Unit 4: Billy's crew is in trouble

This unit is about an adventure of a group of friends in the city of Leicester in England. They experience a story of crime, kidnapping, drugs - and friendship. In his thrilling crime novel "The Crew", the author Bali Rai describes the difficult world he lived in as a teenager.


Pupils ...

  • follow the story of a book written for English teenagers
  • make suggestions to people in difficult situations
  • examine the construction plan of a story
  • take different perspectives to look at a story

They revise and learn the following language features:

  • verbs followed by an -ing form or by a to-infinitive
  • telling someone what to do
  • different uses of the word "as"
  • different uses of the -ing form