Extreme English
 

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VOCABULARY
prime minister - kryeministėr/tre
world - botė
husband - burrė, bashkėshort
to assassinate - (i) bėj atentat (dikujt), vras dikė
Buddhist monk - murg/eshė budist/e
party - parti
to appoint - emėroj
leader - udhėheqės
election - zgjedhje
immediately - menjėherė, pėrnjėherėsh, pa vonesė
somehow - disi, deri diku, nė njė farė mėnyre
to manage to do sth - ia dal mbanė/arrij tė bėj diēka
to persuade - bind
to contest - kėtu: hedh kandidaturėn
experience - pėrvojė
politician - politikan
housewife - amvisė, zonjė shtėpie, grua shtėpiake
to win - fitoj
in the early sixties - nė fillim tė viteve gjashtėdhjetė
LESSON 2

The first woman prime minister in the world


Priyath Liyanage: Mrs Sirimavo Bandaranaike was the first woman prime minister in the world and she also went on to become the oldest prime minister. Mrs Bandaranaike was 84 years old when she died and she was still the prime minister at that age.

In 1959 her husband was assassinated by a Buddhist monk. When her husband was assassinated the party wanted to appoint a leader to become the prime minister. They had to face an election immediately after, so for this election they somehow managed to persuade Mrs Bandaranaike to contest* as the leader of the party. She was not a person who had any experience as a politician. She was a housewife who looked after her three children. Then they won the elections in the early sixties and she became the first woman prime minister in the world.

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