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.
2014 World Cup Word of the Day: Every day during the 2014 World Cup the languagecaster team posted a World Cup Word of the Day and in this post we have collected them all together for easy reference. How many of them can you remember? Can you remember which games they refer to?
Football Podcast: 2014 World Cup review – Fans – The 2014 World Cup is over and Damon and Damian look back at some of the key words and phrases from the tournament in our final podcast of the 2013-14 season.
Listen to Damian’s report on his experiences with some of the fans in Brazil and then try our World Cup listening quiz
Tonight sees the game to decide which teams come third in the 2014 World Cup: the 3rd-place play-off
The second semi-final between Argentina and Holland was a very different game to the one the night before when Germany blew away hosts Brazil. This time Argentina qualified for the final on a penalty shoot-out after a scoreless 120 minutes.
Who got blown away today? Languagecaster’s World Cup Word of the Day
In football, what do we mean by the phrase ‘man in the middle’?
The languagecaster team explains a key word or phrase for learners of English in our World Cup Language posts. Today, we focus on the phrase ‘pick up a caution’
What do we mean when we use the phrase ‘flagged offside’ in football?
What does the phrase ‘penalty shout’ mean in football?
Today’s World Cup phrase of the day is ‘sweeper-keeper’.
the languagecaster team explains a key word or phrase for learners of English in our World Cup Language posts. Today, we focus on the phrase ‘Plan
What do the phrases ‘edge past’ or ‘edge out’ mean?
Each day during the 2014 World Cup the languagecaster team is explaining a key word or phrase for learners of English in our World Cup Language posts. Today, we focus on the noun ‘lull’.
What do we mean when we use the phrase ‘good finish’?
Today’s World Cup word of the day is ‘top the group’.
Who deserves a lengthy ‘ban’ after the latest World Cup matches. language caster’s World Cup Word of the Day – to ban/a ban
World Cup Word of the Day. Languagecaster aims to bring you a word or phrase each day that has been part of the World Cup 2014 story. Today, we focus on the noun phrase ‘attacking flair’.