Feleletválasztós feladat, amivel elfoglalhatod magad, míg végre megszületik
Kate és William második gyermeke!
Felcsigázott várakozás és a születendő hercegnő nevére vonatkozó találgatások jellemzik Katalin hercegnő terhességének utolsó napjait. A királyi udvar katonás rendben várja a trónörökös George kishúgának érkezését, mindent magas szinten megszerveztek már az udvarban a fogadtatására. Rengetegen magas összegekkel fogadnak arra, hogy nevezik majd el. Szerinted Elisabeth lesz vagy Alice? Esetleg valami más? Találgatás közben oldd meg ezt a királyi gyermekáldás előkészületeiről szóló feleletválasztós (multiple choice) feladatot! Mire végzel, már itt is a baby!
As speculation grows about the royal baby name William and Kate plan for the imminent arrival of the second child with military precision
The _______(1) of Cambrige was adjusting to life as the new boy last week as he started training for his post as an air ambulance helicopter __________(2) in Norfolk. Prince William is taking part in the mandatory programme before he can take to the skies as a fully fledged member of East Anglian Air Ambulance Service.
That he's carrying out his training now is a __________(3) indicator that Prince William is also on a mission to get his affairs in order before _________(4) on his other new role this month- that of a father of __________(5). Indeed, it is with the precision one might expect of a former military officer that he has arranged these ________(6) weeks leading up to the birth of his second __________(7).
William started his air-ambulance training just three days after a radiant ___________(8) of Cambridge, having completed a packed schedule of official engagements in recent weeks, began her well-earned __________(9) leave.
___________(10) the baby has arrived, it will be the Duke's turn to take some time out - a ___________(11) for Bond Air Services, William's employer, said he will be entitled to paternity _________(12). It is expected he will take the allotted two weeks, during which time he'll only be responding to daddy __________(13).
The fact that William is currenly posted at Norwich - around 40 miles __________(14) the couple's country house Anmer Hall, _________(15) Kate is expected to spend most of her time both now and once the baby has ________(16) - means he can be on hand _________(17) his wife as the big day approaches - another example _________(18) his stategic planning.
THE NAME GAME
No __________(19) the Duke has also been thinking about baby names - and he's not the only one. After weeks of Elisabeth being clear ____________(20) for a girl, last week the betting changed ____________(21), with a surge of wagers on Alice.
_____________(22) William Hill slashed the name's odds from 14-1 to 2-1 after "a significant number of _____________(23)" on the name, particularly in the Tonbridge area of Kent.
"One punter has had 500 pounds on Kate _____________(24) her girl Alice," spokesman Rupert Adams tells newspapers.. "We believe the link could be that Kate wrote a dissertation __________(25) Lewis Carroll ________(26) university and of course, his most famous book was Alice in _________(27).
There have been a number of Alices in the royal family since the 19th century, including the second daughter of Queen Victoria and the wife of the _________(28) Duke of Gloucester, the Queen's uncle.
Meanwhile, police __________(29) planning to erect barriers outside the Lindo Wing of London's St Mary's Hospital, where Kate ____________(30) birth to Prince George in 2013, from mid-April for the world's press.
/Adapted from the British Press/
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1. a) Prince b) Duke c) King
2. a) captain b) driver c) pilot
3. a) clear b) clean c) nice
4. a) take b) took c) taking
5. a) both b) two c) twice
6. a) latest b) late c) final
7. a) child b) children c) heir
8. a) Queen b) Princess c) Duchess
9. a) mother's b) Godmother's c) maternity
10. a) Once b) First c) One time
11. a) speaker b) presenter c) spokesman
12. a) time b) leave c) holiday
13. a) duties b) orders c) calls
14. a) from b) of c) away
15. a) which b) when c) where
16. a) born b) came c) arrived
17. a) with b) to c) for
18. a) of b) for c) to
19. a)wonder b) fear c) doubt
20. a) favourite b) popular c) fashionable
21. a) unluckily b) suddenly c) lately
22. a) Bookmark b) Bookworm c) Bookmaker
23. a) bets b) guesses c) clues
24. a) naming b) calling c) asking
25. a) of b) about c) on
26. a) for b) in c) at
27. a) Wonderworld b) Wonderland c) Wonderfield
28. a) late b) lately c) later
29. a) is b) are c) has been
30. a) has b) gave c) brought