Sometimes by going to court and trying to fight the ticket, you can get a lesser fine than what you were originally charged with.
The students must face each other and then one side, for me usually the guys, must move along one seat and the students “meet” someone new. The students have some basic information and a picture but they must “become” this person and then take it from there.
There is a “scorecard” to fill in, usually by the girls, as well as questions to stimulate conversation.
You do not only have to pay the actual fine but often times you have to pay court costs and administrative costs, which can really make the price outrageous.
Some courts will set up a payment plan for you to pay for the fine over a period of time.
I'm exactly five weeks into my mission to speak Dutch.
While there are major advantages of my German and my English giving me a head start thanks to many linguistic similarities, I have had a major set-back in this mission that has been slowing me down tremendously; simply finding opportunities to converse!
read more Whether you're an old pro or new to the scene, if you're single and dating you know that connecting with other people can be challenging, exciting and occasionally disappointing.
There are countless ways to meet up with others these days; online matching services, speed dating, blind dates and even random connections at a book store or a bar.
Putting yourself out there and facing rejection can be a scary thing if you aren't sure what you're looking for. It should be a way for you to meet new people you otherwise wouldn't have met.
If you have the right attitude, even a rejection won't take away from the thrill of getting out and trying new things.
This is a speaking activity that I made for my teenage classes on Valentine’s Day, but you could do it anytime.