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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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Go backstage!

Rob's here with a review of the story so far, your comments and feedback and the winners of this week's prize draw. 

*PLEASE NOTE: This video was recorded during the first launch of the drama and the prize giveaway is now closed and you are unable to enter.*

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Your say...

Tell us what you think of our drama or tell us what you think might happen next. Send us your comments here.

Here's what you've been saying...

I’ve stared to watch this drama, and I kind of like it. Seems to me like a Netflix series, plus is teaching me English, and is why I’m watching it. Hope you understand what I’ve wrote.😬

Ignacio - Mexico

I've been enjoying all videos from this series. I think this is very useful because they speak like real people. We know in real life English isn't spoken as clear as teachers do. Like Helen Belbin says: "we don't just speak in well formed sentences".

Wilson - Colombia

It seems interesting. I love   watching  detective dramas, because the science is applied to figure out who is the guilty, that's very exciting

Fanny - Ecuador

The new drama is really nice. I'm sure we are going to have a great show as always.

Haroldo - Brazil

I'm loving this new drama. I think it really has a mysterious atmosphere and quite different from usual BBC learning English contents which I always enjoy doing. I find it interesting that Jamie watched "The Crown" and "The Question Time" the night before. (What? The Question Time!?) Is it something to do with their disappearance?  

Asami - Scotland

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Coming soon: From Friday you can download the audio and the transcript for the complete episode. 

What happens next? The full Episode 1 will be available 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