Why don't country flags use the color purple?

Roger Walter

Listening | Beginner Level
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Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions


  1. Why didn't countries use purple in their flags?

  2. Where did the dye to make the original color purple come from?

  3. Besides royalty and wealth, what else did purple represent?

  4. When was synthetic purple discovered?

  5. Who discovered today's color purple?

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. What is your favorite color? Why?

  2. What are the colors of your country's flag? Do you know what they represent?

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