1. Levi Strauss was a) American. b) German. c) Russian. 2. He immigrated to San Francisco in a) b) c) He was a a) book seller. b) tailor. c) cloth seller. 4. The first person in the world who wore jeans were a) miners. b) book sellers. c) tailors. 5. First jeans a) were blue. b) had no colour. c) were dirty. 6. A Russian immigrant Jacob David offered Strauss idea of a) using copper rivets. b) selling jeans. c) fable. 7. Levi and Jacob patented their new kind of pants in a) b) c) 1836.
a) American troops (войска) copied the idea and started calling them T- shirts because of their T shape. In the mid- 1950s, rock star Elvis Presley shocked the world by wearing the T-shirt on TV. b) By the 1960s, T-shirts had conquered (завоевали) the world. Sports teams, clubs and rock bands were all using colour and logos on their tees to be notice. c) T-shirts started as underwear (нижнее бельё). During the First World War, European soldiers wore them underneath (под) their uniforms to keep warm. d) They tell other what we like, where we have been, the things weve done, the competition weve won. e) Today, T-shirts are worn in every corner of the world. Babies, kids, teenagers and adults wear them.