Sarkozy told Obama that the Israeli Prime Minister was a liar. It was a private conversation. The only problem was the microphone was turned on. Find out about this and other political gaffes with Neil and Callum.
The question is: A question about Presidents. Who is the President of Germany? Is it:
a) Angela Merkel
b) Christian Wulff
c) Jurgen Klinsmann
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme!
-The vocabulary to understand the text is:
something a politician says or does which wasn’t meant to be heard and causes embarrassment or offence
heard something without meaning to or without the speakers’ knowledge
below the standards of their profession
a politeness and respect for someone or something
a person with strong and unreasonable opinions which they won’t change despite evidence
the final nail in the coffin
the last in a series of events leading to the failure of something