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2 1 Guilty: trio who tried to cheat their way to £ 1m Passage 3

3 2 Pre-reading Reading Follow-up Fun time

4 3 Discuss the questions with a partner. Play the Game: Who wants to be a Millionaire?

5 4 1.Have you ever watched the program? If so, what is it called in your country? Do you enjoy watching it? Why? 2.Why is the program so popular all over the world?

6 5 Which “rule” is false?

7 6 a.Contestants answer questions, by choosing one of 4 possible answers. b.Questions get increasingly difficult until the contestant gets an answer wrong, (and loses most of the money they have won), or decides to stop playing, and takes the money they have won up to that point. c.If a contestant doesn’t know an answer, he/she can phone a friend or ask the audience if they know the answer. d.A friend of the contestant in the audience is allowed to signal the answers. e.If the contestant answers all the questions, he/she wins a million. ×

8 7 1.If you are dishonest when you play a game or do an exam, then what are you doing? £ 100 A. stealing B. cheating C. drawing D. joking

9 8 2.If you make a noise with your throat, what is it called? £ 1000 A. a cough B. a sneeze C. a snore D. a sniff

10 9 3.If something is of poor quality, what is it? £ A. dirty B. naughty C. shabby D. filthy

11 10 4.If you think of a good plan, then what do you do? £ A. come up to a plan B. come down to a plan C. come down with a plan D. come up with a plan

12 11 5.If a dream holiday goes wrong, then it turns__________. £ A. rough B. sour C. over D. stiff

13 12 6.If you are completely in love with something, then what are you? £ 1 million A. besotted B. betrothed C. berated D. bemoaned

14 13 Questions for Reading 1 1.How many people were involved in the attempt to cheat on the program? 2.What were their jobs? 3.Were they sent to prison? 4.Why were they caught?

15 14 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? * Three people, one couple and a college lecturer, were found guilty this week of attempting to cheat on the game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

16 15 Charles Ingram, husband, an army major, 39 Diana Ingram, wife, 39

17 16 Tecwen Whittock Tecwen Whittock, head of business studies at Pontypridd further education college in Wales, 53

18 17 * They were convicted, after the three came up with a scheme to defraud the quiz show of £ 1m.

19 18 audienceaudience Diana audience audience audience audience audience 1m audience audience audience Mr. Whittok audience the hot seat by coughing the host

20 19 * As the army officer was in the hot seat on the show, the lecturer, who sat 1 meter behind him, coughed to steer him towards the right answers. * The major ’ s wife was the point of contact between the two.

21 20 * The major was given a check for 1m, but it was stopped after the program ’ s makers became suspicious and contacted police.

22 21 * The three were spared prison because the couple have young children. However,…

23 22 Order of Court the Ingrams Whittock Sentenced18 months12 months Suspended2 years2 year Fined £ 15,000 £ 10,000 Ordered to pay in cost £ 10,000 £ 7,500

24 23 Judge Geoffrey Rivlin I’m sure that all three of you were besotted with quiz programs, and ambitious to be successful on a major TV show. I’m not at all sure it was sheer greed that motivated this offence. It was this that caused you to wonder whether you could beat and – it has to said – cheat the system.

25 24 On July 24, 2003 the British Army ordered Charles Ingram to resign his commission as a Major.

26 25 Questions for Reading 1 1.How many people were involved in the attempt to cheat on the program? 2.What were their jobs? 3.Were they sent to prison? 4.Why were they caught? (3 people) (No.) (Because they went too far.) (Army officer, college lecturer)

27 26 Questions for Reading 2 1.How did they attempt to cheat on the program work? 2.Why didn’t they go to prison? 3.Why did they do it?

28 27 Questions for Reading 2 1.How did they attempt to cheat on the program work? 2.Why didn’t they go to prison? 3.Why did they do it? Whittock coughed to signal the correct answer to Major Ingram. The couple had very young chidren. They were besotted with trying to win a quiz program.

29 28 He was of a crime.He was of a crime. He was to pay 100.He was to pay £ 100. A suspended prison sentence means that the person will only go to prison if they commit another within a fixed period?A suspended prison sentence means that the person will only go to prison if they commit another within a fixed period? found guilty convicted Vocabulary in context finedconvictedoffense ordered offense fined crime

30 29 Fun Time Could you find Major Charles Ingram anagrams?

31 30 Join larger scam, harm anagram An anagram is a rearrangement of the letters of one word or phrase to form another word or phrase. For example, "orchestra" is a transposition of "carthorse". Major Charles Ingram

32 31 Follow-up You are going to play Who wants to be a millionaire? In pairs write 5 grammar or vocabulary questions. Write 4 possible answers to each question. Here is an example:You are going to play Who wants to be a millionaire? In pairs write 5 grammar or vocabulary questions. Write 4 possible answers to each question. Here is an example: Which word doesn ’ t mean very large? A.enormousB.huge C.vastD.tiny

33 32 Put your questions in order, from the easiest to the most difficult. Ask one student from the class to come to the front. Ask him/her your questions. The first question is worth 100, the second 1000, the third 10000, the fourth , and the last, 1m.Put your questions in order, from the easiest to the most difficult. Ask one student from the class to come to the front. Ask him/her your questions. The first question is worth £ 100, the second £ 1000, the third £ 10000, the fourth £ , and the last, £ 1m.

34 33 The student must answer your questions, and find out how much they can win. Remember that they can phone a classmate (once), and ask the class (once).The student must answer your questions, and find out how much they can win. Remember that they can phone a classmate (once), and ask the class (once). When they have finished, change contestant and question master. How many students win £ 1m? Ask your teacher for the money.When they have finished, change contestant and question master. How many students win £ 1m? Ask your teacher for the money.

35 34 Have a great fun!

36 课件作者: 作者单位: 牛莉 西安交通大学


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