Love Story

Love Story
learn english through story Love Story
This is a love story you won’t forget. Oliver Barrett meets Jenny Cavilleri. He plays sports, she plays music. He’s rich, and she’s poor. They argue, and they fight, and they fall in love.

So they get married, and make a home together. They work hard, they enjoy life, they make plans for the future. Then they learn that they don’t have much time left.

Their story has made people laugh, and cry, all over the world.


  1. club: a group of people with the same interests, and the building where they meet.
  2. damn/dammit: words used to show that you are angry, disapproving, etc. disagreement when people don’t agree with each other.
  3. dormitory (dorm): a building where American university students sleep.
  4. examination (exam): a test, usually written in a short time, to show how much you know about something 
  5. expect: to think that something will happen 
  6. God the ‘person’: who made the world and controls all things.
  7. graduate (v) to finish university successfully and pass your exams.
  8. hurt to make somebody feel unhappy.
  9. ice hockey a sport played on ice, using long sticks to hit a puck insurance money paid each year to a company, which then pays your hospital bills, etc. if you are ill.
  10. kiss {v) to touch someone with your lips in a loving way.
  11. law the rules of a country, which all the people must obey.
  12. lawyer a person who has studied law 
  13. make love to sleep with (have sex with) someone
  14. marriage when a man and a woman are married.
  15. Olympic Games the most famous sports meeting in the world, which happens every four years.
  16. Peace Corps an organization in the USA that sends young people to work in and help other countries.
  17. penalty the time a hockey player must spend out of the game because he has done something wrong 
  18. perfect without mistakes and excellent in every way.
  19. piano a large musical instrument with black and white keys.
  20. prep school an expensive private school for rich children.
  21. Preppie a word for a young man who has been to prep school.
  22. pride the feeling when you are pleased about something you are or have done.
  23. proud pleased about something you or others have done.
  24. puck the round flat ‘ball’ used in ice hockey
  25. rebel {v) to fight against what somebody has told you to do.
  26. relation a member of a family.
  27. scholarship money given to a clever person to pay for their studies.
  28. score (f) to get a goal, a point, etc. in a game or sport.
  29. stitch (n) a piece of thread that holds a cut together and stops it bleeding.
  30. support (f) to provide the money needed for someone’s food, clothes, etc.
  31. team a group of people who play a sport together, against another team.
  32. throw (v) to send something flying through the air.
  33. threw past tense of ‘to throw’.


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