空中英语教室：20110214 MP3在线课程 The Flowers of Valentine's Day
The Flowers of Valentine's Day
Discover the meaning behind some of your favorite flowers Walk into a flower store and an amazing number of colors and smells greet you! How do you
choose which flowers to give to that special someone? Believe it or not, flowers can convey many messages. You can "say it with flowers."
The power of flowers
Even before the first Valentine's Day, people celebrated events by giving flowers. Back in the 1700s, people believed every flower had a special meaning. When they gave flowers, they chose the ones that best expressed their feelings.
Remember that not everyone agrees on these meanings. But to help you make your choice, here are some flowers and the ideas they can stand for.
Each color of rose has its own meaning, and red roses often show romantic feelings.
These flowers suggest both loyalty and the bond between friends.
These cleverly named flowers are associated with cherished memories.
These sweet-smelling flowers are often given when people move and are saying good-bye. In the end, it doesn't matter which flowers you choose. They will always carry your own personal meaning.
只要走进一家花店，缤纷的色彩和扑鼻的香气就会迎面而来！ 可是你要怎么选择送哪种花给心上人呢？ 信不信由你，花朵可以传达许多讯息， 你可以「用花语传情」。
甚至早在情人节首度问世之前，人们就以送花来庆祝重要事件。 早在十八世纪，人们就相信每种花都有特殊涵意， 当他们送花时，会选择最能够表达自己心意的花朵。