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Santi and Delfina present the family members, their relations and their professions
18.9
S: Who are these two?
21.5
D: They’re married and have three children.
27
S: Is that these three here?
31.9
D: Yeah, yeah, the eldest is a boy and the other two are girls.
36.3
S: Ok great. And are these two married?
39.5
D: Yes. And they have a son who is deaf.
44.8
S: Ah, ok. Is the son adopted?
46.5
D: Exactly.
47.8
S: This lady works as a sign language interpreter. That means she interprets spoken language into sign language and vice versa.
56.6
D: Ok. This man is a police officer and his wife doesn’t work. She’s unemployed.
64.6
S: Unemployed?
66.2
D: Yes. She used to work in administration.
71
S: Her son wants to be a carpenter or a doctor when he’s older. We’ll see what he does.
81.4
D: Ah, that’s great. And that man there?
82.8
S: This man here isn’t married.
84.5
D: Isn’t he?
85.7
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.
94.7
D: She’s not deaf?
96
S: No.
97
D: So, these two children are cousins?
98.5
S: Clearly.
100.3
D: And what does this girl want to be when she’s older?
103.5
S: She wants to be a teacher for young children or a chef. We’ll see what she decides to do.
112.3
D: And these two here at the top have never worked?
116.7
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.
127.8
D: Ok. They must be very happy with two grandchildren.
134.7
S: I’m sure they are! Maybe in the future they’ll have three or four, who knows?
139.5
S: Shall we take a photograph for them?
142.8
D: Ok!
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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