WORKSHEET N° 2
We know that in our society we are losing the good values such as telling the
truth, we were taught about it either at home or in the schooleven when we
were younger, however, what happens now? Sometimes it is better to tell the
truth even if it will hurt someone but in some cases this is not a good thing.
1.- Are there any situations where you would not tell the truth to somebody? If so, how
many can you list?
2.- Would you lie to protect your family?
3.- Is it good to be a liar sometimes like Pinochio?
4.- What do you think of this quote: “Lies are always wrong, even white lies or to protect
one´s family”. I think lying is a very basic sin. How far do you agree with this opinion?
5.- How important is it to tell the truth up to certain extent? Can you mention in which
cases people lie?
- to fit in the society
- not to be excluded in the group
Don’tbe a liar!
- in terminal diseases such as: cancer, AIDS, etc.
5.- Choose one of the following scenarios and make a decision.
A married person is in love with somebody else, but does not wish to break up the
You find out accidentally that your brother is adopted. He doesn’t know. Should
you tell him?
You have been in prison for a mistake you made in the past. Should you tell your
future wife and her family?
A woman finds out that her sister’s husband is having an affair. Should she tell her
A boy of 11 years old broke her mother’s favourite vase of flowers by accident. He
doesn’t know if he tells her mother the truth or not.