To celebrate Saint Patrick's Day on the 17th of March and add some culture in your beer, have a look at the following video about the origins of this celebration day. If you are not too thirsty after that, you can also test your knowledge of this very Irish topic and, who knows, win some pints of black Irish stout by betting with your friends at the pub.

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 TEST:

1/Saint Patrick was born in Ireland: true/false

2/The first Saint Patrick's Day parade took place in Dublin: true /false

3/The original colour associated with Saint Patrick is green: true /false

4/Saint Patrick’s Day is the Ireland’s national day: true/false

Answers

Vocabulary:

Patron saint: holy person who is supposed to give a special protection to something in particular.

To be thirsty: to feel that you need to drink.

Stout: (in this context) a strong dark beer.

To bet: to risk something on the results of a competition.

Shamrock (Irish) or clover (GB): a small plant with three green leaves.