A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS
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Lesson Plan Text
Presentations- Voice and Body Roleplay Cards
Give a formal or informal presentation on the topic your teacher gives you while doing the
thing that is written on the roleplay card they give you, e.g. “Speak very very loudly”. Your
partner should try to guess what is written on your roleplay card, then discuss how good or
bad that thing is.
Avoid eye contact
Keep your arms crossed
Stare off into space
Stare at the person/ people listening
Try to sound bored and boring
Sit on your hands (to stop yourself using any gestures)
Move your body the whole time, e.g. making lots of gestures
Fidget (= repeat an unconscious gesture such as scratching your nose or
tapping your foot)
Keep your eyes on your notes
Slouch (= sit in an extremely relaxed position)
Sit on the very front edge of your chair with your back straight and rigid
Smile as much as you can
Discuss how good or bad the things written on the other cards below are, then give each
other advice about voice and body language/ gestures in presentations.
Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2012