Unit 6 Women, Half the Sky Text A I’m Going to Buy the Brooklyn Bridge Text B Beginning Anew Text A I’m Going to Buy the Brooklyn Bridge Pre-Reading Activities Listen to the recording and then think over the following questions: 1. Why can’t woman be ignored?
I’m Going to Buy the Brooklyn Bridge
Text B Beginning Anew
In the 1960s feminism (=the belief that women and men are equal in abilities and should have equal rights and opportunities) became the subject of intense debate when the women’s liberation movement encouraged women to reject their traditional supporting role and to demand equal status and equal rights with men in areas such as employment and pay.
develop their careers and not give
up work when they have a family.