Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Science of Wearing the same thing everyday- Business English

Wearing the same thing every day can sound boring. Or can it be a uniform?   There are a variety of reasons why people would choose to wear the same thing everyday. For me, it is useful that my daughter has to wear her school uniform.  All the girls have the same clothes, it takes away one item of competition that can be devastating to the image of a young girl in school if her family doesn't have the money to keep up with the Jones' with the latest fashion.


Key Terms
 have in common
 outfit
coincidence
 pare down 
 business perspective
blew up the Internet
 famed writer 
 convincing science
 brain power
decision-making process 
tires you out
 a brand
 trademark look
 overall mystique

Questions

Why do Obama, Steve Jobs and Homer Price all wear the same thing?
What does it add to their lives? 
Does it detract anything?
What does the research say about wearing the same thing?
What do you wear to work everyday? 
Do you change into different clothes when you come home? 
Do you wear different clothes for different activities?
Does wearing a uniform make a person feel more in a "role?" 

Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher




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