Présidentielles 2017 2e tour

French listening practice with side-by-side translation

  Listening comprehension: See the links at the bottom for lessons related to the phrases in italics.

À noter : This video was published before all results were tallied; since then the numbers have changed a bit but the name of the new president has not.

Résultats du second tourSecond round results
Il est 20h. Voici le nouveau président de la République … et c’est Emmanuel Macron avec 65,1 % des suffrages qui arrive en tête et qui devient donc le nouveau président de la République.
Translation
It’s 8pm. Here is the new president of France … and it’s Emmanuel Macron with 65.1% of the votes who comes in first and who thus becomes the new president of France.
Marine Le Pen obtient ce soir, lors de ce second tour, 34,9 % des voix. On va tout de suite aller du côté du Louvre. Explosion de joie, vous le voyez sur ces images, en ce moment même, euh, au Louvre, là où sont rassemblés les partisans du candidat d’En marche !
Translation
Marine Le Pen obtains this evening, during the second round, 34.9% of the votes. We’re going right away to the Louvre. Explosion of joy, you can see it in these images, at this very moment, uh, at the Louvre, where the the members of the En marche ! movement are assembled,
mouvement qui, je vous le rappelle, est né il y a seulement quelques mois. Leur candidat s’était lancé dans cette campagne sans appareil, sans structure politique et sans militant, c’est une nouvelle ère politique qui s’ouvre en [France…]
Translation
a movement which, I remind you, was born just a few months ago. Their candidat jumped into this campaign unceremoniously, without a political structure, and without campaigning, it’s a new political era opening up in [France …]
Video courtesy of Franceinfo.Translation by LKL
Premier tour 2017 | Emmanuel Macron 2017First round 2017 | Emmanuel Macron 2017

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