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Valentines Day - Alexei

Valentines Day - A Slidecast by Alexei, who is a student at Avatar Languages.

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Valentines Day - Alexei

  1. 1. Hi, today I will tell you about Valentine's Day. The day of love or Valentine's Day celebrates on 14 February. I was born in this day, and I have two celebrations during one day.
  2. 2. <ul><li>This excellent holiday was created in the ancient Roman empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Valentine was a young person with a good and responsive soul. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a Christian priest. </li></ul><ul><li>He was interested in medicine and natural sciences. </li></ul><ul><li>He lived in Terni city in the III century A.D. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The emperor Klavdiy II published an edict, that legionaries can`t be married. </li></ul><ul><li>So, an emperor wanted to preserve the military spirit. </li></ul><ul><li>The young priest Valentine continued to marry the legionaries. </li></ul><ul><li>  He did it secretly. </li></ul><ul><li>  He reconciled a pairs in the quarrel, </li></ul><ul><li>he helped a soldiers to write  amorous letters, </li></ul><ul><li>he gave flowers to loving pairs. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>So, Valentine was arrested and sentenced to death. </li></ul><ul><li>  The young Christian priest, who did so much good for the lovers, was killed in the name of love. </li></ul><ul><li>The people named Valentine the guardian of love and protector of all lovers. </li></ul><ul><li>During this day, the lovers give gifts to each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you, bye! </li></ul>
  5. 5. This slidecast was created by Alexei Alexei studies English online with Avatar Languages See more student work at /podcasts

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    Jan. 24, 2010
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    Feb. 10, 2010

Valentines Day - A Slidecast by Alexei, who is a student at Avatar Languages.


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