How blue jeans were invented


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. It's the   of the Gold Rush, 1850s, California.

  2. A young   , Jacob Davis, notices that his gold-mining customers are wearing through pants,

  3. The enhanced   are soon in high demand.

  4. He   the supplier of his cloth, a dry goods merchant by the name of Levi Strauss.

  5. Strauss and Davis began   pants out of denim.

  6. Jeans continued to be   and diversified over the years.

  7. Today,   percent of American consumers own at least one, if not many pairs of jeans.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Do you like wearing jeans? Why? Why not?

  2. What kind/brand of denim do you wear often? Why?

  3. Where do you usually buy your clothers? Why?


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