① Do the quiz.
1 I dress
(a) in a way that does not attract attention
(b) to look good but not special
(c) in a way that makes everyone comment on my clothes
2 When I'm at a party,I usually_______.
(a) realize I'm wearing the wrong clothes
(b) feel I look good
(c) decide I'm the best-dressed person in the room
3 When I go shopping,I buy_______.
(a) cheap clothes because that way I can buy more of them
(b) both cheap clothes and more expensive items
(c) a few good quality things because they will last a long time
4 In my opinion, accessories such as belts and shoes are_______.
(a) unimportant and I spend very little on them
(b) important but I can't afford to spend much on them
(c) important and worth spending money on
5 I buy new clothes_______.
(a) only when I have to,as clothes don't interest me much
(b) about every two or three months
(c) whenever I have the money
6 I regard fashion as_______.
(a) silly and a bit of a waste of time
(b) fun but not very important
(c) an important art form
② Work in pairs and discuss your answers to the quiz in Activity 1.If none of the choices suit you,talk about your own answers.
① Look at the photo above and the sentences,and predict what is happening.
I'm not sure I want to buy anything at all.
Tanya has invited us to the catwalk show this afternoon.
So what type of woman am I then?
Most women don't hold things up like that unless they know they want to buy it.
You should try it on.
I'm a buyer for a store in New York City.
I'm here for London Fashion Week.
I'm waiting for a friend,actually,… No money!
Now watch Conversation 1 and number the sentences in the order you hear them.
② Watch'Conversation 1 again and check (√) the true statements.
1 Janet is clothes shopping but doesn't have enough money to buy anything.
2 Tanya can tell when women want to buy something and what they want to wear.
3 Tanya thinks that Janet can afford to buy something, because she's going to try it on.
4 Janet is waiting for Joe.
5 Joe is surprised to see Janet.
6 Tanya invites them both to the fashion show.
7 Joe doesn't know what Tanya is talking about.
8 Tanya tries something on to give them time to think.