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A2 52 2 Ascolta il brano Emmeline Pankhurst s Speech e scegli l opzione corretta. LISTENING 1. The powerful words Emmeline used in her speeches were soldier, battle, war / soldier, peace, world . 2. Emmeline said that the government had this alternative: kill women or stop them from voting / kill women or give them the right to vote. 3. Women over the age of 21 had the right to vote by 1918 / 1928. 4. According to the speaker, You can / cannot easily kill an idea . 3 WRITING SDG 5 - GENDER EQUALITY 4 WRITING SPEAKING Guarda l infografica circa il ruolo delle donne nella Comunità Europea e scrivi un testo che riassuma le informazioni date (40-50 parole), poi rispondi alle domande. 1. How would you define the expression gender equality ? 2. Can you make any example that refers to the difference society makes between men and women? Completa il testo con le parole mancanti. vote Congress town rights husbands education Women s Suffrage in the USA In 1800 women didn t have many 1. in the United States. They weren t encouraged to go to college, and they could only marry and take care of their children, husbands, and house. Once they got married, they were totally dependent on their 2. . Women couldn t have any property and weren t allowed to 3. . By mid-1800s, women started to fight for their rights, especially for the right to vote. Their battle started in Seneca Falls, a 4. near New York, in 1848, when, during a convention, some women asked for better 5. , independency from men, the right to work and to vote. Finally, on August 18, 1920, the American 6. granted women the right to vote. Adapted from: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/ womens-suffrage-movement GLOSSARY to allow: permettere to belittle: sminuire to chain: incatenarsi to deserve: meritare gate: cancello to grant: garantire grave: tomba to involve: coinvolgere peaceful: pacifico to prove: dimostrare strength: forza underpaid: sottopagato DO-IT-YOURSELF 5 Scegliete una delle donne famose che avete indicato nel primo esercizio, fate una ricerca e preparate un cartellone che contenga, oltre ad alcune immagini, le seguenti informazioni. WRITING PAIR WORK Short biography Historical / social context Short description of her successes ODDITIES Mimosa On 8th March 1908, 129 women died in a fire in a factory in New York where they were working. They were protesting because they were underpaid . People put some mimosa that grew near the factory on their graves . In 1977 the United Nations declared March 8th the International Women s Day and mimosa as its symbol everywhere in the world. 103

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