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(Updated on 25/02/2013)

 


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Anorexia
Beauty and Ugliness
Body
Clothes

 


VOCABULARY :

  • a modelizer = "a guy who dates only models"
    (urbandictionary.com)

 

INFORMATION :

  • France bans extremely thin models - 6 May 2017
    "A law in France banning the use of unhealthily thin fashion models has come into effect...
    The health ministry says the aim is to fight eating disorders and inaccessible ideals of beauty...
    Employers breaking the law could face fines of up to 75,000 euros (£63,500; $82,000) and up to six months in jail."

    (BBC)

 

  • Vogue Adopts a 16-and-Over Modeling Rule - 03 May 2012)
    "Beginning with their June issues, the editors of the 19 international editions of Vogue magazine have made a pact to stop using models under age 16 or those who, from the viewpoint of the editors, appear to have an eating disorder..."

    (runway.blogs.nytimes.com)

 

  • Kate Moss criticised over 'skinny is best' motto
    "Model Kate Moss has been criticised by campaigners after saying she lives by a slogan which encourages people with anorexia not to eat."
    "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels."
    "Eating disorder charity Beat described the comments as "dangerous" and "very unhelpful" for sufferers."
    (BBC)

 

  • Model (person) - (Wikipedia)
    1 Fashion
    2 Other categories
    3 Requirements for fashion models

    3.1 Supermodels 3.2 History of fashion models 3.3 Controversy 3.3.1 Criticism of fashion models
    4 Glamour models
    5 Fitness models
    6 Bikini models
    7 Fine art models
    8 Alternative models
    9 Body part models
    10 Notes
    11 See also
  • Supermodel (Wikipedia)
    1 Application
    2 History

    2.1 Origins of the term 2.2 First Supermodel 2.3 1960s - 1970s 2.4 1980s - 1990s: Supermodel Era
    2.5 Late 1990s - present: Decline of the Supermodel
    3 Male Supermodels
    4 Criticism...

CLIPARTS :

Male Fashion Model
(luhutchinsonresume.homestead.com)

Fashion Models
(dir.coolclips.com)


(No link)


 

 

 

LISTENING :

  • These Models Make Money with Hands, Feet - Text + Audio + Video - 24 January 2016
    "Famous models are known for their beautiful faces and figures.
    But there is another specialized area of modeling, where feet, hands, earlobes, eyes, lips and hair are the best features."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • Skinny models (BBC)
    + a comprehension quiz about this story
    + a lesson plan


CONVERSATION QUESTIONS :

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES :

  • Fashion models
    "This quiz is about some of the world's most famous models of recent years."
    (funtrivia.com)

 

 

ACTIVITIES TO PRINT :

 

 

LESSON PLANS :

  • Size zero models have dangerous eating disorders (February 07, 2017) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Many models have to get down to a very unhealthy weight to keep their modeling agency happy."
    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Size Zero - Level 0Size Zero - Level 1   or  Size Zero - Level 2
    Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities, crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Male models earn 75% less than female models (September 30, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A well-known modeling agency has claimed that male models are paid as much as 75 per cent less than female models."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels:    Level 4  or  Level 5
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

 

  • Models under 16 banned in London - a lesson plan
    (Breaking News English)

  • The Impact of Gender Role Stereotypes - a lesson plan - UPDATED
    "The objective of these lessons is to encourage students to develop their own critical intelligence with regard to culturally inherited stereotypes, and to the images presented in the media — film and television, rock music, newspapers and magazines..."
    (mediasmarts.ca)
  • Gender Stereotypes and Body Image - a lesson plan - UPDATED
    Overview :
    "To make students aware of the dangers of gender stereotyping and the media's role in perpetuating gender stereotypes."

    (mediasmarts.ca)

     

SONGS :

  • Cameron Russell: Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model.
    "Cameron Russell admits she won "a genetic lottery": she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks.
    In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry that had her looking highly seductive at barely 16-years-old."

    (YouTube)

 

  • Chris Rea - The Way She Moves + LYRICS :
    "I see her coming down the catwalk 
    She all silk and high heel shoes...
    She's a diamond in the night 
    She kick away your aching blues...
    Oh, it ain't what she's wearing 
    It's in the way that she moves"   

    (azlyrics.com)

 

 

VIDEOS :

  • These Models Make Money with Hands, Feet - Text + Audio + Video - 24 January 2016
    "Famous models are known for their beautiful faces and figures.
    But there is another specialized area of modeling, where feet, hands, earlobes, eyes, lips and hair are the best features."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

 

 

 

TV SERIES :

  • A Model Life (tlc.discovery.com)
    "Six new models are brought to the biggest stage in modeling and viewers follow them from their first test shoot to the runways of New York Fashion Week..."

 

 

CARTOONS : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille initiale.)

Walking sticks
(offthemarkcartoons.com)