Valentine’s Day: How to talk about love.

by Liz Walter
February 14th is Valentine’s Day, when people all over the world express their love for one another. With that in mind, we thought it would be good to give you not only some useful words to talk about love but also the phrases or ‘word partners’ you need to use them in a natural way.

The first and most important thing you need to know is that we fall in love. Fall is really the only verb that sounds natural with love, probably because it expresses the idea of what happens to us so well. Falling in love is a kind of accident – usually a happy accident, but one that we are not able to control. We express a similar idea when we say that someone is madly in love, or even head-over-heels in love, as if love makes that person feel crazy and out of control. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day: How to talk about love.”

Love is in the air – or is it?

by Kate Woodford

February 14th, St Valentine’s Day, is once more upon us and our thoughts naturally turn to love. So what does it hold in store for you? If you’re in a relationship, let us hope that it turns out to be more substantial than a fauxmance, a fake romance between two famous people, (‘faux’ meaning ‘false’), and longer-lasting than a showmance, a relationship between two cast members which lasts only for the duration of the show.

But what if you’re not in a relationship and looking for love? A dizzying array of options are out there for the modern singleton. Continue reading “Love is in the air – or is it?”