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Murderer! Murderer!

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Mission 1

Murderer! Murderer!

Did you know?

1. Edgar Allan Poe wrote in English.
2. Detective fiction in the English-speaking world began in the 15th century. 
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The crime scene

Match each letter with the right word.
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Chalk line
Police officer
Foot print
Blood stain
Crime tape

Select all the keywords you can hear.

The crime scene

Answer the questions to create a police report. Note examples of the passive form.

a) The victim’s name is

b) He was a

c) He was killed on the

d) He was shot in

e) What clues were found?
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A talkative lady!

Describe the scene: guess what the two characters are talking about and fill in the speech bubbles by clicking on the image.

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Describe the scene here:

Listen to the audio and select the words you hear in the conversation.

A talkative lady!

Listen carefully. Do you think the old lady is a suspect? Why?💡 Tip: She may be a suspect as... / She can't be a suspect since...

Complete the text to recap the conversation between the old lady and the policewoman.

  • saw
  • was smoking
  • was coming back
  • were fighting
  • was watching
  • was running
Mrs Kat Perry is the neighbour of the victim. The night of the murder, she was at home and she
TV. She saw Mr O’Neill who
late from work and she heard her neighbours who
. She also heard the door slam and she
someone who
 in the street and someone else who

Bonus question
Match the two parts of the expressions from the interview.

  • I was not sleeping
  • to shout
  • think
  • doggie
  • volume up
  • louder
turn the
no need
as usual
let me
that poor
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A text conversation

Look at the document and present it.

Graphique lié à l'exercice 6

a) This document is a .
b) The two people texting are and .
c) The conversation started at and finished at .
d) The main subjects of the conversation are and .

Match each emoticon with its description.

  • Cat-lover
  • Shy
  • In tears
  • Winking
  • Laughing out loud
  • Malicious
  • Bored
  • Sick
  • Stuck-out tongue
  • Angry
Odd ones

Imagine Ryan’s interview with the police: reorder words to find the police’s questions, then write Ryan’s answers.

a) were / on / February / What / doing / the / you / 28th /of / ? ➝ 
Ryan's awswer:

b) you / Who / with / were / ? ➝ 
Ryan's awswer: 

c) you / strange / anything / Did / hear / ? ➝
Ryan's awswer: 

d) see / anything / you / unusual / Did / ? ➝
Ryan's awswer: 

e) O’Neill / kill / Did / Brian / you / ? ➝ 
Ryan's awswer: 
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Stressed words


Listen: They were in a state of shock: it happened in a flash!

Réfléchis : Écoute et repère les mots accentués. Ce sont des mots qui


Répète : The cat is sitting next to the table.
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Passive voice in the past

Observe : A crime was committed... Clues weren’t found by the police.

Réfléchis : Repère l’auxiliaire et le verbe de chaque phrase.

Qui a fait l’action ?

Conclus : Forme passive = (au ...) + verbe.
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Mission 1

Your first mission consists of...

Choose your role:

Choose your level:

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