2“El día de San Valentín” in Spanish Speaking Countries In most of South America, Valentine’s Day is known as “El día del amor y la amistad,” or Love and Friendship Day. This special day is not just for lovers! Many groups of friends exchange Valentine’s cards and gifts and later go out for dinner, all in the name of friendship.In Spain, Valentine’s Day is celebrated in much the same way as in the U.S. and the U.K. But many people also celebrate “El día del libro y la rosa” on April 23 in which men give their special lady a rose and she gives him a book in return.
3“El día de San Valentín” in Spanish Speaking Countries In 2009 in Venezuela, Valentine’s Day eas canceled! Or, rather, postponed until the 16th where it will be celebrated for a whole week. Hugo Chavez thought with such a big voter referendum coming up on February 15, that Valentine’s Day may be too distracting, so he just moved the celebration to the day after.Colombia celebrates Valentine’s Day on September 20 where it is very popular to send gifts from secret admirers.Bolivia also favors September for its day of love, celebrating el día del amor on September 21 in conjunction with Students’ Day, Day of Spring, and Children’s Day. It is common to give cards, flowers, chocolates, and teddy bears to friends, family, and loves.
4“El día de San Valentín” in Spanish Speaking Countries No matter where you are, Valentine’s Day is a day for love and friendship and a great time to show those you love how you feel.¡Feliz San Valentín! ¡Feliz día del amor y la amistad! ¡Feliz día de enamorados!
5Una carta de amorUsando las corazones dulces, escriban una carta de amor a alguien en la clase.NO PUEDES COMER SUS CORAZONES HASTA TERMINES LA CARTA.
6El vocabulario Beso Te amo Besame Llamame Amame Dulce Lindo/a Mi vida EsperoNovioNoviaBello/aQue pasaPazGuapo/aAmigo/aKissI love youKiss meCall meLove meSweetPrettyMy lifeI hopeBoyfriendGirlfriendBeautifulWhat’s upPeaceHandsomeFriend
7Una conversación del amor Using the Conversational Hearts in Spanish you are going to create a card.
8Las reglas You MAY NOT eat your conversation hearts until the end. You must use AT LEAST 3 of your hearts in your card that is AT LEAST 3 lines long.MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE.If you have a phrase on one your hearts that is not in the vocabulary list, raise your hand so I can define it.