St. Valentine’s Day

14 02, 2019

English Performance: The Princess and the Four Gifts

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A Good play for your English drama club to prepare a performance for Valentine's Day. English performances are beneficial for students in many ways: They help students gain self-confidence because acting in front of people is not easy. Acting boosts public speaking skills. Students develop pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar skills. English Performance: The Princess and

14 02, 2019

Americans Celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day

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Would you like to know how Americans celebrate Saint Valentine's Day? Roots of St. Valentine's Day St. Valentine's Day has roots in several different legends that have found their way to us through the ages. One of the earliest popular symbols of the day is Cupid, the Roman god of love, who is represented by

12 02, 2019

What Is Love? Proverbs, Sayings, Students Thoughts

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Learn proverbs and sayings about love and read students thoughts on what love is. I asked my seventeen-year-old students to answer a very easy and at the same time a very difficult question "What is love?" and was so touched to get the answers of deep understanding and wisdom. I'm sure it is love that

11 02, 2019

Valentine’s Day Quiz

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How well do you know Valentine's Day customs and traditions? Do this Valentine's Day Quiz When is Valentine’s Day celebrated? What is the origin of this holiday? Is Valentine’s Day a legal holiday? What flower is the symbol of love? What do radio stations play on Valentine’s Day?   What kind of day is Valentine’s Day?

11 02, 2019

American Cherokee Legend of the Strawberry

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Read American Cherokee Legend of the Strawberry It's a good Valentine story for reading and discussion First man and First Woman had an argument. First Man said to First Woman, "Why are you so lazy? I told you to have my meal ready hours ago." First Woman said, "If you would have gathered fire wood,

10 02, 2019

Wealth, Success and Love

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Read the Legend of Native Americans "Wealth, Success and Love". It is a good story to read and discuss on the eve of Valentine's Day. A woman came out of her lodge and saw three old men with long white hair sitting in her front yard. She didn't recognize them. She said, "I don't think

9 02, 2019

Valentine’s Day Interesting Traditions

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Read some Valentine’s Day interesting facts to learn customs and traditions of English-speaking countries. Valentine’s Day happens every year on February 14. Red and pink hearts, along with chubby cupids, decorate stores, offices, and classrooms. Children often make cards to give to their friends and their families. Adults make or buy special cards for the

9 02, 2019

Legends About Saint Valentine

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Read these legends about Saint Valentine Legend one about St. Valentine St. Valentine was a Christian priest who lived in 270 A.D. (270 years after Christ was born). At that time, the Roman government controlled much of the world. The Roman government needed many soldiers to protect its lands. The Emperor Claudius II decided that

7 02, 2019

Cupid, Valentine Symbol

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Read about Cupid, one of the most famous symbols of Valentine's Day Why is Cupid the Symbol of Valentine's Day? Cupid, who is also known as Eros, is the Roman god of beauty and love. He is also believed to be the son of goddess Venus. He looks more like a baby with a rosy

7 02, 2019

Valentine’s Day Symbols

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Do you know the symbols of Valentine’s Day? Heart Emotions are feelings such as love, happiness, anger, or fear. A long time ago people believed that all the emotions were found in the heart. In later years, they thought only the emotion of love was connected with the heart. The heart is still a symbol