Step 6 Tell your students they are going to watch a short film in which a young woman called Ava goes speed-dating. Ask them to come up with 10 questions they would ask if they went speed-dating.Elicit or explain that speed-dating is an organised event normally held in a bar in which single people seeking romantic relationships have a series of short conversations with potential partners in order to determine whether there is a mutual interest. Step 10 Give the students time to answer the questions and then compare their answers with a partner. Step 12 Get feedback from the whole class and discuss what they think are the best questions.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.If you find any joy or value in it, please consider supporting Film English with a monthly subscription, or by contributing a one-off payment.Step 1 Ask your students to think of different ways of meeting a romantic partner. Step 3 Ask your students to say which way of meeting a new partner is the best and why. Tell them that one student should describe their idea of a dream date while the other student describes their idea of a nightmare date.Step 5 Get feedback from the whole class on their dream and nightmare dates.
Would you like to have a month's worth of dates in one night?While I continue to meet people that I Speed dating is a relatively new concept, apparently started by Jewish communities in the late 90s to help shy people pair-off.I had only ever seen it on some American TV shows, and not really thought much about it. Use that pickup line you’ve been practicing in the mirror.“Come to the dumpster often, big fella? Girls always want romance, but do you have any idea how much power we have to create romance ourselves? How did you flirt when you first met him, and you were thinking, “Hey, he’s cute.” Every time you saw him, you were planning. Pretend yourself into someplace grand and expensive –make sure it’s someplace expensive –and pretty soon you two are alone in the world, and love is hot. (You know, them –the people you imagine are watching you both, wishing they had your young love.)Third, talk to him like you just met. Don’t forget to tuck your phone number inside his front shirt pocket and give it a pat.