Alla Malkina Alla Malkina

Clothes and fashion.
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson students will be speaking about the topic of clothes and fashion. They will learn new vocabulary and follow this up with a speaking and writing tasks.


Abc Speaking ex.
Abc Matching ex.
Abc Self-made matching activity

Main Aims

  • Speaking practice for fluency in the context of clothes and fashion.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Vocabulary in the context of clothes and fashion.


Warmer (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will show a picture of a few Turkish celebrities. T will elicit what ideas the Ss have about the way different ages are expected to dress and clothing conventions in general.

Pre-teach vocabulary (2-4 minutes) • To prepare students for the speaking practice using the target language.

T divides Ss into pairs, gives out a folded matching exercise with the answer key on the other side. After finishing the ex. Ss will check themselves with the help of the answer key.

Speaking semi controlled practice. (10-12 minutes) • To practice speaking skills using target language.

T divides the students into pairs. Students do the ex.1,2. Ss ask and answer the questions with a partner. T monitors that the Ss should follow up questions and try to answer them using the target language and stay on the topic as long as possible. T does the error correction if needed afterwards.

Vocabulary practice. (4-6 minutes) • To practice the usage of verb phrases in the context of clothes and fashion.

T will divide Ss into pairs, give out the matching exercise 3. After finishing the ex. Ss will get the answer key to check themselves.

Freer practice (10-12 minutes) • To use the target language in the context and to practice speaking skills.

Ss work again in pairs. They do the discussion activity no:3. Ss change the partners and continue the discussion. T monitors the activity for the following error correction.

Writing (10-12 minutes) • To practice the usage of the target language.

Ss work in pairs. They do ex 8. Each pair gets a picture of an item which should be sold on eBay. Ss write a detailed description, making the item sound as attractive as possible. Ss peer check and chose the item they want to buy the most.

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