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Clothing

See also:
functions:
describing people - appearance
 
skills:
fashion
 
 
 

The following ESL resources are available for Clothing:

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

 

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Clothing vocabulary
Ss complete clothing words - first letters given
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

Related material from other sources

 
 
 
Clothing idioms quiz external link icon
Ten-question MC quiz
 
 

 

 
 
 
Visual Dictionary - clothing external link icon
Large set of b/w line drawings illustrating a wide range of clothing in considerable detail. American English only
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

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.
 
 

Grammar

Comparison with as...as...

Comparison with <i>as</i>...</i>as...</as>: picture
 
Detailed grammar reference notes on comparison with as....
Three pages, illustrated. Includes positive and negative forms, modifiers and common similes.
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Download Comparison with as...as - grammar notes (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination

Reading and vocabulary: workplace discrimination: picture
 
Work clothing vocabulary.
News story in graded English about woman who was sent home for refusing to wear high-heeled shoes.
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Download Dress code (PDF)
 
 

ESL lesson plans

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps

Reading and vocabulary: How Donald Trump got rich: a tale of three Trumps: picture
 
Three articles in graded English with lead-in and comprehension tasks.
Jigsaw reading for groups of three.
Grammar follow-up on participle clauses (PDF advanced version)
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Download Intermediate (PDF)
 
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Download Advanced (PDF)