Referendum in Italy – level 2

09-12-2016 07:00

In Italy, there was a referendum on constitutional reforms. For the Prime Minister Matteo Renzi it was very important to win the referendum. He lost and now he intends to resign.

He intends to call a cabinet meeting. He will thank his colleagues for their extraordinary work. Later he will go to the Presidential Palace. He will give his resignation to the president. This could bring political chaos into the country. It could also affect the rest of Europe.

Difficult words: constitutional reforms (changes connected with the system of laws in a country), intend (want), extraordinary (very good), resignation (a letter that you write when you want to finish your job).

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