(Level: Intermediate / B1 / **)
|Queen Elizabeth II laying a wreath of poppies (*) at the Cenotaph on |
Photo credit: onenewspage.com
You are going to watch a Sky News report focusing on the commemorations honouring the War Dead that took place on Remembrance Sunday (9th November 2014).
|The Cenotaph on Whitehall, City of Westminster, London|
where wreaths of poppies (*) are laid
Photo credit: ww1.canada.com
You can also consult the site of the Royal British Legion to get more details about the poppies, the poppy appeal and so much more information. Click HERE
The following words and notes could be useful:
Whitehall: a main street in the City of Westminster in central London where government departments, ministries, monuments and memorials such as the Cenotaph are located.
to heighten (security): to increase / to make more intense renforcer
a threat: menace; danger; risk menace
Picture credit: en.wikipedia.org
|Whitehall, a sketch map|
What were the commemorations like this year?
You can also find the video on the Sky News site by clicking HERE
When you are finished, you can check your answers: