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 cruising with a two goal lead in half time, but were stunned 3-2 by an Australian come from behind victory. The Brazilian veteran Marta made World Cup history by scoring […]
2019 Women’s World Cup: Day 5 – USA vs Thailand: Day 5 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup and it’s raining goals: thirteen of them in one game, for one side, as the USA thrash Thailand in Group F’s opening games. The World Champions have definitely laid down a marker with seven players scoring and […]
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.
In this World Cup 2018 podcast, we discuss how our predictions went for the matches and before looking forward to the big one!
In this World Cup 2018 podcast, we have a quarter-final review. Eight teams, four games, four winners. Damian and Damon give their thoughts on their quarter-final predictions, the games, and who they think will win the semi-finals. We’ll have a short World Cup language section, while we will also take a look at some our listeners’ posts and see how the predictions competition is going.
In this podcast we review some of the big stories from the group stages at the 2018 World Cup in Russia – Damian and Damon look back at some of the drama that has taken place so far. We also explain some World Cup language, ask a World Cup quiz question, predict some upcoming games and answer some listeners’ questions.
2018 World Cup Podcast: Review of Week 1: The 2018 World Cup is now moving into its second week and teams are starting to play their second games of the tournament and so in this podcast Damian and Damon talk about some of the highs and lows of the tournament so far.
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.
In this post, we explain some football expressions to do with late goals, specifically ‘late winners’, that have featured in the 2018 World Cup’s first week.
Groups G and H are the focus on this Learn English Through Football podcast. If you’d like the transcript to the show please become a patron
On today’s listening report we take a look at two more of the groups in the 2018 World Cup: Groups C and D. We will also be reminding you about our World Cup predictions competition – there is still time to join!
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 World Cup Preview: The 2018 World Cup is about to kick off in Russia and on today’s football-language podcast we take a look ahead to some of the language-learning resources we will make available over the tournament, including quizzes, transcripts, worksheets and much more. We also have an interview with a football fan in which we look at his predictions for the tournament, explain a new football phrase – ‘to run out winners’ – and invite you all to take part in our World Cup predictions competition.
This week we take a look at the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and focus on the phrases ‘caretaker manager’ and ‘comprehensive victory’
This weekend has seen the draw for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers take place and so on this week’s report we take a look at the qualification systems in five of the six confederations
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.
Listen to the report on the good, the bad and the ugly of the recent World Cup and then try our 2014 World Cup Listening Quiz below.
2014 World Cup Review: Here is the second in our series of short listening reports that look back at the Brazil 2014 World Cup. After looking at the fans in the previous report this time we ask what was the good, the bad and the ugly of the tournament.