The following role-plays require you to think and act as if you were the person being described in each situation.
a. Role-play 1. One student prepares and presents a speech as if she or he is an entrepreneur informing employees that her or his business has failed and will not be operating from tomorrow on. The rest of the class can respond and ask questions as if they are devoted employees upset about losing their jobs.
b. Role-play 2. In small groups, role-play the interchange between an entrepreneur of a failed business expressing his or her negative emotions and a friend providing advice on how to best cope with the situation.