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  • THE OLDEST INSTITUTION
  • OBJECTIVES: o o o o o o By the end of the lesson the students will be able: To revise the family vocabulary; To understand and use correctly the topical vocabulary; To understand the governmental system in the United Kingdom; To analyze and use the information given at the lesson; To read for general and specific information; To answer the questions based on the information learned
  • Can you name any European countries that have kings or queens?
  • SPAIN
  • NORWAY
  • SWEDEN
  • BELGIUM
  • LUXEMBURG
  • LIECHTENSTEIN
  • DENMARK
  • THE NETHERLANDS
  • How do we call the type of ruling when the king or queen reigns? THE MONARCHY
  • Crown Palace King / queen Monarchy Heir/ heiress Prince Princess Throne Coronation
  • Can you identify any of the royal people in the photos?
  • THE BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY
  • Do you know what the surname of the British royal family is? WINDSOR
  • “Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories. Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, etc, etc, etc.”
  • Queen Elizabeth II Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was born in London on April, 21 1926. Five weeks later she was christened in the chapel of Buckingham Palace and was given the name Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor. Princess Elizabeth had her early education at home. After her father succeeded to the throne, her studies include lessons on history and law. She married Philip Mountbatten in Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947. The Queen and the Duke celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in London in 1997.
  • “Q is for the Queen, who in half a century, has not put a foot wrong once. Her accumulated wisdom is extraordinary. Her charm is infinite. She is duty personified.” The Duke of Devonshire, The Sunday Telegraph, April 23, 2000
  • THE QUEEN‟S DUTIES       The Queen is the Head of the State The Queen is the Head of the Commonwealth The Queen is the Head of the Armed Forces (she can declare war) The Queen is the Head of the Church of England (she appoints bishops and archbishops) The Queen has Government duties: ♣ Opening the Parliament ♣ Approving the appointment of the Prime Minister ♣ Giving her assent to bills ♣ Giving honours and medals The Queen represents the Nation
  • The Queen as the monarch is politically neutral but has the right to be consulted, to encourage and to warn the Government of the day. She has regular Tuesday evening audiences with the Prime Minister. They talk about world news and have a drink, perhaps a gin and tonic or a whisky.
  • THE QUEEN‟S PUBLIC DUTIES Queen Elizabeth II is very popular and much respected all over the world. She acts as a patroness for a number of charities and other organizations. She is a symbol of unity and continuity within the Commonwealth of Nations. In the afternoon Elizabeth II often goes out on public engagements – she gets thousands of invitations each year. She opens hospitals, bridges and factories.
  • PRINCE PHILIP Elizabeth married Lieutenant Mountbatten in Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947. Lieutenant Mountbatten was the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and a great-greatgrandson of Queen Victoria. Today he is called HRH (His Royal Highness) Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip supports the Queen in her Royal Duties: gives interviews, works with lots of charity organizations, travels around the UK and abroad with the Queen and alone. The Duke of Edinburgh is interested in environment, wildlife, science, technology, sports.
  • PRINCE CHARLES Queen‟s children PRINCESS ANNE PRINCE ANDREW PRINCE EDWARD
  • Who is the next British monarch? PRINCE CHARLES
  • PRINCE CHARLES Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor was born on 14 November 1948 at Buckingham Palace. He is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The Prince of Wales is well known for his charity work. He is also well known for his high profile marriages to Lady Diana Spencer and subsequently to Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall.
  • What are the duties of Queen‟s children? THEY ALL SUPPORT THE QUEEN IN HER ROYAL DUTIES: WORK WITH CHARITY ORGANIZATIONS, TRAVEL AROUND THE UK AND ABROAD WITH OFFICIAL VISITS.
  • QUEEN‟S GRANDCHILDREN The Queen also has eight grandchildren: four grandsons and four granddaughters. Their names are Prince William and Prince Henry (or Harry), the sons of the Prince of Wales; Prince Peter Philips, Princess Zara Philips – the children of the Royal Princess; Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie – the daughters of the Duke of York; Lady Louise and James Viscount Severn – the children of the Earl of Wessex.
  • ROYAL FAMILY TREE
  • ? ? FAMILY ? ? MEMBERS ? ? QUIZ ? ?
  • WIFE AND HUSBAND
  • FATHER AND SON
  • BROTHER AND SISTER
  • GRANDMOTHER AND GRANDSON
  • FATHER AND DAUGHTER
  • UNCLE AND NEPHEW
  • MOTHER-IN-LAW AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW
  • STEP-MOTHER AND STEP-SON
  • COUSINS
  • True or False?
  • 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Queen Elizabeth II was born on the 21st of April 1952. Queen Elizabeth II is the Official Head of the United States of America. Prince Philip is the Queen’s husband. Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II have got five children. Prince Charles is the eldest son of the British Royal Couple. Prince Philip is the Prince of Wales. Prince Charles’s formal title is the Prince of Cornwall. Prince Charles will become king of England when his mother, Queen Elizabeth, retires or dies.
  • What is the Queen‟s official residence?
  • BUCKINGHAM PALACE
  • Buckingham Palace is the Queen's official and main royal London home, although the Queen regularly spends time at Windsor Castle and Balmoral in Scotland. It has been the official London residence of Britain's monarchy since 1837. Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live there. Buckingham Palace was originally a grand house built by the Dukes of Buckingham for his wife. George IV began transforming it into a palace in 1826.
  • THE ROYAL STANDARD When the Queen is at home, you can see her royal flag flying from the flag pole on top of Buckingham Palace. This flag is called the Royal Standard.
  • Do you know any other Royal residences?
  • BALMORAL CASTLE
  • Balmoral Castle in Scotland is the private residence of the Queen. It has remained a favourite residence for the Queen and her family during the summer holiday period in August and September. The Castle is located on the large Balmoral Estate
  • WINDSOR CASTLE
  • Windsor Castle is an official residence of the Queen and the largest occupied castle in the world. A royal home and fortress for over 900 years, the Castle remains a working palace today.
  • SANDRINGHAM PALACE
  • Sandringham Palace is the Royal family’s private country retreat in Norfolk. Every Christmas is spent at it, which has been the private home of four generations of sovereigns since 1862.
  • PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE
  • The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen, stands at the end of Edinburgh's Royal Mile against the spectacular backdrop of Arthur's Seat. This fine baroque palace is closely associated with Scotland's rich history.
  • Do you know some interesting facts about the Queen?
  • THE QUEEN‟S BIRTHDAYS The Queen’s Official Birthday (sometimes known as “the Queen’s Birthday”) is now celebrated on the first, second or third Saturday in June, and is marked in London by the ceremony of Trooping the Colour, which is also known as the Queen’s Birthday Parade. The real birthday of the sovereign is on the 21st of April, and the date is a private celebration.
  • HOW LONG HAS THE QUEEN BEEN REIGNING? The Queen succeeded her father, George VI, when he died in 1952, because she was his eldest child. Only five other kings or queens in British history have reigned for 50 years or more: Queen Victoria (63 years) King George III (59 years) James I of England (58 years) Edward III (50 years) King Henry III (56 years)
  • THE QUEEN‟S OTHER REALMS As well as being the Queen of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II is the Queen of Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, St. Christopher & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.
  • The Queen has 9 Royal thrones – one at the House of Lords, two at Westminster Abbey and six in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace.
  • The Queen sends a telegraph to couples celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary
  • The Queen also sends a telegraph to people who reach the grand age of 100 years.
  • There are no number plates on the Queen’s cars. She also never carries money with her. As the Head of the State the Queen has to remain impartial to the different political parties.
  • THE QUEEN‟S FAVOURITE PETS The Queen has owned more than 30 corgis during her reign. Her Majesty currently has 5 corgis.
  • QUIZ
  • What‟s the Queen „s surname? A. Gocko B. Marczyk C. Windsor D. Kwinta
  • Who is the Queen‟s husband? A. B. C. D. Prince Prince Prince Prince of Persia George Philip Harry
  • Who will be the next monarch? A. Princess Anne B. Lady Louise C. Prince William D.Prince Charles
  • Where does the Queen live? A. Hogwarts B. Houses of Parliament C. Buckingham Palace D.The White House
  • How old is the Queen? A. 83 B. 92 C. 72 D.85
  • How many children does the Queen have? A. 8 B. 4 C. 5 D.2
  • How many grandchildren does the Queen have? A. 5 B. 4 C. 10 D.8
  • When we first meet the Queen we say: A. Good morning B. Hello, sweatheart C. Nice to meet you D.Your Majesty
  • When we first meet Prince Philip we say: A. Hello B. Your Royal Lowness C. Your Royal Highness D.Your Royal Middleness
  • Which sport do Prince Charles and his sons like to play? A. Water B. Golf C. Polo polo D.Kerling
  • Which of the following things does the Queen not have? A. Number plates on her car B. Money in her handbag C. A vote at general elections
  • What are her favourite pets? A. Corgis B. Bulldogs C. Shepherd‟s D.Rottweilers dogs
  • Royal opinions Comment on the following statements •The main reason for having a Royal family is to attract more tourists to a country •I would hate to be a member of a Royal family •I would love to be a member of a Royal family •Countries that have Royal families should be proud of them •Royal families spend too much public money •Royal families are an important part of a country’s history
  • Homework Imagine that you are the Queen or King for a day. What would you do? Where would you go? Who would you meet? You have all the money you need and all the people you need to help you plan your ideal day. Morning: Afternoon: Evening: Night:
  • THANK YOU