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Reading Text KILT: A Scottish Unique Traditional Cloth The kilt is a knee-length skirt-like garment traditionally worn by men. It is generally associated today with Scotland or the Gaelic people of British Isle and Normandy. The kilts that are mostly known today are tartan kilts. Tartan is a plaid cloth pattern consisting of stripes of various width and colors. In the past, the number and color of the stripes were used to identify a certain clan. So, every clan has their own tartan kilt. Bagpip
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   Reading Text  KILT: A Scottish Unique Traditional Cloth The kilt is a knee-length skirt-like garment traditionally worn by men. Itis generally associated today with Scotland or the Gaelic people of British Isle and Normandy. The kilts that are mostly known today are tartan kilts. Tartan is a plaidcloth pattern consisting of stripes of various width and colors. In the past thenumber and color of the stripes were used to identify a certain clan. So every clanhas their own tartan kilt. Bagpipes players always wear the tartan kilt as we oftensee today.The kilt has been worn in different societies and through different periodsof history. It is the Gaelic especially Scottish kilts that are well known to us but itis not the only kilt worn in modern times. !ilts of various styles have been wornin modern Greece. The styles varied widely in different regions of Greece. Themost famous is a white kilt that has become the ceremonial uniform of Greek soldiers. The Gaelic people of Ireland like those of Scotland wore the kilts aswell.The modern image of the kilt is very different from its earlier historicalimage. In the # th  century the tartan kilt was the identity of $ighland Scottish.The kilt along with bagpipes had been the symbol of the wild warlike $ighlandScottish clans. They are considered as barbarous savages. In %&' the kilt-dressed$ighlanders led by Bonnie (rince )harlie had threatened the British *mpire.Because of the rebellion the British (arliament banned tartan and the use of $ighland dress until %#+. (unishment for a first offence was a si,-monthimprisonment a second offence earned the wearer a seven-year e,ile to anoverseas work farm. The ban had succeeded in altering $ighland Society. any of the old traditions and customs had been lost forever including the old kinds of tartan kilts. In spite of many efforts to revive the tradition wearing kilt had beenseen as only a nationalistic statement and was no longer seen as a way of life.The kilt as a fashion for boys or men has continued into modern times.The kilt as a school uniform is primarily still worn in Scotland. The Scottish 1  schools use them as uniform but this only occurs at private schools. $owever*nglish and occasional /merican boys at the Scottish private schools do not likekilt uniform. *ven some of them had never heard of a kilt before enrolling atschools. Some schools in Ireland also adopted the kilt as a school uniform but notas commonly as in Scotland.!ilts are also still worn at Scottish events around the world. /ll peopleattending the events wear kilts. The e,ample of the events is 0unedin Summer 0ance held in *dinburg south-east Scotland. 1hile the kilt is a popular feature atScottish $ighland gatherings it is rarely seen at Irish events. /t Irish events onlythe pipers and dancers wear kilt. The dancers only put on their kilt costumes to perform and then take them off immediately after their last performance.The other occasion in which kilts are worn is the wedding ceremony. Thegroom attendants and guests wear kilts as formal dress at Scottish weddings. 2ing bearers in Scotland and *ngland also sometimes wear kilts. Normally they arecombined with black 3ackets. (Taken from Headlight 2) A.Vocabulary ./lter 4v5+.Bearer 4n56.)lan 4n5&.*nroll 4v5'.*,ile 4n57.Imprisonment 4n5%.!ilt 4n5#.8ffence 4n59.2ebellion 4n5 :.2evive 4v5 .Savage 4n5 +.Stripe 4n5 6.1arlike 4ad35 2  B.Answer the followin questions .1hat are tartan kilts;+.1hat were the stripes used for;6.1hat do bagpipes players always wear;&.1hy were tartan kilts banned in %&';'.1ho do not like kilt uniform at the Scottish private schools;7.Scottish and Irish wear kilt differently. 1hat is it; C.!ra ar re#iew 1ord 8rder Sometimes we want to add more information to a noun. So we put more thanone ad3ective in front of the noun.These are some rules(ut opinion ad3ective in front of descriptive ad3ectives.e.g. a beautiful green skirt(ut general opinion ad3ectives in front of specific opinion ad3ectives.e.g. a nice clean room 0escriptive ad3ectives are divided into si, types<si=eshapeagecolornationalitymateriale.g. a young /merican boy 3  The table of the ad$ecti#es 8pinion /d3ectives0escriptive /d3ectivesNounGeneralSpecificSi=eShape/ge)olorNationalityaterial>ovely)omfortableBig1ooden)hair *,pensiveNewBlackGerman)ar >arge2oundetaltable 1hen you use a noun in front of another noun you never put ad3ectives betweenthem. ?ou put ad3ectives in front of the first noun.e.g. $e works in the Indian film industry.  Put the words in good order. .@ohn bought a 4wooden A round A large5 table.+.0iana is looking for the 4ugly A blue A nasty A )hinese5 vase.6.I hate hearing the 4Irish A old5 song.&.The scientists found the 4*gyptian A valuable A ancient5 manuscript.'.y mother likes to wear the 4golden A beautiful A new5 necklace. %.Answer &ey 4
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