1 The following items contain important vocabulary from Part One of the lecture. Work with a partner. Using the context and your knowledge of related words, take turns trying to guess the meanings of the words in bold.

1 A misdemeanor is broadly defined as. . .

___ 2 A felony carries a term of imprisonment.

___ 3 Some of the more serious felonies include robbery. . .

4 Another way in which people may classify crime is. . .

5 White-collar crime includes tax fraud.

6 White-collar crime also includes embezzlement.

___ 7 Corporate crime is committed by people of high social status.

8 Your credit will be ruined.


Work with your partner. Match the vocabulary terms with their definitions by writing the letter of each definition below in the blank nexL Lo the sentence containing the correct term in step 1. Check your answers in a dictionary if necessary.

a financial reputation

b stealing money from the place where you work c loosely, generally d cheating on your taxes e important position in society f time spent in prison (jail) g using force to steal h organize, categorize




Listen to Part One of the lecture and take notes on vour own paper. Use circles, question marks, or asterisks to signal any parts of the lecture that you do not understand.

2 I Write your questions in the margin.

3 ! Clarify your notes by finding the answers to your questions.

4 Compare your notes with a partner.


The following items contain important vocabulary from Part Two of the lecture. Work with a partner. Using the context and your knowledge of related words, choose the best synonym for the words in bold by circling the correct letters. Check your answers in a dictionary’ if necessary’.

1 As long as there has been crime, there have been ways to solve it. a find and catch the criminals

b prevent and record crime c prosecute and punish crime

2 One of the oldest methods is interrogation, a interview

b discussion c questioning

3 This system allows people to give information to the police anonymously, a in person

b without giving their names c using the telephone

4 In some cases, law enforcement personnel have difficulty finding a criminal, a members of ihe public

b witnesses

c members of the police

5 Each persons fingerprint is unique, a individual

b similar c recognizable

6 It was only in the late nineteenth century that fingerprints were first used to identify criminals.

a find the motive of b establish the identity of c locale the position of

7 There were some cases where nannies were accused of abusing the children they were paid to take care of.

a friends b relatives c babysitters

8 Each person, with the exception of identical siblings, has a unique DNA coding system.

a brothers and sisters b relatives c twins

One reason for taking notes is so that you can remember what you have heard well enough to answer questions on a test or quiz. Sometimes in college classes you are given the questions you will be asked before you hear a lecture. Thinking about these questions ahead of time will help you focus on the main ideas and important details as you listen to the lecture and take notes.

1 Read the following questions before you listen to the lecture. Make sure you

understand what is being asked.

1 Professor Anglin talks about interrogation as an important part of solving crimes. What is interrogation and how is it helpful?

2 A “crime hotline” is a system that the police sometimes use to find criminals. It involves asking private citizens to give information to the police by making an anonymous phone call or logging onto a website anonymously. Who is likely to use this system, and why?

3 Using fingerprints is one of the oldest ways of identifying a criminal. Why are fingerprints one of the most useful tools in crime investigations?

4 Psychological profiling is a crime-solving technique practiced by criminal psychologists. What does psychological profiling involve?

5 Hidden cameras make it possible to record all activity in the area covered by the camera. What is controversial about this form of crime detection?

6 The analysis of DMA found at the scene of a crime is a new and effective technique for solving crimes. Is it always accurate?


Listen to the second part of the lecture and take notes on your own paper using an organizational format of your choice. Listen carefully for the answers to the questions above.


Clarify your notes if necessary. Then work with a partner and take turns giving oral answers to the questions in step 1. Do not look at your notes while you are speaking.

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