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Negotiating role play
Teacher's notes: 1. Initially ask one student to come in front of the group and ask him/her if you can have one of his/her possessions e.g. a pen, notebook - something he/she has in class. 2. Try to negotiate for the object and use negotiating exponents e.g. I'll give you my board pen, if you give me your pen (conditional), I can give you... if you... . 3. Come to a conclusion and then explain to the students that they are going to do the same type of negotiation. 4. Explain that they all have very famous wildlife conservation parks and that they need to obtain certain animals. 5. Hand out the roles. 6. Tell the students to exchange their animals and to obtain what they need. 7. Tell the students to make sure that they get a good deal; possibly tell them to exchange two or three times in order to get what they want!

You have two Asian elephants, two boa constrictors and one zebra. You would like a sea lion and a buffalo.

You have a buffalo and two sea lions. You would like three boa constrictors, a grizzly bear and a zebra.

You have a grizzly bear and a bald eagle. You would like some sea lions and a zebra.

You have an Asian elephant and a rhino. You would like a boa constrictor and a bald eagle.

You would like some poison dart frogs and a sea lion. You have a grizzly bear, a boa constrictor and three sea lions (one sea lion is sick.)

let the students decide what. You can reuse the role play but change the animals to another commodity . You would like a bald eagle and some snowy owls. You have some sea lions.com All rights reserved. © 2000 . You would like some sea lions. You would like a python. a grizzly bear and a rhino. You have three snowy owls. poison dart frogs and a bald eagle. You would like a panda. . You have two Asian elephants and three boa constrictors. a crocodile and two or even three boa constrictors. You have two grizzly bears and a crocodile. 2. You have a polar bear and two healthy grizzly bears.You have an old polar bear and three boa constrictors. a polar bear and a panda. Ask them to consider useful negotiating exponents. Follow up: 1. You would like a panda. You don't know what you would like you are open to offers. You would like a sea lion and a rhino. You have two polar bears and a panda. Ask the students how they negotiate in their jobs. 3.2006 eslsite.