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Topic: Role Play, Group Work
Level: Intermediate,
Age: Teens, Adults
Skill: Speaking,
Description:  
This is the second project, cut out each task for the groups. See my web site for more projects. www.jason-ism.com
   
Objectives:  
communication task where students are speaking with the teacher.
   
Duration:
50 minute session
   
Materials:  
none
   
Procedure:  
group 1

Scenario
The teacher is your father/mother who is one of the world's richest people but is so sick he/she is going to die very soon. He is lying on his/her bed, you are his/her children and he/she will announce his/her will to you. This will be their final farewell to you and you will find out how much money he/she will leave you.
Student 1:
you and your father/mother are very close and in fact his/her favourite child. You don't care about the money you will be given when he/she dies because you don't want him/her to die. You will cry a lot and say to him/her that you don't want him/her to die.
Student 2:
you and your father/mother have never got along and have quarreled many times. He/she has always criticized on your short comings example he/she has always told you that you'll never achieve anything in your life. You can't wait till he/she dies but inside of you is quite sad and regretful.
Student 3:
you are the youngest of the children and all of your life you have spent far away from your father. You've gone to schools where you have lived, when you were home he/she was too busy to spend time with you. So you really don't know him/her and you are more concerned of how much money he/she will give you. You are not really sad and you're feeling nothing.

group 2

Scenario
Your mother will inform you that she is pregnant, but you are a very poor family and how you will be able to afford another child is a serious matter. Though another brother or sister can bring a lot of joy in your sad world.
Student 1:
The news of another child in the family is wonderful, you are the eldest and you'd be happy to raise this child. You have a job and be happy to help this child grow up as if it is your own.
Student 2:
You are the second eldest and your main concern is whether it is a boy or a girl. A boy can help build a better house or can get a job when he is a bit older and help the family. If it is going to be a girl she won't be able to help the family.
Student 3:
Whether the new child is a girl or a boy, this means you won't be able to go to university. The money the family has saved will now be spent on the new child and your dreams will be shattered. Also it means that the family you won't benefit when you graduate and when you'll get a good job.

group 3

Scenario
You are an exploration crew on the planet Mars, the teacher is the leader who will bring bad news to you which is that you'll be stranded on the planet indefinitely.
Student 1:
This was the risk you knew you were taking when you were taking while you trained for this. You believe there are ways to survive example only eat a little bit of the food and water. You will suggest ways to grow food and to produce water and oxygen.
Student 2:
It is no point trying to stay alive just for a little while and then die. So you believe you should just take the drug which will kill you quickly and painlessly.
Student 3:
You are actually the robot who will survive but you are afraid of being all alone on this planet. You are able to act and feel like a human being but you won't die like the others. Your only fear is being left alone on the planet because everyone will eventually die.

group 4

Scenario
The teacher is a person who suffers from a mental illness, he/she sees people who are not real. You are the people who he/she sees and you only exist in his/her mind. So if he/she takes the medicine to cure him/her you will die.
Student 1:
You must convince him/her that you are real and he/she doesn't need to take the medicine. Say to him/her if he/she takes the medicine when he/she doesn't need to then he/she will become sick.
Student 2:
You will say to him/her whether we are real or not, we are your best friends. You have been there for him all his/her life and helped him/her to get out of trouble. Taking the medicine may cure him/her but he/she will be lonely.
Student 3:
You are the evil one of the three, you want him to kill people and do as much evil as possible. Say to him if he/she takes the medicine it will only kill the other two not you.

group 5

Scenario
The teacher has been in a terrible car accident and his whole body has been crippled. Doctors and scientists have created him a new robotic body as he moves just like a robot.
Student 1:
You are the inventor of the robotic body and you will control him with a remote control. You will show his family how it works and say he is just the same as he was before.
Student 2:
You are the teacher's wife, even though he is alive you think this is a monster. You cannot bear to look at your husband and believe he should have died. Seeing him as a monster has made you not love him anymore.
Student 3:
You are the teacher's child, unlike your mother you think your father's new robotic body is fantastic. You will try to tell your mother that your father will be so much better as he will be able to do the the things he couldn't do before.

group 6

Scenario
The teacher is the eldest son in your family by law he has to fight in a war. Tomorrow morning he is leaving and as this war is very dangerous because the enemy is winning, he may die. There is very little chance he will come back alive.
Student 1:
You are the father even though this is a sad moment you are proud to see him grow up to be a man. Tell him that you are proud that he is fighting for his country.
Student 2:
You are the mother and you are extremely upset, you don't want him to go at all. Say to him he should run away and betray his country than to die. There is no shame for staying alive and when the war is over he can return home.
Student 3:
You are the brother or sister, you are younger then he is and you don't know how bad the war is. You think going to war will be fun and don't realize that he is going to die. You believe he is going on a holiday and will be back with gifts.

group 7

Scenario
The teacher is the groom and tomorrow he will be married and he is very drunk. As he is celebrating his last day of being single he decides to get very drunk.
Student 1:
You are his best friend and keep giving him more drinks despite the drunken state he is in. Say to him it is his last day of freedom and he should enjoy it.
Student 2:
You are his other friend who is a lot more responsible than the first. You believe he has drunk way too much and every time he tries to take a drink you stop him.
Student 3:
You are his bride and you come in very angrily because he had promised you that he would not drink tonight. Because of his actions you threaten him with canceling the wedding.

group 8

Scenario
You have been accidentally sent back into time to the medieval period and stuck there forever. The teacher is a priest who thinks you are all witches. You are in a court by the church and you must prove that you are not witches.
Student 1:
You do your hardest to explain how you were sent back into time. You will try to explain you are not witches but ordinary people. You will plea for your life.
Student 2:
You'll try to play along with the idea of being witches, you can try to trick them into freeing you. You will say "if you don't let us go then we'll turn you into pigs!"
Student 3:
You don't try to convince the priest either you're human or witches. You have lost all hope in being set free and you believe that you are going to be executed.

group 9  

Scenario
The teacher is the grandfather/mother who was around during the great depression and war world two. He/she is living history and who likes to tell stories of the past and you are all the grandchildren.

Student 1: 
You are always interested in listening to his/her stories and fascinated of the fact that he/she lived during very hard times. The other students are not that interested as you are and you get angry at them for not having any respect.

Student 2:
You find these stories to be so boring and you complain so much that you always interrupt your grandfather/mother.

Student 3:
You too are bored and instead of sitting and listening to him/her you decide to call your friends on your mobile phone as you speak loudly that the first student can't hear the grandparent.

group 10

Scenario
The teacher is an owner a very bad restaurant and in fact it is dirty and the service is terrible. You are travelers who are walking through a village and the teacher's restaurant is the only one there is. He/she invites you in and you're too hungry to care how bad it is. The teacher will try to convince you that the food is good and clean .

Student 1:
You complain how dirty this restaurant is and how long it is taking for them to take your order. You also don't trust this owner and you have suspicions that he/she will cheat you.

Student 2:
You don't care how bad the food is or the slow service but you are so hungry you'll eat anything. You tell the first student not to complain so much and just tolerate the situation.

Student 3:
You have rarely traveled into the country side of other countries and this time is your first experience in eating in a village restaurant. You are so scared of getting diseases from eating here that you simply refuse to eat.
   
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