9A Oxford English Unit 6 Detectives Protecting the innocent
find theguilty /'gɪltɪ/ protect the innocent /'ɪnəsnt/ look for clues /klu:/ detective
safe /seɪf/ I must keep them in the safe.
theft /θeft/ thief
Task 1. Find out main characters. a reporter Pansy Ken a detective a case —— a vase was stolen Mr. Jones a rich man Jill /Jenny Mr. Jones’ friends
Task 2.Rearrange the sentences. Mr. Jones purchased a vase for 300,000 dollar. ____ Mr. Jones reported the theft. ____ Then he locked it in the safe. ____ He showed it to Jill and Jenny. ____ That night, someone stole it. 4 2 1 3 Ken went to his house to look for clues.
Task 3. Retell the case. • purchase… for … • show… to… • lock… in the safe • steal • report the theft • look for clues
Task 4. Find out the clues. earring a black pearl _________ the _________ clean carpet spotlessly mud a lot of _____
The clues outside the open window a black pearl earring inside the room a lot of mud near the open safe spotlessly clean carpet
Task 5. Ask and answer. • When Ken interviewed Jill and Jenny, • did they admit stealing the vase? No, they didn’t. 2.Whose earring was it? It was Jill’s.
3. When was the earring stolen? A month before. 4. What did the mud and the spotless carpet tell Ken? Probably no thief broke into Mr. Jones’ house.
5. Who stole the vase? Mr Jones. 6.Did Mr. Jones admit stealing his own vase immediately? No, he didn’t.
7. Why did Mr. Jones steal his own vase? He wanted to get some money from the insurance company. 8. Why did Mr. Jones steal the earring? He wanted to make sure that Jill wound go to jail instead of him.
Task 6. Discussion • Who is cleverer, Mr. Jones or Ken? Why? 2. Is Ken a good detective or not? Why?
Assignment 1.Read after the recording and try to imitate. 2. Help Pansy to make a report about how Ken solved the case.