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 19 ~ Talking About Shopping ~
Talk ~ Role Play
A) Where do you sometimes have to queue up?
B) Letí»s see, ____________________________________________ .
A) What do you do while you are waiting?
B) I sometimes __________________________________________ .
A) When you are shopping, do you like someone to help out (help you out)?
B1) Yes, I do. I like (my) _____________________ to help out (help me out).
B2) No, I doní»t. I like shopping on my own.
A1) Why do you think they are helpful in picking out your items?
A2) Why do you prefer shopping on your own?
B1) I think ___________________________________ .
B2) Because ____________________________________ .
A) Do you ever try to bring down the price?
B1) Yes, I rarely/usually/sometimes/always_____________________ .
B2) No, I never do that.
A1) How do you go about it?
A2) Why doní»t you do it?
B1) Well, ___________________________________________ .
B2) Well, _________________________________________ .
A) What do you buy online?
B1) I really like to buy ______________________________________ .
B2) I really doní»t like to shop online.
TLW ~ Basic English ~ Role Plays and Structures
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1) Phrasal verbs are composed of two or three words.
2) They usually have a meaning different from those two or three words separately.
3) They are often used in everyday speech and have this form:
phrasal verb = verb + adverb/preposition/noun
Q1: Where do people sometimes have to queue up/ line up? How long?
Q2: Do you watch when the cashier rings up your items? Why?
Q3: What is usually sold out during your favorite holiday? Do you notice?
Q4: Who do you like to shop around with? Why?
Q5: How much time do you compare prices in supermarkets? Why/Why not?
Q6: Have you ever tried out a car? Did you buy it?
Q7: Have you ever turned down an offer? What were you selling?
Q8: How often do you try on clothes? Where? Is it stress free?
Q9: Is it difficult to pick out gifts for family and friends? Explain.
Q10: Are you able to bring down the price if you haggle? Tell a tale.
Extra: Expressing doubt or uncertainty
I doní»t know, but ___________________________________________ .
Make some of your own questions using this formíŽ (see this site for ideas)