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Suplemento Educativo

Emergencies Emergencias

Por
September 2005

DIALOGUES:

A car accident.
Carol: Are you okay?
Daniel: I think so.
Carol: Do you need help?
Daniel: Do you have a cell phone?
Carol: Yes. Here it is.
Daniel: Thank you.
 
Calling 9-1-1 (for any emergency).
Operator: Nine one one. What’s your emergency?
Daniel: There’s a car accident and my daughter is hurt.
Operator: Where are you?
Daniel: I’m on Route 9-G, between the Kingston bridge and Red Hook.
Operator: How many people are hurt?
Daniel: Just one, I think.
Operator: We’ll send an ambulance right away. Is your daughter bleeding?
Daniel: Yes, she has blood on her head and she fainted.
Operator: Try to stop the bleeding with a cloth, wake her if you can, and stay calm until the ambulance arrives.
Daniel: Okay. Thank you.
 
 
VERBS
Present (presente)
Past (pasado)
Past participle (participio)
En español
Need (she/he/it needs)
needed
needed
Necesitar
Have (she/he/it has)
Had
Had
Tener
Call (she/he/it calls)
called
called
Llamar
Send (she/he/it sends)
Sent
Sent
Mandar/Enviar
Bleed (she/he/it bleeds)
bled
bled
Sangrar
Faint (she/he/it faints)
fainted
fainted
Desmayar
Try (she/he/it tries)
tried
tried
Intentar/tratar
Stop (she/he/it stops)
stopped
stopped
parar/detener
Wake (she/he/it wakes)
woke
woken
despertar
Stay calm (she/he/it stays calm)
Stayed calm
stayed calm
mantener la calma
Arrive (she/he/it arrives)
arrived
arrived
llegar
 
VOCABULARY                    En español
help                                        ayuda/auxilio
cell phone                              teléfono celular
daughter                                                hija
hurt                                         herida/o
where                                     donde
between                                 entre
bridge                                     puente
ambulance                             ambulancia
head                                       cabeza
cloth                                       paño
until                                        hasta
 
PHRASES                              En español
Are you okay?                      ¿Estás bien?
I think so.                              Creo que sí.
Here it is.                               Aquí tiene.
There’s                                  Hay
Just one.                                                Sólo una/o.
I think.                                    Creo.
right away                             en seguida
if you can                              si puedes
 
EXERCISES
Fill in the blanks with the correct word or phrase from the above lists.
Llene los espacios con la palabra o palabras correctas de la lista de arriba.
 
María: (1)________________! There’s an accident!
Joe: Are you okay?
María: No. Three people are (2)______________________.
Joe: Try to stay (3)__________. Do you have a (4)_____________________ to stop the bleeding?
María: (5)_________________ a towel in the car.
Joe: Okay. Let’s use that right away….
 
Joe: Did you call 9-1-1?
María: Yes, I called on my (6)____________________.
Joe: Good. Did they (7)_______________ an ambulance?
María: Yes, it should arrive (8)_______________ away.
Joe: I hope so….
 
Emergency worker: Is anyone unconscious? Has anyone (9)______________?
María: I don’t (10)____________ so.
Emergency worker: Okay. Let’s go to the hospital right away.
 
 
Answers: 1. Help/Stop; 2. bleeding/hurt; 3. calm; 4. cloth; 5. There’s/I have; 6. cell phone; 7. send/call; 8. right; 9. fainted; 10. think




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