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1. A Recipe for Disaster

Detective Series 2

Int – Adv

Teens & Adults

In this introduction to the series, Principal Davidson speaks with an angry parent about the fire alarms that have been disrupting exams at Mountain Berry High. Principal Davidson assures the parent that Detective Bossley is going to get to the bottom of things.

  • go off
  • on one's hands
  • prankster
  • your guess is as good as mine
  • get to the bottom of
  • recipe for disaster
  • give one the benefit of the doubt
  • not rocket science
  • around the clock
  • if all else fails
  • not come down to
  • principal vs. principle
PDF Content
  • warm up
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • predicting
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Detective's Log(Reference)
  • Usage Note(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Dialogue(Dialogue)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Story Scramble(Put in Order)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Review C(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Review D(Type in the Blanks)
  • Common Error(Reference)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Role-Play (Pair Work)(Reference)
  • Writing Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Making Predictions(Speaking Task)