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Unit 1: Drama: Father and Son

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  1. 1 Drama: Father and Son

Session 2

Our new crime drama continues. Two detectives are trying to work out what's really happened to Jamie Phelps and his son, who have been reported missing by wife and mother, Lucy Phelps. 

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Activity 3

Father and Son: Episode 2 - part 3

What was Jamie's 'state of mind'?

Detectives Callie Pritchard and Nikesh Ready, are talking to Lucy Phelps who's reported her husband and son missing. What state was Jamie in when he left home this morning?

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    Loads of people I guess. But why would he…

    Lucy, you were about say something about Jamie this morning. What didn’t he do?

    He didn’t. It’s silly, but he didn’t kiss my hand. We do this thing in the morning where he kisses my hand before he goes to work. Pip does it too. It’s just a…

    But he didn’t do it this morning?

    No. He didn’t.

    Ms Phelps, what were Jamie and Pip wearing this morning?

    Eh, Jamie was wearing a suit, a blue suit with an open collar. Pip had green cord dungarees and a yellow long sleeved t-shirt. And a navy hooded jacket on. He will have had Mr Pom Pom, his toy elephant.

    Sorry, I’ll put this on silent…


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You can download the audio and transcript for Episode 1 here. 

The whole of Episode 2 will be available in Activity 5.

Session Vocabulary

  • Useful words and phrases from this episode

    Personal Assistant - person who helps you with your job often by performing administrative tasks

    preparing reports and other written tasks that are part of your job

    state of mind
    how someone is feeling and behaving at that time

    detailed scientific methods used to solve a crime

    clothing item consisting of trousers and a piece of cloth covering the chest, held up by straps 
    over the shoulders