brijo2010 2010-09-12 20:40:11

A game to practise the conditional and reported speech. A good activity to open a group up and have some fun in the class.

Teacher's notes

1.Provoke a fun and light hearted conversation in the classroom.
2.Conditional Type II
The doctor must use the conditional type II as mush as possible with phrases such as:
I think you should … if you were a dog, you would …
3.Reported speech
The patient will practice reported speech when they report back to the class about the advice the doctor has given them.



Time Allowance

20-40 minutes

Group size

2-24 students


1.Cut out the situation cards.
2.Cut out the top half of first page and give out.
3.Split the class into groups of two.
4.Talk about the joke.
5.Go over any relevant vocabulary.
6.Explain the role play situation to them.
7.Tell each group who is the doctor and patient.
8.Give the patient one card face-down.
9.Give each group 5-10 minutes to develop the situation.
Note: Try to encourage the groups to act out the role play situation as they will enjoy it much more.
10.Each patient reports to the class saying what the doctor advised them to do.
11.Change roles in each group.
12.Vote which doctor gave the best advice.

The present downloadable handout is meant for business/professional at Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2) and Advanced (C1) level. It is aimed at revising Conditionals in English, and was designed for working on your pupils' Listening and Speaking skills. It is about the theme of Feelings, emotions.
Copyright License: This file is licensed by brijo2010 under the iSLCollective Copyright License

Upload date: 2010-09-12 20:40:11

Author: brijo2010

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