June 20

You’re like a dictionary…

…you fill my life with meaning.

Ha, what a corker.  That has to be my favourite TEFL-related chat-up line!  As my students did their FCE exams last weekend, we wound down a bit this week and did more fun stuff, after nine months of exam preparation!  I think chat-up lines are similar to jokes in that the humour is not always easily understood, but a couple of the following amused my students.  Can you pair up the lines?

Are you a parking ticket? you fill my life with meaning.
Do you have a plaster? When you fell from Heaven.
If I said you had the perfect body, or is it just you?
If I could rearrange the letters of the alphabet… Because I cut my knee when I fell for you just now.
Did it hurt?  (What?) I believe you’ve been looking for me.
Do you believe in love at first sight… Because you’ve got FINE written all over you!
You’re like a dictionary… I keep getting lost in your eyes.
I’m Mr. Right… would you hold it against me?
Do you have a map? I’d put U and I together.
Is it hot in here… or should I walk past again?

Following the matching activity we chatted about whether people still use chat-up lines, where and when people flirt and for homework they did a reading activity about Speed Dating.

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Posted June 20, 2011 by Teresa Bestwick in category Just for fun

2 thoughts on “You’re like a dictionary…

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