Meeting via the internet is the third most popular way to find a date after ‘through friends’ or making acquaintance at a pub or bar. In the UK, according to You Gov, an internet market research firm, one in five relationships in the UK now begins online.

Furthermore, your students will appreciate the ability this vocabulary gives them to form relationships with native English speaking people.

Vocabulary that has to do with friendships and relationships can enter your ESL lesson plans no matter which level of English as a second language you are teaching.

Our kids are not around, and some visit only on weekends. I talk with friends, but some elderly do meet people who become lovers." Some customers have little sympathy for those in search of love.

They have complained that there is nowhere to sit because of the matchmaking groups.

I had my blind date with your friend Mike last night.

If you don’t accept the use of cookies, you can block them in your browser.Here you can find printable worksheets for many levels: beginners, elementary, intermediate or advanced. All these worksheets and activities for teaching Dating have been designed by English language teachers. Another fun way to work the topics of friendships and relationships into ESL lesson plans for advanced students is to have them write responses in "advice columns." You can take questions posed in newspaper and magazine advice columns like Dear Abby and encourage your students to write their own responses.This exercise can be a great way to make working on writing skills less tedious.Listen to the conversation and answer the questions. The men are introducing themselves to a woman named Sarah. Interview a teacher, friend, or other family member on the questions in the Post-Listening Exercise.