TP7 LOST TRIBES
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about Style and fashion in the context of subcultures in Britain
To provide clarification of nouns and adjectives describing clothes in the context of Subclultures
Procedure (38-45 minutes)
SS look at some photos and discuss what they see.
In pairs, SS discuss questions. A. Do you know any subcultures? B. Do they have a dress code or a particular style? C. Do they have their own music? D. Which subcultures are (still) popular today? SS help T complete the table: subcultures / time / clothes / music
SS read the article and choose the best title for it. PW WCF
SS read the text again filling the sentences with suitable names of subcultures. PW WCF
1. SS look at the words highlighted in the text. Working in pairs, SS discuss possible meaning of those words using the context. (4) SS are given sheets with gappy sentences. They complete the sentences individually. PW. WHF
Working in groups, SS discuss what would be their reaction if their child told them they want to be a... hippie/punk/goth, etc.