Lesson 3 - Vocabulary - CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

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Types of crimes and offences, criminals, sentences


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Read about what some people did. Identify who committed which crime.

Assassination
Blackmail
Bribery
Pick pocketing
Robbery
Shoplifting


Pierce was watching every move the woman made. The bus jerked while taking the corner. The buckle of her handbag got loose. Looking through the window, Pierce smoothly slid his hand inside of the bag and felt the purse…

Marion asked Laura to keep an eye on the girl behind the counter. Marion was wearing a long baggy coat. She walked slowly down the aisle and turned her head back. Nobody was watching…

George and Steven had been preparing for 6 months. George’s inmate from Louisiana gave them a contact to buy the guns. They started casing the bank in January….

Mark just did not think much. It didn’t seem difficult at all, there was not much to “fix”. After all, the Blackburn Eagles were head and shoulders above the Konica Rovers.

The shots which killed President Kennedy were fired by a lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald.

Kevin Wald sealed the envelope with the photographs and put a sticker with the Mayor’s address on it. The letter inside had been typed on a restored type-writer he had found in the dump.

Fortunately these culprits have been tracked down and caught! What did they do? Write the name of the crime next to the person:

Answer

  • Pierce - pickpocketing
  • Marion - shoplifting
  • George and Steven - robbery
  • Mark - bribery
  • Kevin Wald – blackmail
  • Lee Harvey Oswald - assassination

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Here are some verdicts:

1. Marion and Laura were sentenced to serve 10 hours of Community Service.

2. George and Steven were sentenced to 12 years in prison.

3. Kevin Wald was sentenced to 5 years probation.


Which sentence was the heaviest?

Which was the lightest?

Answer

  • Which sentence was the heaviest? 2
  • Which was the lightest? 1


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