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Vocabulary about fashion
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn about vocabulary of fashion. At first, they will classify adjectives in relation to the displayed pictures. Then, They will go for a personality quiz. later on, they will review some vocabulary related to fashion, and finally, they will talk about an expensive item that they bought recently.


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice of fashion vocabulary

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of language used for give an opinion about fashion


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Teacher will display 2 pictures of 2 persons: a woman and a man wearing elegant clothes, and another couple wearing casual ones. Students will take a look and try to classify the adjectives mentioned to these photos. Adjectives: Fashionable, mundane, trendy, elegant, stylish, sophisticated, practical, chic, comfortable, impractical

Highlighting (8-10 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Match the word with its definition: 1- carefree a- sensible and practical 2- rebellious b- not easily upset or annoyed 3- vain c- too proud of the way you look 4- shallow d- happy and without worries 5- easy-going e- not interested in serious things 6- down-to- earth f- difficult and disobedient

Exposure (10-15 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Quiz time: Know your personality from the way you dress! Read the statements below and write in your notebook A= I agree B= it depends C= I disagree Count how many As, Bs and Cs and see which letter you have the most. 1- People say I am trendy. 2- I always use hair products ( gel, hairspray, etc) in the morning. 3- I get bored with my clothes quickly. 4- I love dressing up for parties. 5- don't mind where my clothes come from, I just want to look good. 6- I'd never cut my hair for charity. 7- I believe that wearing make-up is not only for women. 8- I am interested what's in fashion and what's out of fashion.

Controlled Practice (5-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Cross out the word in each list which does not collocate with the word in bold, and say whether the other words go before or after the word in bold? 1- Fashion statement - clothes - accessory - conscious 2- designer label - handbag - goods - supplies 3- dress traditional - evening - casual - waterproof 4- clothes wardrobe - hanger - basket - line 5- look individual - classic youth sophisticated

Free Practice (15-20 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Spend 2 minutes preparing for the following task, try to use as many words as you can. Describe an expensive item you bought recently. you should say: - what you bought - why you chose it - what you use or need it for - whether it was good value and whether you are happy with it, why/why not?

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