Do you want to learn or revise your English with True Crime? Now’s the chance! We have been thinking about reaching out more to you and have decided to pilot a live webinar in November. The topic? Serial Killers and Profiling. We have scheduled this session on Nov 16, at 1800 CET. And the best … Continue reading Live Webinar In November
It is not a usual story, that’s for sure. The makers of the 1971 grindhouse movie: The Zodiac Killer attempted to trap the real-life Zodiac killer. ( If you want to get to know more about the myths about serial killers, make sure to subscribe to our newsletter. ) As The Lineup writes: “In August 1969, … Continue reading VOCABULARY: ‘I Was Here, The Zodiac….’
This week’s newsletter – if you haven’t subscribed yet, don’t miss the chance – deals with THERE IS / THERE ARE grammar with the illustration of Jeffrey Dahmer’s infamous 213 apartment. How he ended up here is dramatized in My Friend Dahmer to which you can find a worksheet with VOCABULARY and a READING exercise … Continue reading WORKSHEET: ‘My Friend Dahmer Trailer’ – with KEY
Sufjan Steven’s concept album Illinois (2005) features a song about the serial killer, John Wayne Gacy, Jr., the lyrics of which focuses on his and childhood and his unspeakable deeds. Another band, Deer Tick has featured ”Clownin’ Around” about Gacy, though. … Continue reading Songs That Were Inspired By Serial Killers – Part 1: John Wayne Gacy Jr.
Not necessarily a movie about serial killers, but Baby Driver (2017) is a nice summer movie that had its soundtrack earlier than its script. Basically, an almost 2-hour music clip with awesome songs – that you can listen to after clicking the ‘Read More’ section:
Strangled (The Beast of Martfű) is a Hungarian psychothriller about a sexually deviant serial killer that was terrorizing the town of Martfű in the 1960s. His horrendous acts shocked the whole country, but his story does not stop here. For many years, Kirják János was thought to be the serial killer and was sentenced to death … Continue reading Movie Monday: Strangled (2016)
In the second part of this series, I’d like to invite you to look back on what we dealt with in the Law Enforcement English Newsletter Issue 5-8.
(Photo source) The truth is the inventor of the fraudulent financial scheme pictured above honestly thought he could make it a legal business. Ponzi scheme – as it is often referred to – basically promises investors to double their investments within a month. The trick is that these investments are paid back from the new … Continue reading VIDEO: Giving Fraud A Bad Name
On November 7th, 1969, Sister Catherine Cesnik (or Sister Cathy) left her apartment between 7 and 730 PM to run errands. She shared this apartment with her roommate, another Catholic nun. She planned to stop by the bank, a bakery and a department store to buy a … Continue reading Movie Monday: The Keepers (2017)
Some of my students get them mixed up, so I decided to make a brief post about the different meanings of these three abbreviations: