Languagecaster Predictions 2019-20: Game Week 3 – The Milan Derby: It’s week 3 of the languagecaster predictions competition and the big game this week comes from Serie A where AC Milan play Inter in the Milan derby. We also have big games from France, Spain, Holland and England where Chelsea host Liverpool.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2019-20 Champions League Group Stages: Domestic football returns after the international break and in this week’s podcast we review some of the football language from the week, we look back at one of our old podcast from our archives, explain a new phrase ‘to secure a point’, ask a tricky football-language quiz question and of course we look ahead to some of the big games being played this week in our predictions. If you’d like the transcript to the show please show your support by becoming a patron (through Patreon). With the transcript you can improve your English by reading as you listen, or if you are a teacher of English you can use the transcript to make several activities for your learners.
In this post on the language of football, we explain the meaning of the phrase ‘to secure a point’, which is often used to describe when a team comes back to gain or earn a draw. If you have questions or comments about this or any other phrase then email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2019-20 Champions League group stages start this week and in our predictions section we focus on five of the big ones including the holders Liverpool beginning their defence away at Napoli. We also try and predict matches between Real Madrid and PSG, Atletico Madrid and Juventus, Dortmund against Barcelona andChelsea hosting Valencia.
2020 European Championship Qualifiers: Domestic football takes a break this week but there is lots of international football being played around the world. The 2020 European Championship qualifiers continue, there are also World Cup qualifiers in Asia and in Africa while there are also lots of friendlies taking place. So, on this week’s podcast we review some of the language from the football week, with stories from Somalia, Kosovo, Italy and Hamburg.
Our new predictions competition kicks off this week when our five games come from the Premier League, Ligue 1, Serie A and the Bundesliga. Can Wolves gain their first win of the new Premier League season? Will Leipzig defeat Bayern and turn the Bundesliga into a three-horse race? Will Fiorentina stop Juventus or can many people’s dark horses in the Premier League, Leicester City win away at Manchester United?
There’s a huge weekend of football taking place; with big derbies in North London, the Basque Country, Rome and Glasgow as well as big games in Italy, France and Croatia! We also have a new football phrase ‘to overlap’ and a football-language quiz as well as our predictions competition which looks ahead to games from the Europen Championships, the World Cup qualifiers and the Women’s Super League.
On today’s listening report we take a look at some of the new laws of the game that the International Football Association Board (IFAB) have introduced this summer for the new season. For this audio report there is a transcript and a worksheet, great for learners and teachers of English, which can both be accessed by becoming a patron (through Patreon). If you have questions or comments, email us at: email@example.com.
In this post on the language of football, we explain the meaning of ‘Super Cup’, which is a competition played between the winners of the Champions League and the Europa League.
Languagecaster Predictions 2019-20: Manchester City vs Tottenham – The new Premier League 2019-20 season is now up and running and this week we feature three of the big games including Manchester City hosting Tottenham and Newcastle United travelling to Norwich City – a little early for a relegation six-pointer!
This weekend also sees the Bundesliga and La Liga kicking off their seasons. We have one game from each of those leagues both of which feature last year’s champions: Bayern Munich in Germany and Barcelona in Spain – they take on Hertha Berlin and Athletic Bilba respectively on Friday evening.
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Third-place play-off – Sweden vs England: In today’s post we look at some language that emerged from the third-place play-off between Sweden and England.
CONCACAF: In this post on the language of football, we explain the meaning of the word, ‘CONCACAF’, which is one of the world’s football organisations.
2019 Women’s World Cup Semi-finals: England vs USA and Sweden vs Holland: We now know the two sides that will contest the 2019 Women’s World Cup final in Lyon on Sunday: the Netherlands and the USA.
2019 Copa America and Women’s World Cup Semi-finals
In this post we explain the word ‘ghost’ and how it is used in football.