Speed dating questions esl
And they just don’t seem to mix with members of the opposite sex.It’s most obvious when the rooms aren’t packed to capacity.They taught us about the Suffragettes at school and some of it stuck.I know who Germaine Greer is, not that I’ve ever read any of her work.And it’s not just because a lot of them look so young.They seem to lack a huge amount of experience which their Western counterparts might take for granted.
Quite often there were a couple who would sit down together, hoping I wouldn’t notice.
The boys will sit together, all clumped up in one corner at the back, while the girls will usually sit at the front, often with a row of empty desks separating the two groups.
I’ve had problems in the past with some activities. If they need to ask 10 people a set of questions and there are only 7 or 8 boys, getting some of them to walk up and speak to a girl can be painful.
There’ve been ups and downs, yadda, yadda, but it’s been, overall, good. Here’s a short piece I wrote back in March about my favourite lesson.
This week, in the often frustrating battle to make my students speak English, I’ve been doing a speed dating exercise with my classes.