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Why Saint Patrick's Day Went Global | The Economist


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Why Saint Patrick's Day Went Global | The Economist

Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a video and do a listening exercise on St. Patrick's Day celebrations and learn about how it became a global holday. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other activities about Ireland and Saint Patrick's Day. Students learn some important vocabulary from the video. The post-viewing sections include activities on a video quote, vocabulary context usage, and rewriting sentences. The grammar activity features the usage of present participle clauses. There are additional speaking and listening tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.


Lesson Notes
Video Length
2:22

Lesson Time
1–2 hrs.

Video Type

Lesson Activities
Speaking
Ireland, Irish Culture, St. Patrick's Day
Viewing
Short Answers, Number Matching
Vocabulary
Multiple Choice, Write Your Own Definition, Context Usage
Grammar
Present Partciple Clauses
Additional
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

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