Saint patrick nb1

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Saint patrick nb1

  1. 1. <ul><li>St Patrcik’s Day </li></ul><ul><li>March, 17 </li></ul>
  2. 2. What do you know about Ireland? <ul><li>What’s the nationality of the people who live there? </li></ul><ul><li>What language(s) do they speak? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the capital city? </li></ul><ul><li>What colour(s) is their flag? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was St Patrick? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Who was St Patrick? <ul><li>He was a priest. </li></ul><ul><li>He lived in the 4th century. </li></ul><ul><li>He went to Ireland to teach </li></ul><ul><li>about God. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Some say he drove all the snakes out of Ireland.
  5. 6. Others say he used shamrocks to teach about the Trinity
  6. 7. Leprechauns are unfriendly shoemakers who have a pot of gold.
  7. 8. If you find a Leprechaun, you can tell him to show you his gold.
  8. 9. But if you don’t watch the leprechaun very carefully, he and the gold will disappear!
  9. 10. Today Americans march in parades…
  10. 11. Dance the Irish Jig…
  11. 12. Dye rivers green…
  12. 13. And of course, many people drink lots of beer!
  13. 14. People wear green in memory of Ireland
  14. 15. If you find a four-leaf clover you will have good luck.
  15. 16. Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

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