Students practise a range of different skills in relation to the law of contracts.

A contract is a legal agreement between two or more parties that is binding in law. The law of contract is a specialized and complicated area in any legal system, especially English contractual law with much of its development through the courts and precedent. This lesson looks at definitions of a contract, some relevant vocabulary with examples and what is the difference between a genuine offer and an invitation to treat (also with examples).


  • to practise the skills of guessing and checking meaning of vocabulary related to contracts using examples
  • practice case study - to determine its outcome based on legal principles analyzing situations to determine the differences between two points of law.
  • recycling vocabulary - reading and completing a gapped text
  • discussion - based on information and opinion

Level: Upper intermediate and above


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