Grade 8 Unit 8 Topic 1 Section D

The first types of clothes were made of [1]be made of: 由…制成 animal skins [2]skin: 美: [skɪn]  英: [skɪn] n. 皮;皮肤;…皮肤的;(兽)皮. People started to wear clothes so that [3]so that: 为了;以致;以便于 they could protect themselves from the sun, wind, rain and cold [4]protect sb. from (doing) sth. 保护某人免受(做)某事/物的伤害;.

Today, we use different materials [5]material: 美: [məˈtɪriəl]  英: [məˈtɪəriəl]  n. 材料;原料;素材;布料 to make different kinds of clothes. But nowadays, clothes do more than just keep us warm. Clothing can also show people our jobs, our culture, our hobbies and even our moods. For example, when we see a man in a uniform [6]uniform: 美: [ˈjunɪˌfɔrm]  英: [ˈjuːnɪfɔː(r)m]   n. 制服;校服;统一服装;(运动队)队服, we can guess his job from the uniform. When we see a woman in a kimono, we may think that she is Japanese. If a man always wears sportswear [7]sportswear: 美: [ˈspɔrtsˌwer]  英: [ˈspɔː(r)tsˌweə(r)]  n. 运动服装;便装, we may think he is active and likes doing exercise. If a person always wears yellow or pink clothes, maybe he or she is lively and easy-going [8]easy-going: adj. 悠闲的;随和的;不慌不忙的 . We get ideas about people from their clothes. As the saying [9]saying: 美: [ˈseɪɪŋ]   英: [‘seɪɪŋ]  n. 谚语;格言;警句 goes [10]as the saying goes:常言道,正如俗语所说 , “You are what you wear.[11]You are what you wear.: y衣如其人

Word Bank

Word Bank
1 be made of: 由…制成
2 skin: 美: [skɪn]  英: [skɪn] n. 皮;皮肤;…皮肤的;(兽)皮
3 so that: 为了;以致;以便于
4 protect sb. from (doing) sth. 保护某人免受(做)某事/物的伤害;
5 material: 美: [məˈtɪriəl]  英: [məˈtɪəriəl]  n. 材料;原料;素材;布料
6 uniform: 美: [ˈjunɪˌfɔrm]  英: [ˈjuːnɪfɔː(r)m]   n. 制服;校服;统一服装;(运动队)队服
7 sportswear: 美: [ˈspɔrtsˌwer]  英: [ˈspɔː(r)tsˌweə(r)]  n. 运动服装;便装
8 easy-going: adj. 悠闲的;随和的;不慌不忙的
9 saying: 美: [ˈseɪɪŋ]   英: [‘seɪɪŋ]  n. 谚语;格言;警句
10 as the saying goes:常言道,正如俗语所说
11 You are what you wear.: y衣如其人
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