The Road Less Travelled: Season One
Meet Katie – a girl who is so bored with her life in Britain that she decides to go to California to make a fresh start. What happens to the boyfriend she leaves behind? And who is the tall, handsome stranger she meets on the plane?
Season One lesson plans
The trailer for the new onestopenglish soap opera is now available! The accompanying lesson by Lindsay Clandfield can be used as a fun way to introduce students to the series.
Katie gets a call from her cousin Sal in California, inviting her to move out there. Their conversation is interrupted when Katie’s boyfriend, Mark, arrives home.
The lads are spending the afternoon watching football. Katie is only there to fetch and carry. She gets more and more exasperated.
Katie is at the end of her tether after another bad day at work.
Katie breaks the news to Mark that she is going to California.
Katie is about to board her plane to California when Mark arrives at the airport...
Katie meets a stranger on the plane and he introduces her to a poem by Robert Frost.
Katie arrives in Los Angeles but encounters some problems going through US customs.
Katie has arrived at the airport in Los Angeles. Her cousin Sal and Sal's boyfriend, Rich, are there to pick her up. Rich is hitting on Katie from the start.
Katie is running out of money and needs a job. Rich makes her an offer she can't refuse...
Katie reluctantly agrees to do a favour for Sal.
Katie goes to the audition and bumps into Michael Mensah.
Katie and Sal gossip about the audition and meeting Michael… then Mark phones… he’s in LA!
In this dramatic episode, Mark turns up at the club while Katie is working. An argument breaks out between Katie, Mark and Rich... and there's a fight!
Rich consoles Katie in the car park…
Season One cliffhanger! Katie feels terrible about what happened. Will she confess all to Sal? Meanwhile, Sal has some news of her own...