Queen Elizabeth II Comic Strip

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 13 May 2022 > Ready to Use

This comic strip about Queen Elizabeth II will get your pupils ready to understand what will be happening for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations that will be concentrated around the weekend of 2-5 June. These two pages are devoted to Elizabeth’s childhood and her first meeting with Philip. A second session covering the events that led … Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth II Comic Strip”

Seventy Years a Queen

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 12 May 2022 > Ready to Use

The UK is getting ready for a very special “Trooping the Colour” in June… 2022 marks Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year on the throne! The longest reign ever, even Queen Victoria didn’t reign that long. Famous worldwide for her colourful dresses and hats, Queen Elizabeth embodies the British monarchy and everyone – even beyond Great … Continue reading “Seventy Years a Queen”

Shine Bright AMC SnapFile 6 The Crown and the Houses

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 23 April 2021 >

In our series of author videos presenting different chapters of Shine Bright AMC, here is SnapFile 6 The Crown and the Houses, about Britons’ feelings towards their parliamentary monarchy, presented by its author Lynda Itouchène. This file fits into the Première theme Représentations Axe 1 Faire entendre sa voix :  Représentation et participation. You can browse … Continue reading “Shine Bright AMC SnapFile 6 The Crown and the Houses”

A Prince Passes

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 09 April 2021 > In the News

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, died on 9 April, after more than 70 years of marriage to Queen Elizabeth II. The longest serving consort of a British monarch was just a few months short of his 100th birthday. Philip Mountbatten was, like the Queen, a great-great-grandchild of Queen Victoria and another famous royal consort, Prince … Continue reading “A Prince Passes”