FASHION AND TEENAGERS. TEENAGERS' SUBCULTURES.
Repeat after me • Fashion, ridiculous, casual clothes, a snob, stylish, glamorous, a bargain, to influence smb, image, to be labelled, to dye one’s hair, extravagant, elegant, Punks, Emos, Goths, Rappers, Grungers, Preppies, Hippies, Skinheads, Bikers
Answer my questions • Do you care about fashion? • You like to stand out, don’t you? • What clothes do you prefer? • Clothes are a status thing, aren’t they? • Must clothes show your individuality? • Who influences your tastes, interests and your lifestyle? • Are you a shopaholic? • Can you name teenagers’ styles?
Say it in one word • Something you buy really cheaply • Somebody who thinks that he is better than other people • Something unusual • Something that’s OK for the situation • When shops reduce their prices • Comfortable clothes that you wear in informal situations. • Expensive and elegant clothes
Translate the sentences into English. • Я не люблю выделяться. • Я покупаю вещи на распродажах. • Эта рубашка очень дорогая, но немодная. • Это платье – крик моды. • Мне нет дела до моды, я ношу удобные вещи. • Его одежда и модная, и практичная. • Он носит кожаный жакет и ковбойскую шляпу. • Эти туфли красивые, но непрактичные. Они белые. • Они любят говорить о вампирах и конце света.
Guess • A young person who dresses in a shocking way to express his or her identity. He or she has brightly coloured hair and wears metal chains. The person is thought to rebel against the society. Their music is very aggressive. They listen rock. Their music was designed to shock. They reject everything.
A young person who dresses in clothes of black and pink colours. They are very thin. They wear very tight trousers or jeans and trainers or slippers with black and white lines.
The members of this subculture wear the blackest black, with a lot of silver jewellery and have very black hair. They look as thin and pale as possible.They like to speak about the end of the world.
They are the members of the teenagers’ subculture which is the part of Hip – Hop. It is first of all a special reading of a text. Rightly used rythm, the sounds’ pronunciation, the special intonation give the effect of melody. There are no special clothes but very often they wear baggy jeans with baggy, hooded tops, loose – T-shirts and silver or black metal jewellery or chains.
WRITE A SHORT COMPOSITION • SUBCULTURE OF MY TOWN • AN IDEAL SUBCULTURE • MY SUBCULTURE