In this World Cup 2018 podcast, we discuss how our predictions went for the matches and before looking forward to the big one!
In this World Cup 2018 podcast, we have a quarter-final review. Eight teams, four games, four winners. Damian and Damon give their thoughts on their quarter-final predictions, the games, and who they think will win the semi-finals. We’ll have a short World Cup language section, while we will also take a look at some our listeners’ posts and see how the predictions competition is going.
In this podcast we review some of the big stories from the group stages at the 2018 World Cup in Russia – Damian and Damon look back at some of the drama that has taken place so far. We also explain some World Cup language, ask a World Cup quiz question, predict some upcoming games and answer some listeners’ questions.
2018 World Cup Podcast: Review of Week 1: The 2018 World Cup is now moving into its second week and teams are starting to play their second games of the tournament and so in this podcast Damian and Damon talk about some of the highs and lows of the tournament so far.
2018 World Cup: Review of Week 1 – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. In this listening report we take a look back at some of the good, the bad and the ugly from the first week of the 2018 World Cup. There is a worksheet, with answers, and a full transcript.
In this post, we explain some football expressions to do with late goals, specifically ‘late winners’, that have featured in the 2018 World Cup’s first week.
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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!
2018 World Cup Preview – Groups A and B: Only two days until the 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia and so on today’s football-language podcast we take a look at two of the groups in the tournament: Groups A and B. We will also be looking at our World Cup predictions competition, while there is also a quiz question and some football language explanations. For this audio report there is a transcript and a worksheet, great for learners and teachers of English, which can be freely accessed here.
2018 World Cup Preview: The 2018 World Cup is about to kick off in Russia and on today’s football-language podcast we take a look ahead to some of the language-learning resources we will make available over the tournament, including quizzes, transcripts, worksheets and much more. We also have an interview with a football fan in which we look at his predictions for the tournament, explain a new football phrase – ‘to run out winners’ – and invite you all to take part in our World Cup predictions competition.
This week we take a look at the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and focus on the phrases ‘caretaker manager’ and ‘comprehensive victory’
This weekend has seen the draw for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers take place and so on this week’s report we take a look at the qualification systems in five of the six confederations
The road to the World Cup in Russia has just started and in this report we take a look at some of the early rounds of 2018 World Cup qualification.
Listen to the report on the good, the bad and the ugly of the recent World Cup and then try our 2014 World Cup Listening Quiz below.
2014 World Cup Review: Here is the second in our series of short listening reports that look back at the Brazil 2014 World Cup. After looking at the fans in the previous report this time we ask what was the good, the bad and the ugly of the tournament.
2014 World Cup Word of the Day: Every day during the 2014 World Cup the languagecaster team posted a World Cup Word of the Day and in this post we have collected them all together for easy reference. How many of them can you remember? Can you remember which games they refer to?
Football Podcast: 2014 World Cup review – Fans – The 2014 World Cup is over and Damon and Damian look back at some of the key words and phrases from the tournament in our final podcast of the 2013-14 season.
Listen to Damian’s report on his experiences with some of the fans in Brazil and then try our World Cup listening quiz
In the first of a series of short listening reports about the 2014 World Cup we take a look at some of the fans.
Tonight sees the game to decide which teams come third in the 2014 World Cup: the 3rd-place play-off
The second semi-final between Argentina and Holland was a very different game to the one the night before when Germany blew away hosts Brazil. This time Argentina qualified for the final on a penalty shoot-out after a scoreless 120 minutes.
Who got blown away today? Languagecaster’s World Cup Word of the Day
In football, what do we mean by the phrase ‘man in the middle’?
The languagecaster team explains a key word or phrase for learners of English in our World Cup Language posts. Today, we focus on the phrase ‘pick up a caution’
What do we mean when we use the phrase ‘flagged offside’ in football?
What does the phrase ‘penalty shout’ mean in football?
Today’s World Cup phrase of the day is ‘sweeper-keeper’.
the languagecaster team explains a key word or phrase for learners of English in our World Cup Language posts. Today, we focus on the phrase ‘Plan
What do the phrases ‘edge past’ or ‘edge out’ mean?
Each day during the 2014 World Cup the languagecaster team is explaining a key word or phrase for learners of English in our World Cup Language posts. Today, we focus on the noun ‘lull’.