Queen Elizabeth II: her reign in numbers

Queen Elizabeth II: her reign in numbers

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Queen Elizabeth II: her reign in numbers
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  • Do you like learning about the lives of famous people?
  • Do you think life of a monarch, like Queen Elizabeth, is easy or difficult?
  • What would you like/hate the most about being a monarch yourself?
THE BLUE TREE - Polecany Nauczyciel Angielskiego - Queen Elizabeth II: her reign in numbers
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  • ⌚ 0:14 How long did Queen Elizabeth rule?
  • ⌚ 0:19 How did the world change during her reign?
  • ⌚ 0:30 What did she do as the first person in the UK?
  • ⌚ 0:50 How satisfied were the people in the UK with her reign?
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  • ⌚ 1:07 When was she coronated?
  • ⌚ 1:14 How old was she at that time?
  • ⌚ 1:16 How did the population of Britain change over her reign?
  • ⌚ 1:50 How many women were in the labour force in 1950s and 2021?
  • ⌚ 2:11 What are some of the topics people changed their views about in this time?
  • ⌚ 3:04 What proves that she was working very hard as a monarch?
  • ⌚ 3:23 What is the Red Box?
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  • ⌚ 3:56 How did the empire change in her lifetime?
  • ⌚ 4:26 What is Commonwealth and what facts about it do you remember?
  • ⌚ 4:54 What was the first thing she did when she became the Queen?
  • ⌚ 5:05 How long was her epic world tour? How many countries did she visit?
  • ⌚ 5:19 Why was her visit to Ghana dangerous?
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  • ⌚ 5:57 How many countries did she visit in her life?
  • ⌚ 6:03 How many US presidents and Popes did she meet?
  • ⌚ 6:21 What was the most reproduced photo of her placed on?
  • ⌚ 6:36 How many films and shows was she portrayed in? Have you seen any of them?
  • ⌚ 6:48 How many times was she listed as the world’s most admired woman?
  • ⌚ 7:02 Who was the only European monarch to have reigned longer than Queen Elizabeth II?
  • ⌚ 7:21 What is her most important legacy?
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How would you feel if you became a monarch overnight?

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  • Should men and women be paid equally for the same type of work?
  • Why is this an issue in so many countries?
  • What do you think governments should do to tackle this problem?
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  • What are the three areas of inequality between men and women?
  • Which country is bridging these gaps successfully?
  • What is their secret?
  • How are kindergartens organised on Iceland?
  • What do these special schools aim at?
  • What do they teach girls and boys?
  • Does this bring positive results?
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  • What are men encouraged to do in Iceland?
  • What is a Daddy Quota and how does it work?
  • Do other countries have a similar scheme?
  • How is this creating more equal field on the labour market?
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  • What legislation was passed in Iceland?
  • What do companies have to prove from now on?
  • How does this pay calculator work?
  • What did the featured company find out?
  • Do you agree that we place more value on traditionally male dominated jobs?
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Is gender inequality a serious issue?
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