Mobile phones - BBC Learning English 6 Minute English...

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BBC Learning English 6 Minute English Mobile phones 6 Minute English © bbclearningenglish.com 2008 Page 1 of 5 Doug: Hello, I’m Doug Campbell and this is 6 Minute English. Today we’re talking about mobile phones. And I’m here with Jackie Dalton – have you got your mobile Jackie? Jackie: Yes, I have Doug – but I’ve turned it off… for six minutes. Doug: Okay. Well we don’t want your phone ringing during the programme. Mobile phones are so popular nowadays. And I have a question for you before we start…okay? Jackie: Okay. Doug: In Britain we call it a mobile phone. In Canada and the United States they call it a different name. Which of these names is not a name for a mobile phone in Canada? a) a cell phone b) a cellular phone c) a c phone Jackie: That’s quite tricky. I thought it was going be easier than that! Definitely a cell phone is a name. Cellular phone sounds a bit odd, but I think you could say it. C phone I’ve never heard before so I’ll go with c phone. Doug: Okay, well we will check your answer later in the programme. Now here’s another question - I asked people in the office about mobile phones and I asked: Could you live without your mobile phone?
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6 Minute English © bbclearningenglish.com 2008 Page 2 of 5 Staff Nooooo! I couldn’t live without my mobile phone. It organises everything I do in work and in my private life. I could live without my mobile phone because I think it encourages me to make unnecessary phone calls. Doug:
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course FSD 6789 taught by Professor Vinh during the Spring '09 term at ITT Tech Flint.

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