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Skits for teaching English




Skit 1 - Asking the time

by Lynne Hand

Instructions to the English teacher

Get the students to alternate roles.

Pre teach:-

  • Excuse me. - To get somone's attention.
  • Do you have...? / Have you got...?
Alternative 1
Student 1 Excuse me. What time do you make it?
Student 2 It's 5.00.
Student 1 Thank you.
Student 2 You're welcome.

 

Alternative 2
Student 1 Excuse me. Do you have the time?
Student 2 Yes, it's 5.00.
Student 1 Thank you.
Student 2 You're welcome.

 

Alternative 3
Student 1 Excuse me. Have you got the time?
Student 2 Yes, it's 5.00.
Student 1 Thank you.
Student 2 You're welcome.
Extension -

Bring in a clock and set the hands to different times for student 2 to use. Only use times that have already been taught.

If you think your students are ready you could show the difference between "Have you got the time?" and "Have you got time to ...?

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