Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 18, 2008

THE QUEEN’S SPEECH

 

THE QUEEN’S SPEECH

 

One of the high points in the British parliamentary calendar is the annual Queen’s Speech, __________ contains an outline of the government’s policies and legislative agenda __________ the coming year. It is written by the government and delivered __________ the queen as part of an annual ceremony __________ as the State Opening of Parliament. There is a great __________ of formality and tradition surrounding the event, __________ takes place in the House of Lords, usually in November.

In the United States of America, the President reports __________ the condition of the country and sets __________ the government’s legislative programme in the State of the Union Address. Tens of millions of people watch the speech live __________ television and the internet when it is delivered in January or February each year __________ congress, __________ consists of members of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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