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Complete the following sentences with the correct question tag.


1. Most people consider graffiti a form of art, ________?
2. He wasn't judged guilty in the end, ________?
3. Crime has decreased in some areas of the city, ________?
4. Sherlock Holmes wouldn't always use the word 'Elementary', ________?
5. The police should be more in contact with people, ________?
6. The members of the jury had still not reached a verdict, ________?
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Join the sentences to a suitable conclusion.



1. If Sherlock Holmes lived in the 21st century, ________
2. If the criminal had been arrested, ________
3. If we had focused more on crime prevention, ________
4. If crime figures went down, ________
5. If our cities had been less dangerous, ________
6. If TV stopped sending violent messages to children, ________


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Listen to the report and tick the reason for the decrease in vandalism in Camden.
A: People have stopped reporting vandalism.
B: Stuff is harder to vandalised.
C: Actions taken against antisocial behaviour are working.
D: Offenders have been taken to jail.
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Complete the text with the correct word. There is an extra word you may not need.

verdict, evidence, guilty, pick-pocket, witnesses, burglar, bail


The ________ is the final official decision taken by a judge in a court of law, most commonly whether someone is ________ or not of a crime.

The court is made up of a judge and a jury who base their judgement on ________ but also on the testimony of one or more ________.
Someone who steals someone else's purse is called a ________, whereas a ________ is someone who breaks into a house or a shop to steal things.
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Join the phrases to their meaning.


1. Get away with ________
2. Track down ________
3. Be caught red-handed ________
4. Vandalism ________
5. Blackmailer ________
6. Bail ________
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Among these adjectives and expressions, choose those which best describe the people in the picture.
A: aggressive
B: frightened
C: courageous
D: upset
E: violent
F: someone breaking the law
G: intimidated
H: taken to court
I: a pick-pocket
J: letting off
K: blackmailed
L: wearing an evening dress
M: holding a bomb
N: brave
O: wearing a ski mask
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Choose the correct verb.



1. What if people ________ complaining about youngsters being rude and violent? I wish they ________ the big effort that many young people make to get on in life.
2. It's high time people ________ that violence should be banned from TV. Moreover, some children are exposed to difficult family situations. Suppose those children ________ the witnesses of violent behaviour within their family, they would grow into stronger adults.
3. She wishes her child ________ her husband using foul language.
4. I think vandals should be arrested. I wish the police ________ take action against them.
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Choose the correct option.

It is undeniable that television has considerable influence ________ children. But this can be good news. In fact, watching television may act ________ a natural painkiller for children. A University of Siena team studied the level of pain reported ________ 69 children aged between 7 and 12 as they gave blood samples. Some were distracted by their mothers during the procedure, some had ________ distraction and some watched cartoons. ________ watched TV reported the least pain. Even a mother's attempts ________ distraction, for example by soothing or caressing the child, proved to be no match for the calming effect of television.
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Complete the second sentence with two to five words so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given.


1. They were late and couldn't have a table at the restaurant. (WOULD)
If they hadn't been late, they ________ a table in the restaurant.

2. Despite being judged guilty, he managed to escape from prison. (OUT)
Despite being judged guilty, he managed to ________.

3. They committed a crime but were never punished for it. (GOT)
They committed a crime but ________ because of their young age.

4. Suppose street artists were free to paint on some walls set aside for the purpose, wouldn't that be a good compromise? (WHAT)
________ free to paint on some walls set aside for the purpose, wouldn't that be a good compromise?

5. He painted on that wall because he didn't know that the building was of historical value. (HAD)
If ________ the building was of  historical value.  he wouldn't have painted on that wall.

6. Don't you think that fines against vandalism should be higher? (THEY)
Fines against vandalism should ________?
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Put the following points in the order you might use for an essay on 'street art'.



A. Introduce the topic and give a definition of what is meant by Street Art and
B. Continue the development by adding negative considerations of street art as vandalism.
C. mention famous street artists.
D. Write a conclusion in which you give your own opinion.
E. Develop the topic by giving some positive examples of creative street art and
F. why it is so popular with young people.


1. ________
2. ________
3. ________
4. ________
5. ________
6. ________
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