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Unit 3
Appearance
3.1 Physical appearance
To bear a striking resemblance: to look very similar to;

cropped hair: very short hair;

fair hair: light-coloured hair;

bold— having no hair;

to be fair-skinned: light skinned;

to go grey: to have hair that is turning grey;

to be good looking: to be attractive;

in his/her 30s/40s: to be 20/30 something;

scruffy: dressed untidily;

to look young for your age: to look younger than you are;

to lose one’s figure
: to have a figure that has lost its toned+ shape;

complexion: natural skin colour and texture;

make up
: cosmetics;

medium height: average height;

middle-aged: approximately between 45−65;

to never have a hair out of place: perfectly styled hair;

to be overweight: to weigh more than is regarded as healthy;

pointed face: the opposite of a round face;

shoulder-length hair: hair that comes down to the shoulders and no further;

slender figure: a figue that is tall and slim;

slim figure: attractively thin;

thick hair: a lot of hair;

to wear glasses: to use spectacles;

to be well-built: to be muscular;

to be well-turned out: to look smart;

youthful appearance: to look young.



Phrasal verbs:

To dress up − to dress very smartly or glamorously;

put on − to dress yourself or someone else with an item or items of clothing;

take off − to remove any item of clothing;

make up − put on cosmetics;

to be getting on a bit:
to be getting old.
Idioms:

Dressed to kill − if someone is dressed to kill, he/she is wearing very fashionable or glamorous clothes intended to attract attention;

look a sight − look awful, unsuitable or very untidy;

not a hair out of place − to have a perfect appearance;

look like a million dollars
− to look extremely good;

all skin and bone − to be very thin or too thin.
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He ________his shoes _________ before he went out.
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What's happening to Maria, is she dieting? Look at her, she's all _______.
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Sophia is always looking smart and groomed - ______________.
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Every morning I need half an hour in the bathroom to ______ my face____.
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I was so tired when I got home at night that I even forgot to _____my boots____.
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I should cut on sweets, I am a bit _________ recently.
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Maria is so tall and slim, when I look at her I enjoy the_______ figure she's got.
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I didn't know Nick could play the guitar so well. He is a real________!
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She was the most beautiful bride in the world, looked like _______________.
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This is going to be a glamorous reception, you should get dressed______.
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Watch the video.
Now watch the video one more time and choose the right answers.
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Why does Cameron Russell change her outfit at the beginning of the talk?
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The comparison of magazine pictures and snapshots are meant to demonstrate which of the following?
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How does the perception of their body image change in girls from age 13 to age 17?
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3.2 Fashion and
trends
Marketing - The way that advertising companies convince people to buy certain products;

advertising
- Act of promoting which can be done on media or newsprint;

budget - Money you have to spend;

bonsumerism - Economic theory that links prosperity to consumer demands of goods and services;

garments – another word for items of clothes, apparels;

accessories – things (bags, belts or jewellery) that can be added to your outfit to make it more attractive and stylish;
lingerie – women's underwear, undergarments;

ashion victim – a person who wears popular trends and looks really ridiculous because he/she ends up looking like a store mannequin;

baggy – wide-legged pants or loose-fitting shirts/blouses;

catwalk or runway – a narrow flat platform, used by models to present designer clothes;

clothes stall – a booth displaying clothes in a market;

fashion icon – someone or something who is very well known as an example of style and high fashion;

must-haves – highly essential clothes that you must have in your wardrobe this season.



Phrasal verbs:

Go with — to match;

try on — to put on an item of clothing to find out whether it fits or is suitable;

have on - to be dressed into something;

show off - to boast;

to be in
- to be on trend;

to be out - to go out of fashion;

wear out — to become old, impossible to wear;

to keep up (with the latest fashion)
- not to fall behind.
Idioms:

To cost an arm and a leg
 — to pay too much for something;

to shop till you drop — to go on an extremely long shopping trip;

to have a sense of style — to know what looks good on you and have your own style and taste;

to be old-fashioned
 — to wear clothes or do something that is no longer in style;

strike a pose
 — to take a particular posture in order to impress. You can strike a pose for the camera;

to be dressed to kill — wear something with an intention to stand out/impress people and be noticed;

to have an eye for fashion — to have a good taste and know what is "in fashion" and what is not;

dress for the occasion — to wear something in the right place at the right time. Not to wear short skirt to church or bathing suit to a wedding (unless you are in Miami).


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My new leather jacket really cost me_______. I had to take a small loan to buy it.
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Do these shoes go ________this dress?
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I never buy footwear in the Internet, I need to try the shoes______ to see if they fit.
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Children wear __________their clothes quickly because they play so much.
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Monica buys the garments she can't afford to impress the people who don't care. Her closet is full of staff she's never worn-it's a case of________.
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Eric should have become a designer-he has a good taste and a(an)______ for fashion.
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Tina looked really ridiculous in those________ jeans which seem two sizes bigger than she needs.
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A pair of trendy sneakers is a real __________ in your wardrobe.
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I ripped that dress in the fitting-room when I was trying it_____,and I had to buy it, although I didn't like it.
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Have you seen the viral video of that famous model who tripped over on the _______?
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Watch the video "10 dangerous fashion trends".


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Creative writing: use your active vocabulary when answering the questions (3-4 sentences), please.
1. Copper arsenate is not which of the following?
Pigment / Dull / Yellow-green / Toxic.

2. Asbestos fibers can break off into tiny pieces that can enter the lungs, but not when woven into clothing. True or false?

3.Name three of the symptoms that occurred as a result of wearing the whitening paste Venetian Ceruse.

4.What are the consequences of adding atropine to your eye?
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