Last quiz on the theme of emergency services today.
Houve um colisão entre um pesado de mercadorias e dois ligeiros. What’s happened? a) A crash between a lorry and a car b) Someone got run over c) A lorry and two cars crashed
Boa tarde! Muito ocupada hoje (=very busy today) Which of the following is not a health problem: AVC, ataque cardiac, incêndio, dificuldade em respirar, intoxicação
Tip: Phone numbers in Portuguese are usually read out as single digits (dois, quatro, nove ….) but postcodes are said in the thousands and hundreds (dois mil e tresentos e cinco, zero vinte e três)
Bom dia! Re-order the words to make a question: se / O / passou / que ?
Tip: Question words are really very useful words to learn. They enable you to have simple conversations and get information you need. Onde, quando, quem, quanto(s) …
Bom dia! Bom feriado! When on the phone to the emergencey services, they may ask you: Qual é o número de telefone do qual está a ligar? What do they want to know? a) how many people are involved in the accident b) your location c) the number of the phone you’re calling on
Bom dia! Which of these is not normally a good reason to call the bombeiros? teve um acidente de automóvel, o gato está preso em árvore, alguém está muito doente, há um incendio florestal
Tip: tive=I had, teve=you had/he had/she had (conjugation of past tense of ter – tive, tiveste, teve, tivemos, tiveram)
Novo tema hoje – Emergency services. A useful topic that you hopefully won’t need to use, but you never know…. This will also be the theme of the workshop classes next week – come along and learn useful words and practise speaking on this subject. (Tuesday in Alvaiázere, Wednesday in Ansiao)
Quick question: Qual é o número dos servicos de urgéncia em Portugal?