In this lesson students learn about divorce law through a jigsaw reading activity and then give a short presentation on an aspect of it.

Level: B1.  (Recommended for legal English course, but can be used for other professionals or adult general English class.)

Time: 90 minutes


  • To practise reading for gist and detail, and imparting knowledge from a reading.
  • To practice speaking in a formal setting.

Plan components

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Worksheets: download worksheet 01 / download worksheet 02

By Richard Lunt

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some years ago, on the occasion of Dickens's bicentenary there was a very interesting introduction by the professor Jeremy Harmer. Would it be possible to see it again.I showed it to my students and it was a really useful experience

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