There are many universal "firsts" when it comes to growing up... If you're a British royal, you can add one more to the list: first Buckingham Palace garden party. Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie both made their first garden party appearances today at Buckingham Palace, joining their grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, as well as Prince Philip, Princess Anne and Prince Andrew. Their towering fellow guests were the members of the Team GB Olympic Basketball Team.
Royal Mail first class postage stamps launched for London 2012 Olympic Games
Using news with younger learners One great source of news items for students of these age groups is CBBC (BBC Children)'s Newsround. In the picture the actor Will Smith trying out some sports with athletes, boxers and basketball players from the GB Olympic team.