This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for intermediate to advanced ESL learners or native English speakers. Students are introduced to the history behind Saint Valentine's day from the ancient Roman rituals of Lupercalia to modern day St Valentine's traditions.
After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a word search exercise. The vocabulary used in the text can also be used for IGSCE or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.