Lesson 17, Exercise 10: Fun-loving people enjoy socializing

Watch the video, then answer the question.

Emotive vs Emotional

Some people will want to know the exact difference between 'emotive' and 'emotional'. Emotive is used for something that makes you have intense feelings, not just a question of having intense feelings. For example, an emotive conversation might cause people to get excited, while in an emotional conversation there are already many inrense feeling with lots of people excited about something. It is indeed only a nuance of difference between the two.

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