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

Lesson plan: download

Worksheets: download worksheet 01 / download worksheet 02

By Richard Lunt

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Submitted by rosamarsico on Thu, 11/12/2015 - 21:33


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

Hi Rosa Thanks for your comment. There is a video of a Jeremy Harmer and Steve Bingham seminar on Dickens, which was livestreamed on TeachingEnglish in 2012, and is available here: Was this the video you were looking for? Best wishes Cath

Submitted by rosamarsico on Sun, 02/28/2016 - 18:28


Thanks a lot for the information related to the website. I saw it again and more I wacht it more I can appreciate its beauty and truth. yours sincerely Rosa

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