These scripts will give students the opportunity to confidently practise language in a safe and structured setting where they can enjoy playing roles and bringing the story to life. ... they’ll be having so much fun that they won’t even realise that they are learning
—David Farmer, author of 101 Drama Games and Activities
Strange Medicine is an original short play for students about a mysterious scientist doing secretive research while renting a guesthouse from a family. This suspenseful play hits on an important theme: how is truth decided in science?
Written for ESL and EFL students to improve their communication and speaking skills, our short plays for students are used in ELA classes, drama clubs, elective classes, and in theater education, too!
The plays are perfect for pronunciation practice, Readers Theatre, or a full-production.
In addition to the short script, inside you'll find:
There's nothing like a play to practice natural spoke English so get dramatic in the classroom. In a good way.
Strange Medicine contains 5 characters, 8 scenes, and takes about 20 minutes to perform. The script is graded to A2+/B1 (intermediate) level.
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Other Plays in the Short Plays for English Learners Series