Poll: Drinks Break – What do you think of the drinks break? Should it continue next season? Should there be four quarters rather than two halves? Let us know by voting in our poll
Wayward pass: In this football language post we explain the phrase ‘wayward’ when describing a pass in football.
Languagecaster Predictions: July 2020 North London Derby: The North London derby takes place this weekend with Arsenal travelling to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for the first tme to take on their rivals.
Poll: 5 Substitutions – When football returned after the lockdown one of the temporary changes to the laws of the game involved the number of substitutions that could be made.
2020 Premier League Champions Liverpool
2020 FA Cup Quarter Finals – Languagecaster Predictions – June 2020 FA Cup Quarter-finals: It’s FA Cup quarter-final weekend in England with all four ties featuring Premier League clubs.
Football Language Quiz Gap Fill – 2020 Premier League Champions Liverpool in Numbers: After Liverpool won their 19th league title this week we have posted a listening report on some of the key numbers surrounding this win and from that report we have created a gap fill exercise – simply listen to the text and complete it with an appropriate word or phrase (there are 10 spaces).
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2020 Premier League Champions Liverpool in Numbers: On this short football language podcast we take a look at some of the key numbers from Liverpool’s 2020 title winning season.
Burnley say sorry over plane shame: In this football language post we look at the headline, ‘Burnley say sorry over plane shame’ from the Times newspaper (June 23rd 2020)
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Languagecaster Predictions – June 2020 Everton vs Liverpool: The Premier League returns this week and one of the big games this weekend is the Merseyside derby which takes place on Sunday when Everton host Liverpool.
Rusty: In this football language post we explain some language connected to the restart of football in the Premier League and in particular around the word ‘rusty’ as players get used to playing again after 100 days of lockdown.
Football Cliche: Nil-nil written all over it – In this football language post we explain the football cliche, ‘nil-nil written all over it’ which is used after a scoreless draw.
Football Language Podcast: June 2020 – Coppa Italia Final and Manchester City v Arsenal – On this week’s football-language podcast we discuss some of the language that has appeared in the football world this week, including the phrases, ‘dispatch’ and ‘pitch invader’.
In this football language post we explain how the word ‘dispatch’ can be used in football.
In this football language post we look at a headline, ‘A moment for change’ from the Guardian newspaper
Football Language Listening Gap Fill: Football and Black Lives Matter – In this listening practice we discuss some of the news around the Black Lives Matter protests and how football is responding – and also how it should respond.
Languagecaster Predictions: June 2020 – Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich: Bayern Munich look to extend their winning run to nine games when they visit fifth-place Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
Bayern Munich March On: On this week’s football-language podcast we review some of the language used to describe the latest Bundesliga matches as Bayern continue to dominate. We also explain a new football phrase ask a football-language quiz and try some predictions.
Football Language Podcast: It’s the hope that kills you – Champions League Final 2019: On this extra football-language podcast we take a look at the football phrase, ‘it’s the hope that kills you’ as I look back at the 2019 Champions League final and attempt to address the pain that football fans feel when their favourite team loses!