To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about the clothing, hairstyles and music of trends in the context of youth cultures in America and Europe.
To provide clarification of clothing, hairstyle and make-up vocabulary in the context of youth cultures in America and Europe.
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Context building - Start a talk about young people social groups and trends - May be, explain the meaning of the word "trend"
- Show them the photos, put the photos about trends on the board - Get them to talk about the trends, answering the questions in the handout exercise 1
- Get them to read the text in order to explain what the title means - Before they read, make a short explanation on how to read for gist - Peercheck the answers
- Put the photos for vocabulary on the board - Get them to read and match the underlined words/phrases in the text to the photos - Do the language clarification (meaning, form and pronunciation)
- Get them to discuss the answers to the questions in the handout exercise 5