thief burglar: a thief who enters a building with intent to steal. kidnapper
Look at the photo. Who is this famous detective?Where is he from? Why is he famous? Sherlock Holmes is an imaginary detective who appears in sixty stories created by the Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. What makes Sherlock Holmes so special? Well, he was very intelligent and successful. He always arrested the criminal with the help of his partner, Dr. Watson.
Other famous detectives from movies, T.V. and books: Perry Mason (Creator: Erle Stanley Gardner) (From Agatha Christie’s books)Inspector Clouseau (Pink Panther series)
The Dodd Diamond: Listen to the conversation between Detectives Stye and Frye.How did the criminal steal the diamond?
Talking about possibility It is likely (that)… I doubt (that)… I bet (that)… It doesn’t seem possible (that)… It’s unlikely (that)… There’s a good chance (that)…
Examples: I doubt that you have lunch at Tony Roma’s every day. It’s too expensive. It’s unlikely the criminal walked into the room. There’s an alarm on the floor. I bet the criminal jumped through the window. There’s a good chance that you like chocolate. I know you love sweets.
Grammar: Stative verbs They describe states or conditions They are not usually used in continuous tenses. Example: I know many words in English.Incorrect: I’m knowing many words in English.
Thinking verbs: Having verbs:Believe, know, think, Belong, have, own, forget, remember, possess. understand. Feeling verbs Sensing verbs (emotions): (experience with eyes,Appreciate, dislike, ears, etc.): hate, like, love. Feel, hear, see, smell, sound, taste. Other verbs: Appear, be, cost, look, mean, need, prefer, seem, want.
Examples I hate chocolates. She believes in UFOs. Jose owns 3 motorcycles. In the summer, Alex prefers to go to the beach.
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