Preview the Queen's vocabulary:
- disruption: something that stops or pauses another thing
- front line: first in line of defence* (traditionally a war term)
- vulnerable: more likely to experience harm than others
- spare: to save others from harm
- tackle: to attack a problem and try to solve it
- resolute: with great purpose
- attribute: an important part of something
- applaud: to clap for, congratulate
- convert: to change into something new
- endure: to live through something difficult
Write down any words or expressions you don't know. Look them up in a dictionary. Then watch again.
Answer the questions in the comments area. Can you use some of the Queen's vocabulary?
- Who does the Queen thank?
- What happens in the broadcast at 2:03? Why does the Queen think this is important?
- According to the Queen, what symbol will remind us of this difficult time?
- What historic event does the Queen use to compare difficult times in the past and present?
- What message of hope does the Queen give at the end of the broadcast?
*Note: British spelling is used in this post due to the subject matter.