Human Wonders

ESL Questions: Human Wonders


How many of the seven ancient wonders can you name? How many are left?

100 million votes were cast for the new human wonders of the world, the new seven wonders are:

  • Chichén Itzá, Mexico
  • Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
  • The Great Wall, China
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Petra, Jordan
  • The Roman Colosseum, Italy
  • The Taj Mahal, India.

Have you been to any of them or do you know someone who has been to one of them?

What do you know about each one?

Which ones would you like to go to?

Why do you think people voted for these wonders?

Are there any you would add to this list of human made wonders?

Can you think of any wonders made in the last 50 years?

What are some of the human made wonders of your country?

If you could build another wonder of the world, what would it be?

Do you think it is a good idea for governments to fund “wonders” for their countries? Why or why not?

Which would you prefer to see, human wonders or natural wonders? Why?