The UEFA Nations League: On this special extra podcast we take a look at the UEFA Nations League and look at some of the language involved with this tournament and answer questions about the format, the rules and what it may mean for the future of European football internationals.
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.
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 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 …
This weekend sees the resumption of the qualifiers for the 2016 European Championship that will take place in France next year. In this week’s listening report we take a look at the state of the groups.
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.
It’s Super Bowl weekend and on this week’s listening report we take a look at some of the differences between American football and football – we have an interview with a fan of both sports David.
we preview the 2015 African Cup of Nations that is taking place in Equatorial Guinea
World Cup 2014 Listening Report: Group C: In the third of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group C which includes Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan.
World Cup 2014 Listening Worksheet: Group B. In the second of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group B which includes Spain, Holland, Chile and Australia.
Listening Worksheet: Group A In the first of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group A which includes Brazil, Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon.
Most European football seasons have passed the halfway mark and so we take a look at the big five European leagues and ask who will finish champions come May.
This week’s listening report looks back at the career of one of the all-time greats of world football, Eusébio, after the great Portuguese striker passed away recently.
This listening report examines the language used to talk about diving.
In this week’s main listening report we look back at some of the key moments from the final set of matches of 2014 World Cup qualifiers in Europe, South America, Central America and Africa.
On this week’s main listening report (with worksheet) we focus on Ligue 1 in France and wonder which teams will challenge for the title.
This week’s Learn English through Football Podcast has three main sections: In the main report section, Damon looks ahead to this season’s Champions League group stages, while in our regular English for football section, we introduce the football phrase ‘top drawer’. In the last section of the show, we feature several games from the Premier League, Serie A as well as some of the big games from the Champions League.
Dark horses, minnows, group of death – it’s all here in Languagecaster’s 2013-14 Champions League group stage preview
In this report Damian looks ahead to the upcoming 2013-14 Premier League season and offers some predictions.
This week’s main listening report takes a look at the three new teams in the Premier League.
A transfer is when a footballer moves from one club to another and this can come about in two ways: either the club decides to sell the player or the player chooses to leave the club. On this week’s main listening report we look at language related to football transfers.
On this week’s football podcast for learners of English, Damon and Damian take a look at the big football stories from the week and profile the career of Leo Messi.
2012-13 Champions League Preview: This season’s Champions League has just kicked-off and so on this week’s listening report, complete with worksheet, the languagecaster team preview the group stages of Europe’s biggest club competition.
2012-13 Premier League kicks off: This is languagecaster’s first main listening report of the 2012/13 season, and Damian and Damon give their predictions for the coming season in England.
In our first reading worksheet of the season we preview the start of the 2012 Chinese football season.
On this week’s main listening report we take a look at the FA Cup: the format, its history and its giant killing. There is a worksheet with this report and you can listen to the report by clicking on the link below, while vocabulary support appears at the foot of the report.
Who is the greatest player to have played for your favourite team? What was your greatest moment as a fan? Who has been your favourite manager? These and other similar questions are often asked by football supporters all over the world and so on this week’s main report we ask what has been the best ever side in your favourite club’s history with Damian focusing on the Spurs team from 1961-63.
In this video worksheet post we use a link from the excellent The History Of Football  [DVD]on the topic of Folk Football. There is also a worksheet, transcript and answer sheet below. The youtube link can be found here and lasts for 2 minutes 10 seconds. Folk Football Worksheet
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod2.0910.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:23 — 7.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More On this week’s show we start a feature which takes a look at some of the great World Cup players through the ages. Of course […]
Languagecaster produces one podcast every week during the European football season. You can listen to the podcast by clicking here. In this post we focus on how students of English can improve their English listening skills with these podcasts