This week’s English for football phrase is ‘CONMEBOL’, which is the name of the South American football organisation.
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/main.clubworldcup.121215.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:33 — 3.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More[print_link] | Subscribe Our main listening practice report this week focuses on the FIFA Club World Cup, taking place in Japan starting this week. You can […]
This weekend sees the start of the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup which is taking place in Japan and we feature one of the quarter-finals in this week’s predictions battle. We also have two games from both the Premier League and Serie A as well as a big game from Spain.
Back to the Future II: To celebrate Back to the Future day we take a look at what football may look like in 2045!
A crazy week of football with World Cup and European Championship qualifiers that saw Albania and Wales progressing to France…
In this week’s football review we congratulate Spanish side Sevilla on retaining the Europa League title and we wonder about all the goings on at FIFA
In this week’s football phrase we explain the football term ‘Club World Cup’
This week’s listening report takes a look back at the Ballon d’Or 2013 award.
In this languagecaster.com’s football language quiz we have 6 questions for you to answer on the winners and losers of some of the big competitions that took place between June and August 2013
The 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil has reached the end of the group stages and Damon has already opened up a lead in the predictions battle. In this weekend’s matches we have a repeat of the classic 1970 World Cup final match between Brazil and Italy as well as Tahiti against Uruguay.
The 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil is up and running which means we have a mini predictions battle here at languagecaster.com. Remember it’s three points for a correct score and one for the right result. If you want to try your luck against Damon and Damian just leave us a comment below. Our guest predictor this week is Tracey who is hoping Tahiti score another Confederations Cup goal.
Confederations Cup: A FIFA-run tournament that started in 1997 and which is held in the year before every World Cup.
FIFA stands for Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and is the organising committee of world football
In this week’s review of the footballing action, we congratulate Barcelona on becoming champions of the world and feature two financial scandals: one from Spain and one from Italy.
It’s Club World Cup time – who is in and who will win? Check out the latest listening report from languagecaster
In a week when FIFA president Sepp Blatter was embroiled in yet another scandal: this time about race, we report on four of the many controversies that FIFA’s leader has been involved in.
A cracking final to look forward to this Sunday as Japan take on the USA in Frankfurt for the Women’s World Cup!
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Congratulations to Inter Milan for becoming the world’s best team although after yet another fantastic performance I doubt many in Catalonia would agree with that. Man City and Tevez are in the news again while the football world actually felt sorry for Big Sam! You […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod18.1011.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:42 — 6.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreOn this week’s podcast we ask three football fans what their reaction to FIFA’s decision to give the World Cup to Russia in 2018 and Qatar […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod17.1011.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:37 — 11.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreOn this week’s podcast we feature the FIFA Club World Cup which is held in the United Arab Emirates. Remember on this week’s show you can […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Lucky 5 for Barcelona and Dimitar Berbatov, Real Madrid lose the plot and corruption at the heart of FIFA. You can listen to these and other stories on our weekly podcast. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at the foot of the […]
Good, old-fashioned wing play, bad news for Rooney, and some more FIFA-related scandal all feature on this week’s football podcast as well as more bad news from Italy
On this week’s show Damian takes a look at one of the African sides that has made it to South Africa – Algeria.
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/algeria.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (1.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More[print_link] | Subscribe: Main Report On this week’s main report, we continue our look at some of the countries who have qualified for the 2010 World Cup finals in […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Main-Report-11.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (1.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More[print_link] | Subscribe: Main Report On this week’s main report we take a look at the world football governing body FIFA. Main Report 11 Transcript ‘It is an institution […]
[print_link] World Cup qualifiers are back, and we take a look at games from five of the FIFA qualifying regions: Europe, South America, North and Central America, Asia and Africa. Some teams have already qualified, but who will join Holland, Japan, South and North Korea, Australia and hosts South Africa? This week’s guest predictor is […]
[print_link] | Teaching Ideas In September, Europe gets back to World cup qualifiers. This post takes a look at the top ten teams in Europe (FIFA ranking). As you read the post, look at the names of countries and the nationality adjectives. Or try the online listening quiz to check your knowledge. The World Cup […]
As Real Madrid continue to build their new dream team, other teams are beginning to make moves in the transfer market, World Cup qualifiers continue – good news for North Korea (a 0-0 draw against saudi Arabia sees them through to the World Cup), not so good for Argentina (they lie fourth in the South […]
In this teaching ideas post we look at the FIFA Confederations Cup which is taking place at the moment in South Africa.