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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 doní»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 12 ~ Appointments ~

Talk ~ Role Play


A) When was your last appointment with a dentist?


B) Letí»s see, _________________________________________________ .


A) How often do you go to the dentist?


B) About once/twice/three times a month/year. (Every ____ months/years). (Never).


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 ___________________ (once/twice/three times).


A) What is that like?


B) Well, _____________________________________________________ .


A) Do you often make appointments with friends?


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

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

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


A) Tell me your favorite place to meet people.


B) Well, Ií»ve always enjoyed _______________________________________ .


A) That sounds __________________________________________ .

Pre-Talk ~ If Clauses Two ~ Print: .docx /.doc


Form Two: If + simple past + would + present verb


Example questions:


Q1: If you had lots of time, what would you learn

Q2: If you traveled to Europe, what would you do?

Q3: If you threw a party, what would you serve

Q4: If you didní»t have a home, where would you live

Q5: If you met an old friend, what would you do together?

Q6: If you had lots of money, who would you live with?

Q7: If you moved to Canada, would you be happy?

Q8: If you stayed home all day, what would you do

Q9: If you didní»t study English today, where would you go

Q10: If you met someone you didní»t like, what would you do?


Extra: Using doubt or uncertainty


I doní»t know, maybe I/they/we would ________________ . 


Make some of your own questions using this formíŽ