Queen Elizabeth II: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Presiding over 7 decades, her reign has witnessed many significant moments.
Communist leader Mao Zedong launched the so-called cultural revolution.
By a slight majority, Britain votes to leave the European Union.
Since 1952, the Queen pledged her service to Great Britain and the Commonwealth until her death on Thursday.

Comprehension questions