Answer to Dictation 1
In this age of consumerism we unnecessarily discard millions of tons of clothes.
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Answer to Dictation 2
Some may be a little threadbare or miss a button or two.
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Answer to Dictation 3
A new scheme to encourage people to increase the longevity of their apparel.
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Answer to Dictation 4
People who get their garments repaired at special repair workshops.
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Answer to Dictation 5
A new initiative to support those who carry out repairs and help the environment.
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Answer to Dictation 6
An estimated 700,000 tons of clothing are thrown away in France every year.
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Answer to Dictation 7
The emergence of fast fashion has exacerbated this.
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Answer to Dictation 8
Fast fashion is the practice of purchasing cheap clothes to wear just a few times.
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Answer to Dictation 9
It aims to encourage people to reduce the amount of clothing they buy.
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Answer to Dictation 10
It says over half of donations can be reused and a third can be recycled.
See the clothes repair lesson for the whole text.
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