Real Talk #056 – Calling 911 in an emergency
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No one ever expects to be in an emergency, but sometimes we may be in a situation where we need to call for help. In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy teach you common expressions you can use when talking to a 911 dispatcher. Real Talk is a series that helps you learn practical English expressions that you can use in every day natural conversations. Be sure to listen carefully to this episode for all the useful expressions! Fun facts 911 is an emergency phone number used globally in many North, Central & South America countries. It first began being used by the fire department in the United States in 1957 because it had never been used as an area code. Other regions of the world use different universal emergency phone numbers such as 112 in Europe and 119 in many Asian countries. Expressions included in the study guide * Hit and run * Blow through * Stay on the line * What’s (someone’s) condition * Yada yada * Clog up the line Copyright: For more information about this episode, visit Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar Image: JOSHUA COLEMAN and Charanjeet Dhiman (
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