Speed dating role play cards

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Did you know that in the UK we spend about £503m on cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts for Valentine's Day?This lesson is designed to be used near the date of Valentine's Day (14 February) to talk about the topic of love and romance.Students will brainstorm vocabulary related to the topic and then discuss some well-known quotes about love.They will speak about how people can find love and read about Valentine’s traditions in the UK.I thought I would have plenty of time to get them typed and printed before school started, but I didn't account for kids coming in to get help on making up their quizzes!So, if you do see an error, let me know so I can fix it!Once all of the students arrive I present Flipchart Rational Equations Day 2 (p.1-2) and explain the plan for class.Them, students have 10 minutes to solve their problem and become an expert on how to explain the solution process to someone else. After ten minutes they will need to be the expert on the problem.

The first step is for them to be able to recognize how many significant figures there are in a number.

Technology Note: If students will be texting in their answers, they are not expected to text in units as it will not mark the answer correct.

This project is for introducing oneself and starting conversations. If you have an unbalance amount of either boys and girls some will have to change their sex.

Today I want to share with you an activity that has worked really well. Some students remain seated during the whole event ( in real speed dating, women remain seated).

I did it with my Intermediate students but I bet it’ll be perfect for any level. When the bell rings , students sit across another student and they use their questions to start a conversation . Then a bell rings and “men” need to stand up and move to their right to start a new conversation and the whole process is repeated again.

I made posters to hang up in my classroom for them (and me!

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