Cutting Edge Advanced Module 10
Part One – Lying game
Tell your partner something true or false about your weekend. They have to ask you more questions and then guess whether it was really true.
– Food and drink
– Media and the arts
Part Two – Discussion questions
Are you a good liar? What do you have to do to lie in a believable way?
Can you usually tell if people are lying? How is it possible to tell?
Are there ever good reasons for lying? Give some examples of what you think are harmless white lies
Part Three – Reading
Grade the examples of lying and telling the truth on page 97 from 5 points (= Absolutely the right thing to do) to 1 point (=Totally unacceptable)
Compare answers with your partner
How do you think the following things are connected to lying?
– Blood pressure
– Breathing rate
– Job interviews
Read the text on page 100/101 and check
How much would you trust each method?
What circumstances do you think it is and isn’t acceptable to use lie detectors?
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