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Tasks - The British Royal Family

Royal Navy perform the Changing of the Guard ceremony

Based on this resource: Royals - Love Them and Hate Them

Comprehension


1. Read the text and provide clues regarding main events in the British Royal family.
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World War II 1947 1952 1981 1996 1997 2007 2008 2011


2. Why was the Royal family particularly popular during World War II?

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Study Lady Diana’s biography e.g. Princess Diana - Biography. Work in pairs.

  1. What was Diana’s background?
  2. Was she like any other girl?
  3. Why did the wedding between Prince Charles and Diana Spencer cause so much attention?
  4. Why did she become so popular?
  5. What caused their divorce?
  6. What caused her death?
  7. Who was to blame do you think?
  8. Why do you think Elton John called her “England’s Rose”?
  9. Why do you think so many mourned her death?
  10. What was it about her that obsessed the paparazzi?
  11. Why was Queen Elizabeth criticised for her behaviour when Lady Diana died?

Discuss

  1. Is the story of Lady Diana a Cinderella story? Why or why not? Why do such stories appeal to a lot of people?
  2. Should royal people just serve the public? To which extent should they be entitled to a private life?
  3. Do we need monarchs and royals?

Creative Writing

You are working as a paparazzo and think that you are about to make your biggest scoop ever after hours of ambushing and pursuing your object of interest. Write a blog under the headline “My Paparazzi Scoop”.

Recommended film: The Queen (2006) with Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth.

The Queen - Working with the Film

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