1. Read the text - leia o texto
Brazilian Proclamation of Republic Day
Proclamation of the Republic Day is a public holiday in Brazil to commemorate the establishment of federal republic of Brazil by Field Marshal Deodoro da Foncesca on 15 November 1889. The holiday also marks the downfall of monarchy system in Brazil led by Pedro II. The Brazilians observe Proclamation of the Republic Day on 15 November every year.
As one of public holidays in Brazil, Proclamation of Republic Day is the day when most employees and students are granted time off. Thus, many people use the day to take a rest from their busy day at work while staying at home and enjoying quality time with family. To celebrate Proclamation of Republic Day, many buildings raise the National Flag of Brazil. Some streets in Brazil may also be closed to hold parades or festivals in the celebration of Brazil’s Proclamation of Republic Day. [http:publicholiday.org - adaptado]
2. Verdadeiro ou falso? True or False?
O Dia da Proclamação da República no Brasil é também um dia de muito trabalho para muitas pessoas.