Detective Bossley is back with a new case that takes place in a high school. A prankster is pulling the school's fire alarm, causing a daily headache for students and staff. Who is behind this annoying prank, and what is the motive?
This English mystery course features 12 lesson plans s full of idioms and characters that you will get to know as you try to figure out who is behind the crime. Each episode features a recorded dialogue between Detective Bossley and a student, staff member, or other suspect. Lessons include vocabulary development tasks, recorded dialogues and scripts, role-plays, comprehension and discussion questions, and handy grammar tips. You will make predictions throughout the course and help solve the case. This series can be used with or without the audio. Optional quizzes are available after every few lessons.
Reading: Each episode includes a recap of the previous episode as well as one dialogue between the detective and a suspect. Detective Tips and other info boxes offer additional reading opportunities.
Listening: Each episode includes one MP3 file featuring the interview between the detective and one of the suspects. Learners can utilise it by completing a gap-fill exercise during class or at home.
Learning New Vocabulary: Each episode introduces about ten new words or phrases. Most of the highlighted vocabulary is idiomatic words and expressions used in everyday conversation. These words and phrases are tested and reviewed throughout the series.
Predicting: Throughout the series, learners will be encouraged to make various predictions about the characters and plot, including guessing who stole the ring and thinking about character motives.
Discussion: In each lesson, learners will be invited to discuss their thoughts about the story and the characters. There will be opportunities to do this in writing as well as orally.