It’s a Princess! … and her name is…

3 05 2015

 

Charlotte!

  • Read more about the Royal Baby on the Huffington Post.
  • The baby is fourth in line to the throne. To understand her family tree, read this article on BBC.com.
  • An Interactive Family Tree on www.britroyals.com.
  • Play games about the Royal Family! (Renée Maufroid)
  • Watch this great video, it’s really funny! (the Guardian, May,2nd) Niveau 3èmes et plus.

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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

3 06 2012

                                                                                                                                                                                      

VOCABULARY:

  • Jubilee:
    a. A specially celebrated anniversary, especially a 50th anniversary.
    b. The celebration of such an anniversary.

 

 

Diamond Jubilee: Sixty years of memories (BBC)

Elizabeth II became Queen at the age of 25, and during her 60 years on the throne she has witnessed a period in modern history which has seen enormous social, political and technological change.

As part of the celebrations to mark her Diamond Jubilee – with the help of BBC audio archives – take a trip back in time to see how Her Majesty’s life, from sovereign duty to family moments, has been recorded in photographs.