Cours de conversation en anglais : Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th July 2019

The rise in popularity of the comfy shoe

Despite what Neil’s been told, comfortable shoes, such as trainers, are considered more acceptable these days than ever before. This is because more and more people are wearing them. But what has caused this rise in popularity? Has it happened suddenly, or over time? And is Neil wearing high heels? Find out and everything and learn the related vocabulary.

This week’s question

Which famous sports clothing company’s first pair of running shoes was inspired by the square pattern on a waffle-making machine? Was it:

a) Adidas

b) Nike, or

c) Puma

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.