For this post on football English we explain the adjective phrase ‘high octane’. If you have suggestions, questions, comments, let us know!
2018-19 Premier League Preview: In this football-language podcast we preview the 2018-19 Premier League season. Can Manchester City retain their title or will their city rivals United challenge them? How will Liverpool fare with their new signings and what about Chelsea and Arsenal with their new managers in charge? Which teams will face a relegation battle and which teams will turn out to be dark horses? If you’d like the transcript to the show – great for learners and teachers of English – please show your support by becoming a patron (through Patreon) and if you have questions or comments, email us at: email@example.com
In this post, we explain the football expression ‘to hit the ground running‘. This is a phrase commonly used at the start of the football season. If you have questions or comments, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of […]
This phrase from our 2018 World Cup football language is last gasp. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here. 2018 World Cup Language: Last Gasp This phrase […]
Last 16 Matches – Day 1: In this post we look back at the first two matches from the last 16: France versus Argentina and Portugal against Uruguay and explain some of the language that emerged from the two matches.
Hello everybody. My name is Damon from languagecaster.com and on this short audio report, I’ll be talking about a 2018 World cup phrase from this week’s games. The phrase is, fair play. World Cup Language: Fair Play Fair play is a concept that goes back a long way in the history of competitive sport. It […]
In this post, we explain the football expression ‘bore draw’ which is used to describe a not very exciting game of football.
Groups G and H are the focus on this Learn English Through Football podcast. If you’d like the transcript to the show please become a patron
On today’s listening report we take a look at two more of the groups in the 2018 World Cup: Groups C and D. We will also be reminding you about our World Cup predictions competition – there is still time to join!
Groups E and F. The World Cup has started, but not all teams have played yet. On this football-language podcast we preview groups E and F.
In this post, we explain some football expressions for scoring multiple, more than one, goals: a hat-trick & a brace. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here. Football Language: […]
2018 End of Season Review: The 2017-18 football season in Europe is now over and we take a look back at some of the big news at the business end of the seasons around Europe in this report. There is a worksheet and transcript …
Champions League Final 2018: It’s the Champions League Final in Kiev this weekend and this is the last podcast for season 2017-18. We will be back in a couple of weeks, however, with our World Cup 2018 podcasts! On the show today, Damian and Damon look back at the seasons for Tottenham and Liverpool and of course give their predictions for the Champions League final. There’s some Champions League football phrases explained, too.
Football Language: Give the keeper the eyes – what’s the meaning of this phrase in football?
To tuck away: Now in football this phrase is used to describe a goal. If a player tucks the ball away, he or she guides the ball past the goalkeeper safely into the net.
Own goal: What’s the meaning of an own goal in football?
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/LearnEnglishThroughFootvallPodcast_2018TottenhamvsManchesterCity.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:08 — 22.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More What a week in the Champions League quarter-final second legs! We take a look at some of the stories from those games in this week’s […]
2018 Manchester and Merseyside Derbies: This week’s football-language podcast looks back at the Champions League quarter-final first legs and the big derbies taking place over the weekend in the Premier League. We also have a quiz question, explain a new football expression – overhead kick…
Everton v Liverpool and Man City v Man Utd: Two big derbies this weekend dominate the Premier League as Everton host Liverpool on Saturday lunchtime and United travel to rivals City on Saturday afternoon with the home side attempting to secure the Premier League title.
Well-worked routine: In this post, we explain the football phrase ‘Well-worked routine’ which is often used when describing a set piece play.