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Unit 15 – CLOTHES FLASH Flash clothes

Achievement objectives

Curriculum link: levels 1 and 2 of The New Zealand Curriculum

In this unit, your students will identify, describe, and ask about people and their clothes.

Learning outcomes

Students will: 

  • ask about and describe people
  • ask about and describe clothes.

Success criteria

The assessment criteria are based on the curriculum achievement objectives for learning languages at levels 1 and 2. These criteria measure the students’ ability to communicate in NZSL.

Language knowledge

Vocabulary

BALD, BEARD, BOOTS, BOY, CLOTHES, CURLY-HAIR, DRESS, EYE, FLASH, GIRL, GLASSES, HAIR, HAT, JACKET, JEANS, JUMPER, LONG-HAIR, LOOK+SAME, MAN, MOUSTACHE, NEW, SHIRT, SHOES, SHORT-HAIR, SKIRT, STRAIGHT-HAIR, TALL, T-SHIRT, TROUSERS, WEAR, WOMAN

Grammar

 Wh-questions; descriptive classifiers

Sentence patterns

Who is the boy with curly hair?

BOY CURLY-HAIRtIX-he WHOwhq

It's Joe. He has curly hair.

IX-he fs-JOE, IX-he HAVE CURLY-HAIR IX-he

Who is that lady with white hair and glasses?

WOMAN WHITE HAIRt, GLASSES IX-she WHOwhq

She's my teacher.

IX-she MY TEACHER

Where is the bald man with the moustache?

MAN BALD, MOUSTACHEtWHEREwhq

 

What colour is your dress?

YOUR DRESS IX-it COLOUR WHATwhq

My dress is red and white.

IX-it RED WHITE

(Note that the IX pronoun must be in the same location as in question.)

What does your dress look like?

DRESS IX-it LOOK+SAME WHATwhq

 

Look at the black dress. It's beautiful!

LOOK-AT BLACK DRESStIX-it BEAUTIFULnod

I want that white jacket.

WHITE JACKETtIX-me WANT IX-itnod

Nice clothes!

CLOTHES NICE

 

Video clips

Clip 15.1a Vocabulary

Clip 15.1b Vocabulary

Clip 15.2a Sentence patterns

Clip 15.2b Sentence patterns

Clip 8.1b Vocabulary

Scene M Nothing to wear

Scene O Let’s go shopping

Scene P What a bargain!

 

Activities

Activity 15.1 Learning vocabulary and aspects of Deaf culture 

Activity 15.2 Describing people and their clothes 

Activity 15.3 What do they look like? 

Activity 15.4 Assessing progress 

 

Support material

Worksheet 15.1 Describing people

Worksheet 15.2 Describing clothes

Worksheet 15.3 Flashcard template

Scene M transcript

Scene O transcript

Scene P transcript

NZSL guidelines (NZSLiNZC) levels 1 and 2

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