Football Language Resources: El Clásico
2008-09: Barcelona thrashed Real madrid 6-2 on their way to the title – this report looked at some of the history of the biggest game in Spain.
- A preview of the 2008-09 match from Madrid (with transcript)
- A report on el clasico from April 2010 (with transcript)
2010-11: Real Madrid and Barcelona faced off on four occasions in three weeks during the 2010-11 season when they played the final of the Copa del Rey (Madrid won), a game from La Liga (Barcelona won) and then a two-legged semi-final of the Champions League (Barcelona won 3-1 on aggregate) and here we have two podcasts from around that time.
- Four things to know about el clasico – a review of some of the history between the two clubs (transcript)
- 2010-11 Champions League semi-final (featuring Barcelona vs Real Madrid) (transcript)
2015-16: Barcelona thrashed Real Madrid 4-0 in Madrid on their way to their 24th La Liga title that season.
- 2015 Clasico: Three things to look out for (with transcript)
- A profile of Lionel Messi from way back in 2012 (with transcript)
- Xavi Hernandez was voted best player of the year in 2010 (with transcript)
- A look back at Johann Cruyff’s Dream Team from 1988-1994 (worksheet and transcript)
- History of the Copa del Rey: from 2011 (with transcript)