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Valentine's Day History & Traditions

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Video Length: 3:12

Updated on: 02/01/2023

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch an educational video about the history, traditions, and economics of Valentine's Day. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about Valentine's Day, love, and romance. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes a follow-up discussion activity, CCQ discussion based on some of the quotes from the video, and an adjective + noun phrase activity. There is an additional 'Interview' task, optional bonus activity on compound adjectives, as well as a quiz & review included.

Video Description

How did St. Valentine become associated with love and romance? Get the full story behind the holiday.

Lesson Activities

Valentine's Day, Romance
Sequencing Events, Short Answers, True / False
Images, CCQ Discussion, Adjective + Noun Phrases, Compound Adjectives
Compound Adjecitves (vocabulary + grammar)
Interview Task, Optional Bonus Activity, Quiz & Review

Lesson Topics

Valentine's Day, Romance

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