About the day
Professions
My future
Role play
Left-wing
a social class comprising those who do
manual labour or work for salaries.
demonstration
an organization of employees formed
to bargain with the employer
union
The liberal or radical faction of a
group.
labour
A public display of group opinion,
as by a rally or march
International Workers' Day (also known as May Day)
is a celebration of the international ____________
labour
movement and ____________
Left-wing parties. It commonly
sees organized street ______________
demonstrations and marches
by working people and their labour ____________
unions
throughout most of the world. May 1 is a national
holiday in more than 80 countries.
It is also celebrated unofficially in many
other countries.
What do people in your contry usually
demonstrate for/against?
Are demonstrations effective in Brazil?
How does the Brazilian government take them?
Would you ever participate in one? Why (not)?
student
firefighter
doctor
army
officer
bellboy
police officer
construction worker
nurse
chef
What do your parents do?
Do you think you will do the same as them?
What do you want to be when you grow up? Why?
What is your dream job like?
Employees’ claims:
• Better salaries
• Benefits
• Paid extra hours
• Longer lunch break
• 30-day holidays