This theme page presents lesson plans and materials to learn about Love and Romance in year 8-9 of Swedish Compulsory School
Love and Romancehttps://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/relationships/love.html
We’ve all experienced love. An informative, well-balanced article about romantic relationships. Printable and listenable.
What is love? – Brad Troeger | TED-Edhttp://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-love-brad-troeger
Is love a signal winding through your neural pathways? A cliche? A cult? Love is easy to compare but difficult to define, maybe because we’re fundamentally biased; we try to define love while falling in or out of it. And love feels differently to every person who feels it, but this subjective emotion has evolutionary explanations, too. Brad Troeger takes a shot at the definition of love.
Why do we love? A philosophical inquiry – Skye C. Cleary | TED-Edhttp://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-love-a-philosophical-inquiry-skye-c-cleary
Ah, romantic love; beautiful and intoxicating, heart-breaking and soul-crushing… often all at the same time! Skye C. Cleary outlines five of these philosophical perspectives on why we love. Discussion questions
Maybe | Film Englishhttp://film-english.com/2013/06/14/maybe/
This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film called Maybe by Jgrey and the themes of daydreaming and love.
Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Kissinghttp://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/0902/090206-kissing.html
A married Indian couple have escaped punishment for kissing in public.
A reading/listening text with mainly vocabulary activities to last a lesson
TED Talk: Falling in love is the easy parthttp://www.lessonplansdigger.com/2016/02/14/ted-talk-falling-in-love-is-the-easy-part/
In this lesson, students watch a TED Talk, practice asking and answering questions, and discuss the topic of falling in love, dating, and relationships.
Love is …Poemshttp://www.isabelperez.com/loveis.htm
Love is the source of reality. Love is the source of the future. Love is the source of security. Love is the source of strength. Love is the source of success.
Romance Short Storieshttp://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/romanceindex.html “Return to Paradise” is the shortest (3 pages). You can list them by length to find a suitable one.
After 264 Haircuts, a Marriage Ends – NYTimes.comhttps://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/02/10/style/modern-love-conversion-therapy-gay-husband-haircuts.html?mc=adintl&mcid=facebook&subid1=TAFI&ad-keywords=IntlAudDev&mccr=propensity5&referer=http://m.facebook.com/
Elizabeth lifted the black cape as I watched it billow in front of me like a sheet blossoming on a clothesline….
BBC World Service | Learning English | How Tohttp://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/1210_how_to_converse/page12.shtml
What are you drinking? Can I get you a drink? Vocabulary to break the ice to start a conversation with someone you don’t know
BBC World Service | Learning English | How Tohttp://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/radio/specials/142_requests_offers/page8.shtml
What are you up to doing this weekend? Making an invitation Don’t embarrass yourself by using the word date! Do you want to come on a date with me?
Why We Love, Why We Cheat A 20-minute talk by a love researcher. Two listening speeds available. Year 9
Living the Single Life | The Science of Love – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lREZ6Bg_Y4E&list=PLzvRx_johoA8wCF08IcrieQNsOGhYPoK9&index=1
Did you know that over 40% of Americans live single lives? But how do we all really feel about it? This is a whole playlist of short videos
Missing U on Vimeohttps://vimeo.com/71316649
This is the tale of the letter named I, A lonely author who lived life with a sigh. Follow along with I as she journeys to discover her missing U! My senior…
AMAZE | amazehttp://amaze.org/#
AMAZE creates fun, honest videos to help teens + tweens make sense of sex, relationships + growing up. AMAZE is #MoreInfoLessWeird when it comes to sex ed.
Conversation Questions on Dating A long list of questions to choose from to suit your class.
Love and Sex Topics to discuss in pairs or groups
Nuit Blanche on Vimeohttp://vimeo.com/9078364
Nuit Blanche explores a fleeting moment between two strangers, revealing their brief connection in a hyper real fantasy. This short film lends itself to discussions about love at first sight. When you see an interesting person: What do you see? How do you feel? What do you do – or not? Year 9.
The Dark Side of Love
When Brian and Sarah began dating, her friends were envious. Brian was smart, sensitive, funny, athletic, and good-looking. Even her mom loved him.
Diana’s Love Story on Vimeo (4:25) http://vimeo.com/9078826
Diana is a survivor of child exploitation. She came to our safehome and found new life. She has since moved back into the community and enrolled in school.Language Focus
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