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Ex.1. UNDERWEAR:In pairs / groups, talk about underwear. Are you interested in underwear? Do you spend a lot of money on underwear? Is it fashionable? What do you look for or think about when buying socks, lingerie and other items of underwear? How has the kind of underwear you wear changed over the years?

Ex.2. ECO-FASHION:What do you think of eco-fashion or eco-clothing? In pairs / groups, discuss how the following items of clothing could be made more eco-friendly. Would you buy and wear the clothes you talked about?

  • Bra
  • Shoes
  • Necktie
  • Baseball cap
  • Suit
  • Watch
  • Perfume
  • T-shirt

Ex.3. CHAT: In pairs / groups, decide which of these topics or words are most interesting and which are most boring.

Lingerie / bras / keeping warm / protecting the environment / microwaves / chic / heating / greenhouse gases / offices / scarves / shorts / chili / eco-friendly clothes

Have a chat about the topics you liked. For more conversation, change topics and partners frequently.

Ex.4. BRA:Spend one minute writing down all of the different words you associate with the word “bra”. Share your words with your partner(s) and talk about them. Together, put the words into different categories.

Ex.5. SAVE ENERGY:What can we do to save energy in our everyday lives and thus reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions? Discuss this with your partner(s). Focus on these areas:

  • Having breakfast
  • Commuting or going to school
  • Keeping warm or cool
  • My hobby
  • Cooking
  • At home in the evening
  • A letter to the government
  • Studying English

Ex.6. ECO-CLOTHING OPINIONS: Do you agree or disagree with these

opinions? Talk about them with your partner(s).

a. All clothes should be eco-friendly.

b. We should recycle our clothes instead of throwing them away.

c. Leather should be banned – it is very bad for the environment.

d. All winter clothing should be solar heated to reduce the need for heating oil.

e. Clothes should be the natural color of their fabrics to avoid using polluting dyes.

f. People should be fined for wearing environmentally unfriendly clothes.

g. Wearing eco-friendly clothes will have no impact on the environment.

h. Eco-friendly clothes should have “Warm Biz” and “Cool Biz” logos.

Ex.7. TRUE / FALSE: Look though the article’s and guess whether these

sentences are true (T) or false (F):

a. A bra that was described in the Kyoto Protocol has been developed. T / F
b. The bra contains gel pads that need to be heated in a microwave. T / F
c. The bras are ultra thin and ultra light. T / F
d. The bras might keep women warmer and reduce the need for heating. T / F
e. The maker hopes the bras will bring fashion chic to offices. T / F
f. The bras have a heated scarf-like attachment to warm one’s neck. T / F
g. The bras will soon be on sale in colder countries around the world. T / F
h. The maker wants to produce functional clothes that help the planet. T / F

Ex.8. SYNONYM MATCH: Match the following synonyms from the article:

a. lingerie volume
b. reduce variety
c. extra add
d. unveiled more
e. amount stop
f. prevent cut
g. provide shown
h. meant make
i. range underwear
j. produce supposed

Ex.9. PHRASE MATCH: Match the following phrases from the article (sometimes more than one combination is possible):

a. developed a bra that may of its “Warm Biz” campaign
b. protect the help reduce global warming
c. gel pads that can be heated of warm and eco-friendly clothing
d. unveiled the bra in Japan as part to keep one’s neck warm
e. cut the amount of greenhouse at the development stage
f. provide a little fashion gases in the environment
g. an attached scarf that is meant environment
h. the heated lingerie set is still any time soon
i. will not be in the stores in a microwave or boiling water
j. develop a range chic to the office

Ex.10. GAP FILL: Put the words in the column on the right into the gaps in the text.

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