92 offering sympathy

Offering Sympathy

Functional English
  • Low Int – Int
  • 1 hour
  • 7

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.

Lesson Tasks
  • warm-up
  • dialogue reading
  • listening tasks
  • offering condolences
  • offering other kinds of sympathy
  • pair practice
  • assessment tasks
Vocabulary
  • sympathy
  • condolences
  • acquaintance
  • appreciate
  • bereaved
  • deceased
  • loved one
  • disappointment
  • passed away
  • comforting
  • gratitude