Sociologist Dr Kevin Lewis of the University of California told the USA Today newspaper that women must be (9) ____________with online dates.
It also said 11 per cent of people who started a long-term relationship in the past decade met their partner online.
However, some people think the Internet does not help with marriage. PARTNER: Spend one minute writing down all of the different words you associate with the word "partner".
Around 32 per cent of people agreed that "online dating keeps people from settling down because they always have options for people to date". Share your words with your partner(s) and talk about them. A new report says most Americans think online dating is a good (1) ____________ to meet people.
Sociologist Dr Kevin Lewis of the University of California told the USA Today newspaper that women must be careful with online dates. DATING: What are the good and bad things of these forms of dating introductions? Almost 60 per cent of Internet users said there is nothing (2) ____________with trying to find a partner on the Internet.
He said: "For women, there are lots of guys who are just creepy or unattractive or undesirable." He also said men can have problems finding a date: "They can't get a woman to respond because [women get] so many messages." Dr Lewis also said that 38 per cent of online daters have read an online profile of someone they knew. This has changed from ten years ago when the (3) ____________was 44 per cent. It says around one in ten Americans has used online dating (4) ____________.
The Pew Report warned people to be careful about those who tell lies about themselves online. CHAT: In pairs / groups, decide which of these topics or words from the article are most interesting and which are most boring. It also said 11 per cent of people who started a long-term relationship in the past (5) ____________met their partner online.
About 54 per cent of online daters said they had a date with someone who was a lot different from their profile. ONLINE DATING: Students walk around the class and talk to other students about online dating. However, some people think the Internet does not help with marriage.
Around 32 per cent of people (6) ____________that "online dating keeps people from (7) ____________down because they always have (8) ____________for people to date".
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