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雅思阅读UNIT 11 Travel

UNIT 11 Travel

雅思阅读UNIT 11 Travel

雅思阅读UNIT 11 Travel

雅思阅读UNIT 11 Travel

雅思阅读UNIT 11 Travel

W a r m u p -T h i n k i n g a b o u t t h e T o p i c Look at these photos. Talk about them with your partner.

1 What sort of places are these?

2 Try to identify them and name the countries where they can be found.

3 Which is the most recent one?

4 Now, work together with a partner to make some sentences about the images.

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The Weird and the Wonderful - That's Tourism! The Beijing Olympics started on 08.08.08, but on 07.07.07 there was an event of almost equal importance, On that earlier date, the new Seven Wonders of the World were

announced.

These

replaced

most of the original ancient ones, although Egypt's Pyramids were given an honorary place. The final revised list included the ancient stone city of Petra in Jordan and the ruined city of Machu Picchu in Peru. Italy's Colosseum, India's Taj Mahal and Mexico's Chichen Itza were three magnificent buildings that were included, and Brazil's towering statue of Christ the Redeemer, which was only built in 1931, joined the older members of the list. And, needless to say, the updated list would have been incomplete without the inc1usion of A