In the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day, hopeful romantics take to online dating apps and send millions of messages (50 million, according to Match.com) to potential partners. What traits are they looking for in their matches? Common interests and mutual attraction are important to just about everybody, but one must-have that both men and women find important may surprise you—good grammar.Proofreading website Grammarly collaborated with dating site eHarmony to find out how grammar affects online dating. The results are shown in this infographic.
1. Get your students to create their own infographics using a free service such as Piktochart.
2. Infographics usually contain a lot of facts and figures and are a perfect source of material for writing activities. For example, you could get your students to write an article based on the information given in the one above or this one.
3. Get students to make an oral presentation based on an infographic.
4. See this SlideShare presentation by Nik Peachey for lots more infographic lesson ideas and resources.