© COPYRIGHT The Language Works and its licensors 2006 ~ 2019. All rights reserved.

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) When was your last appointment with a dentist?


B) Let me see¡¦ I think ________________________________________ .


A) How often do you go to the dentist?


B) About once/twice/three times a month/year. (Every ____ months/years).


A) How do you feel about visits to the dentist?


B) Well, ___________________________________________________ .


A) Do you have appointments with a doctor?


B) What kind of doctor?


A) I mean regular check-ups or special visits?


B) Yes. I go to a clinic/hospital (once/twice/three times) a (week/month/year).


A) What is that like?


B) Well, _____________________________________________________ .


A) Do you often make appointments with friends?


B1) Yes. I really like going out and socializing. We ________________________ .


B2) Sometimes. I like having my own time as well. I ________________________.


B3) Not often. I really enjoy my time at home. I ____________________________.


A) Tell me your favorite place to meet people or where you like to spend time.


B) Well, I¡¯ve always enjoyed _______________________________________ .


A) That sounds like fun.


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...