Focus: Speaking/Vocabulary



Download 45.5 Kb.
Date08.07.2018
Size45.5 Kb.
Upper-intermediate (B2)

Focus: Speaking/Vocabulary



Talking about clothes + Role play

1 Match the items of clothing with their definitions.



  1. baggy (shirt/jumper)

  2. wide-brimmed (hat)

  3. flared (trousers)

  4. full-length (evening gown)

  5. trousers with turn-ups

  6. waistcoat

  7. cuff

  8. track suit

  9. collar

  10. sleeve

    1. end of a shirt sleeve at the wrist

    2. the end of a trouser leg folded back

    3. the part around the neck of a shirt

    4. close-fitting sleeveless garment usually worn under a jacket

    5. warm loose-fitting trousers and jacket worn for doing sports

    6. becoming wider at the bottom

    7. the part that covers the arms

    8. hanging loosely

    9. with a big edge for protection against rain

    10. reaching down covering the ankles




2 Check the list of words below, which gives you further help to describe one’s clothing. Look up the words that you do not understand. Then discuss with the others which of these you consider to be fashionable now/old-fashioned/always fashionable. Which of them would you never wear?
Materials: leather, wool, cotton, velvet, satin, corduroy, lace, fur

Patterns: checked, striped, dotty, flower-patterned, spotted, patched

Colour: crimson, beige, turquoise, olive green, navy blue,

Clothes: sporty outfit, pant/trouser suit, turtle-neck, long-sleeved shirt, see-through blouse, tight sweater, sweatshirt, T-shirt, polo-neck sweater, blazer, tuxedo, tie, bow-tie, overcoat, raincoat, wind jacket, evening dress, cocktail dress, loose dress, off-the-shoulder dress/top, swimming-suit, cotton-knit top, stone-washed jeans, faded denim jacket, shawl, scarf, canvas shoes, trainers, boots, high-heeled shoes, platform shoes, pointed shoes

3 You are making some plans for the weekend. Ask your friend for advice about what to wear. Take turns in asking for and giving advice. Use the words from the list.
One of you is going to

1 a party to a friend

2 the theatre

3 the disco

4 a restaurant with her/his new boyfriend/ girlfriend

5 on a hike with her/his new boyfriend/ girlfriend

6 a camp-site at Lake Balaton

7 play squash

8 a funeral

9 the Academy Awards

10 a ball in your school




FUNCTION BOX

Asking for advice:
What would you wear if you …

Do you think it would be good/nice …?

Do you think that black shirt suits me?

Which of my … should I put on?

What shall I ….?

Can you tell me what to …?

Does my blue shirt match my ….?



Giving advice:
If I were you, I would …

In your place, I would …

I think you should/ought to …

Why don’t you…?

I think it absolutely suits you.

I would rather wear something casual…






KEY:


1

baggy (shirt/jumper) - hanging loosely

wide-brimmed (hat) - with a big edge for protection against rain

flared (trousers) - becoming wider at the bottom

full-length (evening gown) - reaching down covering the ankles

trousers with turn-ups - the end of a trouser leg folded back

waistcoat - close-fitting sleeveless garment usually worn under a jacket

cuff - end of a shirt sleeve at the wrist

track suit - warm loose-fitting trousers and jacket worn for doing sports

collar - the part around the neck of a shirt



sleeve - the part that covers the arms


Share with your friends:


The database is protected by copyright ©dentisty.org 2019
send message

    Main page