Colours of the Ballet Shoe – level 1
Traditionally, ballet shoes are pink. They do not come in more colours. This is a problem for people who are not white. Pink ballet shoes do not look good on dark skin. People must paint them with make-up. This takes time.
One black man wants to change this. He talks about this on the Internet. A ballet shoes manufacturer contacts him. The manufacturer starts to make ballet shoes in more colours. This can make ballet more diverse.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
Do you think ballet shoes should come in more colours?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.