Two of the biggest sportswear manufacturers are Adidas and Puma, but do you know the origin of these words? Listen to find out the crazy story behind these two names and practise some vocabulary for talking about sports clothes.
As well as being one of the most famous people ever to have lived, Julius Ceasar inspired lots of words and phrases in English. Find out all about them in this episode of English with Stephen
Listen to some great stories about some of the words associated with the Olympics.
The word ‘court’ is very short but with a long story and many different meanings. Learn more about the different ways this little word can be used in English in this latest episode.
Discover all there is to know about the history of the word ‘junk’ as well as the different ways it can be used today.
The story of Lady Godiva is a very popular folk story in England. It also gives us a couple of idiomatic expressions that are still commonly used to this day.