8 Fast fashion phrases esl video exercises

You don’t have to rack your brains to understand that there is a problem with fast fashion today. In this esl lesson plan learn about clothes and sustainability, use new vocabulary from the video and do the video exercises!

Fashion and sustainability questions

  • Is fashion important for you?
  • What is fast fashion?
  • Is fast fashion affordable?
  • Can fast fashion be of high quality?
  • What are the detrimental/negative effects of fast fashion?
  • How can fashion be ethical?

Key video vocabulary B1-B2

8 million species of plants and animals

Our increasing desire for fast fashion

Pushing species to the brink of extinction

Sustainable fashion video exercises

Watch the video. How does fashion harm the environment?

Do a video interactive exercise

Complete the gaps with words from the video and your examples:

colorful __

exquisite ___

breathtaking __

vibrant __

extinct __

sustainable __

What does it sound like?

Virtual tour of a natural history museum!

Video discussion questions fast fashion

Sustainable fashion key vocabulary phrases

species of plants and animals
Our increasing desire for fast fashion
Pushing species to the brink of extinction
we can consider every purchase
we can buy quality and consume less
we can recycle and repurpose
sustainable, clean, considered fashion
our attitude towards fashion

Additional listening videos clothes and fashion intermediate

Learn more about sustainable fashion with a British council video lesson

Published by Polina

English teacher, cultural explorer and Korean&Slovenian language learner

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