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DAT Details
Activity Name: ¿Qué talla usa?
DAT Code: SP-0567
Topic: Clothing
Function: Ask contexualized questions, Provide simple descriptions and evaluations, State likes and dislikes
Where In The Lesson: Communicative Activity
Target BM: Benchmark III
Focus:
Communicative Mode: Interpersonal
Medium: Spoken

Background

Instructions

Step 1. Before class prepare a handout of the paper dolls and doll clothes, and situation cards, and size chart, also prepare a transparency of the clothing patterns sheet. Download the Word document in a ready-to-use format by clicking on the "Download Word Version and Print Out Visual" link. Distribute the dolls, dolls clothes, size chart and situation cards to the students. Each student receives one situation card (customer or clerk), a doll and its clothes.


Step 2. With the students, review vocabulary for clothing, sizes, fabric designs, and numbers.


Step 3. With the students, brainstorm questions that would be asked when buying a complete outfit. Focus on size, color, fabric, price, how they are going to pay, fabric design and material.


Step 4. Using the paper doll designs, have students dress their dolls according to one of the situations on the situation cards.


Step 5. Place students in pairs to carry out the transaction of buying the outfit that the doll is wearing, using the situation cards included.


Step 6. With the second situation students exchange roles.

Suggestions

Give boys clothes to boys and girls clothes to girls.

This activity presumes that the students have completed activities related to clothing, size charts for clothing and shoes, fabric designs, and numbers.



Activity

¿Qué talla usa Ud.?
Las Tallas de Ropa
En Europa y en la mayoría de los países latinoamericanos, los números de las tallas de ropa difieren de los Estados Unidos y de Canada. Consulta el siguiente cuadro para averiguar las tallas correctas para ti.
Damas
Vestidos/Trajes
norteamericano 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
europeo 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48
Calcetines/Pantimedias
norteamericano 8 8-1/2 9 9-1/2 10 10-1/2
europeo 0 1 2 3 4 5
Zapatos
norteamericano 6 6-1/2 7 8 8-1/2 9
europeo 36 37 38 38-1/2 39 40
Caballeros

Trajes/Abrigos

norteamericano 36 38 40 42 44 46
europeo 46 48 50 52 54 56
Camisas
norteamericano 14 14-1/2 15 15-1/2 16 16-1/2 17
europeo 36 37 38 39 41 42 43
Zapatos
norteamericano 5 6 7 8 8-1/2 9 9-1/2
europeo 37-1/2 38 39-1/2 40 41 42 43

Picture 1

Picture 2

Cliente 1A

Se te perdió la maleta en el aeropuerto y tienes que asistir a una reunión de negocios importante. Estás en la ropería comprando lo que te falta. Tienes ideas definidas de lo que quieres en cuanto al diseño, color, tela, y talla. Tienes que comprarlo todo, incluyendo la ropa interior y exterior

Dependiente 1B

Tu cliente tiene que comprar unas prendas para una ocasión particular. Quieres ayudarlo/la pero la tienda no vende algunas de las cosas que el cliente quiere. Ayúdalo a encontrar lo que le falta. Quieres saber el color, talla, tela, y diseño y puedes ofrecerle otra opción. Recibes una comisión por cada venta.

Cliente 2A

Se te perdió la maleta en el aeropuerto y tienes que asistir a una reunión familiar. Estás en la ropería comprando lo que te falta. Tienes ideas definidas de lo que quieres en cuanto al diseño, color, tela y talla. Tienes que comprarlo todo, incluyendo la ropa interior y exterior.

Dependiente 2B

Tu cliente tiene que comprar unas prendas para una ocasión particular. Quieres ayudarlo/la pero la tienda no vende algunas de las cosas que el cliente quiere. Ayúdalo a encontrar lo que le falta. Quieres saber el color, talla, tela, y diseño y puedes ofrecerle otra opción. Recibes una comisión por cada venta.

Cliente 3A

Se te perdió la maleta en el aeropuerto y tienes una invitación muy especial para cenar con un nuevo amigo. Estás en la ropería comprando lo que te falta. Tienes ideas definidas de lo que quieres en cuanto al diseño, color, tela y talla. Tienes que comprarlo todo, incluyendo la ropa interior y exterior.

Dependiente 3B

Tu cliente tiene que comprar unas prendas para una ocasión. Quieres ayudarlo pero la tienda no vende algunas de las cosas que el cliente quiere. Ayúdalo a encontrar lo que le falta. Quieres saber el color, talla, tela y diseño, y puedes ofrecerle otra opción. Recibes una comisión por cada venta.


Cliente 4A

Se te perdió la maleta en el aeropuerto y vas a participar en una competencia de tu deporte favorito en el club social. Después de la competencia habrá una recepción en el club. Estás en la ropería comprando lo que a ti te falta. Tienes ideas definidas de lo que quieres en cuanto al diseño, color, tela y talla. Tienes que comprarlo todo, incluyendo la ropa interior y exterior

Dependiente 4B

Tu cliente tiene que comprar unas prendas para una ocasión. Quieres ayudarlo pero la tienda no vende algunas de las cosas que el cliente quiere. Ayúdalo a encontrar lo que le falta. Quieres saber el color, talla, tela, y diseño y puedes ofrecerle otra opción. Recibes una comisión por cada venta.

Cliente 5A

Se te perdió la maleta en el aeropuerto y piensas pasar el día visitando las atracciones turísticas. Estás en la ropería comprando lo que a ti te falta. Tienes ideas definidas de lo que quieres en cuanto al diseño, color, tela y talla. Tienes que comprarlo todo, incluyendo la ropa interior y exterior.

Dependiente 5B

Tu cliente tiene que comprar unas prendas para una ocasión. Quieres ayudarlo pero la tienda no vende algunas de las cosas que el cliente quiere. Ayúdalo a encontrar lo que le falta. Quieres saber el color, talla, tela, y diseño y puedes ofrecerle otra opción. Recibes una comisión por cada venta.

Cliente 6A

Se te perdió la maleta en el aeropuerto y vas a reunirte con un cliente muy importante en el restaurante en el aeropuerto. Estás en la ropería comprando lo que a ti te falta. Tienes ideas definidas de lo que quieres en cuanto al diseño, color, tela y talla. Tienes que comprarlo todo, incluyendo la ropa interior y exterior.

Dependiente 6B

Tu cliente tiene que comprar unas prendas para una ocasión. Quieres ayudarlo pero la tienda no vende algunas de las cosas que el cliente quiere. Ayúdalo a encontrar lo que le falta. Quieres saber el color, talla, tela, y diseño y puedes ofrecerle otra opción. Recibes una comisión por cada venta


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Follow Up

Assessment

Have pairs of students choose two sets of situation cards. Students will switch roles. The testing cards are the same as the guided practice cards, only they are in English so as to not feed vocabulary. A scoring guide follows.


Customer 1A

Your luggage was lost in the airport and you have to attend a very important business meeting. You are in a clothing store buying what you need. You have very definite ideas of what you want in regards to the design, color, fabric and size. You have to buy everything, including underwear and outerwear.

Clerk 1B

Your client has to buy several articles of clothing for a specific event. You want to help him/her but a few things that s/he wants aren’t in the store. You want to know the color, size, fabric and design and can offer him/her an alternate. You get a commission for all sales.

Customer 2A

Your luggage was lost at the airport and you have to attend a family reunion. You are in a clothing strore buying what you need. You have very definite ideas of waht you want in regards to the design, color, fabric and size. Yo have to buy everithing, including underwear and outwear.

Clerk 2B

Your client has to buy several articles of clothing for a specific event. You want to help him/her but a few things that s/he wants aren’t in the store. You want to know the color, size, fabric and design and can offer him/her an alternate. You get a commission for all sales.

Customer 3A

Your luggage was lost in the airport and you have a very special invitation to dine with a new friend. You are in a clothing store buying what you need. You have very definite ideas of what you want in regards to the design, color, fabric and size. You have to buy everything, including underwear and outerwear.

Clerk 3B

Your client has to buy several articles of clothing for a specific event. You want to help him/her but a few things that s/he wants aren’t in the store. You want to know the color, size, fabric and design and can offer him/her an alternate. You get a commission for all sales.


Customer 4A

Your luggage was lost in the airport and you are going to participate in a competition of our favorite sport at the country club. Afterwards, there will be a reception at the club. You are in a clothing store buying what you need. You have very definite ideas of what you want in regards to the design, color, fabric and size. You have to buy everything, including underwear and outerwear.

Clerk 4B

Your client has to buy several articles of clothing for a specific event. You want to help him/her but a few things that s/he wants aren’t in the store. You want to know the color, size, fabric and design and can offer him/her an alternate. You get a commission for all sales.

Customer 5A

Your luggage was lost at the airport and you plan on spending the day sightseeing. You are in a clothing store buying what you need. You have very definite ideas of what you want in regards to the design, color, fabric and size. You have to buy everything, including underwear and outerwear.

Clerk 5B

Your client has to buy several articles of clothing for a specific event. You want to help him/her but a few things that s/he wants aren’t in the store. You want to know the color, size, fabric and design and can offer him/her an alternate. You get a commission for all sales.

Customer 6A

Your luggage was lost at the airport and you are going to meet with a very important client in the restaurant at the airport. You are in a clothing store buying what you need. You have very definite ideas of what you want in regards to the design, color, fabric and size. You have to buy everything, including underwear and outerwear.

Clerk 6B

Your client has to buy several articles of clothing for a specific event. You want to help him/her but a few things that s/he wants aren’t in the store. You want to know the color, size, fabric and design and can offer him/her an alternate. You get a commission for all sales.

Scoring Guide
Scoring Guide

Name:

Date:

Name:

Date:

Vocabulary: Uses at least 20 vocabulary words related to situation

/20

Vocabulary: Uses at least 20 vocabulary words related to situation

/20
Content: Carries out the situations


/10 Content: Carries out the situations


/10
Structure: Uses complete sentences more than half the time with s/v agreement


/10 Structure: Uses complete sentences more than half the time with s/v agreement


/10
Grammar: Adjective agreement


/5 Grammar: Adjective agreement


/5
Questions: Asks at least three questions in 2 situations


/6 Questions: Asks at least three questions in 2 situations


/6

Fluency: Comprehensible


/5

Fluency: Comprehensible


/5
Total: /56 Total: /56