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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
St. Patrick was born in Ireland.

St. Patrick was taken to Ireland as a slave.

When is St. Patrick's Day?

What colour do people wear on St. Patrick's Day?

What do people do on St. Patrick's Day?

St. Patrick was a priest in Ireland.

St. Patrick's Day is a holiday in all English-speaking countries.

______________ is a time when some religious people give up something they like.

Ronnie drinks _________, an Irish drink.


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St Patrick’s day is arriving. The brazilians also celebrate this date .

Friday, March 14th 2014

    It’s not a public holiday or a traditional celebration in Brazil.
    Some people just throw private parties called St. Patrick’s Day.

    Thanks, Ronnie. Have fun!!

    Saturday, March 15th 2014

    Sorry, but I don’t think we Brazilians celebrate St.Patrick’s Day…Not in the way Ronnie says it’s celebrated in some places, at least…

    Monday, March 17th 2014

    St Patrick’s day pass

    Sunday, March 23rd 2014

    I agree with Janilza. We do have the lent here in Brazil, but until I finished my English Course, I had never heard anything about St. Patrick’s Day.
    I can’t jugde because I don’t know if only in São Paulo it isn’t a holiday…

    Sunday, March 23rd 2014

I have a question about one word. Is the same “holiday” and “public holiday”. What is the diference between them??

Thank you!!

Friday, March 14th 2014

    I am not sure, but I think public holiday is a offical state holiday

    Monday, May 5th 2014

Do we commemorate? I have never heard about it… Well, people just want to have an excuse to get drunk.

Friday, March 14th 2014

    coool :-D

    Saturday, March 15th 2014

    St. Patrick’s Day is celebrate in Belo Horizonte MG.

    Saturday, March 15th 2014

So nice to know about other culturs.I like your dress

Friday, March 14th 2014

I have never seen St. Patrick’s parade. I envy you, Ronnie :) BTW I can’t drink beer but I might wear green sweater or T-shirt :) Happy St. Patrick’s day! Thank you, Ronnie ;)

Friday, March 14th 2014

Great Ronnie, for this basic information
about St.Patrik

Friday, March 14th 2014

many thanks

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Thank Ronnie for the information abaut St. Patrik day. In Arroyito Cordoba Agentina, we don´t celebrate St. Patrik´s day =(

Saturday, March 15th 2014

very good lesson.

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Tnx Ronnie! Have a nice St.Patrick’s day!

Saturday, March 15th 2014

before i watch this video i want to say:”St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday when people celebrated annually on 17 March”

after tomorrow :) :) :) :) :)

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Saturday, March 15th 2014

Thanks Ronnie but drink a lot of beer will hurt you , be careful my teacher ,
have a good day

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Ronnie, can you talk about ‘ought to’, ‘should’, ‘must’ and ‘have to’ ?
thx

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Thanks a lot. You’ve completed my knowledge

Saturday, March 15th 2014

great and very funny lesson
Ronnie you’re great

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Great explanation, Mrs. Ronnie!

Saturday, March 15th 2014

We do not celebrate it here in Brazil :)

Saturday, March 15th 2014

unfortunately, We don’t celebrate St Patrick’s in brazil. Only at the english schools because we talk about world culture there.. So is very nice, We need to go wearing green..! But is not in the whole country

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Hi Ronni, it’s was great story!

Saturday, March 15th 2014

In Poland, we don’t celebrate st Patrick Day, but in Monday I will wear green and drink beer :)

Saturday, March 15th 2014

heyy ronni really it was amazing srory

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Wow I got perfect score 9/9 on the quiz..a nice learning experienced from u Ronnie, nice job! Now I know what does St. Patrick is all about! :) Happy feast! ;)

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Have a delightful Holiday Ronnie

Saturday, March 15th 2014

I have not already heard about this story. It is a new information for me.

Saturday, March 15th 2014

so boring lesson

Saturday, March 15th 2014

Ronnie tou are so funny!and yuo’re a great teacher too… thank you

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Thanks got 78%.

Sunday, March 16th 2014

As a matter of fact, in Brazil, we don’t use to celebrate St. Patrick days, except some english schools in order to show the english language culture, but, in my opinion is non-sense celebrate it here, just to have fun. By the way… it was a great lesson!

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Thank you again McEnglish

Sunday, March 16th 2014

My first lesson and I’m hooked! Congrats Ronnie, You’re a awesome teacher!

*St Patrick’s Day it’s my favourite holiday although it’s ironic because I don’t like drink

Sunday, March 16th 2014

In colombia, We don’t celebrate st Patrick day. There are few Irish.

regards,

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Hi Ronnie! Thanks for your lesson. This green background and, in particular green wig very suits you! :) I hope I’ll see you again in such image!)
My best regards from cold Russia!

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Hi Ronnie,

Great explanation about St Patrik’s Day.
Have a good time!

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Thank you Ronnie!!
I love your videos…

I’ll go to Ireland in september!!
\o/

Sunday, March 16th 2014

hi ronnie thnak you verry much for this website i’m still a beginner.I hope that i will learn so much from you (شكرا )

Sunday, March 16th 2014

I kept on searching that what is St.Patrick and good thing that I check hear so…Thank you.

Sunday, March 16th 2014

:D

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Slansha:) FreeDoom

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Great Celebration-we in Russia love it festival

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Thank you for your lesson.

Sunday, March 16th 2014

Hi Ronnie i just loved this class xoxo. Have a nice Saint Patrick´s day

Sunday, March 16th 2014

8/9 before he was a priest I thought he was a slave. Well he was a priest made slave by Irish pirates! Ok.

Monday, March 17th 2014

    Thanks, Ronnie!!! I love “culture and tips” lessons.

    Monday, March 17th 2014

Green fits you very well. I’m not glad because you subtitle your lesson. It makes it too easy !
How can perfect my listening if I see subtitles. Please erase it. Thank you very
much.
Anyhow I always like Engvid. Kind regards xxx
Francis

Monday, March 17th 2014

I absolutely love the presentation and of course the information. cheers!

Monday, March 17th 2014

I never celebrate St Patrick´s day. Never is late to do that.

Monday, March 17th 2014

I’m from Vietnam so I have ever known that day until you talk about it, tks Ronnie

Monday, March 17th 2014

we don’t celebrate st. Patrick’s……..
so sad

Monday, March 17th 2014

Thank you Ronnie :)

Monday, March 17th 2014

Hello,Ronnie! You are a creative and marvelous teacher.Keep up with the great work! By the way, would you mind making a vocabulary lesson about different kinds of crimes, criminals and relevant punishment, of course approximately. Thanks in advance. Good luck!

Monday, March 17th 2014

Thank you Ronnie, a wonderful lesson, as always.

Monday, March 17th 2014

I am sorry I haven’t heard anything , so I can’t leave a comment hear . I am new here and I will try to use the page . Thank all the teachers here .

Monday, March 17th 2014

Please tell me how to see the lesson you are teaching daer Ronnie .

Monday, March 17th 2014

    Our lessons are all on Youtube, which is blocked in China. You will have to use a VPN or a proxy!

    Wednesday, March 19th 2014

Lovely lesson , 7/9 Thanks Ronnie

Monday, March 17th 2014

Ronnie, really good lesson about St. patrick’s day!! thank you,

Monday, March 17th 2014

Thank you Ronnie!

Tuesday, March 18th 2014

Very cool holiday, 9/9 correct. I like so much this beer (Guinness)

Tuesday, March 18th 2014

Dear Ronnie. To my surprise I see on the whiteboard behind you ‘hoilday’ instead of holiday. I am not Irish, but I don’t believe that that is the Irish pronunciation of holiday :D Nevertheless, I love your videos

Wednesday, March 19th 2014

If I could I would like to exchange our holiday carnival by the Irish holiday St. Patrick’s Day, so we would lose only one day instead of 5 working days, drinking and doing stupid things …

Wednesday, March 19th 2014

That’s great!

Wednesday, March 19th 2014

it´ld be great to live a St. Patrick´s day!

Wednesday, March 19th 2014

I got 100 but pass two questions that I did not remember.

Thursday, March 20th 2014

Which sentence is correct?
1-you should set quitly and respect
Or
2-you should set quitly and respectly

Friday, March 21st 2014

    Both sentences are grammatically incorrect: set what? quietly (not quitly), respectfully (not respectly, respect).

    “set” is a transitive verb which must be accompanied by a direct object (noun) and always followed by an adverb or preposition.

    You should set a cremation urn down quietly and respectfully.

    Tuesday, August 5th 2014

Hello Ronnie, There’s always been a doubt
poppin in my mind, i has nothing to wiht this lesson, but i think that many brazilians have
doubts about it: what is the difference between make/ask questions?

Friday, March 21st 2014

Hello, Ms.Ronnie. Is that your new hair style or just… Cos-play Ms.Ronnie for a while?

Friday, March 21st 2014

Hello,Ronnie. I always look forward to your lessons.
I want to ask you something.
I couldn’t understand the meaning of the phrase ‘fall smack-dab’.
Please teach me about it.

Sunday, March 23rd 2014

Well,the Chinese don’t celebrate St.Patrick’s Day,we’re not even Christian.

Sunday, March 23rd 2014

Ronnie, great lesson!!

Can you make a video about come and arrive??

Thanks!!

Sunday, March 23rd 2014

Thank you Ronnie, you are a great teacher

Monday, March 24th 2014

thank u ronnie

Tuesday, March 25th 2014

I really like you teacher Ronnie , I think you are good at explaining .

Tuesday, March 25th 2014

Hi Ronnie, please is Americans celebrate st Patrick’s day in USA? thank you.

Wednesday, March 26th 2014

Hey Ronnie! I got 8 out of 9! I did not heard when you said St. Patrick was a priest! :) Here in the United States there are celebrations everywhere!!

Friday, March 28th 2014

    agree with you verin, i also get 8 out of 9
    i also got that wrong :(

    Monday, March 31st 2014

Thank you! That was very clear and interesting. I enjoyed the lesson and learnt more about St Patrick’s day. I live in Italy, we don’t have parties on that day but my cousin Chris is from Ireland.. it’s great to know what happens in his country :))

Sunday, March 30th 2014

yes i understand what is saint patricks day,
we dont celebrate in india, but in india today we celebrate new year in some communities
eg maharashtrian people celebrate gudhi padwa
which is also called as marathi new year
thanks roonie for lesson

Monday, March 31st 2014

this day is celebrated in canada?

Monday, March 31st 2014

hey ronnie bring a video about main verbs and auxiliary verbs please and about another festivals

Monday, March 31st 2014

Hey Ronnie How are you

Monday, March 31st 2014

HELLO, I’M NEW MEMBER. IT’S VERY EXCITING FOR ME TO SEE ALL OF VIDEO IN ENGVID. THANKS

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014

I love you Ronnie and you are amazing teacher and chill

Friday, April 4th 2014

I never know St.Patric,but thank you for that .New thing for me to know.

Saturday, April 5th 2014

Great test Ronnie.

Tuesday, April 8th 2014

wow! It’s interesting festival but my country haven’t it. I’d like go this festival though I can’t drink, I will go there. Thanks for new knowledge for us.

Wednesday, April 30th 2014

Now there something new I can talk about in class. Thanks a bunch.

Saturday, May 3rd 2014

Nice story.

Thursday, May 8th 2014

thank you Ronnie

Friday, May 9th 2014

ST Patrick’s day is not celebrate in Venezuela :/, but it seems a nice holiday. Regards Ronnie

Sunday, June 8th 2014

thank you for lessen~~~

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

thank you Ronnie, you are a very good teacher!

Tuesday, June 10th 2014

thank you my good teacher

Friday, June 20th 2014

Interesting :)Thanks Ronnie! I have a friend that likes the green color, I’ll tell to him about this history… :D

Friday, July 11th 2014

hey Ronnie , I love your videos you my biggest inspiration !!!

Sunday, July 13th 2014

Thank you Ronie for all this information about St. Patrcik’s. I have never heard of it before :( But, I’ve got 100%.

Saturday, July 19th 2014

Hi ronnie!
I love to watch ur vedios
They are really very useful

Monday, July 21st 2014

RONNIE, THANK YOU! :)

Monday, July 28th 2014

St Patrick’s day is 1 week after my birthday!!!!

Thursday, July 31st 2014

Ohhh no only 67 %.

Thursday, July 31st 2014

100%. Thanks teacher!

Tuesday, August 5th 2014

We do not celebrate this holliday in SP. Some people just make a private parties with St. Patrick’s theme. Just one more reason to drink a lot.

Saturday, August 30th 2014

Emma, you’re fantastic. A great teacher and an excellent comic girl.

Saturday, September 6th 2014

RONNIE INVITED A BEER PLEAS GOOD LEASSON

Monday, November 3rd 2014

Though I could not toally understand what Ronnie said, I am able to finish the quiz. Amazing. Maybe I just grasp some key words.

Saturday, November 22nd 2014

sorry but is not only catolic and protestant you forgot for pravoslav

Saturday, December 27th 2014

why those stupid people drink during the lent! Jesus didnt eat or drink something for 40 days and they even can not stop eating a chocolate ! :(

Tuesday, February 3rd 2015

Ronnie, you are the best teacher!

Sunday, March 1st 2015

in Russia we don’t have a St.Patrick’s day =(

Monday, March 2nd 2015

My fellow students at elementary school told me long ago that if a person did not wear green on St. Patrick’s Day, then that person would get pinched by a fellow student at school.

Wednesday, May 6th 2015

To Abanob2015 Immature people who do not like to follow rules are always looking for an excuse to not follow the rules even during Lent.

These people do not realize that the purpose of making a sacrifice is to prove you love religious virtue more than your luxury habit. Therefore it is easy to give up your luxury.

Wednesday, May 6th 2015

I`ve got 100%.

Monday, May 11th 2015

Hello, Ronnie! I missed you in my vacation without the internet :)
I know about the holiday because I was born in the same day – 17th of March. Sometimes my birthday parties were in style of Saint Patrick’s day ))))

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

9 out of 9 :)

Tuesday, July 7th 2015

Why do you need your hair green?

Sunday, July 19th 2015

Thank you, Ronnie, this lesson is great!

Sunday, July 26th 2015

I didn’t know anything about that holiday. It was good get some information about that. Thank a lot Ronnie.

Friday, August 28th 2015

٩(๑❛ᴗ❛๑)۶ ヤッタ~!

Monday, December 7th 2015

This is my first lesson. And I loved it!

Tuesday, January 26th 2016

Thank you, very interesting,

Sunday, February 14th 2016

Hi, Ronnie. In Italy we don’t celebrate St. Patrick’s day. But we have many many others :)), you know! And we do appreciate Guinnes …
(I got 100). Thanks.

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016

i love you Ronnie..you’re amazing ^_^

Saturday, June 4th 2016

you are very funny ronnie your lessons make me fun

Thursday, September 29th 2016
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