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					SEVEN WONDERS OF THE
    ANCIENT WORLD
                           Let’s go
Let’s go to China to see the Great Wall
Or ride through a desert with no walls at all.
Let’s go to Egypt , to France or Japan,
I’m longing to start, just as soon as I can.
                    Let’s visit London and look at Big Ben,
                    Go round on a red bus - then go round again!
                    Let’s go to the Arctic, it won’t be too cold,
                    Oh, I must start my travels before I’m too old!
Look at the picture on the right and answer
              these questions

1. How old do you think
   these pyramids are?
2. Who were they built
   by?
3. Why were they built?
4. In which countries can
   they be found?
      Glad to
    meet you.
    Welcome
    Where are
        Egypt.
     toyou?



We are
here!
      Read the text and fill in numerals
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only one of the Seven Wonders
of the Ancient World that still survives today. It was the tallest
building in the world for almost 5,000 years until the Eifel Tower
was built in 1889.
Just to give you an idea of how large the Great Pyramid is – it is
the height of a modern _?_- storey building, or over _?_ metres.
It covers an area of land the size of _?_ city streets.Workers used
_?_ blocks to build it, each weighing _?_ tons. It took _?_
workers (mostly slaves and farmers)
between _?_ and _?_ years to build
it. This means that for every minute
they worked, they added _?_ blocks
to the pyramid!
            Read the text again and check
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the only one of the Seven Wonders of
the Ancient World that still survives today. It was the tallest building
in the world for almost 5,000 years until the Eifel Tower was built in
1889.
Just to give you an idea of how large the Great Pyramid is – it is the
height of a modern 40-storey building, or over 145 metres. It covers
an area of land the size of seven city streets.Workers used 2,300,000
blocks to build it, each weighing 2.5 tons. It took 36,000 workers
(mostly slaves and farmers) between 20
and 30 years to build it. This means that
 for every minute they worked, they
added three blocks to the pyramid!
We are here!


We know
quite a lot    What do you
about the      know about the
                Where are
pyramids       pyramids now?
                   you?
  now.
           We liked Egypt
           very much.
           Goodbye.


Goodbye.
                          The Hanging Gardens
                               of Babylon




Where are you
   now?
                We are here
                  now!
           to be V3
100,000 slaves built the Great Pyramids

                were built by
Rewrite the following text changing the underlined
               verbs into the passive
   The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
People believe that King Nebuchadnezzar
built the gardens as a present for his wife,
Amytas, in 600 BC. Archeologists had not
found any evidences until recently that
the Gardens existed at all. For a long
time, experts believed that the Greek
poets had        made the Gardens up.
Babylonian historians do not mention them.
Archeologists discovered the remains of
 the Palace of Babylon a few years ago and
they have found huge walls which may have
been built as part of the Gardens.The ancient
Babylonians grew the Gardens 75 metres
above the ground. Today, visitors to modern
Iraq can see the ruins of Babylon, though
only a stone lion remains of the glory that
was Babylon.

				
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