a. The Great Famine and its consequences on
Irish immigration to the US.
b. The Easter Rising and the Anglo-Irish Treaty.
Watch the video. Be ready to present it.
(Who, When, Where, What?)
Present the characters. How are they related?
a. What kind of relationship do the people
from the two countries mentioned have? How do you
b. Answer these additional questions:
what for? How?
Useful vocabulary: This is (about) an extract from a
film / a TV series entitled… It was directed by… and
They fight for… They stand up against…
They seem to be done / be fed up with…
Let's talk this out!
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Share your findings with your classmates and learn
about the other documents.
Why is Northern Ireland British? Why are there so
many Irish people in America?
How did Irish people make themselves heard?
Discuss the consequences these events had.
British / Irish (adj.)
radical / extreme ≠ moderate
struggle /ˈstrʌgl/ / fight (n. or v.)
despite (the fact that) (prep.)
unlike / contrary to (prep.)
rule = control (v.)
Prepare five questions about one of the events
mentioned in the page (the Great Famine, the
Easter Rising, the Anglo-Irish War and Treaty,
the Troubles, the Good Friday Agreement). Get in
groups of five and share your questions to practice
before playing the millionaire game.
Over to you!
Create a timeline
Let’s use what you have learnt in and / or !
Make a timeline with the events mentioned on this page and
write a blurb (short presentation) about recent Irish history. Be ready to present it orally.
Tech tip: you can use Timeline.knightlab.com make your timeline more dynamic.
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