This lesson plan focuses on conversational practice to encourage English learners to use a wide variety of language functions such as demanding explanations, making complaints, giving warning, etc.
The activity used is a variation on the popular practice of speed dating.
) you will realise it’s a really fun and easy going singles event with other friendly singles.
Everyone is in the same boat – they want to meet new people just like you for friendship and dating. There is a famous saying that goes “smile and world smiles with you”.
2) Show Up Early to 'Warm Up' Athletes don't jump into a game without warming up.
Singles who are smiling and laughing give off positive energy and attract others towards them.
Dating nights are fun, so always go with an open mind and a big smile. Unless you’ve got a job as a lion tamer or professional champagne/bacon taster, it’s best to leave out the details of what makes you similar to every other person in the room.
One of the best dating tips I give guests is to avoid talking about work too much at singles nights. Although it’s nice to hear what people do to get a sort of background picture, don’t spend your precious 4 minute speeddate explaining how you’ve just taken on a new really complex finance modeling system which is bound to boggle and bore your date.
You want to be memorable and have 4 minutes fly by and leave your date wanting more.