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Session 7

The body of missing man, Jamie Phelps, has been discovered. It's time for the detectives to work out how his body ended up on the beach - was it suicide or did someone kill him? Can you help to work it out?

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Activity 3

Father and Son: Episode 7 - part 3

A shocking discovery

Jamie Phelp's PA, Juliet Arnott, goes to the police station and sees something she shouldn't but does this cause her to reveal some important information?


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What’s this?

Chewing gum. From inside his mouth.

He was chewing gum?

Apparently. We’ll have to wait for forensics, but… seems that way.

And then there’s this. Dad and Woody. You know, I spoke to Ms Phelps about this again last night, after the ID. And, look she says Pip’s not really into Toy Story, he likes Frozen. But yesterday afternoon, after they got home, he was all Woody this and Woody that. 

I don’t want to base too much on the ramblings of a four year old. Kids… make stuff up, imagine things… whatever. They’re unreliable.

I wouldn’t….

They said I could come up. I’ve just been into the office… what’s that? Who’s….? Oh no!

Mrs Arnott, please step this way. I’m so sorry that you saw that. The front desk should never have left you up…If you could just head here … have a seat.

I’m afraid we have found a body and Lucy Phelps has identified it as that of her husband. It looks as though he may have taken his own life.

But I don’t… it doesn’t… but he paid it.

Paid what, Mrs Arnott?



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Thanks for all your comments. Here's what some of you have been saying...

Watching the video is helping me better understand the context and meaning behind the vocabulary used. For example wayward - if I had just googled it, I would simply know the meaning. But listening to it during an actual conversation helps me remember and recall better.
Madhan – India

Callie is right! It doesn’t make any sense and that's quite exciting! The story is completely open, anything can happen and as it's not a cliché, Juliet, the secretary, is not guilty!
Haroldo – Brazil

The rich vocabulary and pleasant British accent, along with brilliant actors, made me love these absolutely fantastic series. After watching episode 2, I doubted Jammie had some issues with his clients or acquaintances. One aspect reinforced my idea; I understood that Lucy was concerned about his disappearance, but throughout examining, Lucy seemed suspicious, having a strangely puzzled look on her face. Looking forward to the rest of the series
Mzia – Georgia

It is more and more interesting. Look at that celebrity chef Arthur, I think he is charming, his facial expression, his cheeky smile. But I can't figure out his role in Jamie's disappearance. Maybe his account has something to do with a financial fraud which Jamie committed.
Lucy – New Zealand
Amazing idea to create Father and Son as a way to learn english. The plot keeps me in suspense and makes me think all the time in new english words and phrases.
I'm so happy to follow you !!
Rosario – Peru

Hi! I am not sure, but maybe Lucy is the one behind everything! James is very suspicious, too. Callie doesn't like Lucy, so maybe she suspects something!
Ashley – Portugal

I am having such a good time watching this drama. I can not wait for the next episodes. There is something wrong with Lucy and I bet the output will surprise us all.
Gustavo – Brazil

I'm intrigued by a surprising story and wasn't expecting something to do with computer hacking. Is it possible to think that a cyber criminal is pretending to be Woody from Toy Story? I'm looking forward to the next episode!
Asami – Scotland


You can download the audio and transcript for Episode 6 here. 

You can watch the whole of episode 7 in Activity 5.

Session Vocabulary

  • Useful words and phrases from this episode

    intentionally killing yourself

    solving crimes using scientific methods

    long and confused talking of little importance

    taken his own life
    killed himself