She was educated at home, taught to read and write by
her parents, studied Latin, Geography, Economics,
Music.She knew foreign languages, spoke French well.
She is good at horse riding, dancing; took part in
She lived in Windsor and Buckingham Palace with her
Pupil 2: Young Lady.
She made her first speech on the radio in 1940 during
Elisabeth wanted to help the army: grew vegetables
and knitted socks for soldiers. She learned to drive.
In 1947 she married Prince Philip. Her first son Prince
Charles was born in 1948. (Prince Philip is the Duke of
Pupil3: Young Queen.
Elisabeth came to the throne in 1952.She was crowned in
Westminster Abbey on June 1953.
She made her first Christmas speech to the nation in
1957. (Now this speech is traditional)
Pupil4: The Queen plays an important role in the
country. She travels a lot. She likes reading, taking
pictures, watching horse races.
She has 5 official residences in Britain; Buckingham
Palace and Windsor among them. (Palaces: Buckingham
Palace, Windsor Castle,St.Jamess Palace, Hampton Court
Palace, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, and the Palace
of Holy Roodhouse in Edinburgh)
The Queen has got 4 children: Prince Charles, Princess
Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward.
Teacher: Now let’s make a family-tree on the
Pupil 5: The eldest child is Prince Charles, who
qualified as Royal Air Force pilot and is now Prince of
Wales and heir to the throne.
Pupil 6: Princess Anna, now the Princess Royal,
represented Britain in horse-riding at the Olympic
Games and is a member of the international Olympic
committee. She is the 8
to the Crown. Princess Anna
has got 2 children: Peter and Zara.They are the 9
to the Crown.