Wonders of the World: Old or New? At the booking office



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Wonders of the World: Old or New?

At the booking office

True/False/Not mentioned

  • 1. The wonders of the ancient world were created to attract tourists from Ancient Greece.
  • NM
  • 2. It was a must for people from the Middle Ages to see the Seven Wonders.
  • T
  • 3. The list which contains the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was made in Ancient Greece.
  • F
  • 4. Nowadays people can see only one wonder of those seven.
  • T
  • 5. The archaeologists are not quite sure that the Hanging Gardens really existed.
  • T
  • 6. The Mausoleum of Maussollos was about 140 feet high.
  • NM
  • 7. The word Mausoleum originated from the name of a king.
  • T

New Open World Corporation

  • Board meeting

Chichen Itza – Yucatan, Mexico

Christ the Redeemer – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Great Wall - China

Machu Picchu – Cuzco, Peru

Petra - Jordan

The Colosseum, Rome Italy

Taj Mahal Agra, India

The Great Pyramid of Giza – Cairo, Egypt

St. Basil’s Cathedral

Voting:

New Open World Corporation

  • Board meeting

Read the text about St Basil's Cathedral and do the task in the Internet

  • Ex. 11, p. 135
  • www.alexkoshelev.shaturalyceum.edusite.ru

Home task:

  • Write an essay, expressing your opinion on the topic:
  • “Some people in Europe thought that it was not fair to put the Great Pyramid of Giza on the list because of its status of the only surviving monument of the original Ancient Wonders. After the complaints from Egypt, the pyramid was given special status of an Honorary Candidate and removed from the voting. What is your opinion?”


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