Finding Love

man and woman holding hands together in walkway during daytime
Type: Vocabulary
Originally published on October 26, 2020 and last updated on February 4, 2023

The modern-day approach to dating is very different to that of fifty years ago. Technology has allowed us to approach dating and the idea of finding our perfect match very differently from our parents and grandparents. It has been said that as a result of technology it has never been easier to find love, but is that really the case, or has it made the whole process of finding a person to settle down with even harder?

Go through the vocabulary below with your students and ask them to try and use this vocabaulry where possible when discussing the different conversation questions.

Useful Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary

  • relationship (noun)
  • date (verb)
  • love (noun)
  • differently (adverb)
  • approach (verb)
  • ask out (phrasal verb)
  • settle down (phrasal verb)
  • break up (phrasal verb)

Conversation Questions

  • Is it easier to find love now than 50 years ago?
  • How has modern technology changed the way people look for love?
  • How did people find love fifty years ago compared to today?
  • Do you think technology such as dating apps has made it easier to find love?
  • How do you think modern technology can actually make it harder to find love?
  • Overall, do you think it is easier to find love now or fifty years ago?
This conversation topic was prepared by Gregory

Gregory is a qualified TEFL teacher who has been teaching English as a Foreign Language (ESL) for over a decade. He has taught in-person classes in Spain and to English learners around the world online.