SAINT PATRICK’S DAY !!!

Today 17 March is the day of St. Patrick , to commemorate the patron Saint of Ireland and commemorates the arrival of Christianity to Ireland …

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It´s a National holiday in the Republic of Ireland and not official in Northern Ireland .              Today is celebrated around the world !

The first Saint Patrick’s Festival was celebrated on March 17 of 1996.

The celebration has the theme of going all green, enjoy the food, drinking Irish drinks and go to parades….

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day !!!

And this is a video with St Patrick’s story

Take this quiz to find out how much you know about this festivity!

(Thank you Carlos!)

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It’s Christmas!

Holidays are almost there! I’m sure you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy yourself and to learn some more English.

You can practice your English listening skills with this fun activity about the film Arthur Christmas.

Besides, here you have some interesting videos to learn more about Christmas in English speaking countries.

First learn about British Christmas symbols (pre-intermediate level):

And then, listen and read one of the most famous carols in English. Enjoy!

Finally, watch this interesting video demonstrating how christmas crackers are pulled, a very British tradition!

And click here to know how to make them yourself!

If you want to learn more, click on the Culture section to work on Christmas celebrations and vocabulary.

Happy Christmas to you all!!