Japanese Fashion Subcultures

In this lesson we will:

  • discuss “Why do we wear uniforms?”,
  • discuss Japanese Fashion Subcultures,
  • revise vocabulary (clothing items),
  • describe what someone is wearing and
  • research a fashion subgroup of your choice.


Why do we wear uniforms and what does it say about it?

Japanese Fashion Subcultures

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Answer the questions from http://bit.ly/2qhd9X4 about decora fashion subgroup with as much detail as possible from the video.


Clothing Items

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The verb ‘to wear’

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  1. Listen to the description of Jun and choose the corresponding letter.
  2. Read the description of Mayu and choose the corresponding letter.
  3. Choose a person who has not already been described. In pairs, describe what they are wearing using the correct vocabulary and verbs.

Research Activity

Attempt Activity 6 from Layer C.


See examples below.

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Example 1


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Example 1
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Example 2




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Example 3