Classroom Resources

Role Play: Asking for the Phone Number

By ringing directory assistance to get a telephone number, students practice greetings for telephone conversations, asking for and giving telephone numbers and asking for information to be repeated.

Level: Primary, Junior_Secondary

Scenario

A customer rings directory assistance to get a telephone number.

Model dialogue

( O - Operator ) ( C - Customer )



Role Cards



Scenario Variation

The directory assistant or the customer may be in a particular emotional state such as cranky, sad, happy, or tired.

Props:Headpiece for the operator and mobile phone for the caller

Make directory assistant's headphones with pipe cleaners.


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