jueves, 3 de marzo de 2016



Exercises to print : 

  • Clothes - a worksheet 
    Activité envoyée par Renaud Guyvarc'h de l'Académie de Rouen
    (Ac. Nancy-Metz)

  • Footwear - "Match the Words to the Pictures" (enchantedlearning.com)
  • "Label the Clothes(enchantedlearning.com)
    including shirt, pants, blouse, shoe, shoelace, belt, buckle, purse, pocket, and others."
  • "Label the night clothes/underclothes(enchantedlearning.com)
    including a bathrobe, pajamas, slippers, underwear, and others."
  • "Label the outdoor clothes(enchantedlearning.com)
    including a jacket, jeans, earmuffs, mittens, gloves, raincoat, scarf, umbrella, boots, skates, and others."
  • "Label the outdoor clothes(enchantedlearning.com)
    including a swimsuit, shorts, sunglasses, T-shirt, dress, sandals, watch, ring, and others."

  • Tenses for the Verb - To wear (learnenglish.de)
    "Click on the timeline to see how this irregular verb changes with each tense"
    (with examples)

PowerPoint Presentations :

Lesson plans :  Click on the picture. 
  • Fashion statements - a lesson plan 
    "This is a staged discussion activity which focuses on students' personal opinions of style and fashion." 

  • Her Shoes - a lesson
    "This EFL lesson is designed around a short film by The Mercadantes titled Her Shoes and the theme of clothes.
    Students practise vocabulary related to shoes and clothes, and clothes collocations, watch a short film and talk about clothes and fashion." 

    Time: 60 minutes 
  • Train drivers in skirts after shorts ban (June 11, 2013)  - a lesson plan with AUDIO 
    "Male train drivers in Sweden have come up with a novel way of staying cool in the summer heat after their company banned the wearing of shorts." 

Sweden male train drivers wear skirts after shorts row - Article + Video 

  • South Korea 'bans' miniskirts (March 23, 2013)  - a lesson plan 
    "A new law has come into force in South Korea that effectively bans the wearing of miniskirts.
    The controversial piece of legislation is called the 'overexposure law' and is an attempt by the government to curb what it views as public indecency." 


  • Dress code - a lesson plan (english-4u.com) (with REGISTRATION!)
    Language Function : discussing issues / understanding a written text 
    Vocabulary Area / Topic : dress code / clothes / appearance 
    - with Teacher's Notes
  • Jennifer Lopez in anti-fur stalking (Breaking News English) 
    - a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), communication activities, pair work, discussion,
    reading and vocabulary exercises."
  • Television shoes a lesson plan (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Fashion and clothing - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.

Role-play :
  • The clothes shop
    "This mini-play is set in a clothes shop in Manchester, where two friends are chatting to each other as they shop.
    The lesson contains a downloadble MP3 audio file  and a PDF with student worksheets and teacher's notes." 


  • Une série de 4 petits jeux à destination des 6ème pour mémoriser le vocabulaire des vêtements
    Créés par Alice Johns  


  • Interactive Game - Clothes and Accessories
    "Learn / revise the vocabulary related to clothes and accessories with this interactive game!" 

    Created by Laurence Haquet (Ac. Rouen) :
    "A jouer en classe entière avec un vidéoprojecteur!"

  • Clothes 
    "First click on the picture and play the games, then make sure you know the words and play the 4 games..."
    Created by Renée Maufroid

  • Trigger Finger (english-online.org.uk)
    "Pick a category and then click as many things as you can find in that category in one minute...
    There are 25 words in each category."

  • Clothes - a crossword (learnenglish.de)
  • Clothes - hangman (learnenglish.de) 
  • Clothes - word search (learnenglish.de)

Games TO PRINT :
  • Clothes - Crossword  ou en PDF  
    Travail envoyé par Emilie Burgunder (Ac. Strasbourg) pour une classe de 6ème

Idioms and Sayings :
  • Don't Be Caught With Your Pants Down - Text + Audio
    "Are you too big for your boots? Do you often fly by the seat of your pants? Learn what these clothing expressions mean and so many others.
    You may be excited to get started but keep your shirt on! Be patient. All you have to do is click on this episode of Words and Their Stories." 

  • Belt Idioms
    "A belt is a strip of flexible material, such as leather, plastic, cloth, used with or without a buckle for wear (usually) around the waist.
    Some idioms are based on a belt’s narrow shape, like the following epithets for different sections of the United States."


Superstitions :
Cartoons : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)

Cartoon: The Warning Label
Back to school

Washing Instructions
- a label


Smelly Old Rags
Fashion cartoons
- 54 pages! 

The dog wants to go out 

The stockings

No jeans!(cartoonstock.com)

Obligations vestimentaires
Utiliser "can't / must"


Stories :

Conversation questions :
  • Fashion statements UPDATED 
    "This is a staged discussion activity which focuses on students' personal opinions of style and fashion."

    (British Council)

Songs :

  • "My room is a mess". A song by Carla Lewis. 
    "Start the auto slideshow, listen to the song and do the activity."
    Created by Renée Maufroid.

  • Jeans On by Keith Urban :
    "When I wake up in the mornin' light
    I pull on my jeans and I feel all right...
    I got money in my pocket, I got a tiger in my tank
    And I'm king of the road again"

Videos :
  • ACTIVEWEAR - "A video for girls who wear activewear, to do not-active things." 
    A worksheet created by Muriel O'Mahony (Ac. Montpellier)

  • Textiles of the future
    "Europe's textiles industry faces heavy competition from other parts of the world, especially China. This video shows though that it's not all doom and gloom." 


  • Woolite : Torture - a commercial  (YouTube) UPDATED 
    "You might know Rob Zombie as the founder and lead singer of White Zombie or you might be more familiar with his film work
    directing gory horror movies like House of 1000 Corpses and the Halloween remake.
    Either way, odds are good that you probably don’t think about a gentle laundry detergent when you picture the guy.
    That’s exactly why having him direct the 30-second spot is pretty genius.
    I mean, when was the last time you even thought about Woolite, let alone voluntarily watched a commercial for it?"


  • France Passes Ban on Face Coverings 
    "France's lower house approved a ban on wearing face-covering veils in public.
    This is widely seen as a move to clamp down on Islamic extremism." 


    See History

  • BULLYING - a video (BBC)
    "People stereotype Tim and his friends just because of the way they dress.
    This has led to bullying by other people at school, all because they don't like the way they look."

Cinema :
  • The 10 best fashion films 
    "From Derek ‘Blue Steel’ Zoolander to Anna ‘Nuclear’ Wintour, who are the kings and queens of the catwalk on screen?"