For many people, negotiating is all about bargaining, the give-and-take between two sides. In this lesson  students  discuss bargaining in small groups, do a reading activity, focus on conditional structures and useful language then finish with a team role play.

Topic: Negotiations and bargaining
 
Level: Intermediate (B2) and above
 
Aims:

  • To introduce and discuss some techniques and strategies for the bargaining stage of a negotiation;
  • To analyse and practise if-sentences (conditionals) in the context of bargaining;
  • To provide practice of bargaining in a complex multi-variable negotiation.

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By Jeremy Day

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