The European Championships are about to start and so today in our series of previews we focus on Group D which includes current holders Spain, dark horses Turkey and Croatia as well as the Czech Republic.
During the Euro 2012 tournament the languagecaster team will explain a football headline that has appeared in the English-speaking press. Today’s headline is Spain start with Silva and end with gold
Today’s main report looks ahead to this summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine and focuses on World and European holders Spain’s chances.
On this week’s podcast, we preview Italy’s chances at this summer’s European Championships in Poland and the Ukraine.
On this week’s main listening report we look ahead to this summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine and focus on Italy’s chances in Group C.
On this week’s main listening report we look ahead to this summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine and focus on Croatia’s chances
Fluminense, Santos, Juve, Shalke 04, Everton are some of the teams on this week’s languagecaster predictions. Newcastle v Everton ? -?
This week’s main report takes a look at this season’s Spanish League: La Liga 2011-12. This report has a transcript and explanations of key vocabulary
With less than a year to go until the European Championships kick off in Poland and the Ukraine the qualifying rounds in Europe are starting to hot up. With the two hosts already qualified, there remain 14 other spots to fill – the nine group winners and the remaining five will come from a series of play-offs involving the runners-up. On this week’s main report we take a look at how the groups are shaping up.
This week we cast our eye around the world to take in games from Japan, where the season gets underway again after the terrible earthquake and tsunami, Argentina, Spain, England, and the Champions League semi-final first legs
The first two of four el Clásico matches take place this Saturday and Wednesday and to celebrate this feast of Spanish football the languagecaster team have decided to release a collection of posts over the next seven days to help teachers and students understand a little more about this huge fixture.
[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions A huge week in football sees el Clásico between Real and Barcelona being played twice: once in the league and then in the Spanish Cup final next Wednesday. Also on Wednesday Spurs take on their fierce rivals Arsenal in the North London derby, while there are also big games from the […]
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘El Clásico’
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod35main1011.mp3Podcast (podcast2): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:24 — 6.8MB) | Embed[print_link] | Subscribe: Main Listening Report | Complete List Here We are well into April now and leagues around Europe are entering the final stretch of the title races. This week, languagecaster takes a look at the five big leagues and which […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/Euro2012wk33.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download () | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More[print_link] | Subscribe: Main Listening Report | Complete List Here This week’s main report looks at the qualifying groups of the 2012 European Championships that will take place in […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions Current Score: DB 35 | DF 65 Holland take on Spain in the 2010 World Cup final in South Africa. The match will be played on Sunday the 11th of July at Soccer City, Johannesburg. Neither of these teams has won a World Cup before, and Spain has never been to […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions Current Score: DB 33 | DF 61 Holland take on Uruguay and Germany clash with Spain . Can Uruguay make it to the final as the only South American representative? Will it be 1974 over again with Holland hoping to get revenge against Germany? Will Spain win the biggest footballing honour to […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions Current Score: DB 29 | DF 55 It’s the sharp end of the tournament – the business end. Eight teams looking to secure four places in the semi finals – three victories away from being crowned World Champions. In the first game, Holland take on Brazil , five time winners. The […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions Current Score: DB 27 | DF 54 An all Iberian clash with Spain and Portugal , and in the other match up, two teams Japan and Paraguay hoping to make it to the last eight for the first time in their histories. Join our predictions competition here, where there’s a chance […]
In this week’s poll we ask which team you think will be La Liga champions this season. The answers to
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/La-Liga-10.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (1.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More[print_link] | Subscribe: Main Report The Spanish League has reached the half way stage of the season – la primera vuelta – and so the languagecaster team thought it […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions The final of the Africa Cup of Nations, the new season in Argentina, an FA Cup replay and the big game in the Premier league all feature in this week’s predictions. This week’s guest predictor is Mika from Japan who is a Barcelona fan. Current Scores: DB 93 | DF 98 […]
Last week, saw the confederations Cup reach its climax with an exciting game seeing Brazil come from two goals down to beat the USA 3-2. The USA certainly impressed the worldwide audience by beating Spain and going close against the South American powerhouse. Perhaps their world ranking of 12 is merited. In other news, it […]
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 […]
[print_link] The end of the season in Europe comes ever closer and that means for our final predictions of the season languagecaster turns to domestic cups, relegation battles in Spain, Champions League spots in Italy, and a big game in the Brazilian League. [TABLE=133]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod41.0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:01 — 6.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More The leagues around Europe are reaching their climaxes and on this week’s show languagecaster takes a look at how three of the big leagues were […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod38.0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:41 — 9.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More This week, Barcelona visit their great rivals Real Madrid in La Liga’s El Clasico. Madrid are only four points behind the previously unstoppable Barcelona and […]
[print_link] With only a few weeks remaining the predictions battle between Damon and Damian is still neck and neck. This week, we feature two big games between teams at the top and bottom of the league in England, the Madrid-Barca derby in Spain, as well as important matches from the top of the Bundesliga, Serie […]
[print_link] Stories from the World Cup qualifying games dominate this week’s good, the bad and the ugly section of languagecaster’s football podcast. Click on the links below to find out more on all of these stories. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at the foot of the page. Good It was good […]
[print_link] Stories from England, France, Argentina, Iraq and Brazil all feature on this week’s good, the bad and the ugly on languagecaster’s football podcast. Click on the links below to find out more on all of these stories. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at the foot of the page. The Good […]