Purchase some labels to write people’s names on, and cards with a list of names on.Provide space for the person to write short notes about people they meet, and somewhere to tick or cross to show whether they are interested. Usually, speed dating events have a line of tables, with a chair on either side.Greet each person at the door, asking for their name.Write this both on a sticky label for them to wear, and onto the cards.Within a week after the event, study the cards and pass on the contact details of any matches. Her articles regularly appear in "All Women Stalk," "Parenting," "Education Plus" and "Glamour." She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in early childhood studies and primary education and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in animal welfare and behavior, both from the University of Warwick.She is currently studying towards NCTJ Certificate in Magazine and Journalism.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 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.
Explain that when the whistle/bell chimes, you must move on to the next person to your left, and fill in the form with a tick or a cross. When the night is finished, encourage the guests to stay and enjoy themselves in the venue, and give details of the next event if you are planning one.
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.
You will also need a bell or whistle, to sound when a minute has passed.
Place a table by the entrance, with labels and cards.
Step 15 Hold a plenary session on the best 10 questions.