Kamala Harris (masked) and Joe Biden.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Profiles

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 27 November 2020 > Ready to Use

Although President Trump is still making legal challenges over the election, it seems certain that after the January Inauguration, Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the U.S.A. and Kamala Harris, his running mate, will be the first black female Vice-President  and to thus make history.

Thanks to this B1 article, the students will learn more about Biden and Harris: not only their private lives but also their political careers as well as the challenges awaiting them in the midst of this worldwide pandemic are here explained.

Vocabulary and structures

  • politics: election, running mate, take office…
  • topical issues: racism, environment…
  • past vs present
  • Justifying, explaining and qualifying viewpoints: to a certain extent, insofar as, since, yet, on the one hand, …