Valentine’s Day


The month of love and romance is upon us! With February comes Valentine’s Day, and although a lot of people disagree over whether it’s the most romantic day of the year, or just a commercial “Hallmark holiday”, created by greetings card companies to cash in on boyfriends and husbands all around the world, one thing is for sure: it brings some great opportunities into the English language classroom. If you want to incorporate some Valentine’s love into your classroom, take a look at some of these resources from the blendedmec archive.

MEC wedding! Turn your class into a fun wedding party for the day with these great ideas.

Valentine’s Day A task to get your students writing some love poetry (sure to divide the class into “lovers” and haters!)

Valentine’s, Poetry & TEFL If your students don’t react well to writing serious love poetry, try these exercises with them and they can have a go at transforming Shakespeare’s sonnets into hilarious, blunt or even downright offensive creations.

All you need is love Some great videos to compare the royal engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton with the marriage of Prince Charles and Diana.

Happy Valentine’s Day!