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Date: Jan 11 2019

Themes: Romance

Grammar: To, Too & Two


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There comes a time when some of us are single and ready to mingle. But just because we’re ready to date doesn’t mean that it’s easy to find someone. Some people are too busy with work or school, or they don’t know how to make new friends.

Online dating websites have helped a lot of people to find partners by making it easy to connect with one another. Anyone who uses the internet can use online dating sites. It’s convenient for people to search for love.

Rafael tells Lily that he’s ready to date. But how will he go out and meet people? Learn more in today’s lesson about dating.


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Rafael:  Do you think that I’m dateable?

Lily:  Sure, I guess. Why do you ask?

Rafael:  I don’t know. I’m just trying not to try too hard, but I just want to date.

Lily:  Have you scanned your dating pool? Are you on any online sites, or…?

Rafael:  Yeah, I’m on all of the sites.

Lily:  All of them?

Rafael:  All of them. I’m really just trying to put myself out there. Trying to be eligible for people to just want to date me.

Lily:  OK. But I feel like you should look for quality over quantity. You want to find the right person, right? So, you don’t need to date a bunch of different people. Unless, I guess you can dictate what you like and what you don’t like. And if you need to date a bunch of people, that’s cool. But you need to be respectful of them.

Rafael:  Lily, answer me this question.

Lily:  What?

Rafael:  Are you taken?

Lily:  Uhh…


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Rafael is ready to put himself out there and explore his dating pool. He’s trying to find a date using online dating websites. He’s not sure if he’s dateable, but he doesn’t want to try too hard.

Lily thinks that Rafael should do whatever he wants in searching for a good match. She suggests that he date a lot of people, but to make sure to be respectful. She thinks Rafael is dateable and hopes he’ll meet someone.

Are you single and ready to mingle? Have you ever used online dating websites?



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I am single. Yes, I use one dating website. I met some good people there. But we stayed just friends. Nothing more. And from my experience i can say dating websites is can’t help you to find your life patner. Friends yes. But nothing more.

09:45 AM Jan 02 2015 |

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United States

I want to scan the products.

I am ready to be taken.

 I am trying to put myself out there to marry.

I am eligible to go to College.

07:05 AM Jan 02 2015 |

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I am taken and yes i have used online website many times to find a suitable partner. Online website are very useful to find a partner but it doesnot mean there will be a perfect match as you wont be able to get to know each other much through online. Nowadays people are using online website just for timepass not for any healthy relationship.

i amnot pessimistic but everything has its own pros and cons. good luck

08:37 AM Dec 27 2014 |



Congo, Democratic Republic Of The

I’m single and ready to mingle, I’ve been trying those online dating but that could not work. It’s kind of you are loving a virtual person and…

It’s great to meet someone face to face and tell ‘em what is your need.

07:30 PM Dec 23 2014 |

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To find a date for a  marriage is not the same thing when we go to do shopping in a supermarket (dating websites)..we cannot buy the true love for a long marriage like a bag of nuts… maybe I am wrong or too old,but that is.. it is necessary the ignition spark….,understood guys ??!!

07:30 PM Dec 22 2014 |




I’d never throw my profile in an online haystack, hoping to find the needle of my dreams.

I still believe one will find that perfect someone when he/she least expects it :)

Doubts? Have them! Just know I do speak from first-hand experiences :))

07:15 AM Dec 22 2014 |



United States

I really don’t believe too much in dating websites …Is something really far than loock and talk face to face with people that you really know…

02:49 AM Dec 22 2014 |



Russian Federation

to my mind only 10% out of 100 work with online dating, not more. although it’s getting more and more popular and common. Rafael wants to date but my personal belief is that it cannot happen just because u want but it happens mostly accidently :-)) like magic.

02:48 AM Dec 22 2014 |

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