Murder on the Orient Express

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 13 December 2017 > Ready to Use

Murder on the Orient Express is one of the most popular detective novels by the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie. A new film version with an all-star cast will allow your pupils to discover the story and explore the iconic detective Hercule Poirot with an article and worksheet at A2-A2+ level. They will practise expressing cause and consequence around this story in which everyone is a suspect.

Vocabulary and structures

  • Murder related vocabulary (private detective, murderer, assassin, suspect, intriguing, solve a mystery, weapon, mobile, connection, escape...)
  • Adjectives: prestigious, famous, popular, bestselling...
  • Superlative (the most famous, the best, the most popular...)
  • One of the + superlative
  • Passive (is murdered, is killed, are blocked...)
  • Want someone to do something.
  • Expressing cause and consequence


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