This lesson plan is all about the language learners need in the outside world when things do not go exactly according to plan!  
Topic: Language for unexpected situations
Time: 60-90 minutes 
  • To give practice in dealing successfully with transactions about arrangements and appointments
  • To help learners to explore the language that they might need to use when situations 
  • and events take an unexpected turn (for example, when there has been a misunderstanding about arrangements) 
  • To enable learners to begin to develop transferrable communication strategies to help them to cope in the real world

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