Free Printable Lessons for English Teachers
Today, let’s talk about office attire. What should we wear in an office that is suitable? In today’s world there are several possible answers.
Men are normally expected to wear a suit, a shirt, a tie, and polished black shoes. Women should wear a blouse, a skirt and smart office shoes. However, office attire in some countries does vary, probably because of the climate.
If staff deal with customers and are front office they will usually need to wear a suit or company office uniform. If they are back office they might not need to wear a formal suit. This though will depend on company policy.
Speaking/Understanding: Students should look through the article with the teacher. 1) What is the article about? 2) What do you think about the article? 3) Was this an easy or difficult article to understand? 4) Was this a boring or interesting article? 5) Discuss the article. --- Roleplay: One of you is the interviewer. The others are one of the following people. You are in the Discussion FM radio studio in Hong Kong. Today’s interview is about: Office Attire. 1) Someone who works in an open plan office outside London. 2) Someone who works in Hong Kong in an office. 3) Someone who works in an IT Department in Slovakia. 4) A Human Resource’s boss. --- Sentence starters; homework; etc.