5 Romantic English Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day
Whether you spend Valentine’s Day watching movies with the love of your life or alone, these movies will surely keep you entertained. Here are 5 Valentine’s Day movies you can practice your English while getting in the mood for love.
1) Love Actually (2003)
What do you get when a bunch of couples try to find love in time for Christmas? Love, actually. This romantic comedy features eight couples falling in and out of love as they realize how complicated love actually is. In the end, they manage to overcome their love problems just in time for Christmas.
Love Actually is the perfect film to learn English because you get to listen to different actors and actresses’ accents and pronunciation of words. After watching the movie, you’ll be impressed at how dynamic the English language is.
2) 50 First Dates (2004)
Dating the person you love every day is such a sweet gesture. But what if you have to date that person every day because she keeps forgetting who you are? Imagine how frustrating it is to go on a date every single day with someone with memory loss because that person doesn’t remember who you are. 50 first dates? It’s more like 365 first dates.
Why is this movie good for learning English you ask? Aside from its funny script and acting, 50 First Dates is full of basic English speaking lines, perfect for beginner and intermediate learners. If you want to learn how to introduce yourself or simply learn basic English phrases you’ll use over and over, we recommend this one for you.
3) Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
Being in love is great but being in love with a wealthy boyfriend is even better. A Chinese-American professor travels to her boyfriend’s hometown only to find out his family is one of the richest in Singapore. It’s a dream vacation for her until she meets his family. What could go wrong, right?
Sure, we’ve seen this kind of movie before but this movie will make you fall in love with romantic comedies and English all over again. This film is perfect if you want to work out your formal and informal English skills in different social situations.
4) 500 Days of Summer (2009)
Does true love really exist or is it just a fairy tale? What happens when a guy falls head over heels for a woman who doesn’t believe in love? Can he convince his soulmate that romance is real and that it isn’t just a summer fling?
If you’re a hopeless romantic who also believes in soulmates and finding true love, you definitely have to watch 500 Days of Summer. If you’re looking for a movie where you want to study the different verb tenses, add this film to your must-watch list.
5) Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
A middle-aged man’s life changes from bad to worse when his wife cheats on him and wants to get a divorce. 40 and single, he meets a newfound friend who teaches him how to start anew in the world of dating. Who said love was easy at 40?
This entertaining romcom has plenty of twists and turns from start to end. It’s the perfect romcom this Valentine’s Day whether you’re watching alone, with friends and family or with that special someone. Pick up a lot of romantic phrases and pick-up lines from this film if you plan to take someone out on a date.
Whether you’re watching romantic movies to learn dating tips or to learn English vocabulary and grammar, movies are a great way to learn English. If you want to practice your English-speaking skills and vocabulary, we’ve got the perfect EnglishCentral course for you. In case you want to watch more romantic movie trailers or videos in general, visit the EnglishCentral website . or download the mobile app You get to learn different accents and pronunciation, made for ESL learners.