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Offering Sympathy

Functional English

Low Int – Int

All ages

Students review language and useful expressions for offering sympathy and condolences. They practice common English phrases for offering and accepting sympathy. They also practice writing a bereavement card. You can download or stream the audio that goes with this lesson. Includes assessment tasks.

Vocabulary
  • sympathy
  • condolences
  • acquaintance
  • appreciate
  • bereaved
  • deceased
  • loved one
  • disappointment
  • passed away
  • comforting
  • gratitude
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • dialogue reading
  • listening tasks
  • offering condolences
  • offering other kinds of sympathy
  • pair practice
  • assessment tasks
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Language Note(Reference)
  • Matching A(Matching)
  • Dialogue(Dialogue)
  • Sympathy Cards(Reference)
  • Writing Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Reading A(Reference)
  • Reading B(Reference)
  • Listening Practice(Multiple-Choice)
  • Matching B(Matching)
  • Matching C(Matching)