valentines day

history

valentines day, a day of love in February, it is named after a man known as st. Valentine, it is unclear what the history of valentines day is exactly, but there are beliefs that st. valentine was a priest who served in the third century of Rome under the Emperor Claudius-II decide that single men were better soldiers than men with families. so st. valentine went against the Emperor and continued to marry young people until the Emperor discovered his treachery and sentenced him to death.

other about Valentines day

why is valentines day celebrated? it is celebrated because of love.

how is it celebrated? it is celebrated with people sending letters of love, with gifts and people spend times together.

what are the traditions? the traditions are expressing one's love and compassion to each other. perhaps sending gifts too.

vocabulary

romance, chocolate, flowers, couple, love, compassion, gifts, celebration, st. Valentine, February.

exapmles. (story)

My high-school English teacher was well known for being a fair, but hard, grader. One day I received a B minus on a theme paper. In hopes of bettering my grade and in the spirit of the valentine season, I sent her an extravagant heart-shaped box of chocolates with the pre-printed inscription: “BE MINE.” The following day, I received in return a valentine from the teacher. It read: “Thank you, but it’s still BE MINE-US.