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Text 1 Some people say that Valentine was a priest in Rome many years ago. Emperor Claudius* did not want young men to marry. He wanted them to be soldiers . Young couples went secretly to Valentine and he married them. Claudius was angry and put Valentine in prison. He killed him on February 14th. *Emperor Claudius /’empǝrǝ klɔ:djǝs/ - император Клавдий. Decide whether the statements are true (T) or false (F): 1. Valentine was a priest in London many years ago. 2. Emperor Claudius wanted young men to marry. 3. Valentine married young couples secretly. 4. Valentine was killed on February 17th
Text 2 Other people say that Valentine was a Christian martyr. While he was in prison he fell in love with the jailer’s daughter. When it was time for him to die, he wrote a message on the prison wall saying “From your Valentine”. martyr – мученик jailer – тюремщик message – послание Decide whether the statements are true (T) or false (F): 1. Valentine was a Christian martyr. 2. He fell in love with the teacher’s daughter. 3. He wrote a message, saying “From your father” 4. After he had left prison Valentine lived long.
Text 3 February 14th was also a Roman holiday, held in honour of the Goddess of Love. Young men by lottery chose the name of a girl to escort to the festivities. The custom of choosing a sweetheart on this date has continued to our day. People still believe that birds pick their mates on February 14th. Decide whether the statements are true (T) or false (F): 1. February 14th was a holiday held in honour of the God of War. 2. Young men chose a girl to escort to the festivities. 3. On February 14th young people choose their sweethearts. 4. Bird pick their mates on December 14th.
Информационные источники http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine%2sDay http://www.stvalentinesday.org/valentines-day-poem.html#be-my-valentine http://www.stvalentinesday.org/history-of-st-valentines-day.html http://www.stvalentinesday.org/legends-of-st-valentines-day.html http://www.history.com/topics/valentines-day
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