Problems of the Heart – The Advice Column

Do you know what an advice column is?

An Advice Column is called a “column” because it was originally a “column of print” in a newspaper.

A prominent member of society gave advice to young people who wrote in with their personal and romantic problems. A famous one is:

Dear Abby

Have you ever seen “Dear Abby“?
Are there advice columns in newspapers or magazines in the city where you live?

Talking about Relationships

Do you like talking about these topics?

Relationship Problems

Counseling and Mentoring

Feelings and Emotions

Human Relationships

Relations with other People

Expressing Feelings

English Conversations has its own advice column:

Dear Auntie Stephanie

Write and tell us your problems. We will try to give you advice.

Dear Auntie Stephanie

Do you have a problem of the heart? Tell Auntie Stefanie about it.

Who is Aunt Stephanie?
She is the sister of Peter Bestluck, the richest man in Mosquito City.

Would you like to meet Stephanie?

Giving Advice

Should
You really should
You should
I think you should …
It would be better if you …
I advise you to …
I would advice you to…
In my opinion you should …

Ought to (slightly stronger)

You really ought to …
you ought to …
I think you ought to …
In my opinion you ought to …

Links

The Auntie Stephanie Page
The Heart Page
The Romance Page

World English Course

There are lots of things you can learn in the World English Course. There is a place where you can talk about work and there is also a place where you can find a job and a place where you can find staff. There is a place where you can have fun and there is a place where you can talk about food or family. There is also a place where you can talk about money or love or philosophy. You can study anything you want anytime you want. You can do it once a week or every day or any time you like. Have fun! Work hard! Tell your friends and family members! Enjoy!

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