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role-play

(rōl′plā′)
v. role-played, role-playing, role-plays
v.tr.
To act out (a situation), as for therapeutic , educational, or recreational purposes: "He mixed learning and playing—once he asked the children to role-play the Berlin Conference" (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie).
v.intr.
To assume or act out a particular role: "When I hire people I role-play with them ... to see how they take pressure" (Peter Schrag).
n.
Role-playing.
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role-play

Sexology
verb To act out a sexual fantasy, which may include BDSM activities, fetishism, paraphilias, etc., typically with a partner.
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Cirillo and Radicioni also focus on role-plays to practise interpreting in business meetings, but they suggest using "structured role-play", where special attention is paid to what is done before and after its enactment: i.e., defining the objectives and setting the stage (before), and giving feedback and facilitating discussion (after).
There was insignificant (p=0.09) difference between male and female students in the videotaped role-plays scores.
Another program, a customizable full-day program includes an interactive video scenario segment with multiple decision-making outcomes, and a role-play segment for more complex decision-making.
The third measure was the average number of role-plays necessary during each teaching session for the participant to meet the criterion of demonstrating 100% of the skill steps across two consecutive role-plays.
In this article, we hope to facilitate the reemergence of a particular pedagogy that has faded somewhat in TESOL, but has been taken up enthusiastically in many other disciplines: role-play. We argue that role-playing pedagogy with an explicit focus on cognitive engagement--what we call critical role-play--can be a valuable addition to the English for academic purposes (EAP) curriculum.
Although student perceptions have been found to be positive (O'Hara and Shaffer, 1995), role-plays also have disadvantages.
Group Problem-Solving Role-Play Problem Young people who have had treatment for cancer are often worried about changes in the way they look, such as hair toss and body image.
But the Cleveland Police trainees were learning vital skills on their way to enforcing law and order on Teesside's streets - by pitting their skills against students in a role-play exercise.
Role-play simulation [RPS] dates back to the 1960's when William A.
To the students for requesting us to create more role-plays which assist their understanding in difficult conceptual areas and to TDU for their interest and support.
Another issue that commonly arises with role-plays is that participants are not comfortable playing an imaginary role.
It involves videotaped role-plays that are played back to the group for feedback and then repeated.