Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Ireland through Skills: Irish Americans

Starting again with "Dear Old Donegal" song we went on to discuss hardships of the Irish immigrants in the 19th century. The tasks were very hard.

'Irish-Americans had moved from the position of the despised to the oval office.'
We tried to understand the idea of this final phrase. Only one boy - Danzan L. from Yellow Submarine - knew the exact meaning of the phrase 'the oval office'.

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