Practise your grammar skills with this reading activity about the Royal Family. Simply, put the 12 missing prepositions into the correct place in the text.
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The British Royal Family’s surname is Windsor and they are headed ____ Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen is married ____ Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh and they have four children: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
The Queen’s coronation took place ____ the 2nd June, 1953 and, after the wedding, The Queen and Prince Phillip moved ____ Buckingham Palace, which is the official London residence ____ the Queen. Other royal residencies include Windsor Castle, Sandringham House, and Balmoral Castle.
Prince Charles is the heir ____ the throne and, one day, will become King Charles III (although he may choose a different regal name). His sister and brothers have many royal duties ____ representatives of the Queen and of the Royal Family. These duties take place ____ the UK; for example, visiting schools and hospitals, and abroad; meeting heads ____ state and visiting serving members of the armed forces.
2012 was a very important year ____ the UK as it was the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, meaning that she had been Queen ____ 60 years. Many celebrations took place to mark the event including a very special ceremony ____ Westminster Abbey.