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What is love? - Brad Troeger. “Love” is a word we easily twist around to fit our own purposes.

What is love? - Brad Troeger

If we can learn to distinguish love from emotional dependence and put this distinction into practice, then we make life more beautiful not only for us, but for everyone we meet. Here's a guide to making the distinction. To learn more about what Brad Troeger is up to, check out his website and his blog. It turns out the brain in love looks strikingly similar to one on drugs like cocaine! Why do we love? A philosophical inquiry - Skye C. Cleary. Ancient Egyptians wrote passionate love poetry in hieroglyphics thousands of years ago, but it's only in the last couple of hundred years that we've started referring to love as 'romantic'.

Why do we love? A philosophical inquiry - Skye C. Cleary

We started calling it romantic because it’s dazzlingly magnificent like the Roman Empire. Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins have put together a selection of excerpts from Plato’s Symposium to late twentieth century philosophies in the Philosophy of (Erotic) Love. The Odds of Finding Life and Love. The Science of Kissing.

Valentine's Day. Search Results. My latest New York Times post for English Language Learners is on Valentine’s Day and idioms.

Search Results

It includes a student interactive and teaching ideas. And here’s a “video bingo” activity that didn’t get included because of space limitations, but I thought readers would find it useful so I’m sharing it here. It’s in four “steps”: 1. Tell students they are going to play a game. 2. 3. 4. This kind of video bingo can be used with any kind of video! You can see all my previous New York Times posts here. How Valentine's Day Works - HowStuffWorks. Valentine's Day - Facts, Origin, Meaning & Videos - 3 activities for Valentine's day. Whoops!

3 activities for Valentine's day

You’ve completely forgotten that Valentine’s Day is round the corner and you haven’t planned anything with a romantic theme for your classes. Don’t panic – Here are 3 last-minute love lessons / activities for you to try which require very little preparation. TIP: Not all learners feel comfortable talking about their private lives and relationships. In order not to invade their privacy, you might want to ask them to create roles based on pictures. Briefly introduce the concept of ‘speed dating’. Great for: 2nd conditionals “If you were to go out with me, you’d have the night of your life.” Create a simple handout on an A4 sheet of paper. Who was the man? Who was the woman? Where were they were they met?

What was he doing when they met? Talk2Me English : My Valentine - A fun lesson for Valentine's day. I discovered the song 'My Valentine' by Paul McCartney this week and thought it would be perfect for a Valentine's day lesson.

Talk2Me English : My Valentine - A fun lesson for Valentine's day

The song is so romantic ♥ My lesson ended up being rather funny and very lively, I hope your students will enjoy it as much as mine did :-) Level: IntermediateLesson activities: Talking about Valentine's day, using sign language to learn vocabulary, listening practice and fill the blanks exercise. Warm up questions: 1. What do you know about Valentine's day? 2. Task 1Tell students that you are going to show them a You Tube video of a song by Paul McCartney called 'My Valentine'. Task 4Hand out the 'fill the gaps' exercise, play the song again from the beginning and get the students to complete the missing words.

Task 5 - DiscussionDiscuss what the general meaning of the song is. Quick quiz - Look at the lyrics and:1. The history of marriage - Alex Gendler. L.O.V.E. – activity/lesson plan. St.

L.O.V.E. – activity/lesson plan

Valentine’s day is approaching so here’s a lesson plan on the topic of love and friendship. Students warm up by playing a word game (stages 4-5) that encourages them to think deeper about what they read into a range of concepts related to love and friendship andpushes them to recall vocabulary on these topics The lesson ends in a discussion activity (stage 6). Level: B1-C1Length: 30-60 min (depending on whether you do the discussion activity)Focus: speaking (a conversation class)Materials: Worksheet Stage One. (Collage produced using [Optional] If the students came up with the topic of St.

Say ‘I’m thinking of one of these pictures. Unitysupportfriendshipvow (for a B2-C1 class) Get the students to quiz each other in new pairs: one person chooses a picture and says their associations, the second guesses which picture is being described; listen in an board some of the students’ associations. A Huge Collection of Famous Celebrity Romantic Love Letters. Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy – a lesson. It’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow, and although I don’t normally do anything for it, I thought that this year I would take the opportunity to share one of my favourite poems with my students.

Valentine by Carol Ann Duffy – a lesson

Here’s the plan in case you want to do it too. Ask your students what day it is, and whether anything special happens on this day in their country. Love is Blind - level 1. Hi Lang.

Love is Blind - level 1

Love is Blind - level 2. Hi Lang I’m writing in English because I know we both need to practise.

Love is Blind - level 2

Thanks for your last email. Love is Blind - level 3. Hi Lang I’m going to write to you in English from now on because we both need the practice.

Love is Blind - level 3

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