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

How to Describe a Picture

Introduction Have you ever had to describe a photo or picture? Basically, you will see that picture description is not to be afraid of, as you can prepare what you will say in advance. Now, let us go through a skill that many of you might have already used throughout your English studies: picture description. … Continue reading How to Describe a Picture

The History of the American Police Officer

As this TIME article suggests, John F. Kennedy once claimed that the police had been protecting the United States of America since its birth. However, this is not entirely true, because, in the history of the United States, we can not really talk about a publicly funded, full-time and organized police until 1838. When this … Continue reading The History of the American Police Officer

33 Phrasal Verbs for Law Enforcement

    We know that phrasal verbs can be a pain in the…neck. Not to mention that some of them have several meanings and it makes the life of a language learner more complex. Especially, if you are a learner of ESP (English for Special Purpose). That is why we have compiled a list of … Continue reading 33 Phrasal Verbs for Law Enforcement

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