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Idioms Describing Love

Idioms Describing Love

If your student is asked to go on a blind date, do you think they’ll know what it means? Maybe not, so use this lesson to teach them about idioms describing love.

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March 24, 2021
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  1. ID2 – Idioms describing love Off2Class Lesson Plan ESL Lesson

    Plan © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  2. Thank you for downloading your FREE Off2Class lesson plan! This

    teacher-led lesson plan is designed using the communicative approach - perfect for teaching students online or in any screen-enabled classroom. To access the Teacher Notes and Answer Key, or to assign homework, click here to set up your FREE Off2class account. Don’t forget to join the discussion on Facebook to get access to other great tools for online ESL instruction. © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc.
  3. Match the idiom with its definition fall head over heels

    apple of someone’s eye a perfect pair to become deeply in love a person or thing that someone cherishes match made in heaven to like someone in a romantic way take one’s breath away to feel surprised by the beauty of something have a crush on © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 3
  4. Match the idiom with its definition hit it off blind

    date a date with a person that you haven’t previously met get along well with someone immediately split the bill love at first sight falling in love the first time you meet someone go Dutch ask someone to marry you pop the question © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 4
  5. Match the idiom with its definition pick up lines there’s

    plenty more fish in the sea something said to start a conversation with someone who you are interested in romantically a former lover begin to have feelings of love for another person tie the knot get married an old flame used to tell someone whose relationship has ended that there are many other people that they can have a relationship with fall in love © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 5
  6. 1. I went to dinner with Alex. We _____ Dutch.

    2. The moment I saw her for the first time, she _____ my breath away. 3. He _____ a crush on her since he was a teenager. 4. I introduced my friend to my colleague and they _____ it off immediately. Use a verb in the correct tense have go take hit © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 6
  7. 5. Carole and Simon _____ the knot last month. 6.

    They have been happily married for 40 years. They are truly a match made in _____. 7. She _____ on a blind date tonight with the man she met on the bus. Use a verb in the correct tense go tie heaven © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 7
  8. A soul mate is a person with whom you share

    a deep connection, unlike any other. Do you believe in soul mates? What about you? Love at first sight is the idea that two people can fall in love the moment they meet each other. Do you believe in love at first sight? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 8
  9. As I sat there in English class, I stared at

    the girl next to me. I met her a few years ago and we _____ immediately. She was my best friend. I stared at her beautiful long hair, and wished she were mine. I _____ her since the day we met. It was _____ for me, but she didn’t notice me like that, and I knew it. After class, she walked up to me and asked me for the notes she had missed the day before. I gave them to her. She said, "Thanks" and gave me a kiss on the cheek. I wanted to tell her. I wanted her to know that I am in love with her but I was just too shy. Complete the love story with an idiom (put the idiom in the correct form) love at first sight have a crush on hit it off 15 years old © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 9
  10. The phone rang. She was in tears, crying about how

    her boyfriend _____. She asked me to come over because she didn’t want to be alone. After two hours, some ice cream and convincing her that _____, she clearly felt better. She looked at me, said, “Thanks,” and gave me a kiss on the cheek. I wanted to tell her that I am _____ in love with her. I was just too shy. Complete the love story with an idiom (put the idiom in the correct form) head over heels there are plenty of fish in the sea break one’s heart 16 years old © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 10
  11. As we were walking together to class she told me,

    “My date is sick. He’s not going to go to the dance.” I didn’t have a date, and in the past, we had made a promise that if neither of us had dates, we would go together as friends. So we did. That night, after everything was over, I dropped her off at her house. I stared at her as she smiled at me. She _____. She said, “I had the best time, thanks!” and gave me a kiss on the cheek. I wanted to tell her that she was _____. Complete the love story with an idiom (put the idiom in the correct form) the apple of my eye take my breath away 17 years old © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 11
  12. A day passed, then a week, then a month. Soon,

    it was graduation day. I watched as she got her diploma. Before everyone went home, she came to me in her graduation gown, and cried as I hugged her. I wanted to tell her that we were a _____, but I couldn’t. Years later, her boyfriend _____. I tried my best to smile, as I sat in church, watching them _____. I wanted her to be mine, but she didn’t think of me in that way, and I had to accept it. Complete the love story with an idiom (put the idiom in the correct form) graduation day tie the knot match made in heaven pop the question wedding day © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 12
  13. Years passed, and I looked down at the coffin of

    a girl who used to be my best friend. At the funeral, they read a diary entry she had written in her high school years. This is what it read: “I _________ with him the moment we met. I stared at him wishing he was mine, but he doesn’t think of me in that way, and I know it. I want to tell him, I want him to know that I am __________ in love with him but I’m just too shy to tell him, and I don’t know why. I wish he would tell me that he loved me!” Complete the love story with an idiom (put the idiom in the correct form) head over heels fall in love many years later © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 13
  14. Have you ever had a crush on someone? Did you

    tell him or her? What about you? An old flame is a former boyfriend or girlfriend. Do you still talk to any old flames? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 14
  15. A pick up line is something said to start a

    conversation… Something is wrong with my eyes. I lost my phone number. Can I have yours? I can’t take them off you. …with someone whom you are interested in romantically. Can you match the beginning of the pick up line with its ending? Did you just come out of the oven? Do you believe in love at first sight? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 15
  16. To go Dutch means to split the bill or check

    at a restaurant. What about you and your country? In your country, is it usual to go Dutch when you go out to eat? In your opinion, should a man always pay for the first date? Do you think younger people are more likely to go Dutch? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 16
  17. A matchmaker is a person who organizes blind dates. What

    about you and your country? Have you ever gone on a blind date? Are matchmakers common in your country? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 17
  18. To pop the question means to ask someone to marry

    you. In your culture, how do people usually pop the question? What about you and your country? To tie the knot means to get married. At what age do most people in your country tie the knot? © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 18
  19. Match the sentence with the picture A B D C

    They hit it off the moment they met. She has a crush on him. They both prefer to go Dutch, even on dates. It was love at first sight. © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 19
  20. 8. A _______ date is a date with a person

    who you haven’t met (or even seen) previously. 9. An old ______ is a former boyfriend or girlfriend. 10. If you’re interested in someone romantically, you can use a pick up ________ to get his or her attention. 11. To _______ the question is to ask someone to marry you. Complete the idiom with the missing word line flame pop blind © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 20
  21. 12.To tie the ________ means to get married. 13.You might

    comfort a friend by saying, “Don’t worry, there’s plenty more _________ in the sea.” 14.If someone or something is very beautiful, it can take your breath _______. 15.If you hit it _______ with someone, you have an immediate connection. Complete the idiom with the missing word off knot fish away © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 21
  22. 16.If two people are a match made _______ heaven it

    means that they are a perfect pair. 17.We use the expression falling _______ love to describe the time when you are just beginning to love someone romantically. 18.If you have a crush ______ someone, you like them romantically. Complete the idiom with the missing preposition on in in © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 22
  23. 19. If you’re deeply in love, you can say that

    you are head _______ heels. 20. My grandfather really cherishes my grandmother. They’ve been married 50 years. She’s the apple ______ his eye. 21.Do you want to go ______ a date with me? Complete the idiom with the missing preposition over of on © 2014-2021 Global Online Language Services Inc. 23