PRESENTATION FOR THE STUDENTS OF THE 10th FORM The teacher : Mikhailova V.A.
What is SUBCULTURE? Subculture is a group (within a society) of persons of the same age, social or economic status, ethnic background, etc. and having its own interests, goals, etc.
Kinds of subculture PUNKS HIPPIES SKINHEADS BIKERS GOTHS RAVERS MODS ROCKERS HACKERS EMOS
Why do teens join subcultures? To identify with a particular subculture To rebel against a society To protest against the older generation To reject everything Not to conform to society standards To try out all sorts of options To show strong physical force To express themselves, their own identity
The features of different subcultures
Emos Emo is a modern subculture which appeared in Europe in 1980s.А new wave of Emos is coming nowadays. Have you seen them ?
Emos love dark places. They are often found in large, expensive mansions living with their parents. They go to their local high school. They soon fall into deep depression and then hang out with their friends outside.
Emos love to wear black clothing mixed with smaller amounts of shockingly bright colors, especially, but not limited to, their hair.
You know who was Emo? Hitler. You don't want to be like Hitler, do you?
Hippie or hippy – a person whose behaviour, dress, use of drugs, etc., implied a rejection of conventional values.
Goths appreciate everything, connected with love and death. Their point of view on life can be called as «depressive romantism». They find loneliness, passionate love with a tragic end beautiful and fascinating. Goths appreciate everything, connected with love and death. Their point of view on life can be called as «depressive romantism». They find loneliness, passionate love with a tragic end beautiful and fascinating.
A true Goth must be thin, tall and as pale as possible. Goths’ style is unique. They are known as people wearing black clothes and a lot of silver jewelleries. They can also use red, white and grey colours in their style.
Usually members of this subculture dye their hair and nails in black . They have slim bodies, and a fantastic make -up. Sometimes Goths pierce their lips, noses or eyebrows. The main idea of their style is to look like vampires, witches or black magicians.
Biker is a member of a motorcycle gang.
Ravers Raver - a person who leads a wild or uninhibited social life, especially attending "Rave" parties "Рейв" (от англ. rave - бредить, бред, бессвязная речь, также: неистовствовать, реветь, выть, бушевать, говорить с энтузиазмом) трактуется в "Словаре современного сленга" Т. Торна как «дикая вечеринка» (a wild party), танцы или ситуация отчаянного поведения"
They use computer-made, synthesized music and drugs to create massive all-night dance parties in empty warehouse.
Skinhead is a member of an international youth subculture characterized by hair and dress styles evoking aggression and physical toughness. Typical skinhead style includes shaved heads, combat boots, tattoos, and prominent body piercings.
Chealsea girls A smartly dressed skinhead girl needs shiny boots or shoes, nylons, and a plaid skirt. Chelseas are female skinheads. The Name is derived from the typical skinhead haircut, short on top and longer around the sides. True skinhead girls are rare because it is difficult to be a Skinhead and a Woman
Hacker - a person that hacks, a computer fanatic, esp. one who through a personal computer breaks into the computer system of a company, government. They are the wizards of computer community. People with deep understanding of their computers can do things with them that seem magical
Mods Mod (or Modernism or sometimes Modism) was a lifestyle based around fashion and music that developed in London in the late 1950s and reached its peak in the early to mid 1960s. People who followed this lifestyle were known as Mods. This later spawned (порождать) the Skinhead.