Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event.
At the end of each interval, the organizer rings a bell, clinks a glass, or blows a whistle to signal the participants to move on to the next date.
It’s natural to arrive a little nervous to a speed dating event, particularly if you have never been speed dating before and don’t know what to expect.
Trust me, after the first speeddate or two (and after the first drink or two!
Same rules as speed dating, but more international and scholarly, and with snacks provided.
In the lesson students talk about meeting a partner and dating, watch a short film, and read and discuss speed-dating 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.
This may seem like really obvious dating advice but this really is the most helpful of all tips for speed dating!
You’ll be surprised how often guests say “I liked so and so but they were a bit serious about it all”.