Honesty and Lying (Level 3)

Description: Some sentences about honesty and lying

Instructions: Read these sentences below and answer the questions or select an answer to fill in the spaces.

Show me a liar, and I’ll give you a thief.
However sly a fox may be, it is no match for a good hunter.
Moral corruption is the forerunner of national decline.
Honesty is the best policy.
Believe only half of what you see and nothing you hear.
A bad cause requires many words.
Honesty pays.
An honest man’s word is as good as his bond.
Cheaters never prosper.
To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be
credible; and to be credible we must be truthful.

Vocabulary: Meanings of words

1: a liar – a person who doesn’t tell the truth

2: a thief – a person who steals

3: moral – about the right or wrong way to do things

4: corruption – open to bribery

5: credible – believable, worthy of belief

6: a forerunner – a person or thing that goes before

7: national – of, or serving a nation as a whole

8:to decline – to become smaller, weaker or less important

9: a cause – principle or aim that needs support by people

10: honesty – how truthful and moral someone is

11: cheaters – people who act dishonestly to gain profit or advantage or deceive

12: to prosper – to be successful