№125 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 125
b) Fill in the left column of the chart below. Time MY Majesty Her Majesty 7. 30 am 9.30am 11.30 am 2.30-7.30 pm Now read the text and fill in the right column of the chart above.
She lives in splendid palaces with servants forever at her beck and call, and meets thousands of people every year, but in her private life, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II leads a reclusive, solitary, sometimes ordinary life. And her each day starts... with tea.
Although some 339 people work full time for her and 250 part time, fewer than a dozen come in a regular personal contact with her. During a regular day at Buckingham Palace, her official London residence, Queen Elizabeth II is woken at 7.30 am by a chambermaid who brings in her tea tray, with milk from the herd at Windsor Castle, west of the capital. Her BBC Radio Four is always on, as she likes to listen to the influential Today programme, when government ministers are grilled and the day's political battle lines are drawn. For a real Englishman tea and newspapers always go together, and even the Queen is not an exception here. An avid lover of horses, and a respected breeder of thoroughbreds, Queen Elizabeth enjoys reading the Racing Post newspaper at breakfast with her husband Prince Philip.
At 9.30 am, she meets her private secretary who has already gone through the day's correspondence. Every day, 200-300 (and sometimes many more) letters from the public arrive. The Queen chooses a selection to read by herself and tells members of her staff how she would like them to be answered. Virtually every letter is answered by the staff in her Private Secretary's