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languagecaster.com is a free weekly football podcast for learners of English.

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Here is some information to help you with the show and the website.
There are many ways you can use this site to learn English.


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A podcast is like a radio show that you can hear on your computer or your mp3 player (e.g. an i-pod).
There are two ways of listening:

1. Click on the icon for podpress to download the show on your computer
2. Click on the itunes_1click.gif to receive automatic downloads every week

There are two languagecaster podcasts a week:
1. Full Podcast – the regular football show (click here)
2. Learner Podcast – a shorter and easier to understand show (click here)

You can also find previous podcasts here

Click here for the latest show

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You can download worksheets, transcripts, vocabulary lists and answers from each show.
There are 3 types of files:
1. worksheets – questions connected to one of the sections on the show with answers and transcripts.
2. vocabulary sheet – an explanation of some of the words and phrases from the show
3. English for Football – an explanation of a key football expression

Click here to go to the worksheet page

VOX POP
Each week there is a poll on a current football topic.
Give your opinion by clicking one of the options available.
You can also leave a comment at the bottom of the poll.

Click here to see previous polls

CATEGORIES
These are the different sections from the show on the website.
For example: Predictions, Manchester United, Germany, etc.

D&D PREDICTIONS
Every week Damian and Damon try to predict the weekend results.
3 points for a perfect score
1 point for predicting the result
Can you do better? Then leave a comment at the bottom of the post.

Click for some of the language used for predicting english-for-football-1.pdf
Click here to see who is winning!

THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY
This is our weekly review of the football world.
You can discover more about some of the stories we talk about on the show.
There are newspaper reports and video links here too.
You can leave a comment at the bottom of the post.

Click here to see an example

VOCABULARY
Each week there is a list of words and expressions used on the show.
There are two ways of viewing them:
1. You can read the words and phrases on the weekly post
2. Download the pdf.file (for printing)

Click here to see an example

FAN’S FORUM
We have invited football fans from different teams to write their opinions about their clubs.
Read what they have to say and leave a comment if you agree or disagree with them.

Click here for an example (Niall Fitzpatrick writing on his team, West Ham)

ENGLISH FOR FOOTBALL
Each week we explain an expression connected to football.
Click here for an example eff_14.pdf

LINKS
Here you can find links to many interesting sites:
1. Football
2. Newspapers
3. English-learning sites for learners
4. English-learning sites for teachers
5. Online dictionaries

Click here for the links

If you have any problems or questions about the show then contact us at: admin@languagecaster.com

Welcome to the website that helps students interested in football improve their English language skills. Soccer fans can enhance these skills with lots of free language resources: a weekly podcast, football phrases, explanations of football vocabulary, football cliches, worksheets, quizzes and much more at languagecaster.com.

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