Jacinda Ardern resigns – level 2

25-01-2023 07:00

On Thursday, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that she would resign before the 7th of February, 2023. The news surprised everyone because she was one of the most successful leaders of the country.

Ardern is 42 years old, and during her term of five and a half years, she gave birth to a girl. She said that she had too little energy to continue the job, and she believed that someone else could do it better.

During her career, Ardern responded to the Christchurch mass shooting, the 2019 volcano eruption, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Difficult words: announce (to say something in public), resign (to officially leave a job), mass shooting (an incident when an attacker kills people with a gun).

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