Role Play

Role Play

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Provides guidance on the use of role play to develop fluency and to train students to deal with the unpredictable nature of language.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 172 x 242 x 12mm | 340.2g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • photographs, line drawings
  • 019437095X
  • 9780194370950
  • 94,811

Table of contents

Note: A full contents list at the front of the book provides a complete list of the activities, the suggested level and approximate time for each activity, and a description of what students are required to do. The summary below aims to give a general idea of the book's organization. ; The author and series editor ; Foreword ; Introduction ; How to use this book ; 1. Preparing the ground (11 activities) ; Activities which introduce students to the concept of role, particularly useful for classes in which students are self-conscious and reticent. ; 2. Off the cuff (17 activities) ; Improvised role plays, with particular attention paid to making sure students are not lost for words. ; 3. Now tell me (13 activities) ; Role plays based on an information gap, ensuring there is a good reason for communication to take place. ; 4. Make up your mind (15 activities) ; Role plays based on tasks which involve the students in reaching a group decision. ; 5. Simulations (4 activities) ; This section includes a complete simulation, followed by guidelines for writing simulations in a particular context. There are also descriptions of experiments by teachers who have adapted simulations to their own teaching environment.show more

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