Dating agency game
How did you pick this theme or topic?
Valentine’s Day was coming so I thought I could do something related to it while using physical appearance and vocabulary they had just learned.
How did you present the material? (Handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
How did students react?
They reacted well, I think they enjoyed it because it was a bit different from what we had done in the past lessons, and they had to be creative and to imagine a whole character to embody.
Did they engage with each other and you?
Yes. They asked me questions about vocabulary and then they had to ask questions to each other as if they were actually interviewing candidates for a dating agency.
What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Please attach a copy.
Below is the plan I had with me in class
Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Yes, totally. This worked well; they produced speech and had fun doing it.
1. Review the vocabulary with the missing student – 15 min
2. Dating agency
→ explain the game: they are going to fill out a form and then be interviewed for an agency specialized on dating
3. They fill out the form – 30 min
4. Interview – 2 x 5 min
→ then, each one of them is going to ask questions to the other