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.
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.
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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2019-20 Tottenham vs Liverpool: The Languagecaster derby took place last Saturday with league leaders Liverpool coming out on top at Tottenham’s new stadium and in this podcast we take a look at some of the language that emerged from the game. We also have a language quiz, an explanation of a football cliche ‘to walk the ball into the net’ and much more.
2019 Festive Football Language Review: On this additional football-language podcast we look back at some of the language that emerged from the festive football fixtures in England, including words and phrases about injuries, VAR and going unbeaten…
On this week’s football-language podcast, we look back at the 2019 Club World Cup final between Liverpool and Flamengo and review some of the big games from around the world that took place this weekend.
The 2019 Club World Cup is currently taking place in Qatar and the competition has already reached the final stage. In this bonus listening report we look at how the tournament is organised, some of the teams taking part and we offer a prediction about possible winners and dark horses.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2019-20 Arsenal vs Manchester City: On this week’s football-language podcast we look ahead to the big game from the Premier League: Arsenal vs Manchester City. We also review some football language from the week, including sign a new deal and scrappy, we also have another football-language quiz question and of course have some predictions from the big games this week.
2019-20 Champions League Final Group Matches: On this week’s football-language podcast we take a look back at some of the big football-language stories from the week, explain some new football language, offer some predictions and look ahead to the final set of Champions League matches that take place this week.
2019-20 Manchester City vs Manchester United: On this week’s football-language podcast – Manchester City vs Manchester United, Damon reviews the football news – with stories from South America, the Champions League, and north London.