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Assigning codes to the passage of text

  1. Read the passage of text below about Amanda finding out she was pregnant.
  2. Look at the list of codes below and decide which code sums up what is being talked about in each line of the text (you may use a code more than once).
  3. Click of the radio button to indicate which code you are assigning to that line. For example to select 'lifestyle' which is number 4 in the list, click on radio button number 4 next to the line of text.
  4. Once you have selected codes for ALL the lines of text, click on the submit button below the passage of text. (Use the Reset button if you want to remove ALL you choices and start again).

 

 

List of codes

  1. Breaking up
  2. Getting pregnant
  3. Insecurity
  4. Lifestyle
  5. Moving in together
  6. Not wanting to move
  7. Proposal
  8. Settling down
  9. Uncertainty

 

AMANDA
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When I found out I was pregnant, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to get married and he …
wasn’t the settling down kind. He was old enough to bring up a child but I knew he …
wasn’t ready to. He was in the Navy he liked the life and preferred going off with …
his friends and that bothered me. At first I hoped something would happen so I …
didn’t have the baby and I wanted him to marry me ’cause he wanted to not …
because I was pregnant. Anyway when the baby was born we broke up and I have …
seen him a couple of times but he has phoned lots and says he will marry me. He …
wanted me to marry him and go and live with him, but I didn’t want to leave home.
He leaves the Navy in 6 months so I’m getting the flat ready for him to move in. But …
I still worry he’ll go off with his friends and won’t be able to give up the life.