Fifty years ago, finding a new partner was natural and easier than today. You could meet someone through your friends, at work or just in the street. People didn’t have a phone, they wrote love letters instead.

The Internet is the revolution in dating. People create online profiles and communicate with others in the social net;works. People try to find an ideal partner through the online dating services.

Thanks to technology, we can talk to our partner whenever we want. But we shouldn’t forget about romance. The important part of the relationship is being together. Neither Facebook, nor phone call can replace it. So let’s switch off your phones and computers. You can enjoy a romantic evening “offline” just with your partner.

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Some fifty years ago, finding a new partner was much more natural process. The only ways to meet someone were through your friends, at work or just accidentally somewhere in your town. People didn’t even have a cell phone, so they had to write love letters to keep in touch with their partners.

The advancement of the Internet brought the revolution in dating. People started to create online profiles and communicated with others in the social networks. People were no longer waiting for the ideal partner, they actively tried to find him/her through the online dating services.

Thanks to technology, we can contact our partner whenever we need or want, but we shouldn’t forget about romance. One of the most important parts of every relationship is spending time together. Neither Facebook, nor phone call can substitute it. So let’s switch off your phones and laptops and just enjoy a romantic evening together and “offline”.

Definitions

dating – a meeting that you have arranged with a boyfriend or girlfriend or with somebody who might become a boyfriend or girlfriend
accidentally – by chance; in a way that was not planned
advancement – the progress that is made
network – a number of computers and other devices that are connected together so that equipment and information can be shared
service – a business whose work involves doing something for customers but not producing goods
substitute – a person or thing that you use or have instead of the one you normally use or have

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Ondřej Volšík
Tutor and language consultant. Have been studying languages since childhood and speaks fluently English and French. Due to his special knowledge he manages to solve any language obstruction. As langauges are his hobby, he knows lots of interesting facts that are often neglected when learning in formal way and shares them with his students to bring them closer to the language.

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