Students take on roles in a murder mystery game and work together to discover the identity and motive of the murderer.

  • Skills: Reading, speaking, listening
  • Grammar: Past tenses, past continuous action interrupted by a past simple action.
  • Level: Pre-intermediate +
  • Age group: Teens/young adults
  • Materials: Character cards, worksheet
  • Time: +/- 50 minutes

Note: The murder mystery game scenario may be inappropriate in certain school teaching contexts. If you are in any doubt, please check with your colleagues.


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