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Skip to 0 minutes and 19 seconds S: Who are these two?

Skip to 0 minutes and 22 seconds D: They’re married and have three children.

Skip to 0 minutes and 27 seconds S: Is that these three here?

Skip to 0 minutes and 32 seconds D: Yeah, yeah, the eldest is a boy and the other two are girls.

Skip to 0 minutes and 36 seconds S: Ok great. And are these two married?

Skip to 0 minutes and 40 seconds D: Yes. And they have a son who is deaf.

Skip to 0 minutes and 45 seconds S: Ah, ok. Is the son adopted?

Skip to 0 minutes and 47 seconds D: Exactly.

Skip to 0 minutes and 48 seconds S: This lady works as a sign language interpreter. That means she interprets spoken language into sign language and vice versa.

Skip to 0 minutes and 57 seconds D: Ok. This man is a police officer and his wife doesn’t work. She’s unemployed.

Skip to 1 minute and 5 seconds S: Unemployed?

Skip to 1 minute and 6 seconds D: Yes. She used to work in administration.

Skip to 1 minute and 11 seconds S: Her son wants to be a carpenter or a doctor when he’s older. We’ll see what he does.

Skip to 1 minute and 21 seconds D: Ah, that’s great. And that man there?

Skip to 1 minute and 23 seconds S: This man here isn’t married.

Skip to 1 minute and 25 seconds D: Isn’t he?

Skip to 1 minute and 26 seconds S: No, no, he’s separated. He had a girlfriend a while ago, but in the end they split up. They had a daughter who is hearing.

Skip to 1 minute and 35 seconds D: She’s not deaf?

Skip to 1 minute and 36 seconds S: No.

Skip to 1 minute and 37 seconds D: So, these two children are cousins?

Skip to 1 minute and 39 seconds S: Clearly.

Skip to 1 minute and 40 seconds D: And what does this girl want to be when she’s older?

Skip to 1 minute and 44 seconds S: She wants to be a teacher for young children or a chef. We’ll see what she decides to do.

Skip to 1 minute and 52 seconds D: And these two here at the top have never worked?

Skip to 1 minute and 57 seconds S: Sure they have! Years ago they used to work, but not anymore. They’re retired. He was a dentist and she was a firewoman.

Skip to 2 minutes and 8 seconds D: Ok. They must be very happy with two grandchildren.

Skip to 2 minutes and 15 seconds S: I’m sure they are! Maybe in the future they’ll have three or four, who knows?

Skip to 2 minutes and 20 seconds S: Shall we take a photograph for them?

Skip to 2 minutes and 23 seconds D: Ok!

Family tree

In this video, Santi and Delfina introduce you to a family tree. Pay attention to each family member – you will need to know some details about them later on!

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