International Women's Day – We are women

International Women's Day, 8 March, is a day to celebrate women and their achievements. In this video, see lots of things that women can be and do.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the exercises. Remember you can read the transcript at any time.

Transcript

OK?

OK. Yeah.

Go ahead and take a seat. Is she miked up?

Are we ready for quiet?

OK, so keep in mind this is being cut together. You are free to ad-lib things that are true for you instead of my examples …

I'm, like, nervous now.

We're daughters and mothers.

Sisters and soulmates.

We are strong and bold.

She likes being the boss, she likes being in charge.

We're teachers and very good listeners.

We are doctors and lawyers.

We are data scientists.

We are recruiters.

Musicians.

Engineers.

Athletes. 

We are game changers.

Flawless and fearless.

We are badass.

And we are equals.

We're motivators.

Instigators.

We're leaders.

Risk-takers.

We're shoppers, for sure.

Breadwinners. 

Bread bakers. 

We are dreamers.

Executives.

And we are creators.

We support each other.

We are girlfriends and wives.

We have girlfriends and wives.

We go fast.

We get our hands dirty.

We paint our nails.

Or don't paint our nails.

I don't paint my nails.

How's my hair?

We keep it together.

We are the glue.

We hold it down.

We are women.

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Discussion

Which women are important in your life? How would you describe them?

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Submitted by Andrii on Fri, 07/16/2021 - 17:15

One of the most important women in my life is my mum. I love her the most in my life. I also very love my grandmas because they're really kind to me.

Submitted by Fabitoloz on Tue, 03/09/2021 - 02:19

The most important women in my life are my mother and grandmother (my father´s mother), because they´re very brave, intelligent, detailed, and very happy.

Submitted by hermione123 on Tue, 01/26/2021 - 05:09

whoa! that's a really really good video. it's inspiring for sure, i love it
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Submitted by WriterRafia120 on Tue, 09/01/2020 - 16:40

My mom is the most important woman in my life. Only word for her- sedulous. In my eyes, she is awesome, an wonderful woman, who is willing to do anything for her child. My existence is possible only for you! Love you my mom!

Submitted by Truc12082005 on Thu, 08/06/2020 - 12:23

My mum is the most important women in my life.
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Submitted by unicornmagic on Fri, 05/01/2020 - 15:46

yeah make sure to feel positive in this special day!

Submitted by pancha on Fri, 04/24/2020 - 23:24

Wow, womens thats your day , be happy becuase you're the best and this video and specially the life demostrated..

Submitted by ShehabAshraf1998 on Sun, 03/15/2020 - 13:24

Happy birthday for all mothers all over the world
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Submitted by Raysan on Tue, 03/10/2020 - 15:33

Yeah, the most important women in my life must be my mother and my lovely friends. You ask me to describe them? There are so many things to tell...
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