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Unit 1: Drama: Father and Son

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Session 1

In our new crime drama, a woman reports her husband and son missing. Follow the story of the two detectives who are working on the case to uncover what has really happened.

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Activity 1

Father and Son: Our new crime drama begins

Episode 1 - part 1

In this first part, a woman reports her husband and son missing. Meet Detectives Callie Pritchard and Nikesh Ready, who are given the job of gathering the facts of the case.

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1. POLICE STATION CORRIDOR

Callie
How many hours did you get?

Nikesh
Three… altogether.

Callie
Christ. It’s like you’re in Guantanamo. You’ve got… is that sick in your hair?

Nikesh
Probably…. Where?

Callie
Right. Well, I’ll take the lead on this, shall I? Lucy Phelps, 38 years old, reporting a missing husband. She’s a lawyer and time waster. But she’s a pal of the chief superintendent so… Ready?

TO BE CONTINUED IN ACTIVITY 2

The story continues in Activity 2

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Episode 1, part 2 will be available in the next activity, with the full episode in Activity 5.

Session Vocabulary

  • Useful words and phrases from this episode

    wayward
    difficult to control and does unexpected things

    clients
    people who receive a service from a business

    accounts
    official financial records

    discreet
    doesn't attract attention