Réagir et dialoguer : j’échange avec un interlocuteur.
Did you know?
TV detective Columbo is famous for his problem solving techniques. To be a good detective, you also need patience, attention to details and, of course, good communication skills. Would you make a good detective? Why?
CASE NUMBER 73 - date: February 28th - London Disctrict
Victim: Brian O'Neill
- male - 30 - married to Megan O'Neill - policeman - always worked late
- gun found next to the body - messy apartment: papers everywher -> fight? - fingerprints - no footprints
- Megan O'Neill, 28: victim's wife missing - Kat Perry, 84: victim's neighbour. Fond of snakes. Was watching TV. - Ryan Bosling, 28: victim's neighbour. Was texting his friend Julia - a smoker? - a jogger?
No reliable witnesses. Kat Perry saw someone smoking and someone running in the street, she heard people fighting. Ryan Bosling heard loud noises.
Exercice 1 : Let’s recap!
What can you see on this board? Are there any mistakes? Share opinions.
Write your own recap.
Present your report and add 3 mistakes to trick your classmates!
Use the past BE + V‑ing.
Megan O’Neill, English Professor at the University of London Malet Street, London WCIE 7HU
Dear Detective Logan,
I am Megan O’Neill and I know that you are investigating my husbband’s murder. I was in the apartment when Brian was shot ded. I now that I look suspicious to you because I disappeared but I promise I did not kille my husband.
I hearrd some noisse coming from the living room but at first I didn’t realise that he was being atacked. Then I heard a gunshot so I ran away as quickly as possible, as discrreetly as possibl. Please belive me, I loved Brian very mutch and I’m devastated.