Tag: speaking skills

A valuable commodity

A valuable commodity

You can't always get what you want... unless you become an expert negotiator using this game. The lesson will construct a practical 'market' environment for using the grammar point you will teach. The news article is from an English news site and will provide an extremely fertile ground for student to student interaction. During the main freer practise which takes place in the game afterwards, all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the bartering!

Soy Ramen


  • Practise speaking skills within the context of negotiating items or services
  • Practise reading skills using an authentic article from an English website
  • Teach or review the 1st conditional structure in the context of negotiating a deal


  • Intermediate
  • Upper-immediate
  • Advanced


  • 50 minutes