I signed up for one at Loveland the weekend before Valentine’s Day.The basic gist: I show up and pin a ribbon indicating my age group (18 to 35) to my jacket, and an event organizer matches me with someone in my age bracket.
Often people at this stage do short-term relationships with little future, and this is a kind of safety for them.
It’s also a form of self-sabotage, an instinctive check against proceeding down a path without having lain the necessary groundwork first.
“When I got married a part of me was relieved, because it meant my days of playing the dating game were over.
But then it ends, and you’re thrust back into it.” She plays with the edges of her scorecard.
Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: Teens and adults Time: 90 minutes Activity: Talking about meeting a partner and dating, watching a short film, reading and discussing questions Topic: Speed-dating Language: Questions and vocabulary related to dating Materials: Short film and speed-dating questions Downloadable materials: speed dating lesson instructions speed dating questions Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain.
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This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by Meghann Artes and the theme of speed-dating.
In the lesson students talk about meeting a partner and dating, watch a short film, and read and discuss speed-dating questions.
Step 7 Put your students into small groups and ask them to discuss the following questions: Step 9 Tell your students that as they watch the film they should try to answer the questions. Step 13 Give your students the speed-dating questions document.
Tell them that there are 24 of the most popular speed-dating questions.
The other male participants are all council members.