Macron Becomes President – level 1

18-05-2017 15:00

Emmanuel Macron becomes President of France. There is a ceremony. It takes place at the Elysee Palace. Around 300 people attend the ceremony.

Emmanuel Macron talks at the ceremony. He says that he wants to fight terrorism and authoritarianism. After the ceremony, he says hello to the people in the streets of Paris.

Macron is 39. He is the country’s youngest president.

Difficult words: take place (happen), ceremony (an event), attend (come to an event), authoritarianism (when people cannot choose their government).

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