The Invention of Lying video worksheet

Cutting Edge Advanced Module 10

 1.   You are going to watch a film about a world in which no one can lie? How do you think advertising might be different? What might an advert for Coca Cola say? Watch and check

2.   How do you think other things would be different in a world where no one could lie?

For example:

Greetings

Begging

Service

Work

Banking

Dating

Movies

3.   Watch the trailer and check

4.   What would you do if you were in that person’s position? Brainstorm as many ideas as you can with your partner

5.   Watch the clip and check whether it was something you mentioned

6.   If people believed you when you said that, what details would you tell them? What would you tell them about what they should and shouldn’t do in order to get there? Brainstorm a list of ten things you would say

7.   Watch the clip and check if anything is the same as you said

8.   How do you think the film ends?

Extension

Design the best ad you can for Coca Cola or another product without saying anything even slightly inaccurate or exaggerated

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PDF version for easy printing: The Invention of Lying

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