British Royal Family And BBC Scandal In This English Phrases Lesson Ep 437
05.27.2021 - By Learn English Through Listening
English Phrases For An Investigative Story ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-phrases-8/
Today we look into the world of the British monarchy. We talk about lords, earls and princes involved in a recent story of lies and scandal from one of the most respected journalistic organisation in the UK and by far one of the most popular royal members Diana, Princess of Wales.
Today we use a lot of English phrases and vocabulary that you might associate with detective and investigative stories. We use idioms like “come to light” as we explore a recent scandal involving the BBC and the British royal family. A scandal is the term used for an event that people typically see as morally wrong.
Although this scandal has taken 26 years to be uncovered (spot the prefix from last weeks lesson?), it is still making the headlines in newspapers because it involves some of the largest and most trusted institutions in the UK.
I’d like to be a queen in people’s hearts but I don’t see myself being queen of this country.
⭐ Diana, Princess of Wales
You may not be a royalist, you may not know the names of the people involved (some were new to me!) but the story is an age-old story of betrayal, lies, greed and the desire for recognition. So it’s time to find your headphones, mobile phone and 15 minutes to practice listening to some English language on a very British topic.
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