Scenarios of Academic Dishonesty – Cheating Incident

Students write about an imaginary cheating incident. Note the special idioms and expressions they used to describe this situation. Keep Your Eyes on Your Own Paper! Seong Ah Kim from Korea and Seung-Hye Lee from Korea On the test day, a student who hadn’t prepared for the final exams copied from the classmate sitting next … Read more

Language To Talk About Cheating – Idioms And Expressions To Communicate About Cheating

Language in context: Read this information about cheating. Thinking carefully about the situation being discussed will help help you understand unfamiliar expressions better as you read. Try to guess the meaning of the expressions in bold print. Academic dishonesty has become a big issue. Teachers always say, “Keep your eyes on your own paper. Anyone caught … Read more

Academic Dishonesty (Cheating) Is Cheating on the Rise?

Some students use all kinds of cheating techniques, from copying answers from another student to using sophisticated technology. Is cheating becoming more common? Ways Students Cheat on Exams Anotai Udomwittayakrai from Thailand Consequences of Cheating Olga Lucia Botero from Colombia Students Have to Learn, Not Cheat Dorothea Baerthlein from Germany He Got Caught Cheating! Tatsiana … Read more

Photo Essay: That’s Cheating!

Seong-Ah Kim and Seung-Hye Leeshow how easy it is for students to write the test answers on notes and pass the notes to one another. Piboon Choklerdpatana and Nelma Toledo Mendonca demonstrate the technique of using signals to cheat. Angela Teixeira and Seung-Hye Lee have their eyes on their own papers. Angela Teixeira shows how … Read more

The Teacher Caught Me Cheating

When I was in my last year of high school, I had a tough test in physics. The night before I went to a party, so I didn’t study. Of course, I got home too late to study. Well, the next morning I woke up and realized that I had that test, so on the … Read more

He Got Caught Cheating!

There are no limits for students who want to get knowledge and high grades. Some of them study hard all the time to do well on the tests, but some chose an easier way—cheating. There are so many ways to cheat that a huge book on this theme could be written. Some students are very creative in … Read more

Students Have to Learn, Not Cheat

Over the past decade, cheating—an act of academic dishonesty—has become more and more common. The latest statistics are alarming; more than two thirds of high school students admitted cheating on an exam last year, and—even more appalling—often the best student cheat to get to the top of their class—and they don’t think it is wrong. … Read more

Consequences of Cheating

Olga Lucia Botero from Colombia “Big problems at home”, “I was sick”, “I lost my notes”, “I forgot the test”, “My book was stolen”…all of these are excuses in order not to study for a test, and you can always find a good one. The next day without excuses, you must take the test. You … Read more