Tick the opinion about the quote you agree with
Stating an opinion
- As far as I’m concerned…
- If you ask me…
- I agree with you 100 percent.
- That’s for sure.
- Not necessarily.
- That’s not always the case.
- I can’t accept it
Look at the tips on how to make a good first impression on a date and tick the ones you consider useful
Look at the topics and decide which are suitable for the first date. Brainstorm ideas to describe each topic
- Hobbies: (suitable/inappropriate)
interesting — safe — icebreaker
- Gossip: (suitable/inappropriate)
risky — taboo — tricky — conversation killer
Listen and fill the gaps
Listen again and mark the statements True or False. Comment on the statements
Complete the sentences with the idioms and phrasal verbs
Match the idioms with their meanings
Look at the sentences and match the phrases in bold with their meanings
Read the rules
1. I got an email from Marc today saying that he was leaving me!
If you’re going to the post office, could you get me some stamps?
Let’s not bother with a taxi — we can get the bus.
When do you think we’ll get to Paris?
2. We’d better go home. It’s getting dark.
I seem to have got very forgetful recently.
The traffic gets worse in the city centre every day.
I don’t think my mother will ever get used to living on her own.
3. Did you know Dan got sacked last week?
My husband got caught on the motorway driving at 150 km/h.
4. I’m going to get my hair cut next week.
I need to get my passport renewed — it runs out in a couple of months.
5. We need to get someone to fix the central heating — it’s not working properly.
Could you get Jane to finish the report? I’m too busy to do it this afternoon.
A lot of young people get depressed because their problems get ignored or ridiculed. It’s important for those people to get professional help, where they can get their problems sorted out
- I need to get the newest Stephen King book at the store. Can you get it for me? It takes about 20 minutes to get to the store.
- This show is getting better and better with each episode. They got some big actors involved in it. I wonder, if they can get any news channels to promote their show.
Get + direct object (= obtain, receive, buy, brich, fetch)
- When you go shopping, can you get me something to eat?
- I got this pin from my grandfather.
Get + to + place (= arrive at, reach)
- How can we get to the station in 15 minutes?
- When we got to London it was already dark.
Get + adjectiveV3 (= become)
- I’m getting sick of waiting all the time.
- Sam and Jenny got married two years ago.
Get + V3 (= passive)
- Did you hear? Our neighbour got arrested last night.
- Max needs to get promoted soon, or else he’s going to change companies.
Get + noun + V3
- I’m planning to get my teeth fixed today.
- Aren’t you going to get your room painted?
Get + noun + to + infinitive
- I can’t get my computer to work.
- How do I get Max to notice me?
Get is one of the most popular verbs in English language.
➢ It can be used to mean
Mary got her driving license last Friday.
I always get what I want.
I need to get my package at the post office.
Jane got a fine for speeding yesterday.
You need to get a new phone, this one barely works anymore!
When you go shopping, could you get some cat food as well?
Can you get me that box, please?
Would you like me to get you some coffee?
I’m planning to get the 7:30 train from Manchester.
Can you get us a taxi?
I can’t get these rules. Could you help me?
I keep telling Jack I’m not interested in him, but he’s just not getting it.
! We can also use the phrase «(I’ve) Got it» to say «I understand» or «I will deal with this».
«Our tap is leaking.»
«Don’t worry, Tom’s got it.» (= He will fix it.)
«When you see the error message, press this button.»
«Ok, got it.» (=I understand)
➢ We can use get to + place to mean arrive or reach.
Excuse me. How do I get to the bank from here?
We’re going to get to the Central Station in about 5 minutes.
! Exception: get home.
Call me when you get home.
➢ Get can mean become if paired with
I’m getting sleepy. Can we finish for today?
Take a snack with you in case you get hungry.
➢ Past Participle
It’s late and Sam is still not here. I’m getting worried.
What got you interested in this band?
➢ In informal English, we can use get instead of be in passive structures.
My friend almost got killed by a drunk driver.
Professor Plum got rewarded for developing the new baby formula.
➢ Get can also replace have in «Have something done» structures.
You should get your eyes checked as soon as possible.
We’re getting our pet neutered next week.
➢ Get can also mean persuade, make or ask in structure «get + noun + to + verb»
How can you get children to go outside more often?
Can you get Hugo to come to my office, please?
||✔️ What time are we going to get to the airport?|
Replace get with another verb in the correct form so that the sentences mean the same
Choose the right option to complete the sentence
✔️ I think we ought to stop playing now. It (is getting/is got/has been getting) dark.
Choose a topic you would like to discuss
Complete the sentences with suitable words
Listen to five speakers talking about memorable dates. Decide if they had successful or unsuccessful dates
Listen again and mark the sentences True or False
Match the phrases to their meanings
Read the article once. Which act of revenge caused the most damage? Then read again and match the headings to the texts
Choose a topic you like most and prepare a 180-second speech
Click on the hotspot with a question mark
Allow your browser access to your microphone, press the button «Click to Record» and record the speech you have prepared
Read the instructions
Consider the tips for writing a dating profile. Invent a distinctive username (for ideas, think about your background, location, personality).
- Don’t be banal
- Focus on your uniqueness (qualities, interests, hobbies)
- Be proud of yourself, describe your achievements
- Be honest, don’t exaggerate too much
- Use humour carefully
- Be positive
- Be polite
- Don’t badmouth your ex
Write your profile for a dating website of about 120-140 words
1. Read the topic and the questions carefully.
2. Plan what you are going to write about.
3. Write the text according to your plan.
4. Check your writing before sending it for evaluation.
5. Learn the rules and see the sample here.
6. Please use Grammarly to avoid spelling and some grammar mistakes.
- to win anyone over
- to foot the bill
- to rule someone out
- to miss out
- The one thing I am most passionate about
- The most influential person in my life has been
- My friends describe me as
- The one thing I wish people would notice more about me
- I am looking for
- First impression
- Blind Date
- Dating idioms
- Verb get
- Get used to driving
- My dating
- Tips for a blind date
- Memorable dates
- Sweet revenge
- Childhood in pictures
- Writing your profile
- GE|Advanced|Introductory lesson for clients
- GE|Adults|Advanced|1. Developing language
- GE|Adults|Advanced|2. Changing language
- GE|Adults|Advanced|3. Language learning
- GE|Adults|Advanced|4. Do you remember?
- GE|Adults|Advanced|5. Lasting memories
- GE|Adults|Advanced|Revise and check 1
- GE|Adults|Advanced|6. Breaking up
- GE|Adults|Advanced|7. Dating
- GE|Adults|Advanced|8. History through Film
- GE|Adults|Advanced|9. Inaccuracies in movies
- GE|Adults|Advanced|10. Talking about history
- GE|Adults|Advanced|Revise and check 2