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Cracking the case!
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Mission 2


Cracking the case!


Did you know?

1. Columbo was a TV detective.
2. Being a detective requires lots of skills.
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Let’s recap!

1
Look at the board. How many mistakes can you find?

Victim: Brian O'Neill Clues Suspects Witnesses
- 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.




2
Write your own recap of the investigation with the correct information.

Victim 🔪 Suspects 👿
Case n °73
Clues 🔍 Witnesses 👀




3
Present your report on the suspects. Add three mistakes to trick your classmates! Use the past simple and the past BE + V-ing.

There are suspects: the wife and the neighbours. The wife mysteriously . Mrs Perry TV when she a loud bang. She also saw someone who . Ryan Bosling his friend on the phone when the victim .
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A mysterious letter

1
Read the letter carefully: what does it say? Justify by quoting the text.


Megan O’Neill, English Professor 
at the University of London 
Malet Street, London 
WCIE 7HU


March 6th

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.

Megan




a) She wasn’t there when Brian was killed. (Right. / Wrong.) 
➝ 

b) She heard a big noise and ran away. (Right. / Wrong.) 
➝ 

c) She killed her husband. (Right. / Wrong.) 
➝ 

d) She’s happy that he is dead. (Right. / Wrong.) 
➝ 

2
Unscramble these words from Megan’s letter.

a) u / b / s / h / d / a / n / ➝
b) a / e / d / d / ➝
c) n / k / w / o / ➝
d) l / i / l / k / ➝ 
e) d / r / a / h / e / ➝
f) d / a / t / a / c / k / e / t / ➝
g) s / o / s / i / b / e / l / p / ➝
h) e / l / b / e / v / i / e / ➝

3
Answer the following questions.

a) What’s Megan’s job?
b) What’s strange about her letter?

4
Listen for synonyms of these words in the audio.

A mysterious letter


a) audio cassette ➝ 
b) scared ➝
c) discovered ➝
d) looks ➝
e) make allegations about ➝
d) place confidence in ➝

5
Who is your prime suspect after analysing this new evidence? Why?



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Who's the culprit?

1
Recap. Make hypotheses about the murderer.

    Suspects Characteristics
    Megan O’ Neill
    Mrs Kat Perry
    Ryan Bosling
    A smoker
    A jogger


    2
    Can you encode these words using a Caesar cipher? 💡 Tip: was ➝ vzr; were ➝ afsf.

    a) Brian ➝
    b) detective ➝ 
    c) murder ➝ 

    3
    Can you decrypt this sentence using Caesar ciphers? → Sgd uhbshl vzr Aqhzm N’Mdhkk.💡 Tip: zoo ➝ app; to ➝ up.









    4
    Decode the letter and crack the case.

    Téléchargez le message codé en cliquant ici

    <stamp theme='esp-blue'>Doc. 5</stamp>




    5
    Give your conclusions about the case.

    Brian O’Neill’s murderer is . The victim was killed on the by . The murderer killed him because .
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    Phonology

    Prétérit BE + V-ing

    Listen

    Listen: Investigation, suspicious, initial, intellectual.

    Réfléchis : Repère la syllabe accentuée dans chacun des mots. Que remarques-tu ?

    Repeat

    Répète : Information - mysterious - official - conflictual.
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    Grammar

    Prétérit BE + V-ing

    Observe : She was watching TV when she heard a noise. What were you doing when the victim died?

    Réfléchis : Repère les auxiliaires. Les verbes qui les suivent sont à la forme ,

    Distingue les autres verbes : sont-ils à la forme  

    Conclus : Pour parler de circonstances au , on utilise l’auxiliaire au avec les verbes en . On interrompt ces circonstances avec une action exprimée au .
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    Mission 2

    1
    You have to...








    2
    Choose your role:










    3
    Choose your level:





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