Expose students to the new vocabulary in the powerpoint Honesty Intermediate Mid: honest, dishonest, sincere, insincere, conform, transparent, apology.
Introduce honesty by asking them to think of examples in movies or books where somebody lied.
What happened because of the lie?
How would the story change if the person didn’t lie?
Activity 1: Vocabulary
Ask students to think about what it means to be honest.
Then, have them collaborate with a partner. As a class, make a brainstorm on the board about what honesty could mean to students.
Have students share their definition of honesty
Activity 2: Speaking
The students are going to work through some possible scenarios that challenge honesty.
Put students into groups of 3-4. Have them read the Academic Honesty scenarios from the PowerPoint or the following handout: Academic Honesty Scenarios.
Students will discuss whether or not they feel the scenarios describe honesty or dishonesty. If a scenario is dishonest, students will rewrite and explain the scenario in such a way that it demonstrates honesty.
Activity 3: Grammar
Review the second conditional with students, referring to the powerpoint as needed