Презентация "Wonders of the World" 11 класс


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What a Wonderful world!!

Презентация по теме WONDERS OF THE WORLD

  • Выполнила учитель английского языка ГБОУ СОШ №1688 г.Москвы
      • Аллмере Н.В.
      • 2012

Wonders of the World

Since ancient times, there is no consensus on a list of the wonders of the world. Various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled from antiquity to the present day, to catalogue the world's most spectacular natural wonders and manmade structures.

  • Since ancient times, there is no consensus on a list of the wonders of the world. Various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled from antiquity to the present day, to catalogue the world's most spectacular natural wonders and manmade structures.

Colosseum

Colosseum is one of the most interesting constructions of all time! With a controversial history, the scene of bloody gladiator fights still remains a great touristic site for history lovers all around the world.

  • Colosseum is one of the most interesting constructions of all time! With a controversial history, the scene of bloody gladiator fights still remains a great touristic site for history lovers all around the world.
  • The Colosseum also helps us decrypt the Roman society.
  • Everything about the Colosseum is impressive, from the building’s dimensions to the gladiator stories! And Closseum is not just a story! It is one of the most visited places in Rome, Italy.

Christ the Redeemer

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is located at the top of Corcovado Mountain. The entire monument of statue of Christ the Redeemer is 38m high with the statue accounting for 30m and overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro is one of the tallest statues in the world; the span from finger tip to fingertip is 28m and there is a small chapel housed in the base

  • The statue of Christ the Redeemer is located at the top of Corcovado Mountain. The entire monument of statue of Christ the Redeemer is 38m high with the statue accounting for 30m and overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro is one of the tallest statues in the world; the span from finger tip to fingertip is 28m and there is a small chapel housed in the base
  • .The reason why it was built was to show that Christ loves all. In Portuguese, this iconic monument is known as Cristo Redentor. Christ the Redeemer was designed by a French sculptor by the name of Paul Landowski and a local engineer named Heitor da Silva Costa was chosen to supervise the entire construction. The statue was built not out of steel but from reinforced concrete as that was considered a more suitable material for the cross shaped statue. The external caps of the idol were constructed in soapstone due to the resistance of this material to the extreme time and also due to its malleability.

Taj Mahal

Agra (Agra) - a city located about two hundred kilometers south of Delhi. The whole world is glorified by the fact that it is located near the mausoleum of the legendary Taj Mahal (Taj Mahal), revered as the most beautiful building on earth, and being a kind, the main symbol of India and attracts thousands of people every day. History of the Taj Mahal story of tender love Mughal ruler Shah Jahan for his wife, the beautiful Mumtaz. She died after giving birth fourteenth child. Shah Jahan in memory of the ordered beauty of his beloved to build the most beautiful mausoleum of all that has ever been on earth. Twenty-two years continued the heroic construction of the mausoleum, which was destined to perpetuate the name of Jahan and his beautiful Mumtaz ... Years passed and the century, many of the forgotten kings and princesses, but snow-white marble vision, looming on the right bank of the Yamuna, holds within its walls the memory of the love of Jahan and Mumtaz.

  • Agra (Agra) - a city located about two hundred kilometers south of Delhi. The whole world is glorified by the fact that it is located near the mausoleum of the legendary Taj Mahal (Taj Mahal), revered as the most beautiful building on earth, and being a kind, the main symbol of India and attracts thousands of people every day. History of the Taj Mahal story of tender love Mughal ruler Shah Jahan for his wife, the beautiful Mumtaz. She died after giving birth fourteenth child. Shah Jahan in memory of the ordered beauty of his beloved to build the most beautiful mausoleum of all that has ever been on earth. Twenty-two years continued the heroic construction of the mausoleum, which was destined to perpetuate the name of Jahan and his beautiful Mumtaz ... Years passed and the century, many of the forgotten kings and princesses, but snow-white marble vision, looming on the right bank of the Yamuna, holds within its walls the memory of the love of Jahan and Mumtaz.

Great Wall

Great Wall of China is now considered one of the seven wonders of the world. Long, several hundred kilometers, at one time claimed the lives of the wall more than three million Chinese. Built it from the beginning of the fifth century BC, and was only completed in the sixteenth century, is now AD.. Now the total length of the Great Wall of China is more than six thousand miles. All in all we know at least four walls. China knew the secrets of building a very mossy antiquity. This is what is allowed to hold such a large-scale construction, but do it in a way that so far, if necessary, Wall will compete with many protective structures. Now this building has another function: to stare at it every year going up to a million tourists.

  • Great Wall of China is now considered one of the seven wonders of the world. Long, several hundred kilometers, at one time claimed the lives of the wall more than three million Chinese. Built it from the beginning of the fifth century BC, and was only completed in the sixteenth century, is now AD.. Now the total length of the Great Wall of China is more than six thousand miles. All in all we know at least four walls. China knew the secrets of building a very mossy antiquity. This is what is allowed to hold such a large-scale construction, but do it in a way that so far, if necessary, Wall will compete with many protective structures. Now this building has another function: to stare at it every year going up to a million tourists.
  • Her vocation was to defend the borders of China, from the north. And I must admit it fully cope with their purpose. Incidentally, this is - not the first time and is not the only Wall of China, which pleases the eye and striking contemporaries. The first wall was built during the Qin Dynasty, and then united by only a few provinces. A construction project was initiated by the current Wall of the Ming dynasty and understands its importance. At the time, so bear watch, it took about a million Chinese soldiers, placed on the wall.

Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza (also called the Khufu's Pyramid, Pyramid of Khufu, and Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now Cairo, Egypt, and is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that survives substantially intact. It is believed the pyramid was built as a tomb for Fourth dynasty Egyptian King Khufu (Cheops in Greek) and constructed over a 20 year period concluding around 2560 BC. The Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years.

  • The Great Pyramid of Giza (also called the Khufu's Pyramid, Pyramid of Khufu, and Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now Cairo, Egypt, and is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that survives substantially intact. It is believed the pyramid was built as a tomb for Fourth dynasty Egyptian King Khufu (Cheops in Greek) and constructed over a 20 year period concluding around 2560 BC. The Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years.

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height; its giant walls, terraces and ramps seem as if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments. The natural setting, on the eastern slopes of the Andes, Mencompasses the upper Amazon basin with its rich diversity of flora and fauna

  • Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height; its giant walls, terraces and ramps seem as if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments. The natural setting, on the eastern slopes of the Andes, Mencompasses the upper Amazon basin with its rich diversity of flora and fauna
  • .Machu Picchu covers 32,500 ha in some of the scenically most attractive mountainous territory of the Peruvian Andes. As the last stronghold of the Incas and of superb architectural and archaeological importance, Machu Picchu is one of the most important cultural sites in Latin America; the stonework of the site remains as one of the world's great examples of the use of a natural raw material to provide outstanding architecture which is totally appropriate to the surroundings. The surrounding valleys have been cultivated continuously for well over 1,000 years, providing one of the world's greatest examples of a productive man-land relationship; the people living around Machu Picchu continue a way of life which closely resembles that of their Inca ancestors, being based on potatoes, maize and llamas. Machu Picchu also provides a secure habitat for several endangered species, notably the spectacled bear, one of the most interesting species in the area. Others animals include: dwarf brocket, the otter, long-tailed weasel, pampas cat and the vulnerable ocelot, boa, the Andean cock of the rock, and the Andean condor.

Victoria Falls

Victoria" - one of the most unusual waterfalls in the world, located in Africa. It is the result of a sharp drop in the Zambezi River into a narrow chasm 100 meters wide. In this case it is the only waterfall in the world, having a length of more than a kilometer and a height of more than one hundred meters. Its noise is audible at a distance of 40 kilometers, and spray and mist from the falling water, rising to a height of 400 feet, visible from a distance of 50 kilometers. Even the rainbow is formed record - "Moon": the result of refraction of light rays of the moon

  • Victoria" - one of the most unusual waterfalls in the world, located in Africa. It is the result of a sharp drop in the Zambezi River into a narrow chasm 100 meters wide. In this case it is the only waterfall in the world, having a length of more than a kilometer and a height of more than one hundred meters. Its noise is audible at a distance of 40 kilometers, and spray and mist from the falling water, rising to a height of 400 feet, visible from a distance of 50 kilometers. Even the rainbow is formed record - "Moon": the result of refraction of light rays of the moon
  • .Falls opened an English physician and missionary David Livingstone in 1855, giving it a name in honor of the Queen. Locals called it the African miracle of nature "Mosio-ao-Tunya" ("thundering water"), and terribly afraid even to approach him. Brave Livingston was generally the first Europeans who were able to cross the black continent from south to north. His expedition, which was to bring Christianity to Africa, accompanied by 300 soldiers of one of the tribes, but the most dared to approach the waterfall, only two of them.
  • Over time, the Victoria Falls is almost never visited while in 1905 there was not a railroad. Now it is - a world heritage site by UNESCO, and the people of Zambia and Zimbabwe, ceasing to be afraid of "Gremiyshy water", have successfully developed on both sides of the tourist business.

Lake Baikal

Almost in the center of the vast continent of Eurasia is a narrow crescent of blue - Lake Baikal. In the Baikal mountainous area, surrounded on all sides by high ridges, it stretches 636 kilometers in length and 80 km wide. By area, Baikal is Belgium, with its nearly 10 million people, many cities and industrial centers, roads and railways.

  • Almost in the center of the vast continent of Eurasia is a narrow crescent of blue - Lake Baikal. In the Baikal mountainous area, surrounded on all sides by high ridges, it stretches 636 kilometers in length and 80 km wide. By area, Baikal is Belgium, with its nearly 10 million people, many cities and industrial centers, roads and railways.
  • Baikal water is unique and amazing, as does Lake Baikal. It is extremely transparent, pure and saturated with oxygen. In not so long ago it was considered curative, with the help of treating disease.

St. Basil`s Cathedral

Cathedral of the Intercession, that on the Moat, also known as St. Basil - Orthodox Church, located on Red Square in Moscow. The well-known monument of Russian architecture. To the XVII century, usually called the Trinity, as the original wooden church was dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was also known as "Jerusalem", which is connected both with the dedication of one of the chapels, and with committed in the Palm Sunday procession to the Cathedral of the Assumption of him with "procession on an ass, "the Patriarch.

  • Cathedral of the Intercession, that on the Moat, also known as St. Basil - Orthodox Church, located on Red Square in Moscow. The well-known monument of Russian architecture. To the XVII century, usually called the Trinity, as the original wooden church was dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was also known as "Jerusalem", which is connected both with the dedication of one of the chapels, and with committed in the Palm Sunday procession to the Cathedral of the Assumption of him with "procession on an ass, "the Patriarch.
  • St. Basil's Cathedral - one of the most famous Russian landmarks. It is St. Basil's Cathedral is, for many inhabitants of planet Earth a symbol of Russia and Moscow (the same as the Eiffel Tower for France and Paris, the Statue of Liberty to the United States and New York, Big Ben in England and London).
  • St. Basil's Cathedral is not only the main temple of the Red Square, but also a symbol of all Russia. It was built in 1555-1561 by order of Ivan the Terrible to commemorate the capture of the Khanate of Kazan. Storming of Kazan began October 1, 1552, the feast of the Protection of the Mother of God, so the "official" name of the temple - the temple of the Protection of the Mother of God.

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