English Speaking Club-Osvita, Meeting #454 BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION
Time: April 18, 18:30 - 20:00
Place: Voskeresenska St. 23, Department of Documents in Foreign Languages, Dnipro Central Municipal Library
Topic Discussion Questions
1. How do you reduce corruption?
2. What kinds of corruption are there?
3. Has corruption affected your life?
4. Why do you think people are corrupt?
5. Can corruption be a good thing?
6. What would you do if your boss tells you that at Christmas it is usual to receive small presents from local companies?
7. Would you accept a free ticket for a football match, a free drink by virtue of your position?
8. What would you do if you receive a complaint from a citizen of an attempted bribery from a police officer?
9. Do you think corrupt police officers are natural-born criminals?
10. Do you know a corruption case?
11. Do you think discipline is fair within the police?
12. How are you going to prevent corruption and misconduct in the group that you command?
13. Is corruption within the police a result of low pay?
14. Have you ever heard of a drug-related corruption case?
15. Do you think police unions play a good role in the prevention of corruption?
16. Is corruption ever justifiable?
17. Have you ever received a bribe?
18. Have you ever bribed someone?
19. Do you know someone who has been bribed?
20. Is bribery a big problem in the country where you live?
21. Will you accept a dinner invitation from an important businessman of your city? (He has good connections in the council and you nephew is unemployed.)
22. Do you think there is corruption and bribery involved with the Olympic Games?
23. Do you think there is corruption and bribery involved with FIFA football?
24. Do you think there is corruption and bribery involved with the football or soccer association in your country?
25. In which sector of society or business do you think bribery and corruption is most prevalent in your country?
Match the words 1-8 to their definitions a-h:
1. a gift 2. a reward 3. a tip 4. a bribe 5. a perk 6. hospitality 7. a favor 8. influence
a. Friendly and generous treatment and entertainment of guests
b. A benefit received as part of the arrangements with your employer
c. Something given willingly without payment
d. A helpful act
e. The ability to obtain favorable treatment from someone
f. Something given or received for doing something good
g. A small sum of money given to someone for their services
h. Something given or offered in return for some, often dishonest, help