80’s, baseball and football players in the United States were using steroids to better their game reaching through the entire major league sports. By the mid 80’s, however, doctors realized
One World, One Card Don’t you just hate it when you go all the way to Beijing to watch the Olympic Games; only to have your MasterCard get declined? Well that will never happen when you use your Visa Card. Morgan Freeman, in the latest Visa Olympic commercial, suggests that we must unite our world by using “the only card accepted at the Olympic Games.” The purpose of this advertisement is to grab their potential customers’ attention by making them feel like they are making a difference in the world. Visa, along with Morgan Freeman, attempt to take advantage of their Olympic sponsorship by appealing to the television audience. The rhetor, or presenter, of this advertisement is Morgan Freeman; he is a well known public figure around the globe.
Wrestling is a violent game, specially for kids, because in hardcore matched they use all kind of weapon like steel chairs, ladder, table, light tube, barbed wire, fire and many more things to beat their opponent. “In the rematch, I also got busted open doing a hard way f or Paul. I ended up getting 18 stitches” (pg#70, terry Funk; More Than Just Hardcore). This quotation explains that how violent the wrestling game is, where they have to beat their opponent until they start bleeding, and they all ended up getting stitches all our their body. In conclusion, Terry Funk can not be a good role model for kids, because he would encourage kids to act like him, which is not a good thing to