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OPEN THE DOOR: MURDER CASES

Mystery in Manhattan (Book P. 68)

Listening Activity

PART 1 :

 Listen and give the nature of the document.

 a speech  a commercial  some radio news  a phone call  a


testimony  a short story on the radio

 What is it about ? Listen again and identify the word which is repeated 4 times to find
out.

 ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 Listen again and organize your notes into 3 columns.

TIME PLACE THE VICTIM (S)

 Listen again .Give the order in which you hear the following words (1 to 8) . Write down
who/what those words correspond to .

 millions ……………………………………  interest ……………………………..


………

……………………………………
 unfortunately  blazed
…………………………………….…

 the NYPD ……………………………………  surgeon


……………………………………

 accidental ……………………………………  priceless


……………………………………

 Read the following pairs . Then listen to the document and tick  the word you hear in
each pair .

  west side  western   64th streap  94th street


  pediatric  geriatric   and his journal  antique China 
 art collection  hard confession   the cause  because

 Listen, take notes and say if these statements are true (T) or false (F). Justify with the
words you understood and your notes.

 They mention three storeys . T  F 


………………………………………………………………………………………..……………
 We do not know if it was a crime or an accident. T  F 
………………………………………………………………………………………..……………

 We know where the Shlaskos are. T  F 


………………………………………………………………………………………..……………

 Give a title to the document you heard. Imagine a “headline”


…………………………………………………………………………

PART 2 : With your answers to questions  to  , write a few lines about the
mystery. Practise reading your text to the class.

OPEN THE DOOR: MURDER CASES


Mystery in Manhattan (Book P. 68)

Listening Activity (answer keys)

PART 1 :

 Listen and give the nature of the document.

 a speech  a commercial  some radio news  a phone call  a


testimony  a short story on the radio

 What is it about ? Listen again and identify the word which is repeated 4 times to find
out.

 (fire) The document (piece of news) deals with a fire case.

 Listen again and organize your notes into 3 columns.

TIME PLACE THE VICTIM (S)

Last night The Upper West Side Pediatric surgeon / house

It burnt for over 6 hours 94 th street Dr Edward Shlasko

A big house The Shlaskos

New York

 Listen again .Give the order in which you hear the following words (1 to 8) . Write down
who/what those words correspond to .

millions : his art collection interest: fine arts

unfortunately : the house  blazed : fire  the NYPD : the police investigating
the case surgeon: Dr Edward Shlasko

 accidental : fire priceless: antique China

 Read the following pairs . Then listen to the document and tick  the word you hear in
each pair .
  west side  western   64th streap  94th street
  pediatric  geriatric   and his journal  antique China 
 art collection  hard confession   the cause  because

 Listen, take notes and say if these statements are true (T) or false (F). Justify with the
words you understood and your notes.

 They mention three storeys . T  F 

His house was four-storey high

 We do not know if it was a crime or an accident. T  F 

They do not know yet it was arson or an accidental fire  arson = incendie
criminal / to commit arson

 We know where the Shlaskos are. T  F 

No one knows the whereabouts of the Shlaskos .  sb’s whereabouts =


l’endroit où se trouve quelqu’un

 Give a title to the document you heard. Imagine a “headline” Mysterious Fire case
in Dr Shlasko’s NY house” / Dr Shlasko’s NY house Mysterious Fire case /NY surgeon
Dr Shlasko ‘s house on fire

PART 2 : With your answers to questions  to  , write a few lines about the mystery.
Practise reading your text to the class.