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Where Did Saint Patrick's Day Come From?

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Video Length: 2:22

Updated on: 03/14/2023

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch an informative video about Saint Patrick's Day and a basic overview of its history and traditions. It includes discussion questions, and conversation and vocabulary activities about Saint Patrick's Day, Ireland, national heritage, and traditions. Students then do some listening/viewing comprehension activities based on the video. The viewing follow-up includes a follow-up discussion on Saint Patrick's Day, and two activities on key phrases from the video to describe the history and traditions of national holidays. There is a 'Research & Presentation Task' on a national holiday of students' choice, as well as a quiz & review and lesson reflection included.

Video Description

A basic overview of Saint Patrick's Day and some information about its history and traditions.

Lesson Activities

Speaking
Saint Patrick's Day, Ireland, National Heritage, Holidays, Traditions
Viewing
Short Answers, Prediction Check, Video Topics
Vocabulary
Images, Verbs, Phrases (national holidays & traditions)
Additional
National Holiday Research & Presentation Task, Quiz & Review, Lesson Reflection

Lesson Topics

Saint Patrick's Day, Ireland, National Heritage, Holidays, Traditions

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