· Someone with dark skin – dark-skinned · Someone with green eyes – green-eyed (jealous/envious) Sts answer 2Sts discuss their hair and eye colour preferences in pairs.Then decide on the 2 best and worst personality characteristics for a partner. Feed back to open class looking for agreement/disagreement and discussion.Sts contrast the “-ed” compounds that end with /ɪd/ with those that end /d/ and the stress patterns in the different forms.T highlights rules on powerpoint: · ends in “t” or “d” –ed = /id/ extra syllable · others –ed = /d/ · noun is stressed in Sts ask and answer first set of questions on handout which elicit the target language. T tops up: · Opposite of dark-haired – light/fair-haired.A new report says most Americans think online dating is a good way to meet people.Almost 60 per cent of Internet users said there is nothing wrong with trying to find a partner on the Internet.
About 54 per cent of online daters said they had a date with someone who was a lot different from their profile.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.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.