"Le premier mai" has been shared to the blog from the French reading practice section of the learning library where you can find a large selection of interactive texts to help you with your reading skills.
In much of the world, the 1st of May is a public holiday called Labour Day. Learn the history in this French video with transcript and translation. Click any phrase to read the English and find links to related French grammar lessons.
- 1er mai : les origines du jour férié, fête du muguet et du travail
- Pourquoi offre-t-on du muguet le 1er mai ? (video)
- Tragédies et joies du 1er Mai : Journée de 8 heures et Fête du Travail