Crime: Shoplifting

English Conversation Questions on Shoplifting

  • Have you ever seen anybody shoplifting?
  • Is there a lot of shoplifting in your country?
  • How do shops usually prevent themselves from shoplifters?
  • Have you ever shoplifted, maybe just for fun, just to try it?
  • Do you think shoplifting is a serious crime?
  • What do you think of people who steal in the shops because the need food or medicine?
  • Do you think it is a crime when people steal because they are hungry?
  • What do you think are the usuall methods of stealing in a shop?
  • Do you think you need to have a talent to be a good shoplifter, or anyone can do that?
  • Do you think it’s almost impossible to steal in shops because of the security cameras and security guards?
  • Which do you think are the best places for shoplifters? A supermarket? A street market? An airport? A train station? Why?
  • What would you do if you saw a shoplifter in action?

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