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A1+ Language In Ireland people speak English, but the native language is Gaelic, an ancient language of the Celts, the original inhabitants of the island. Today, Gaelic is still a national language in the Republic of Ireland and children study it at school. Irish National Flag The Irish flag of the Republic of Ireland has three colours: green, white and orange. The colours represent the Irish nationalism (green), the Protestant minority (orange) and the peace between both (white). GLOSSARY along: lungo countryside: campagna emerald: smeraldo fuel: combustibile / carburante giant: gigante heritage: eredità instead: invece to lift: sollevare renewable: rinnovabile ring: anello source: fonte waste: rifiuti wave: onda wet: umido, piovoso SDG 7 AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY 4 READING Leggi il testo e rispondi alle domande. Renewable Energy Ireland Renewable Energy Ireland is a group of sustainable energy associations working to support Ireland s energy transition. RNI cooperates with organisations that work in wind, solar, marine and bioenergy and with those it develops new technologies that support the integration of renewables. All those associations have a vision of Ireland as an energy independent country, where homes, farms and businesses use clean, carbon-free, renewable energy. Renewable energy sources in Ireland come in many forms. The primary sources are wood, water, wind, wave and wastes . Others include solar power and biomass. It is important to support the development of renewable energy sources because we must limit the use of fossil fuels . Adapted from: https://www.energyireland.ie/ 1. What is Renewable Energy Ireland? 2. What s the vision of the associations that promote renewables in Ireland? 3. What are the primary renewable sources in Ireland? 4. Why is it important to develop renewable energy sources? 3 READING VOCABULARY Completa il testo con le parole mancanti. streets families Ireland famous capital world coast city population Irish Dublin Dublin is the 1. of the Republic of 2. and an exciting city. It is located on the eastern 3. on Liffey River and has a 4. of about 550.000 inhabitants. Dublin has an important Viking heritage , in fact there is a 5. museum, Dublinia, which tells the Viking origin of the 6. . Dublin also has the oldest Irish University, Trinity College, and a very popular area, Temple Bar with beautiful medieval 7. full of theatres, restaurants, markets and pubs, where tourists can enjoy the real 8. lifestyle. Dublin is a cosmopolitan city, with people and students coming from all around the 9. and it is a great place for young people and 10. . DO-IT-YOURSELF 5 Dividetevi in gruppi e organizzate una gita di tre giorni in Irlanda. Scegliete una meta cittadina o naturale. Cercate immagini e informazioni sulla meta che avete scelto. Preparate un volantino in cui includere: WRITING GROUP WORK A name for your trip Destination Attractions to visit Pictures. 47

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