Manchester Derby in Numbers: This listening report focuses on some of the numbers from the history of the Manchester derby
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It’s Chinese New Year and so on this week’s listening report we take a look at football in China.
Crossword: The language of passing and tackling
On today’s listening report we look back at the career of England’s greatest ever goalkeeper, Gordon Banks. 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.
The UEFA Nations League: On this special extra podcast we take a look at the UEFA Nations League and look at some of the language involved with this tournament and answer questions about the format, the rules and what it may mean for the future of European football internationals.
Last 16 Matches – Day 1: In this post we look back at the first two matches from the last 16: France versus Argentina and Portugal against Uruguay and explain some of the language that emerged from the two matches.
2018 World Cup: Review of Week 1 – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. In this listening report we take a look back at some of the good, the bad and the ugly from the first week of the 2018 World Cup. There is a worksheet, with answers, and a full transcript.
2018 World Cup Preview – Groups A and B: Only two days until the 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia and so on today’s football-language podcast we take a look at two of the groups in the tournament: Groups A and B. We will also be looking at our World Cup predictions competition, while there is also a quiz question and some football language explanations. For this audio report there is a transcript and a worksheet, great for learners and teachers of English, which can be freely accessed here.
2018 End of Season Review: The 2017-18 football season in Europe is now over and we take a look back at some of the big news at the business end of the seasons around Europe in this report. There is a worksheet and transcript …
This weekend sees the resumption of the qualifiers for the 2016 European Championship that will take place in France next year. In this week’s listening report we take a look at the state of the groups.
The road to the World Cup in Russia has just started and in this report we take a look at some of the early rounds of 2018 World Cup qualification.
It’s Super Bowl weekend and on this week’s listening report we take a look at some of the differences between American football and football – we have an interview with a fan of both sports David.
we preview the 2015 African Cup of Nations that is taking place in Equatorial Guinea
In this worksheet we feature the names of all the countries and the adjectives to describe their nationalities, so for example ‘The French team’ or ‘the new English captain’
World Cup 2014 Listening Report: Group C: In the third of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group C which includes Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan.
World Cup 2014 Listening Worksheet: Group B. In the second of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group B which includes Spain, Holland, Chile and Australia.
Listening Worksheet: Group A In the first of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group A which includes Brazil, Croatia, Mexico and Cameroon.
This week’s listening report takes a look back at the Ballon d’Or 2013 award.
This week’s listening report looks back at the career of one of the all-time greats of world football, Eusébio, after the great Portuguese striker passed away recently.
A transfer is when a footballer moves from one club to another and this can come about in two ways: either the club decides to sell the player or the player chooses to leave the club. On this week’s main listening report we look at language related to football transfers.