It’s week 8 of the languagecaster predictions competition and the big game this week comes from the Premier League with the top two facing off in a potential title decider. We also have a game from the Champions League and a huge derby from Spain, the big game of the season in Germany, as well as a game from Serie A featuring Jucentus and AC Milan.
On this week’s football-language podcast we review the football news from the week, explain the phrase, ‘fitness test’, we also look ahead to some of the big games from next week in our predictions – we’ll focus on the big top-of-the-table clash in the Premier League between Liverpool and Manchester City. We also have our weekly football language quiz question which is all about the verb ‘to take’ and how it is used in football.
In this post we look at the phrase ‘fitness test’ which is used when a player is returning from injury.
Welcome to the seventh week of the 2019-20 Languagecaster Predictions Competition. Play against Damon, Damian and lots of football-language fans around the world in our predictions battle.
In this post we look at the phrase ‘trounce’ which is connected to big scores in football after Leicester City’s record-breaking 9-0 win away at Southampton.
…looks back at the Champions League game between Tottenham and Crvena Zvezda and looks at language connected to the phrase to turn the corner.
On this week’s football-language podcast we look back at some of the action from the European Championship qualifiers, we
also explain a new phrase, ‘to flap’, ask a football-language quiz question about derbies and of course we look ahead to some of the big games being played this week in our predictions.
Czech Republic vs England: Welcome to the fifth week of the 2019-20 Languagecaster Predictions Competition in which we feature five matches from the upcoming European Championship qualifiers including England’s trip to the Czech Republic.
European Championship Qualifiers – Czech Republic vs England: On this week’s football-language podcast take a look at the news from the past week in the football world. We will be talking the language of football, explaining the phrase, ‘to down a side’ and we also have a football-language quiz question which is all about some language connected to penalties.
Welcome to the fourth week of the 2019-20 Languagecaster Predictions Competition in which we feature games from the second set of Champions League group stage, including Tottenham vs Bayern Munich, a relegation six-pointer and some top-of-the table clashes in England and Spain.
This post on the language of football explains the meaning of the phrase ‘to work the keeper’, which is a phrase connected with goalkeepers and forwards.
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: email@example.com.
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.