The Queen's Christmas Broadcast 1957

AlexisChe December 27, 2018


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Task description & scene summary

Task description:
A learner watches the video and does the tasks: multiple choice, unscramble the sentence and fill in questions.
Scene summary:
The Christmas Broadcast 1957 and the Queen gives her first TV Christmas speech.
Video length: 1 minute 6 seconds
Video genre: Miscellaneous
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2018-12-27, 13:37:15 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) How many years ago did the Queen's grandfather broadcast the first Christmas message

  • 35
  • 25
  • 29

2) Today is another landmark

Fill the gap: because television has made it possible for many of you to see me in your ________________________ on Christmas Day

3) My own family often gather round to watch television as they are this moment,

Put the words in order: you how imagine that is I and now.


Fill the gap: I very much ________________________ that this new medium will make my Christmas ________________________ more personal and direct.

5) I hope that 1958 may bring you God's ----------- and all the things you long for

  • dressing
  • blessing
  • stressing

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2018-12-27 19:31:23
Great idea! Thank you!)
2019-01-13 15:28:01