Marriage and the Internet

It seems that the internet may be helping to increase marriage rates in the US -among a rather limited group, though. In the article you will get some information about this and also a slideshow that explains whether some common assumptions about marriage are true or not.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/03/marriage-research_n_3209848.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular#slide=1881761

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Love and Marriage

Love is in the air, and here is some language practice and music for the occasion.

Below are some links to sites where you can learn some words related to love and relationships, which should make it easier to complete the listening activity proposed.

http://www.english-zone.com/holidays/val-words.html

http://www.isabelperez.com/hotpot/reasonslove.htm

http://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-love.htm

I chose two songs about marriage by two major classics: Bruce Springteen and Nina Simone. The listening challenge is to listen and answer these questions:

Which one is positive about marriage? Which one critisizes it? Which words or phrases give you the clue?

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