I published a different version of this script on my old website several years ago, but I updated it to include more useful, high frequency structures. I wrote it specifically to be used during our school's celebration of "University Week".
A character wants to be a certain profession and so they go to a college and take a class (maybe obviously related to their desired profession, maybe not). The professor speaks a language that the student doesn’t speak, so the student receives an F in the class and decides that they want to be something different. The cycle repeats until the student finally finds them in a class in which the professor speaks a language that they also speak or resolves in some other way. TIP: The main character should be multilingual! The ending should not be that the character only speaks English and finally ends up in a class with an English-speaking teacher.
- habla - talks/speaks
- quiere ser - wants to be
- toma - takes
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