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-You will see some photos on the next slide. Look at them, and try to imagine yourself in one of these photos. Choose a person you would like to be in the future.
Did you choose to be a boss or an employee/worker? Would you like a job where you were the boss? Why or why not?
Who works harder, the owner of a business or the people who work for the business?
retire financial photocopy shop plus kitchen cabinets PRE-READING Match the given words with the definitions A business that uses machines to make copies of print materials. relating to money or managing money and also stop working at the end of a career (usually because of old age)
Topic & Main idea Work in pairs and try to find the topics of these paragraphs. 1-3 : 4: 5: 7: 8: how worker-owned businesses get started the history of the King Arthur Flour Company what worker-owned businesses have in common (the history of) Collective Copies (the history of) Las Flores Metalarte What is the main idea of paragraph 9? Use your own words and write a complete sentence. A study of worker-owned businesses in Italy showed that these businesses are good for the quality of life in their towns.
V O C A B U L A R Y
Profit (n) Profit (n) money earned from a business - Our company’s profits rose last year to $17 million.
committee (n) committee (n) a group of people like a team with a job to do or decisions to make -Committee members are arguing with each other because they could not agree on the final decision.
Community (n) Community (n) a group of people living in the same area. -Easter is the oldest and one of the most significant festivals of the Christian community.
in charge of (phrase) in charge of (phrase) In control of or responsible for -Obama is in charge of the U.S government.
Uncertain (adj) Uncertain (adj) No clear, not decided -Life is completely uncertain. You never know what happens from one minute to the next.
besides(phrase) besides(phrase) In addition to, also -Who besides you is going to the party?
Bake (v) Bake (v) To cook something inside an oven, like bread -I have just baked cupcakes for you
Provide (v) Provide (v) To give or supply (something that is needed) -Universities provide lots of social opportunities for students.
Quality(n) Quality(n) How good something is, either low or high in this - You should definitely buy these shoes. They are of high quality.
security(n) security(n) A situation of being safe from risk or change that you do not want -You should have a strong password for your internet security.
Organize (v) Organize (v) -They are organizing a surprise birthday party for the boss. to prepare or arrange an activity or event
right(n) right(n) something that you are morally, legally, or officially allowed to do or have - Turkish women were given the right to vote in 1934.
Condition (n) Condition (n) the situation in which people live or work - Conditions in the prison were terrible.
Believe (in) v Believe (in) v to think that an idea or a way of doing something is good or right -I always believe in love at first sight.
C A R E F U L R E A D I N G
King Arthur Flour was a family business for many years. AAll worker-owned companies start out as family businesses The workers at King Arthur bought the company after it failed. Worker-owned businesses are not all the same. Workers gain more control when they become worker- owners. There are worker-owned businesses only in the United States. T F F T T F
1. King Arthur has an international market for its flour.
2.Frank and Brinna Sands’s children did not want to take charge of King Arthur Flour.
3. King Arthur Flour now has sixteen worker-owners.
4.Some employee-owned businesses produce goods, and others provide services.
5. Worker-owned businesses do not make as much money as traditional businesses.
6. Collective Copies was set up by eight workers who wanted better working conditions.
7. Coamo, Puerto Rico, now has several businesses that are employee-owned.
8. Researchers have studied Italian towns that have worker-owned businesses.