Scenarios are role-playing dialog scripts of conversations between people playing different roles.
This scenario is about two people taking a trip to the beach for some sun and fun in the sand.
Class Discussion about the Light Spectrum
A class is in progress. The topic is light.
Desert Hiking Adventure – Part 1
Three friends who are into extreme sports decide to go hiking in the Sahara Desert in Morocco. Their names are Desdemona (Dez), Elysia (Elly), and Deirdre (Dee). They have traveled to a small village called Mhamid El Ghizlane (or just Mhamid) where they will embark on a six-day hiking adventure into the desert and back. It is dawn.
Desert Hiking Adventure – Part 2
Three friends on a hiking adventure are lost in the Sahara Desert due to an unexpected sandstorm that threw them off course. Dee has just been through a harrowing experience and is still a bit shaken. Dez and Elly have not told Dee that they are lost, so Dee’s fragile psyche has been spared from this additional shock so far.
Drama Class about Classic Monster Movies
A high school drama class is in progress. The teacher has just taken roll call to verify attendance. Today’s topic is “Classic Monster Movies”.
Filling Up at a Gas Station
Carl and Sheila are driving along an interstate highway. Carl is the driver; Sheila is the passenger.
Fire Emergency at a High School
It is mid-January and the weather is below freezing outside. At a high school, half the classes are in session and half have just gone to the cafeteria for lunch. Teacher Smith is conducting history class. Teacher Jones is in the cafeteria having lunch with her class.
Chuck has just been involved in a car accident. He fell asleep at the wheel doing 75 mph and went off the road. He hit a ditch and his car flipped over several times. He was knocked unconscious and has blood running profusely down the side of his face. Several cars pull over to the side of the road and dial 9-1-1 to report the accident. Some passers-by pull him from the wreckage just as the car bursts into flames. Within 15 minutes, an ambulance arrives and begins transporting him to the nearest hospital. Chester is the ambulance driver and Jim is the paramedic riding in the back of the ambulance. Jim inserts an intravenous (IV) liquid drip into Chuck’s arm.
Hotel Experience 1
You and a friend have just arrived at a plush hotel. You will be staying in town for vacation for one week.
Hotel Experience 2
This takes place in a moderate-sized hotel. Keith and Kathy work at the front desk. (Mgr=manager)
International Teleconference Meeting
The headquarters of the Nexus Corporation needs to hold a teleconference to announce several new corporate-wide initiatives they are going to implement soon. The CEO presses the intercom button on his desk to buzz his secretary.
Job Interview Experience
Lex is arriving at an office building to be interviewed for a job opening. He is dressed in a nice blue suit with a red tie and black patent-leather shoes. He enters the lobby and looks at the building directory. He finds that the office he is looking for is on the 16th floor. He enters the elevator and pushes the button labeled 16. The elevator dings and the doors close. Two other people are in the elevator with him. The elevator begins moving upward, dinging once as it passes each floor. It stops on the 12th floor and one passenger gets out. It stops again on the 14th floor and the remaining passenger gets out. Luther exits the elevator at the 16th floor and proceeds to the reception desk.
Looking for a New Doctor
Cindy has just relocated to a small town and needs to find a new family doctor. She is presently at home and has just called the doctor’s office.
An international space mission is in progress. An orbiter spacecraft is orbing the moon. It is carrying a lander vehicle that is designed to land on the moon and take off again to return to the orbiter. There are two astronauts and a cosmonaut aboard the orbiter. The mission commander is Susan Ivanovich, a Russian. The copilot is Neil Armstrong and the First Engineer is Buzz Aldrin, both Americans
Mall Experience 1
Darla, Cindy, and Evan have just arrived at a new shopping mall. They are on the lower level.
Medieval Times – A Dinner Theater
Angie is an American college student who has volunteered to take a couple of international exchange college students out for a night on the town. She is taking them to a dinner theater show in Orlando, Florida, USA, called “Medieval Times”. Mei Lin is from China and Yuri is from Russia. It is 9:00 pm and night has fallen. They have just bought their admission tickets and entered the main entrance hall.
Meeting Experience 1
Sara, schedule a meeting with all staff in 15 minutes – urgent and mandatory. This is a showstopper.
Murder Mystery Dinner Train
Vicky has invited three friends to go to a tourist attraction in Fort Myers, Florida, USA. They have just arrived at the ticket counter. It is 5:30 pm. (Website: https://semgulf.com/ ; introduction video available)
New Hire in the Office
This setting is a newspaper printing office going about their daily routine. The editor-in-chief (the Chief) manages his secretary Tess and the newspaper staff. Tim is a new hire who has just joined the staff as a writer.
A boss is about to given an employee his annual performance evaluation.
Renting an Apartment
Laura and Robert are looking to rent an apartment. They have a six-year-old son and no pets. They are looking to relocate to a small town called Stuttgart for a one-year job assignment. They have just arrived in town and checked into the Days Inn and Suites Hotel.
Scuba Diving Adventure
Four friends decide to go scuba diving together one Saturday in the Cayman Islands just south of Cuba. All four are open-water divers certified to go down to 130 feet (40 meters). They have just arrived at the beach where their dive boat is preparing to leave. Scuba is an acronym (SCUBA) that stands for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. (You may watch a video at https://www.padi.com/padi-courses/open-water-diver )
SpaceX Dragon Class
A high school science class is about to begin. A teacher engages four active students: boys Fernando and Gerard and girls Tracy and Bernadette.
Teacher Lee is in Beijing, China, visiting James, a Chinese friend of his. Two of James’s friends heard about Teacher Lee’s visit and asked James if they could meet with him and Teacher Lee at a local Starbucks so they could practice their English conversation skills with a real, live, native English speaker. James agreed. James and Teacher Lee have just arrived at the Starbucks store. James’s two friends have not arrived yet.
The Voyager Series Space Probes
An astronomy class has just begun. The homework for the previous night was to read about NASA’s Voyager Space Probe Program. The review of the material will be covered as a competition game, so the students have been divided into two groups – the girls against the boys. The two teams will take turns answering the teacher’s questions. A 100% correct answer scores a point. The team that wins the most points earns one week without any homework along with a few other perks.
Tour Boat Ride
The Smith family are going to take a tour boat ride in Boston’s Inner Harbor. They have just parked in the parking lot and exited their car. They are all dressed in cool, light-colored clothing, for it is a very hot day.
An employee, Cindy, has been assigned to give some potential clients a walk-through of their business facilities. The spokesperson for the client’s group is Theresa. She is accompanied by Sally and Eddie.
Four friends are taking a group vacation to Victoria Falls in Africa for a weekend of white-water rafting down the Zambezi River, which forms the boundary between two countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. They have just arrived at Victoria Falls and are meeting their tour guide, Hondo.