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 17 ~ Talking About Restaurants ~
Talk ~ Role Play
A) When did you last go to a restaurant?
B) Letí»s see, _______________________________________________ .
A) How often do you go out for brunch, lunch, or dinner?
B) About once/twice/three times a month/year. (Every ____ months/years).
A) On average, how much do you usually spend?
B) Well, that depends. ________________________________________ .
B1) Yes, I have. I went ________________________________________ .
B2) No I havení»t. (Extra Q: Why not?)
A) Please recommend one of your favorite places to have brunch/lunch/dinner.
B) I really like _____________________________________________ .
It has ________________________________________________ .
A) How was the atmosphere? Noisy? Did the environment make you comfortable?
B1) Yes. The ambience was _____________________________________ .
B2) No. The disturbances were ___________________________________.
A) What was the food like?
B) Well, _________________________________________________ .
TLW ~ Basic English ~ Role Plays and Structures
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The question form: Have you ever + verb + object
The answer forms: 1) Yes, I have. 2) No, I havení»t.
The present perfect uses the past participle or í░third verb tenseí▒
as in: take (present) took (past) taken (past participle)
Q1: Have you ever eaten octopus? How was it prepared?
Q2: Have you ever been on a motorcycle? When?
Q3: Have you ever taken a trip using a train? Tell the story.
Q4: Have you ever gone to bed at dawn? What happened?
Q5: Have you ever felt an earthquake? Where?
Q6: Have you ever broken a window? How did it happen?
Q7: Have you ever fallen off a bike? When? What happened?
Q8: Have you ever gotten lost? Tell the story.
Q9: Have you ever slept all day? Why?
Q10: Have you ever drunk too much alcohol? Tell the story.
Note: This form of present perfect (yes/no questions)
is almost always followed up with the simple past tense
Example: Q: Have you ever been to Spain?
A: Yes, I have been there. I went last year with my best friend.
Make some of your own questions using this formíŽ