Macron Becomes President – level 3

18-05-2017 15:00

Emmanuel Macron has been inaugurated as the new President of France at the Elysee Palace, becoming the youngest president in the country’s history at the age of 39.

Around 300 guests, officials, and family members gathered in the reception hall. In his inauguration speech, Macron said that he will fight terrorism and authoritarianism. Following the ceremony, he greeted spectators at Paris’s Arc de Triomphe.

Difficult words: inaugurate (formally admit someone to office), gather (come).

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