Unit 9 Responsibility
Unit 9, p.94 • Extra Vocabulary: • Steal x rob • They stole my bike. I was robbed last night. • To commit a crime • To witness a crime • To charge sb with bank robbery • To accuse sb of st
Unit 9 • Bill committed a crime when he robbed a bank. Someone witnessed the crime and told the police. The police charged him with bank robbery. They also accused his twin brither, Ben, of being his accomplice. • The case came to a court and they were tried. The trial did not last very long. Bill and Ben both pleaded not guilty in court. Their lawyer did her best to defend them byt the prosecuting lawyer produced a very strong case against them. • After brief deliberations, the jury passed verdict on them. They decided that Bill was guilty but Ben was innocent. The judge acquitted Ben of involvement in the robbery but sentenced Bill to three years in prison. He also had to pay a large fine. Bill served two years in prison but was released from prison a year early. He got time off for a good behaviour.
Unit 9 • Trial • Case • Evidence • Proof • Judge • Jury
Unit 9 robbed stole was stolen are robbed. was robbed Put the right form of rob or stole. 1. Last night an armed gang the post office. They . _________2,000 pounds. 2. My handbag at the theatre yesterday. 3. Every year large numbers of banks . 4. Jane of the opportunity to stand for president.