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Stpatricks day ricky

  1. 1. St. Patrick’s Day Presentation by Ricardo Zayas Veléz Bilingual Project IES Sierra Sur Osuna, Sevile MARCH 2011
  2. 2. Top o’ the mornin’ to ya’! This is the way Irish people wish each other to have a good day!
  3. 3. March 17is Saint Patrick’s Day Do you know what is the country of origin of this celebration?
  4. 4. IRELAND
  5. 5. Saint Patrick is the patron of Ireland
  6. 6. Saint Patrick was born in England, but moved to Ireland to spread the christian faith
  7. 7. Saint Patrick is celebrated on March 17 because supposedly this was the day he died in the year 461 A.D
  8. 8. People believe that Saint Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland But the thruth is that Ireland never had snakes!!
  9. 9. Like Turkey on Thanksgiving, on Saint Patrick’s Day people eat corned beef and cabbage
  10. 10. How is Saint Patrick’s Day celebrated? Some honor Saint Patrick by attending mass, or watching a parade Others, having a feast with beer to celebrate that spring is just around the corner!
  11. 11. On March 17 many countries celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day
  12. 12. Could you think of any Saint Patrick’s Day symbols? Shamrock Leprechaun
  13. 13. The Shamrock One traditional symbol of Saint Patrick's Day is the Shamrock "Shamrock" is the common name for several different kinds of three-leafed clovers native to Ireland Legend says that St. Patrick had used it to illustrate the doctrine of the Trinity. It also gives good luck!
  14. 14. The Leprechaun The name leprechaun comes from the old Irish word "luchorpan" which means "little body." A leprechaun is an Irish fairy who looks like a small, old man about 2 feet tall. He is often dressed like a shoemaker, with a crooked hat and a leather apron. According to legend, leprechauns are aloof and unfriendly. They live alone, and pass the time making shoes. They also have a hidden pot of gold!
  15. 15. Believe it or not, the color of St. Patrick was not actually green, but blue ! It has becomed the official colour of Saint Patrick’s Day because Ireland is known as the “Emerald Isle”, for its beautiful green landscapes. Wearing the color green is considered an act of paying tribute to Ireland. It is said that it also brings good luck. Many years ago, playful Irish children began the tradition of pinching people who forgot to wear green on St. Patrick's Day and the tradition is still practiced today.
  16. 16. Let’s test your Saint Patricks Day knowledge! Which of these countries DOES NOT celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day? <ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><li>Puerto Rico </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Ireland </li></ul>
  17. 17. According to Irish legend, What is Saint Patrick –the patron of Ireland- famous for doing? <ul><li>Looking like Santa Clause </li></ul><ul><li>Performing magic </li></ul><ul><li>Driving the snakes from Ireland </li></ul>
  18. 18. What is the traditional food served on Saint Patrick’s Day? <ul><li>Corned beef and cabbage </li></ul><ul><li>Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Potatoes </li></ul>
  19. 19. According to legend, what are leprechauns known for? <ul><li>They own restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>They have a hidden pot of gold </li></ul><ul><li>They like to go to school </li></ul>
  20. 20. TRUE OR FALSE: Shamrocks give bad luck. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  21. 21. TRUE OR FALSE: Green is the official color of Saint Patrick’s Day. <ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  22. 22. Remember… &quot;Wherever you go and whatever you do, may the luck of the Irish be there with you.” -Irish Blessing Thank you for your attention!