Clothes: What are you wearing today?

Clothing Categories (in UK English)

Clothing Categories (in UK English)

Along with the weather comes our clothing – how can we keep our bodies from being too cold or too hot?




Classroom Activities

Have fun!


With some vocabulary, American English is different from British (and other countries’) English.

U.S. vs. U.K.

  1. sweater vs. jumper; pullover
  2. sneakers vs. trainers
  3. underwear; panties vs. pants; knickers
  4. pants vs. trousers
  5. bath robe vs. dressing gown
  6. suspenders vs. braces
  7. undershirt vs. vest
  8. vest vs. waistcoat
  9. bathing suit; swim suit vs. swimming costume

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