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The story of the Imperial State Crown

How does it feel to wear a crown? In this video, the Queen tells us some secrets about her very special Imperial State Crown.

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Language level

Upper intermediate: B2


So this is about the crown, isn't it? Also about the kings and queens?

Hello Avocado,

It's more about the crown than it is about the monarch, though of course this crown is connected with the monarch.

All the best,


The LearnEnglish Team

A real or fictional monarch can be described as a royal leader for a particular nation. Example includes: Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth and so on.

There is very interesting movie about monarch: The King's speech. About Queen's father King George VI.

A monarch should be a leader who puts the general interest before the individual. Someone who do not forget that his place is due to those who have allowed it

The Imperial State Crown is one of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom and symbolises the sovereignty of the monarch.

Good to know.

It's interesting to learn new iformation about corronation.

A greatest leader, revolutionary thinker, courageous, fair, broad views and intelligent.

As a king or monarch has lots of responsibilities and operate these a brave or honest man must require.maharaja ranjit singh in india was such a person.moreover.on that time he was renowned person all over the world.he was known as a loyal and humble.Also,he never acclaimed corrupt or violent people.however,he motivated the common man.