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Date :

LISTENING COMPREHENSION

 Before viewing : What does the movie poster tell you about the film you are about to watch ?

- Type of film : …………………………………….……………………………………………………………………………………….

- Topic : ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

 Watch the scene and identify :

- where the scene is set :


…………………………………………………………………..…………………………………………………………………………………….

- the characters :
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….……………………………
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 How are they related ?

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 Briefly describe the situation:

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 About the baby’s traits : Fill in the chart.

Characteristics chosen by the couple Reasons:

Characteristics chosen by the geneticist Reasons:


 Say who these adjectives best apply to throughout the scene. Justify your choice.

 nervous - self- confident - diplomatic - reassuring – anxious - determined - hesitant

 Fill in the blanks.

AT THE GENETIC COUNSELLING OFFICE

Voice-over : Like most other ………………………….…………… of their day, they were


………………………….…………… that their ……………………… child would be ………………………….……
into the world in what has ………………………….…………… the ………………………….……………
way.

GENETICIST
Your extracted …………………………

... Maria, have been ………………………….…………… with...


Antonio's ………………………….… .
After screening, we're ………………………….……… with as you see
two healthy ………………………… and two very ………………………….girls.
Naturally no ………………………….…………… pre-dispositions to any
of the major inheritable ………………………….…………… . All that remains is to
………………………….………… the most compatible ……………….……………….…………….

GENETICIST
First, we may as well decide on ………………………….…………….
Have you ………………………….…………… it any thought?
MARIA

We …………………………. ………………………….Vincent to have a brother...


you know, to ………………………….…………… with.

GENETICIST
Of course you would. Hello Vincent!

You have specified hazel ……………………………, dark


………………………….…………… and fair ………………………….….
I have………………………….…………… the ………………………….…………… of eradicating any
potentially prejudicial ………………………….…………… - …………………………..…….……………
baldness, ………………………….…………… , ………………………….…………… and addictive
susceptibility, propensity for ………………………….…………… and………………………….……………
.

MARIA

--We didn't ………………… —I mean ………………………….…………… , yes.

ANTONIO
We were just ………………………….…………… if it’s good to just
………………………….…………… a few things to ………………………….…………… .

GENETICIST

You ………………………….… to ………………………….…your child the ………………………….……………


possible ………………………….………. Believe me, we have enough ………………………….…………
built-in already. Your child doesn't …………………………. any ………………………….…
burdens. And keep in ………………………….… ,this child is
………………………….……………you, simply the………………………….…… of ………………………….…………… .
You………………………….…………… ………………………….……… naturally a ………………………….……………
times and ………………………….…………… get such a ………………………….…………….