Tuesday, 20 October 2015

First and Second conditional practice

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Unit 9 Second Conditional

Let's have a look at these examples given:

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Reader: Murders in the Rue Morgue

Let's revise some facts and details about this lovely story

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Now let's do some activities:
1.-Are these sentences true (T) or false (F)?
1.  Auguste Dupin was a police detective.
2.  Auguste Dupin and his friend lived in the Rue Morgue.
3.  Auguste Dupin and his friend went for walks every afternoon.
4.  Chantilly wrote a very bad book.
5.  The body of the daughter was in the chimney.
6.  Some people heard an argument in the dead women’s house.

7.  All of the witnesses spoke French.
8.  The police arrested a bank clerk.
9.  The murderer came to France on a ship.
10.   The murderer went to prison.
               
2.-Put the following events in the right order. Number them 1-10.
1.     The neighbours and the police find the bodies.
2.     Dupin explains about the voices and the window.
3.     The sailor sells the orangoutang.
4.     The sailor finds the orangoutang again.
5.     People hear screams in the house.
6.     Dupin shows his friend a book about orangoutangs.
7.     Dupin reads about the murders in the newswpaper.
8.     The sailor tells his story.
9.     The sailor comes to see Dupin.
10.    Dupin and his friend go to the house.
               
3-Who said this? Who did they say it to?
The doctorDupinDupin’s friendthe policethe sailor.
1.  ‘He cannot write tragedy, that is true.’ ……………….. to ………………..
2.  ‘I don’t know any apple-sellers!’ ……………….. to ………………..
3.  ‘All this was done by a very strong person.’ ……………….. to ………………..
4.  ‘The animal ran, and I followed.’ ……………….. to ………………..
5.  ‘I found the answer to this mystery, and he didn’t.’ ………… to …..

4.-Who, in the story . . .
Le BonDupinDupin’s friendMadame L’EspanayeMademoiselle L’Espanayethe sailor.
1.  . . . met Dupin in a bookshop? ………………..
2.  . . . came from a famous family? ………………..
3.  . . . lived with her mother? ………………..
4.  . . . once helped Dupin? ………………..
5.  . . . had some hair in her hand? ………………..
6.  . . . put an advertisement in the newspaper? ………………..
7.  . . . carried a heavy stick? ………………..
8.  . . . followed an orang-outang through the streets of Paris? ………..
9.  . . . told the police the true story? ………………..
10.  . . . was free at the end of the story? ………………..
               
5.-  Fill in the gaps. Use these words:
chimneyhandslightning-rodorang-outangrazorshutterstreetssailorthrewwindow.
The …………………… escaped and ran through the ……………………of Paris. He got into the house by climbing up the ……………………, and then swung on the ……………………through the open …………………… . He killed the older woman with a ……………………, and the younger woman with his …………………… . Then he pushed the younger woman up the …………………… and ……………………her mother out of the window. The ……………………watched the murders but he couldn’t stop them.
               

6.-Here are some more newspaper stories from the Gazette. Use the words below to complete the stories.
agile 
dropped
horrible
out of
thousand
arrested
escaped
how
outside
through
 bank  
feet
hurt
same
up
belongs
free
into
sell
which
 caught 
hands
motive
shutter
who
STORY ONE
Adolphe Le Bon, ……………… works for Mignaud and Son as a ……………….. clerk, today left prison, a ……………….. man. The police ……………… him because they thought that the …………….. for the murders was the four ……………….francs in gold,  …………….. Le Bon carried to the house for Madame L’Espanaye. “But it was all a  ………………… mistake”, said a friend of Le Bon’s. “Adolphe couldn’t ………….. a fly”

STORY TWO
The police now know …………. The murderer got ………………… and ……………….. the room in the house in the Rue Morgue. He climbed ………. the lighting-rod on the wall …………….., and took hold of the open …………….. with both ………………. then he pushed his …………….. against the wall and swung himself into the room ……………. the open window. He went out the ……………….. way, and the window ……………….. down behind him.

STORY THREE
Early this morning an orangoutang was …… in the Bois de Boulogne. The animal, which comes from Borneo, …… to a sailor and …. From this house four days ago. It is a large animal, and is strong, ……, and very dangerous. The sailor is planning to ………… it as soon as he can.

Thursday, 1 October 2015

First Conditional Practice

This segment is about a woman who killed her violent husband and is now in house arrest. The segment shows police officers telling her about how her ankle bracelet works and its misuse consequences. 


Conditions:

1 - She passes the 100 perimeter space.
2 - The alarm continues for more than 3 minutes. 
3 - They get a blackout or something.

4 - She has any violation.
5 - She attempts to remove the electronic ankle bracelet or tamper with the base unit.
6 - She breaks the house arrest rules. 



Consequences:


( 1 ) The alarm activates.
( ) A signal is automatically sent and a car is seen immediately.
( ) She goes back to jail.
( ) It automatically adds 10 years to her sentence.
( ) An alarm automatically alerts the police.
( ) The base unit still works.

Before viewing:

Discuss the following questions with a partner:

1 - What are the advantages and disadvantages of house arrest?
2 - Do you agree with this procedure of the law? Why (not)?
3 - Is it an effective way to rehabilitate prisoners? Why (not)?

Now watch the segment and decide whether your guesses were correct.


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