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CLIP 6548

Using Appropriate Language When Calling Emergency Services

Using Appropriate Language When Calling Emergency Services

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Key Info
  • Using Appropriate Language When Calling Emergency Services
  • Duration: 02:49
  • A teenager witnesses a car accident and calls emergency services. He gives irrelevant information, using language which is inappropriate and unfocused. We also see the attempts of the phone operator to elicit useful information.
  • Subject:



    Speaking and Listening

  • Keywords: relevance, speaking and listening, audience, purpose, speakers, listeners
Ideas for use in class
  • Can be used as an introduction to role-play or other drama activities. As well as using correct register; being precise and concise.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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