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In this section of Busy Teacher, you can find 232 free printable role-play worksheets suitable for all class levels and ages. This role-play worksheet, for example, with its fun, fast-paced structure, gives students the chance to try out different roles in a short period of time. With others, students have the opportunity to develop their characters and use their imaginations to create performance worthy skits. There are many different worksheets to choose from so be sure to check them out and find one for your class.
Role-plays are an excellent way to get students interacting with one another and practicing target vocabulary using real life scenarios. Role-play lessons allow students to see and experience how English can be used outside the classroom, can help build student confidence, and give outgoing students or students who perform poorly on exams the chance to shine while challenging quieter, more reserved students to speak up.

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Role Play- Strange Illness

Role Play- Strange Illness

Students will play the role of a parent and child. The child has to describe an illness and its symptoms to avoid going to school, and the parent has to try to catch the child lying. There is a ...
6 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
False Advertising

False Advertising

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The framework for the task is given but the details are up to the students. The class questions section gives students a target to build their role-play around. I have students answer the questio ...
3 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Role Play - Broken Mobile

Role Play - Broken Mobile

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This role play provides the basic framework for the conversation while leaving the details up to the students. The class questions section gives the students a target. I have students answer the ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
English Games in the Lessons

English Games in the Lessons

These games can be used in the lessons for all-level students. Also they are used for training and practicing their vocabulary skills and oral speech. Pupils love playing these games because they ...
7 All levels
Reading Quiz

Reading Quiz

Students read the passage to recognize the main points of an argument. This argument is about having a cell phone. It describes the difference between Marcia's mom and Marcia's dad concernin ...
3 Pre-Intermediate
At the Doctor's

At the Doctor's

The activity 'at the doctor's' is a guided role-play for students of intermediate level. The aim is to practise describing how you feel; asking for and giving advice; proving your point of view. T ...
6 Intermediate
Job Interview-Rubric

Job Interview-Rubric

Note: This rubric can be used with intermediate/low advanced students. For this evaluation, was previously taught how to write a CV/ cover letter. Covering Letters’ Content: - the ...
2 Intermediate Exam Level
Press-conference with Angelina Jolie

Press-conference with Angelina Jolie

This is a role-play worksheet: a press-conference with Angelina Jolie. The main purpose of this activity is a) revising question formation in present simple, past simple, present perfect (for the ...
7 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Reading Dreams

Reading Dreams

This worksheet deals with the topic of dreams. It does not focus on any grammatical aspect in particular. It consists of a fill-in the blanks listening about analyzing dreams that I adapted from h ...
7 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Dear Abby-Type Problems/ Giving Advice

Dear Abby-Type Problems/ Giving Advice

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This is an activity for free practice of the modal should and other expressions of advice. The students usually love moving around and being in role. It's a fun, dynamic activity, with minimal tea ...
4 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Firing Someone

Firing Someone

Discussion based activity for upper intermediate/advanced students. They should read the information and then discuss the pros and cons of each candidate and reach a joint conclusion. Afterwards, ...
3 Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Have You Got Any Bananas, Please?

Have You Got Any Bananas, Please?

This worksheet is for low level young learners practising questions with Have you got any …, please? and giving short answers 'Yes, I have. No, I haven't.' as part of a shopping role-play. ...
6 Complete Beginner Elementary
Explain Yourself

Explain Yourself

One of my favourite speaking activities, for teenagers and adults. Over the top, incredible situations (i.e: I saw you in your pyjamas on the roof, or walking a monkey in the park) ; students have ...
12 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
International Travel

International Travel

Presentation in Power point on international travel. Introduces new vocabulary and discussion questions as well as short assignments. New vocabulary is introduced at the beginning comprised main ...
5 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Romulus and Remus - Subject and Object Pronouns

Romulus and Remus - Subject and Object Pronouns

Starting from the legend of Romulus and Remus, this exercise allows students to revise the use of subject and object pronouns. It offers a drama activity first and then goes back to grammar with t ...
2 Elementary
Giving Advice Phrases and Situations (Healthy Lifestyle)

Giving Advice Phrases and Situations (Healthy Lifestyle)

This worksheet contains different phrases for giving advice and short role play situations for using them while talking about Healthy Lifestyle. Divide the ss into 2 groups. Cut out the situations ...
11 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Crime Mystery

Crime Mystery

Who is the criminal? An engaging jigsaw reading comprehension mystery. It is an excellent role play reading best for upper-high intermediate who find working in groups an enjoyable activity. The i ...
5 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
What's Your Alibi? Role Play (Past Simple vs Past Continuous)

What's Your Alibi? Role Play (Past Simple vs Past Continuous)

Any kind of “Alibi” game is perfect for practicing past tenses (esp past simple and past continuous). Make up any story that something was stolen at the party at 10 pm last night. You ...
13 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery

This worksheet is loosely based on Agatha Cristie's "The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge". The aim of the discussion is to find out who the murderer is. There are six suspects and three detectives, thou ...
9 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Travel Agent/Customer Gap-fill Exercise/ Role-play

Travel Agent/Customer Gap-fill Exercise/ Role-play

In this worksheet, students have to pick the appropriate word to fill the gap in this conversation between a travel agent and customer. Can also be used as a role-play activity. Target language/mi ...
7 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Collection of Games

Collection of Games

My master thesis was 'Developing speaking skills with the help of games'. I have collected a lot of games connected with my master thesis. The collection contains structure,  pronunciation, s ...
17 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Movie Worksheet: NCIS - Become a Detective

Movie Worksheet: NCIS - Become a Detective

It is based on the episode of "Light Sleeper", Season 3 Episode 14. It basically starts with two Korean women that have been killed. Turns out they, and the Korean who found them all married US ar ...
2 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Christmas Problems

Christmas Problems

Speaking activity. 'Imagine you are a radio presenter, Marie, and you have a programme to give your listeners some advice. This week- Christmas special! Welcome your listeners, tell them about the ...
8 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Diverse Role Play Ideas

Diverse Role Play Ideas

In this worksheet there are seven different role play ideas for students to perform in the classroom. They were designed to work in pairs, but some of them can also be used in groups so that you c ...
13 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Halloween Charades

Halloween Charades

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 Instructions: Play in teams of five ss and see which team can get the most correct guesses from their classmates’ pantomimes. We give students’ team who are playing pantomim ...
3 Pre-Intermediate

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