This month Jackie McAvoy asks students to compare modern and ancient mysteries at sea.

Photo of a detective or photo of a magnigying glass.

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Skills: Reading skills including a jigsaw reading and practice in note taking. Follow on speaking and writing activities include inventing another maritime mystery.

Upper intermediate:

Skills: Reading skills including differentiating between facts and theories. Follow on activities include speaking and writing about possible solutions.