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 Last Sixteen: Day 4 Netherlands vs Japan: The knockout stage of the last 16 came to an end yesterday in dramatic fashion with a last gasp penalty by the Netherlands sending Japan crashing out of the tournament.
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!
Last Sixteen Day 2 England vs Cameroon: The knockout stage continued today with two very entertaining but very different games that saw hosts France and England qualifying for the quarter-finals. In this post we look at the language of free kicks…
Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 1 – Knockouts: Norway vs Australia The knockout stage began last night with two European sides through to the quarters. We look at some of the language that emerged yesterday including the phrase to lift the ball.
We look back at some of the language from day 14 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup including the phrase ‘to beat a player’.
Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 12 –Italy vs Brazil: It was Group C’s turn to play the final matches and on the line were places in the last 16 and we look at some of the language from the…
Women’s World Cup 2019: Day 11 – Spain vs China: The final group games in Groups A and D took place yesterday and a hard fought draw booked a place in the last 16 for China and Spain.
2019 Women’s World Cup – Day 10: Two games to report on today: The USA defeated Chile 3-0 in which the Chilean keeper won the player of the match award, while Thailand scored their first goal of the tournament in their 5-1 defeat at the hands of Sweden.
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 7 – Australia vs South Africa: Day 7 saw us treated to a thriller in Montpellier. The Brazilians seemed to be cruising with a two goal lead at half time, but were stunned 3-2 by an Australian come from behind victory.
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 4 – Argentina vs Japan: Day 4 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup gave us a second surprise result in two days.
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 3 – England vs Scotland: Day 3 of the Women’s World Cup brought the first big surprise, an exciting local rivalry and the first hat-trick of the tournament as there were wins for Italy, England and Brazil.
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 2 – Germany vs China: After the opening victory for hosts France yesterday, day 2 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup kicked off with a hard-fought victory for Germany against a very physical Chinese side in Group B and in today’s post we look at language connected to that phrase ‘hard-fought victory’.
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 1 – France vs South Korea: The 2019 Women’s World Cup has kicked off in France today with the hosts facing South Korea in Paris in the opening match. Here at languagecaster.com we will be posting some news, discussing some football language and looking at our predictions every day during the 2019 Women’s World Cup – a great way to not only follow the 2019 World Cup but also to help learners with their football English.
2019 Champions League Final: On this week’s podcast we look ahead to the 2019 Champions League final taking place in Madrid between Liverpool and Tottenham; it’s the languagecaster derby…
Learn English Through Football Podcast – 2019 – Champions League Semis: Boom! The season in Europe is nearly at an end, which means big games pretty much every day. We talk about the Champions League semi-final first legs in our review section this week. We also have a goalkeeper-themed football language quiz and phrase. And of course, we look ahead to the second legs in Europe’s top cup competition as well as three key games in the Premier League title race in our predictions.
2019 FA Cup Semi-finals: On this week’s English through football podcast we look at the 2019 FA Cup competition and in particular the two semi-finals taking place this weekend. We also have a new football-language quiz, explain a new football expression and check out the predictions battle.
This short football language post talks about the phrase ‘(to/be) level‘, used as a verb or an adjective. If you have questions or comments, email us at: email@example.com. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here. Football Language: (to/be) […]
Football Language Podcast – 2019 – Man United vs Liverpool: The big game this weekend in the Premier League is the clash between Manchester United and Liverpool. We also talk about the football cliché ‘goals change games’, while we also have two football quiz questions: one about the rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester United and the other connected to a team’s title hopes.
2019 FA Cup 5th Round: This week’s English through football podcast features the FA Cup fifth round in its predictions section. We talk about the football phrase ‘by the letter of the law’. We also have a football quiz about cup football and talk about what has caught our eye in the week’s football news.