This activity provides short listening practice based around a dialogue in a workplace.

Derek Spafford
In this lesson, students will listen to someone asking a colleague out on a date. They will match phrases and rearrange a dialogue. There are also suggestions for developing the theme of dating to practise specific areas of grammar.


• To practise listening skills
• To improve students’ vocabulary and speaking skills

Age / level:

• A2-B1 Adults and teens


• 30 minutes plus time to develop the theme


• The lesson plan, transcript and student worksheets can be downloaded in PDF format below

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Dating Game -  This is a great activity for getting students talking. I have used it successfully with many different levels and age groups and have found that it is very effective at motivating teenagers to talk.



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