Mercredi 19 mars 2014 3 19 /03 /Mars /2014 22:55

  The infographic below plainly explains 15 of the common goofs  you happen to make when you write. Scroll down the infographic (be patient, it's quite long) and check if you need to correct some of them.

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Dimanche 16 mars 2014 7 16 /03 /Mars /2014 19:31

St Patrick's  saint patricks day Shamrock Cartoon 4 clip art   Day


Let's brush up a few words related to this worldwide famous Irish tradition : check this basic visual vocabulary reminder !


Focus on this history of the saint patron of Ireland :

Then test your listening comprehension and answer this

  QUIZ (10 questions) 


Tomorrow -on March 17th, you can also choose some typically Irish recipes, and prepare tasteful surprises for your family and friends : you can find loads of them by searching the Internet.

Some of them are delicious -some others are a pleasure for the eyes as well... Click the picture below to discover the

Luck o' the Irish Brownie

recipe... yummy :o) takes 30' to prepare & it's ready in 1h35') 



Par MMirza - Publié dans : The culture of the ANGLOsphere - Communauté : Enseignement anglais
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Mardi 11 mars 2014 2 11 /03 /Mars /2014 20:01



The name "leprechaun" may have various origins : from the Irish Gaelic word "leipreachan", it means "a kind of aqueous sprite". It also could be from "leath bhrogan", which means "shoemaker. It's the Irish term for a supernatural race in Irish mythology and Scottish mythology -comparable to fairies or elves.

Some folk traditions hold that leprechauns are descendants of the Tuatha de Danann. According to the Book of Invasions, when the Milesians came to Ireland they conquered the Tuatha de Danann and forced them to live underground (this connects them to the aes-sidh.


FAIRIES & other Irish MYTHS


Click the picture of the fairy :

Elementary - A1/A2

Click this dancing leprechaun practise the prepositions of place

Par MMirza - Publié dans : MYTHS & HEROES - Communauté : Enseignement anglais
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Mardi 11 mars 2014 2 11 /03 /Mars /2014 19:01

6 days to go before St Patrick's Day !

The infographics below tell us about mythical Saint Patrick, the history of the saint and other facts and trivia.

     Click the illustrations to get the full picture


The history

of St Patrick's Day




St Patrick's Day

by the numbers

    A brief history & fun facts



Par MMirza - Publié dans : The culture of the ANGLOsphere - Communauté : Enseignement anglais
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Lundi 10 mars 2014 1 10 /03 /Mars /2014 14:20

20 Irish family names

This infographic tells us about the 20 most common Irish family name.

You'll find their meaning, their Latin motto (+ English translation), where in Ireland they are more commonly located, and a few facts about their history and origins... most interesting !

The infographic was created "by the people at" (former #1 accomodation booking engine).


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