The Handwriting of Serial Killers

(NOTE: these techniques and assumptions are used in my teaching to teach personal adjectives. Criminal Profiling and Handwriting Analysis should be done by experts, this article is only to raise interest in these fields and describes them in a simplistic manner.) Criminal Profiling has been with us since the 1970s, at least the one that … Continue reading The Handwriting of Serial Killers

Instagram Live: Kerri Rawson’s New Book

Yesterday we asked you about a possible live Instagram feed that we will do and since your feedbacks were absolutely positive, we decided we are going live on Instagram on January 14 at 1215PM for 15 minutes, so make sure you are following us on Instagram as well. The topic? At the end of this … Continue reading Instagram Live: Kerri Rawson’s New Book

Live Webinar In November

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

VOCABULARY: ‘I Was Here, The Zodiac….’

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….’

NEWSLETTER: 5 Myths about Serial Killers and Present Simple

From July on, it has been ‘Serial Killers month’ because we have been busy making a new online course about serial killers and profiling.  Oh, have you seen our new ‘Courses‘ section yet? If not, please do so, and make sure you are subscribed to our weekly newsletter. Because this week, you’ll get a small … Continue reading NEWSLETTER: 5 Myths about Serial Killers and Present Simple

WORKSHEET: ‘My Friend Dahmer Trailer’ – with KEY

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

NEWSLETTER: Inside Jeffrey Dahmer’s Apartment

Apartment 213 was the place for unimaginable terrors for years: Jeffrey Dahmer was longing to create zombies out of his victims in his apartment. When police entered his apartments, they found horrendous sights. This week’s newsletter deals with some special vocabulary and the following grammar points: DESCRIBING PLACES – ADJECTIVES + THERE IS/THERE ARE – … Continue reading NEWSLETTER: Inside Jeffrey Dahmer’s Apartment

Songs That Were Inspired By Serial Killers – Part 1: John Wayne Gacy Jr.

                                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.

The Guy Who Met Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer – being one of the most notorious US serial killers – has been dealt with on so many forums that it’d be insane to count. However, it is a less known fact that his schoolmate, John Backderf a.k.a “Derf”, who later turned out to be a comic artist, wrote a graphic novel on Dahmer’s … Continue reading The Guy Who Met Jeffrey Dahmer

Serial Killers’ Month

There have been quite a few blog posts on serial killers, but in July they will be in my focus. It means that more contents will be provided on different killers and their apprehensions, or personal lives. You will see the photos of their memorabilia, crime scene photos and different charts with informative facts. So, … Continue reading Serial Killers’ Month