Daniel is on a date with a lady who likes to have a drink or two… or seven. What phrases does he use to move the conversation along? Watch the video to discover some key dating language.
Watch the video and complete the activity here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/course/experiment/unit-1/session-22
Useful dating language
Greeting your date
You must be Melinda?
Complimenting your date
I love your dress. It’s beautiful.
Making small talk
Have you come far?
So, are you nearby as well?
Expressing what you like
Now you’re talking my language!
Making a suggestion
We might as well have a bottle?
Shall we see what they recommend?
Politely expressing surprise
I’ve not even had a sip yet.
Politely expressing what you want
I thought we could have some coffee and…
Deciding what you want
You know what, I think I’m gonna go home.