giovedì 16 marzo 2017

Legal English_lesson_4_UniTaranto

Criminal Law - Introduction

The Central Criminal Court in the Uk "The old Bailey"


Reading 1 pp 39-40 ex 3-5 Match the definition with the crimes

1.      armed robbery
a  killing somebody through an act or omission
2.        arson
b  deceiving somebody out of money or property
3.      assault
c  creating a false document
4.      battery
d  using a weapon to take money or property by force or direct threat of violence
5.      bribery
e  violence or abuse against a member of the offender's own household (e.g. wife/husband and children)
6.      burglary
 intentionally burning a building
7.      domestic violence
 buying and selling illegal narcotics
8.      drug trafficking
h  operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol
9.      drunk driving
i  entering a building with intent to commit a crime
10.  embezzlement
 striking a person with intent to harm
11.  extortion 
k  attempting to physically attack a person.
12.  forgery
l  giving money etc. to influence a public official
13.  fraud
m  stealing from an employer
14.  homicide 
n  obtaining money or property through indirect threats or intimidation 

From the Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno:

Magistrate reprimanded over pharmacist who committed suicide

Grammar: Passive constructions
Key terms_1: punishments
Reading 2 White-collar crime page 43-44 ex ex 19-21
Law in Practice
Language Use 3: giving advice
Language Focus

Self study
Listening 1 - 4 strongly suggested 

1 commento:

Carmela Quero ha detto...

1) Armed robbery is when someone uses a weapon to take money or property by force or direct threat of violence.
2) Arson is when someone intentionally burns a building.
3) Assault is when someone tries to attempt to physically attack a person.
4) Battery is when someone strikes a person with intent to harm.
5) Bribery is when someone gives money etc. to influence a public official.
6) Burglary is when someone entres a building with intent to commit a crime.
7) Domestic violence is a violence or abuse against a member of the offender's own household (e.g. wife/husband and children).
8) Drug trafficking is when someone buys and sells illegal narcotics.
9) Drunk driving is when someone operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
10) Embezzlement is when someone steals from an employer.
11) Extortion is when someone obtains money or property through indirect threats or intimidation.
12) Forgery is when someone creates a false document.
13) Fraud is when someone deceives somebody out of money or property.
14) Homicide is when someone kills somebody through an act or omission.

(Priscilla Miccio e Carmela Quero)