Theresa Dash - author of the lesson   Theresa I August 30, 2020
General English, Speaking Lessons
C1 Advanced
Narrative Tenses
Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary
Lesson ID
Lesson Time
45 minutes
Students in an English lesson discussing vocabulary and phrases related to dating, with illustrative examples on the board.

Lesson Overview

Don’t fall head over heels! In this lesson, students will discuss socializing and dating. This lesson features a short text about a relationship between two friends who begin dating. Students will learn and practice the use of narrative tenses and vocabulary relating to this topic. The lesson includes plenty of engaging discussion activities and worksheets that have been developed for adult and teenage learners.

Lesson Objectives

  • Grammar: Students will learn and use narrative tenses to describe events in stories about socializing and dating.

  • Speaking: They will engage in discussions, sharing personal anecdotes about dating and relationships.

  • Vocabulary: The lesson introduces vocabulary and idioms related to socializing, dating, and emotions.

  • Homework: Tasks include answering comprehension questions about relationship dynamics, filling in blanks with appropriate narrative tense forms, and rewriting sentences to express personal viewpoints on dating and relationships

Jim and Stacy

Vocabulary and Pronunciation

spat [noun]: a short argument, usually about something trivial
squabble [noun]: an argument about something trivial
bicker [verb]: to argue about trivial matters
tight-knit [adjective]: having a strong, friendly relationship
fall for somebody [phrasal verb]: to have romantic feelings for someone
reveal party [noun]: an event thrown during pregnancy to reveal the sex of the baby
fall out [phrasal verb]: to have an argument
split up [phrasal verb]: to end a relationship or partnership
gender reveal party [noun]: an event thrown during pregnancy to reveal the sex of the baby
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