Divide the Adventure students into 2 small groups. As intentional entrepreneurs, you are busy gathering and processing information to fund your business idea within the existing game reserve. The Adventure students will have to think and behave as an entrepreneur borrowing finances from the suppliers of finance or an investor (Ecotourism students).
The Ecotourism students will be the Bank. They need to consider the requirements and the types of financing that are available for the Adventure groups. Role play the process of borrowing finance. Imaginary role assist in boosting students interaction in the classroom. It is important to incorporate a speaking activity to reflect learners‟ theoretical knowledge of a language in practice”.
Ecotourism Financial Banking services
Possible response from the Bank (positive/ negative)
Commercial Recreation Game reserve
The bank, will explain the sources of finance (bank and trade credit) to the entrepreneurs. The explanation of short, medium and long term funds will be provided.
The evaluation (advise) from the bank will indicate whether the business will be a risky business (robot), beneficial (feasible business) and the impractical business (danger).
There are business opportunities for entrepreneurs within the reserve. One with a unique and competitive product or a service which fits well with the with fund portfolio from the bank. The other one is not feasible.