Grade 8 Unit 8 Topic 3 Section D


• The well-known [1]well-known: adj. 众所周知的;熟知的 item [2]item: 美: [ˈaɪtəm]  英: [‘aɪtəm]  n. 项目;一件商品(或物品);条款 of American clothing is blue jeans.

In the past [3]in the past: 在过去, many workers wore heavy cotton jeans.

• Today, clothing factories make many different styles and colors of jeans.

• They are the most popular choice [4]choice: 美: [tʃɔɪs]  英: [tʃɔɪs]  n. 选择;抉择;挑选;选择权 of clothing for young people around the world [5]around the world: 世界各地;全世界.


• The kimono is the Japanese traditional clothing.

• The traditional kimono was made of [6]be made of: 由……制成;用…制成 silk.

At one time [7]at one time: 曾经,一度;同时, Japanese people wore kimonos for casual and formal occasions.

• Today, few people wear kimonos except on special occasions like marriages [8]marriage: 美: [ˈmerɪdʒ]  英: [ˈmærɪdʒ]  n. 婚姻;结婚;婚礼;婚姻生活 and national celebrations [9]celebration: 美: [ˌseləˈbreɪʃ(ə)n] 英: [.selə’breɪʃ(ə)n] n. 庆祝;庆典;庆祝活动;颂扬.

Word Bank

Word Bank
1 well-known: adj. 众所周知的;熟知的
2 item: 美: [ˈaɪtəm]  英: [‘aɪtəm]  n. 项目;一件商品(或物品);条款
3 in the past: 在过去
4 choice: 美: [tʃɔɪs]  英: [tʃɔɪs]  n. 选择;抉择;挑选;选择权
5 around the world: 世界各地;全世界
6 be made of: 由……制成;用…制成
7 at one time: 曾经,一度;同时
8 marriage: 美: [ˈmerɪdʒ]  英: [ˈmærɪdʒ]  n. 婚姻;结婚;婚礼;婚姻生活
9 celebration: 美: [ˌseləˈbreɪʃ(ə)n] 英: [.selə’breɪʃ(ə)n] n. 庆祝;庆典;庆祝活动;颂扬
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