(Updated on 27/12/2014)


  • London police given 1,000 acid attack kits (July 27, 2017) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Police officers in London have been given 1,000 special kits to deal with acid attacks."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Acid Attacks - Level 0Acid Attacks - Level 1  or  Acid Attacks - Level 2
    Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

  • "Voici une séquence qui permet de retrouver Jim Ricotti
    après l'avoir laissé en état d'arrestation à l'aéroport de Londres en début d'année (Act 1 de New Spring 6).
    J'ai voulu profité de la leçon sur le petit-déjeuner pour faire revenir Jim Ricotti dans ma progression, si possible avec humour, car c'est vraiment un personnage que les élèves aiment et dont ils retiennent les faits et gestes.
    Vous trouverez des applications et le powerpoint de la leçon ici :

    Séquence de Cyril Dussuchaud (Ac. Limoges)



  • Murder mystery
    "Ashlie and Stephen go away for a Murder Mystery Weekend and are among the first to discover the first victim.
    Who is the murderer? It’s elementary, my dear Stephen…
    Wendy learns about one of London’s most famous fictional residents, the detective Sherlock Holmes."

  • Groupe Ressources 2012 : detective story
    "Ce projet a été réalisé dans le cadre du Groupe Ressources anglais de l’académie de Versailles au cours de l’année 2011-2012."
    Niveau : A2 vers B1.

    (Ac. Versailles)

  • What’s Going On in This Picture? - a lesson plan
    "Every Monday morning, we’ll be publishing a New York Times photo without any caption, headline or other information about its origins..."



  • FBI investigates...A Strange Flashlight
    "Follow a case from start to finish as it makes its way through various units of the FBI Laboratory." 
    - the crime
    - initial response
    - the investigation
    - laboratory results



  • CRIME STORIES - Useful sites for a lesson plan (Valérie Gély - Ac. Paris)

    Forensic Science - Discovering The Scene

    Criminal Justice Glossary :
    Terms and definitions as used in early twenty-first-century
    criminal justice in the United States of America."

    - Words concerned with Court/Legal/Police Procedure
    - Some phrases related to Court/Legal/Police Procedure
    - Slang vocabulary describing the police in French
    - Slang vocabulary describing the police in English





    The Art of Crime Detection
    - with an animation



  • Scotland Yard's 178th anniversary : September 29, 2007 - CLASSROOM ACTIVITY

  • Capsules de formation (Commission Scolaire de Montreal)
    Grammar - Make video exercise - Quests - Crime scene investigation...


  • London police shoot to kill - 23 July 2005
    - a lesson plan with "a news article, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    "The killing is a first for London, where police officers do not carry guns..."