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ANNE meets her brother’s family

ROSE
You’d better come in.

ROSE
You didn’t tell me you had a sister.
(Turning to the others)
David hasn’t told me very much about his family.

DAVID
I’m so sorry. Anne, I feel very bad about not contacting you.

ANNE
I just can’t believe it. I was looking for you, thinking that something terrible must have happened and here you are playing house!

DAVID
There’s someone you should meet.
He takes ANNE to a corner of the room where there is a crib with a cover over it. He folds back the cover. There is a baby there.

DAVID
This is our son, Sam. Sam, meet your Aunt Anne.

ANNE
David! My little brother – a father! He’s beautiful! David, why didn’t you tell me about Rose. Why didn’t you tell me you were a father?

ROSE
I think I would like to know that too.

ANNE
I would have come and helped you.

DAVID
It’s hard to explain.

ANNE
I have some friends outside who helped me find you. I think you need to tell us all what happened.

ROSE
I’ll go and get them.
DAVID picks SAM up out of his crib, and passes him to ANNE.

ANNE
I’m an aunt!
ROSE comes in with the others.

ANNE
Sarah, Steve. This is my brother David and his partner, Rose. And this is my nephew Sam.

SARAH
He’s gorgeous!

DAVID
(to STEVE)
I know you. You…

STEVE
…shop at your stall. Yeah.

DAVID
Green apples. He always wants green apples.

STEVE
That’s right. You have a good memory David.

ROSE
I think you’d better all sit down.

Episode 36 - Notes


1. INTRODUCTIONS
  This time Anne introduces two groups of people instead of just two people:
ANNE
Sarah, Steve. This is my brother David and his partner, Rose. And this is my nephew Sam.
   
 
more information: Introductions - episode 35
   
2. RELATIVE PRONOUNS
  A relative pronoun is a word that’s used instead of the noun being talked about.

Who
, which, that, what and when are common relative pronouns.
We use who for people.
Anne is the character who has found her brother.
Sarah is the character who is Mark’s wife.
ANNE
I have some friends outside who helped me find you.
We use which or that when talking about things.
I have a car which is blue.
I have a car that is blue.

If we’re talking about time we say when.
This is the time when the bus arrives.
And if we’re talking about a place we use where.
This is the place where the accident happened.
What can be used to mean ‘the things that’.
I mean what I say.
ANNE
I think you need to tell us all what happened.
 
   
3. RELATIVES
Baby Sam is Anne’s nephew.
ANNE
And this is my nephew Sam.
Anne is Sam’s aunt.
ANNE
I’m an aunt!
If Anne had a child, David would be its uncle.
If it were a girl it would be David’s niece.
If Anne had a child, it would be Sam’s cousin.

We use cousin for male and female.
These sorts of relatives are called your extended family.
Your immediate family is your mother, father, sisters and brothers.
Rose is Sam’s mother.
David is Sam’s father.
Sam is Rose and David’s son.
Sam doesn’t have any brothers or sisters yet.
Rose and David don’t have a daughter.
(girl)
ROSE
You didn’t tell me you had a sister.
 
   

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