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Here at BusyTeacher, we like to provide you with lots of choices and variety so welcome to the crime and punishment section of the site. It is not an obvious ESL topic but there still are 92 FREE worksheets available that you might consider using in class. This activity is for upper intermediate students who need to practice modal verbs. There are excellent instructions included with the worksheet but you are going to have to take some time beforehand to talk about crime related vocabulary such as forgery so that students understand the questions they are being asked. If this is not an appropriate topic or level for your students, there are many to choose from including word searches and other discussion activities.
While not a common ESL topic, crime and punishment can be interesting especially in adult discussion classes because everybody has a slightly different opinion when it comes to issues related to this. Some schools may deem this a controversial and inappropriate topic so be sure to get approval before introducing anything in class. With lower level learners, you may want to introduce vocabulary words such as jail, steal, and policeman. You can use these words in activities related to predictions or when studying the “If ~, then ~.” sentence structure. As with most topics, you simply have to choose material that suits the level of your students to ensure that everything goes smoothly and students understand the lesson.

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Tenses Chart for the Police

Tenses Chart for the Police

This tense chart was made with law enforcement-related example sentences, otherwise it is a normal chart :) I have been teaching law enforcement English for 9 years now, and I made this chart for ...
1 Views 7,245 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Past Continuous- Crime

Past Continuous- Crime

MargaGracia
•, Crime and Punishment
This worksheet was devised as part of a didactic unit on crime, mystery and detective fiction. Since many of the police and detective questions tend to be in the past continuous, I decided to mix ...
14 Views 16,375 ElemPre-IntInt
Gun Control in America (Not Suitable for Kids)

Gun Control in America (Not Suitable for Kids)

Sabine Schrader
This worksheet deals with the question of gun control in the US by making use of the very funny comedian Jim Jefferies and his show on gun control. A good lesson sheet for advanced (adult) le ...
4 Views 5,745 Adv
Movie Worksheet: Bones Episode:The Proof in the Pudding

Movie Worksheet: Bones Episode:The Proof in the Pudding

gabor
The tasks encompass after-watching exercises for listening comprehension of Bones series (The Proof in the Pudding-S05E12). They are designed for either in-class or extra activities for advanced l ...
2 Views 7,187 Adv
Introduction to Legal English Crossword Puzzle

Introduction to Legal English Crossword Puzzle

William R. Work, MD
This crossword was developed to help review the vocabulary for an introductory legal English course. This covers about half of the course and the remainder will be uploaded shortly. The feedback I ...
2 Views 8,591 Adv
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Movie Worksheet: Krampus

Movie Worksheet: Krampus

Anastasia Melnikova
The pre-intermediate kids whom I teach absolutely hate fantasy movies and comedies, so I decided to engage them into the conversation and learning by offering a movie "Krampus: the Christmas evil" ...
4 Views 8,213 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Crime Vocabulary and a Short Discussion

Crime Vocabulary and a Short Discussion

• » Crime and Punishment
This power point presentaion is to practice crime vocabulary. There are 18 pictures with captions that will help your students remember the new vocabulary. There are also some questions to discuss ...
14 Views 13,627 ElemPre-IntIntAdvExam
Crime Jeopardy

Crime Jeopardy

• » Crime and Punishment
This is a powerpoint that I made for ESL learners in middle school in France (the powerpoint is entirely in English) with vocabulary words they learned from a unit on crime. I played with the enti ...
5 Views 11,059 Pre-Int
Movie Worksheet: President Obama's Statement on the Paris Attacks

Movie Worksheet: President Obama's Statement on the Paris Attacks

BusyTeacher Contributor
•Crime and Punishment, , ,
This is a worksheet for a listening and viewing comprehension about a statement that President Obama gave just after the attacks took place. Recommended level is pre-intermediate. It goes with thi ...
3 Views 7,798 Pre-Int
Types of Crime

Types of Crime

Ufku Erel
• » Crime and Punishment
A vocabulary and speaking activity for intermediate students. In part one, students read a situation and decipher jumbled letters to find the crime that is described in the situation. The first le ...
5 Views 13,329 Int
Research Activity - Guy Fawkes

Research Activity - Guy Fawkes

When was Guy Fawkes born? What was Guy Fawkes famous for? What was his occupation? This research activity asks kids to find out some information about Guy Fawkes and include their research in the ...
4 Views 7,200 Elem
Movie Worksheet: Sherlock Holmes(2009)

Movie Worksheet: Sherlock Holmes(2009)

•Crime and Punishment,
Here's my favourite website to watch films with subtitles and worksheet for about 15 minutes of it. There are clear tasks for your students to do and the video to enjoy. I usually use this while w ...
4 Views 10,181 Pre-IntInt
Murder Story for Beginners

Murder Story for Beginners

Hellen Haga
•, Crime and Punishment,
This exercise was designed as extra practice when I taught verb to be in the past. You can also use to review the same verb. I tried to keep the vocaulary very simple, but if you think some words ...
16 Views 41,085 ElemPre-Int
Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer: Modus Operandi

Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer: Modus Operandi

•Crime and Punishment, ,
The worksheet focuses on six serial killers and it is a reading exercise for B2 students. Looking for information and synonym finder can be found here with key. Students have to find one or more s ...
4 Views 10,751 Int
5 Terrifying Unsolved Serial Murder Cases (Police English)

5 Terrifying Unsolved Serial Murder Cases (Police English)

•Crime and Punishment, ,
In this exercise students are required to read about 5 unsolved serial murder cases and they simply have to fish for information from the article. The worksheet includes a key. (Source: http: ...
7 Views 15,088 Pre-IntIntAdv
Long Island Killer Worksheet (English for Law Enforcement Purposes)

Long Island Killer Worksheet (English for Law Enforcement Purposes)

•Crime and Punishment,
This exercise is based on the ongoing case of the Long Island Killer: http://www.investigatingcrimes.com/monster-new-york-long-island-serial-killer/. There are 4 mini exercises: a gap-filling, a s ...
4 Views 6,373 IntAdv
Interrogation Cards (Law Enforcement Purposes)

Interrogation Cards (Law Enforcement Purposes)

•, Crime and Punishment
A murder was committed at a multinational company. Police interrogate a suspect, who was a colleague of the victim. In this exercise, jumble the questions and answers and let students match t ...
2 Views 7,453 ElemPre-Int
Personal Description (for Law Enforcement Purposes)

Personal Description (for Law Enforcement Purposes)

•, Crime and Punishment,
In this worksheet, students are given mugshots (and one page useful phrases) of infamous US-based serial killers. Their task is to compose personal descriptions. It is also possible to teach perso ...
1 Views 6,802 BegElemPre-Int
Case Study: Victoria López

Case Study: Victoria López

•, , , Crime and Punishment
This case was designed for A2-B1 students, with basic understanding and usage of English. The main student group is Law Enforcement students, but learners of General English can also enjoy this tr ...
2 Views 7,752 ElemPre-Int
Types of Crimes

Types of Crimes

Sander Felipe
• » Crime and Punishment
It is a worksheet about the different kinds of crimes that we have in English. It can be used as a vocabulary game, where students can work individually or in a group to see how many meanings they ...
4 Views 12,964 IntAdv
Song Worksheet: Balaklava by Arctic Monkeys

Song Worksheet: Balaklava by Arctic Monkeys

•Crime and Punishment,
The worksheet is a gap-filling activity based on a funny fast-paced song "Balaklava" by Arctic Monkeys. The song is an allegory of love described as a robbery. The song is devoted to the topic of ...
3 Views 6,961 IntAdvExam
Traffic Violation Article

Traffic Violation Article

•, Crime and Punishment, ,
Presentation for B level students (or up to C) to talk about abiding laws. Includes vocabulary about traffic and violations that work with the article (a real article!). It is a funny story about ...
2 Views 8,482 IntAdvExam
Bullying and Cyber Bullying: The Tragic Case of Amanda Todd

Bullying and Cyber Bullying: The Tragic Case of Amanda Todd

This worksheet was created to make my students think of bullying and Cyber bullying, and how it affects our society. It was also created to help them with the pronunciation of the ed ending o ...
10 Views 18,917 IntAdv
Auschwitz: Surprising Beginnings 1 of 5

Auschwitz: Surprising Beginnings 1 of 5

•Crime and Punishment, ,
This is a listening activity with a set of questions with a link to youtube video included in the file. Nothing extraordinary but fits perfecty well when you want to conduct a lesson about history ...
3 Views 4,707 IntAdv
Controversial Topics

Controversial Topics

•Crime and Punishment, , ,
It was created to promote an interesting discussion about controversial topics. Teachers must be aware of students' opinion and act as a guide in the discussion. It would be helpful if p ...
21 Views 121,221 Adv

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