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the project is aimed as an aid for an English lesson on the topic "Famous detectives". it includes tasks for individual work and work in class, documentaries about Christie and Conan Doyle, fragments ...

the project is aimed as an aid for an English lesson on the topic "Famous detectives". it includes tasks for individual work and work in class, documentaries about Christie and Conan Doyle, fragments from the films.

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    • Famous detectives Would you like to become one?
    • Task #1
      • How do we call a person who investigates different crimes?
      • A criminal
      • A burglar
      • A detective
      • A robber
    •  Sorry! Try again! 
    •  Congratulations! 
    • Task # 2
      • Try to name as much as possible famous detectives real and from books
    • Task # 3 Try to guess what famous detective is portrayed in the pictures
      • He is a fictional character created by Arthur Conan Doyle. The first story with him (“The Study in Scarlet”) appeared in 1887. Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson investigates London crimes using logic and deduction.
      Learn more Move to the fourth task Sherlock Holmes Watch the film
    • Learn More
      • Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930) is a famous English writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction
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      • Task # 3 A
      • Watch the film
      • Fill in the gaps using the information from the film
      • Task # 3 B
      • Watch the film
      • Choose the quotation you like most of all
      • Translate it and try to find Russian equivalent
      • Write down a paragraph mentioning why you like the quotation, whether it is acute nowadays or not and in what situation we can use it
      • Task # 3 C
      • Watch the fragment from the film based on the story about Holmes “The Study in Scarlet”
      • Do the task with true/false statements
      • Continue the story suggesting your own end
    • Task # 4 Try to name the detective on the pictures
      • He is a fictional Belgian detective created by Agatha Christie. Poirot is one of Christie's most famous and long-lived characters, appearing in 33 novels and 51 short stories that were published between 1920 and 1975 and set in the same era.
      Hercule Poirot Learn more Watch the film Move to the fifth task
    • Learn More
      • Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) is an English writer famous for her detectives stories. Created such characters as Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She was given the nickname “The Queen of the Crime”. Her detectives are translated into at least 56 languages
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      • Task # 4 A
      • Familiarize with the new vocabulary
      • Here are the links to the on-line dictionaries:
      • http ://www.translate.ru
      • http ://translate.google.ru
      • http:// lingvo.abbyyonline.com/ru/
      • Basing on the new vocabulary try to guess the range of problems of the film
      • Watch the documentary of shooting the serial about Poirot’s investigations
      • Answer the questions
    • Task # 5 Do you know the detective on the photos?
      • She is a fictional character appearing in twelve of Agatha Christie's crime novels. Miss Marple is an elderly spinster who acts as an amateur detective, and lives in the village of St. Mary Mead. She is one of the most famous of Christie's characters and has been portrayed numerous times on screen.
      Miss Marple Learn more Watch the film Move to the sixth task
    • Learn More
      • Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) is an English writer famous for her detectives stories. Created such characters as Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She was given the nickname “The Queen of the Crime”. Her detectives are translated into at least 56 languages
      Back
    • Back
      • Task # 5 A
      • Watch the film
      • In groups of 3 choose the quotation you like most of all
      • Translate it and try to find an adequate Russian equivalent
      • Discuss with your partners the reasons you have chosen it
    • Task # 6
      • Now we suggest you a chance to help Hercule Poirot in one of his investigations.
      • Play the game
      • After playing the game speak on your emotions whether you liked the game or not, if it was easy to determine the culprit, etc.