Crowd-Sourcing Superstitions and the Grammar of Four Leaf Clovers


The three leaf shamrock might be a symbol of St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s the four leaf clover that will bring you good luck if you’re fortunate to find one and make a wish on it.  This enchanting superstition from Ireland is part of a rich mosaic of worldwide traditions and customs for making wishes.  It is also a wonderful context for practicing the grammar of conditionals and for stimulating some fun cross-cultural sharing as students crowd-source superstitions from their countries and traditions. READ MORE