We’ve had the first shock of the tournament – So, we introduce the World Cup Word ‘stun‘.
The European football season gets under way this month but that did not mean there was no football taking place. In this post, languagecaster takes a brief look back at some of the highlights from the summer of 2011.
The 2011 Copa América is taking place in Argentina and so in this main report (with worksheet and answers) we take a look back at the history of the Copa América
The final of the World Cup 2011 for women takes place this weekend, while the Copa America in Argentina has now reached the quarter-final stage. Damon and Damian try to predict the games involving Japan and the USA, Uruguay and Argentina, as well as Paraguay and Brazil.
[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 […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/pod40eff.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (1.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions Current Score: DB 25 | DF 49 It’s here! The knockout stage, the last 16, squeaky bum time! In the two games today, we have the Republic of […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/1950.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:00 — 1.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More[print_link] | Subscribe: Main Report Continuing our World Cup countdown we feature one of the most dramatic tournaments to have taken place, the 1950 World Cup in Brazil in […]
[print_link] | Teaching Ideas Last week we looked at South Africa, this week we visit South America and the continent’s biggest club competition the Copa Libertadores. As you read the post, look at the names of countries and the nationality adjectives. Then try the quiz to check your knowledge. The semi-final places were decided this […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod40.0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:19 — 7.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More While the season in Europe is coming to a close, things in South America are just beginning to hot up, so languagecaster takes a look at the biggest […]
[print_link] Barcelona in the Bernabeu and back from the brink, Birmingham bounce back and bad boy Barton all feature on 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 […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/Week%2026.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:00 — 7.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More After a thrilling end to the Argentinian apertura season in December, football returns to Argentina with the clausura season this weekend and languagecaster looks at some of the […]
Here are some words and phrases you can hear on this week’s languagecaster’s Good, Bad and Ugly section of the podcast – a review of the footballing news. For more English practice check out our worksheets, football glossary and English for football phrases. all eyes are on: the main news story, everybody is talking about… […]