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TLW ~ Basic English ~ Role Plays and Structures

How to Make a Lesson ~ Procedures                                                             Print Role Plays: .docx / .doc


1)   To begin with, as a class, in groups, in pairs, look up, talk about, and practice the role play vocabulary

2)   Then, fill in the blanks according to the topic (assisted by students, the teacher, and the internet)

3)   After that, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, practice the role plays you have created

4)   Next, try to make variations in your responses (remember role plays don¡¯t have to be true)

5)   Finally, perform your role play in front of the class with a partner or several partners

       (Challenge yourself by performing the role play with no written cues. Enjoy the process)

~ Contents ~ Basic Text Talk ~ Topic 11 ~ People You Know ~

Talk ~ Role Play


A) Do you know any shopkeepers or shop owners?


B) Do you mean like grocery store or restaurant owners?


A) Yes, or clothing shops, vegetable stands, or coffee shops...


B) Yes, I know the owner(s) of a ____________________________________ .


A) What¡¯s their personality like?


B) Well, _____________________________________________________ .


A) Do you know any teachers or professors?


B) You mean from my own education?


A) I mean anyone in the educational field.


B) Yes. I know a few teachers.


A) Tell me about one of them.


B) Well, _____________________________________________________ .


A) How about an office worker or business person.


B) I have a friend who works in a/an _________________________________ .


A) Tell me about your friend.


B) Well, _____________________________________________________ .


A) Sounds like you know some pretty interesting people.


B) Yes, but I guess most people are interesting in their own way.




Pre-Talk ~ Future with going to + verb ~ Print: .docx /.doc


This form is usually used to talk about planned events or hopeful possibilities.

On the other hand, most native speakers aren¡¯t strict in its use¡¦


Future form two: auxiliary verb (am/is/are) + going to + present verb


Used in talking about a plan for the future that you have already thought about.


Example questions:


Q1: Where are you going to go (tomorrow)?

Q2: What are you going to have for dinner (tonight)?

Q3: What time are you going to go home (today)?

Q4: When are you going to clean your home?

Q5: What are you going to do (on your next birthday)?

Q6: Who are you going to miss (when they die)?

Q7: What are you going to make for your next party?

Q8: Who are you going to invite to your next party?

Q9: When are you going to tell your worst secret?

Q10: Where are you going to go if you are depressed?


Make some of your own questions using future tense verbs...