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Unit 04 :
Clothes and Fashion 衣著與時尚
Let’s learn about different kinds of clothes and fashion!
1. jumper /ˈdʒʌm.pɚ/
a piece of clothing with long sleeves that is usually made from wool, is worn on the upper part of the body and does not open at the front
a red woolly jumper
2. hoodie /ˈhʊd.i/
a sweatshirt (= cotton clothing for the upper body) that has a hood to cover the head
3. vest /vest/
a piece of clothing like a jacket without sleeves, that is worn over other clothes for warmth or protection
Wear something warm, like a fleece jacket or a down vest.
4. coat /koʊt/
an outer piece of clothing with sleeves that is worn over other clothes, usually for warmth
Do your coat up, Joe, or you’ll freeze.
5. jeans /dʒiːnz/
trousers made of denim (= strong blue cotton cloth) that are worn informally
jeans and a T-shirt
6. sweatshirt /ˈswet.ʃɝːt/
a piece of informal clothing with long sleeves, usually made of thick cotton, worn on the upper part of the body
7. tie /taɪ/
a long, thin piece of material that is worn under a shirt collar, especially by men, and tied in a knot at the front
8. belt /belt/
a strip of leather or material is worn around the waist to support clothes or for decoration
She fastened her belt tightly around her waist.
9. bracelet /ˈbreɪ.slət/
a piece of jewellery that is worn around the wrist or arm
a gold/silver/diamond bracelet
a chain bracelet
10. apparel /əˈper.əl/
Describe to your tutor what you see in this picture
11. earring /ˈɪr.ɪŋ/
a piece of jewelry, usually one of a pair, worn in a hole in the ear or fastened to the ear by a clip
a pair of dangly earrings
12. necklace /ˈnek.ləs/
a piece of jewelry worn around the neck, such as a chain or a string of decorative stones, beads, etc.
13. pin /pɪn/
a decorative object, used as jewelry
a hat/tie pin
14. lace /leɪs/
a decorative cloth made by twisting thin thread in delicate patterns with holes in them
15. sleeve /sliːv/
the part of a piece of clothing that covers some or all of the arm
You’d better roll your sleeves up or you’ll get them dirty.
16. blouse /blaʊs/
a shirt for a woman or girl
a white silk blouse
17. chic /ədˈmɪʃ.ən/
stylish and fashionable
I like your haircut – it’s very chic.
18. arty /ˈɑːr.t̬i/
being or wishing to seem very interested in everything connected with art and artists
She hangs out with a lot of arty types.
19. punk /pʌŋk/
a culture popular among young people, especially in the late 1970s, involving opposition to authority expressed through shocking behavior, clothes, and hair, and fast, loud music
20. runway /ˈrʌn.weɪ/
the long, narrow stage that models walk along in a fashion show
Match the correct meaning to each vocabulary.
- arty__ 2. lace__ 3. runway__ 4. chic__ 5. blouse__
a. a shirt for a woman or girl
b. the long, narrow stage that models walk along in a fashion show
c. being or wishing to seem very interested in everything connected with art and artists
d. stylish and fashionable
e. a decorative cloth made by twisting thin thread in delicate patterns with holes in them
21. fashionable /ˈfæʃ.ən.ə.bəl/
popular at a particular time
22. stylish /ˈstaɪ.lɪʃ/
of high quality in appearance, design, or behavior
23. in /ɪn/
fashionable or popular
High heels are in this season.
24. trendsetter /ˈtrendˌset̬.ɚ/
a person, organization, etc. that starts new fashions, especially in clothes
They are not only the biggest fast-food chain but also the industry’s trendsetter.
25. fashionista /fæʃ.ənˈiː.stə/
someone who works in or writes about the fashion industry
26. trendy /ˈtren.di/
modern and influenced by the most recent fashions or ideas
He writes for some trendy magazine for the under-30s.
27. vintage /ˈvɪn.t̬ɪdʒ/
of high quality and lasting value, or showing the best and most typical characteristics of a particular type of thing, especially from the past
She loves buying vintage clothing.
28. casual /ˈkæʒ.u.əl/
Casual clothes are not formal or not suitable for special occasions.
29. bohemian /boʊˈhiː.mi.ən/
a person who is interested in art, music, and/or literature, and lives in a very informal way, ignoring the usually accepted ways of behaving
30. mannequin /ˈmæn.ə.kɪn/
a large model of a human being, used to show clothes in the window of a shop
Try to spell it!
- f _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ a : someone who works in or writes about the fashion industry
- s _ _ _ _ _ h : of high quality in appearance, design, or behavior
- m _ _ _ _ _ _ _ n : a large model of a human being, used to show clothes in the window of a shop
- c _ _ _ _ l : casual clothes are not formal or not suitable for special occasions.