Football Language Podcast: April 2020 – This week on the football-language podcast we discuss some of the words and phrases from the week and of course we continue with our look back at some of the big moments from football’s history in our series of World Cup matches.
Learn English Through Football
Each week we publish a podcast for learners of English who love football. The podcasts feature real-life stories from the world of football and follow the same format each week: an introduction, a review of the football week,
a main listening report, an explanation of a football expression, as well as some predictions.
English Through Football Podcast – World Cup 1982 Brazil vs Italy: In this podcast we continue with our reviews of some of the great World Cup matches by looking at the 1982 second round Group C match between Brazil and Italy. This is another game from the #WorldCupAtHome series from FIFA.com in which we review some of the words and phrases used to describe this wonderful match, while we also go over what happened in the rest of the 1982 competition from Spain.
1986 World Cup Quarter final: France vs Brazil In this podcast we look back at one of the greatest matches in World Cup history…
The Language of Postponements and Cancellations: In this football language post we explain some of the language connected to postponements and cancellations…
World Cup 2010 Brazil vs Netherlands: In this podcast the languagecaster team looks back at the 2010 World Cup quarter-final match between the Netherlands and Brazil which is another game from the #WorldCupAtHome by FIFA.com
World Cup 2014 Spain vs Netherlands: In this short podcast the languagecaster team look back at the 2014 World Cup and in particular the game between Spain and the Netherlands which was recently broadcast on FIFA.com.
March the 24th 2016 saw the passing of one of the greatest footballers ever – Johan Cruyff. To remember this great player, this week’s listening practice report is an adapted report from our archives. The post was originally published on May 1, 2011 as part of our World Cup Stars series. You can find explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) at the end of the post. You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the file below – you can also subscribe and listen to all our football-language podcasts – there are hundreds of them!
March 2020 Update: Currently there is hardly any football being played around the world but the learn English through football team will continue to produce our football language podcast – a great resource for learners and teachers of English who love soccer.
Football Language Podcast – 2020 Manchester Derby: On this podcast we explain some of the football language that emerged from the past week including the word ‘blunder’, while we also have a football-language question about the phrase ‘to rally’ and look ahead to the Manchester derby.
Manchester Derby in Numbers: This listening report focuses on some of the numbers from the history of the Manchester derby
MLS 2020: This weekend sees the start of the 2020 Major League Soccer season – the 25th season – so we thought we’d take a look at how MLS is doing at 25. We also look ahead to the upcoming season and look at the favourites and the dark horses and of course some of the language used to describe Major League Soccer 2020.
Football Language Podcast – El Clásico 2020: Some huge games this week, with el Clásico in La Liga, Juventus versus Inter in Italy, the League Cup final in England and the ‘derby’ between Brighton and Hove Albion and Crystal Palace! In this show we discuss the football language phrase ‘under the cosh’, as well as some of the news from the football world this week, including some of the Champions League games that took place. There’s also a football language quiz question and some predictions at the end of the show.
I’ll be looking at a few phrases from our football glossary of soccer vocabulary in this episode, specifically phrases beginning with ‘under’ in our ‘U’ category
2019-20 Arsenal vs Everton and Chelsea vs Tottenham: The Premier League returns after its short mid-week break and this week sees some huge fixtures particularly for those fighting for the Champions League places and those teams wishing to avoid relegation. We also explain a football language phrase connected to shooting, look back at some of the good, bad and ugly from the first set of matches from the last-16 in the Champions League, while we also have a football-language quiz question and some predictions.
2019-20 Champions League Last 16: English Through Football Podcast – 2019-20 Champions League Last 16: The Champions League returns after a two-month break with the first four games from the last 16 being played on Tuesday and Wednesday next week. In this podcast we look ahead to all the matches taking place in the knock-out stage and offer a prediction or two!
I’ll be talking about two phrases you’ll hear in football – half volley and daisy cutter
2019-20 – Madrid Derby: It’s the 2019-20 Madrid derby which should be a cracker! We’ll discuss some of the language that featured in that game along with some of the other big games frm the weekend. We explain the terms, ‘to swoop for’ and to ‘walk the league’ and we’ll also feature a football language quiz question connected with derbies.
2019-20 – FA Cup 4th Round: This week, we look at the phrase interfering with play, and we also have a football language quiz question on…
It’s Chinese New Year and so on this week’s listening report we take a look at football in China.
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