The British Royal family
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Статья знакомит с Британской королевской семьей, историей фамилии, обязанностями и интересами членов королевской семьи. Материал статьи может быть использован для проведения уроков в 7 классе по теме ‘Great Britain. British lifestyle’.
Язык статьи – английский
The British Royal Family's surname is Windsor. They changed their name from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor in 1917. World War I  broke out and anit-German sentiment was at its height in 1917. In protest, King George V  renounced all the German titles belonging to him and his family and adopted the name of his castle, Windsor.
Members of Royal Family
The Queen's husband Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, takes a great deal of interest in industry, in the achievements of young people and in saving raise wild animals from extinction.
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, is the Queen’s second son, served as a helicopter pilot in the Royal Navy.
Anne, Princess Royal, has always been keen on horses and equitation events.
The royal family duties
Today the Queen isn’t only head of state , but also an important symbol of national unity. In law the Queen is head of the executive, head of the judiciary, the commander-in-chief of all the armed forces of the Crown  and the established Church of England. The Queen and the Royal family continue to take part in many traditional ceremonies.
Materials for the lesson
- British Royal Family Quiz http://www.familytreemagazine.com/article/royal-family-quiz
- The Royal Family Tree, the Game http://abcnews.go.com/International/Royal_Wedding/fullpage?id=13093834
- Which memeber of the British Royal Family are you? Quiz http://www.locatetv.com/quiz/royal
--Бочарова Альона Володимирівна 18:25, 10 февраля 2012 (EET)