Giáo án Tiếng Anh 8 - Units 14: Wonders of the world

Centuries ago in Ancient Greece, a man by the name of Antipater of Sidon compiled a list of what he thought were the seven wonders of the world. The seven included the Hanging Gardens of Babylon in present- day Iraq, the Statue of Zeus in Greece, and the Pyramid of Cheops in Egypt. The pyramid is the only wonder you can still see today.

Many people claim that there were other wonders, which the ancient Greeks knew nothing about. These include the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal in India and Angkor Wat in Cambodia

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welcome to our class !Unit 14Period 84: READ (page 134)Wonders of the world.I. Vocabulary.- Compile (v): biên soạn- Hanging Gardens of Babylon (n): vườn treo Babylon- Statue of Zeus (n): tượng thần Dớt- Greece (n): nước Hy Lạp- Claim (v): khẳng định- Greek (n): người Hy Lạp- Taj Mahal (n): cung điện Taj Mahal- Honor (v): tôn kínhII. The text. Centuries ago in Ancient Greece, a man by the name of Antipater of Sidon compiled a list of what he thought were the seven wonders of the world. The seven included the Hanging Gardens of Babylon in present- day Iraq, the Statue of Zeus in Greece, and the Pyramid of Cheops in Egypt. The pyramid is the only wonder you can still see today. Many people claim that there were other wonders, which the ancient Greeks knew nothing about. These include the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal in India and Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Angkor Wat should really be known as a wonder because it is the largest temple in the world. The temple was built around the year 1100 to honor a Hindu God, but over the next three centuries it became a Buddhist religious center. The area surrounding the temple, Angkor Thom, used to be the royal capital city. In the early 15th century, the Khmer rulers moved to Phnom Penh and Angkor was quiet. It now is a famous tourist attraction.Where ?1. Hanging Gardens of Babylon3. The Statue of Zeus4. Angkor Wat/ Angkor ThomIraqEgypt5. The Taj MahalGreeceCambodiaIndiaWonders* Prediction2. The Pyramid of Cheops* True-False? 1. An Egyptian man compiled a list of what he thought were the seven wonders of the world.2. The only surviving wonder is the pyramid of Cheops in Egypt.3. Today, we can still see the Hanging Gardens of Babylon in present-day Iraq.4. Angkor Wat was originally built to honor a Hindu God.5. The Great wall of China first wasn’t in the list of the 7 wonders.6. In the early 15th century, the Khmer King chose Angkor Wat as the new capital.TTFTFTIII. Practice: Complete the sentences.The only surviving wonder on Antipater’s list is ......... the Great Wall of China C. the Pyramid of Cheops B. the statue of Zeus D. Angkor Watb) Angkor Wat was originally built for.. Hindus C. KingsB. Buddhists D. The citizens of Phnom Penhc) Angkor Wat.. was a small temple is one of the seven wonders of the world is a pyramid was part of a royal Khmer city a long time ago d) In the 1400s, the Khmer King built Angkor Wat chose Phnom Penh as the new capital turned Angkor Wat into a Buddhist center moved the temple to Phnom Penh. III. Practice: Complete the sentences.The only surviving wonder on Antipater’s list is ......... the Great Wall of China C. the Pyramid of Cheops B. the statue of Zeus D. Angkor Watb) Angkor Wat was originally built for.. Hindus C. KingsB. Buddhists D. The citizens of Phnom Penhc) Angkor Wat.. was a small temple is one of the seven wonders of the world is a pyramid was part of a royal Khmer city a long time ago d) In the 1400s, the Khmer King built Angkor Wat chose Phnom Penh as the new capital turned Angkor Wat into a Buddhist center moved the temple to Phnom Penh. Answer key.a - C: The only surviving wonder on Antipater’s list is the Pyramid of Cheops . b - A: Angkor Wat was originally built for Hindus. d - B: In the 1400s , the Khmer King chose Phnom Penh as the new capital. c - D: Angkor Wat was a part of royal Khmer city a long time ago. Wonders of the worldHanging Gardens of BabylonThe Pyramid of CheopsThe Great Wall of ChinaAngkor WatThe Statue of ZeusThe Taj MahalAngkor ThomTell some World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO in Viet Nam. Hoi An ancient CityMy Son TemplesPhong Nha CavesHue Royal Ha Long BayIV. Remember.- New words.- The text.IV. Homework.- Learn by heart the new words.- Read again the dialogue.- Do exercises .Thank you for joining us 

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