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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Every day during the 2019 Women’s World Cup we have been explaining some of the language that has emerged from the tournament and collected some of this into a language review quiz.
2019 Women’s World Cup Quarter-final – Sweden v Germany and Netherlands v Italy: The third and fourth quarter-finals of the 2019 Women’s World Cup took place today with the Netherlands and Sweden making it through to the second semi-final in Lyon on Wednesday – this will be the first time that the Netherlands have made the final four. In today’s post we look at some language that emerged from that Sweden versus Germany game, including the phrase, ‘come from behind’
2019 Women’s World Cup Quarter-final – USA vs France: The second quarter-final of the 2019 Women’s World Cup took place today in Paris and the hosts France were beaten by the holders USA in a thrilling game. In this post we take a look at some of the language that emerged from the game…
2019 Women’s World Cup: Quarter-final England vs Norway: In today’s post we look at some language that emerged from the game yesterday.
2019 AFCON, Copa America and Women’s World Cup Last 16: Lots and lots of football taking place this week: the 2019 Women’s World Cup moves into the last 16, the Copa America group stages are coming to an end and the 2019 African Cup of Nations kicks off this weekend!