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functions: describing people - appearance
skills: fashion

Worksheets for clothing
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Clothing vocabulary (19)
Ss complete clothing words - first letters given


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Clothing vocab revision (20)
Cut up strips. Ss read in turns. Others answer



Quizzes for clothingPage top ↑
Clothing idioms quiz (713)
Ten-question MC quiz



Pictures for clothingPage top ↑


Visual Dictionary - clothing (413)
Large set of b/w line drawings illustrating a wide range of clothing in considerable detail. American English only


Book references for clothingPage top ↑

General English course books (adults)

Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate book cover Inside Out Student's Book Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 14 Style  Pages 117 - 119

New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate book cover New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 1 Impressions  Page 10   Listening: Image
Four young men are interviewed about their image
Unit 1 Impressions  Page 11   Idioms with clothing words

Photocopiable resource books

Elementary Grammar Games book cover Elementary Grammar Games 
Jill Hadfield   
14 - have got: affirmative and negative  Page 14 
(1) Small groups. Sentence making with word cards. (2) Pairwork. Info gap. Find the differences between two pictures. Physical apperance (people) and clothing.

Intermediate Communication Games book cover Intermediate Communication Games 
Jill Hadfield   
36 - Heads, bodies and legs  Page 36 
Mill type activity. Cut up pictures. Describing physical appearance. Clothing. Ss are given a head and have to find suitable bodies, legs etc to complete the picture.

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