So VAR Out Of Sight: In this football language post we explain a newspaper headline from the Daily Star (December 30th 2019) which is all about VAR.
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.
In this football language post we look at the phrase ‘to Plant a Header’, used to describe a type of header.
Crossword: The language of passing and tackling
2019 Copa Libertadores Final – River Plate vs Flamengo: The biggest game in South American football takes place this weekend – the Copa Libertadores final between Flamengo and River Plate. In this extra listening practice post we take a look at some of the stories surrounding this huge game and of course look at some of the language used to talk about the game.
In this football language podcast we look at the verb ‘ping’ and the two main ways it is used in football.
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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.
On this week’s football-language podcast, the languagecaster team review the footballing news, explain the words ‘clip’ and ‘trounce’ and see how they are used in football, we also look ahead to some of the big games from next week in our predictions – we’ll focus on the English League Cup 4th Round and some of the big games from next weekend. We also have our weekly football language quiz question which is all about the language of heavy defeats – sorry Southampton fans!
This post on the language of football explains the meanings of the verb ‘to clip’, which can be used in connection with shots and passes.
I’ll be talking about the verb phrase ‘to hoof it’, which is a phrase we talked about seven years ago in 2012, but I’d like to add…
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
The 2019-20 Season Starts. This is our first podcast as the new 2019-20 season starts this weekend. We’ll take a look at some of the language involved in the opening round of games and the football stories from this week in our review section. We also have a football-language quiz question and offer some predictions for next week’s games.
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