flesl.net paired stories: story exchange: Satyendra Dubey

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someone who reports wrongdoing to a higher lever

if you are tempted to do something you want to do it even though you know it is dangerous

see, observe (the noun “witness” refers to someone who gives testimony (testifies) in court.)

dishonestly receiving money or other benefits in return for favors etc

public institution:
for example, a government-supported university or hospital

take a chance; do something that might lead to death, injury, loss of money etc.

give something up for the sake of something more important (e.g. one‘s country)

• story exchange activity for “Satyendra Dubey”

A. Story Exchange

1: make groups of three or four

2: decide who is going to be A, who B, and who C. (In a four-person group there will be a c1 and a c2.)

3: A, tells the others in a story about one of the following:

a. when you or someone you know became a whistle-blower—or was tempted to become one.

b. when you or someone you know witnessed serious corruption in a government department, a public institution, or a large corporation.

c. when someone you know risked or sacrificed his or her life for the sake his or her country.

4: B, repeats A’s story.

5: C (or C1 and C2), asks A questions about his or her story.

6: A becomes C (or C2), B becomes A, etcetera, and everything is repeated.

B. Writing

1: write a paragraph telling one of the stories you have heard (not your own)

2: exchange your group’s paragraphs for the paragraphs of another group.

C. Correction

1: correct the errors in one of the paragraphs your group has received

2: discuss two or three intereting errors with the other members of your group