Queen Elizabeth II wants to sell her villa in Malta, situated in Malta´s capital Valletta. The villa is for sale for 6 million euros (± 155 million Czech crowns). The Queen lived in Malta with her husband Prince Philip between the years 1949 and 1951.
MALTA AND THE QUEEN.
Queen Elizabeth II wants to sell a villa in Malta.The villa is in Valletta, which is the capital1 of Malta.The villa costs2 almost 6 million euros (± 155 million Czech crowns).
Between the years 1949 and 1951: Queen Elizabeth II is newly3 married to Prince Philip, who works in Malta.He is a naval officer.She enjoys her life on the beautiful island very much.
„Malta is very special for me.I still remember4 my happy days here with Prince Phillip,“ says the Queen.
Valletta is a beautiful city.It is made of stone and it is nice and historical5.It is good to go to Malta in September or October, because it is not so hot.
In Valletta, you can see for example the beautiful St John’s Cathedral6 .
Everybody speaks English in Malta.It is an official language.There are a lot of English language courses7 in Valletta, even for beginners.It is also a good place for elderly people.
Vocabulary: 1hlavní město| 2stát (o-ceně)| 3nově| 4pamatovat (si)| 5historický| 6katedrála| 7kurz (sg.)
Language notes: naval officer=námořnický důstojník| beautiful island=krásný ostrov| happy
days=šťastné dny| made of stone=zbudované z kamene| official language=úřední jazyk| elderly