Clothes vocabulary and comparing/ contrasting phrases practice
Objective First Unit 1
Choose two words from below and say at least one similarity between them and at least one difference between those things. Note that some words below have the same meaning as each other, so if you pick those words you will have to think of other differences between them. All comparing phrases used in the game must be different – you cannot copy any phrases that people have used in this game. However, phrases which are just slightly different from comparisons people have made before are fine.
|bathrobe||bomber jacket||business shirt
|dress||dress shirt||dressing gown
|engagement ring||flip flops||glasses|
|skirt suit||slip-on shoes||sneakers
|spectacles||sports kit||sports shoes
|wedding ring||winter scarf||wooly scarf
Ask about any words above which you couldn’t understand, working as a class to make comparisons to other clothes and accessories each time.
Work together to discuss the similarities and differences between the words below. Note that some have exactly the same meaning.
bathrobe/ dressing gown
bomber jacket/ jumper
business shirt/ dress shirt
flip flops/ sandals
handbag/ shoulder bag
headscarf/ winter scarf
long-sleeved T-shirt/ T-shirt
panty hose/ tights
pumps/ slip-on shoes
sports shoes/ trainers
winter scarf/ wooly scarf
All the words below have more than one meaning, e.g. in British English and American English. Discuss the different meanings together.
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