B2 – Upper intermediate
Almost everyone agrees that a white lie is a good kind of lie. But is it really good knowing you’re hiding the truth from someone?
Read the article to know the science and reason behind lying. Discuss any vocabulary questions you might have.
Discuss: (from article)
1. How often do you think you lie? Is it too much?
2. What are some of the reasons you’ve lied recently?
3. Do you think lies hold society together? Why/not?
4. What situations would it be better to lie than to tell the truth? Why do you think so?
5. Do you think one gender lies more than the other? Why/not?