[From our archives – 2021] In this football language podcast for learners of English who love the beautiful game, of football, we look back at some of our previous podcasts and posts on the FA Cup. You can read a transcript for this podcast below, while you can also check out our glossary of footballing phrases here and visit our site to access all our previous posts and podcasts. If you have any suggestions or questions then you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learning English Through Football Podcast: FA Cup Learning Resources
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DF: Hello everyone, this is Damian from the Languagecaster.com team and we hope you are all well. Now, on this short football language podcast we review some of the FA Cup podcast and posts we have created over the past decade here at Languagecaster – hopefully a nice collection of resources for learning and teaching English. We have lots of listening activities such as podcasts with transcripts, as well as vocabulary expressions and quizzes all connected to the men’s FA Cup competition.
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OK, let’s start by looking at some of the podcasts we have done over the past decade that have featured the FA Cup. Remember all of these shows have a transcript and can be found by clicking on the links in this post here at languagecaster.com.
- 2021 FA Cup Final: We discuss some of the language that described Leicester’s first ever FA Cup final victory.
- 5 Great FA Cup Finals: [from 2013] We look at the biggest upsets, The Merseyside final and Ricky Villa’s goal.
- 2017 FA Cup Final: in which we looked ahead to the Arsenal vs Chelsea final and explained the word ‘silveware‘. And here is the 2017 FA Cup Third Round Podcast.
- 1976 FA Cup Final: Damon remembers one of his first ever FA Cup finals on TV
- The FA Cup in Numbers (1): This report from 2011 looks at some of the numbers associated with the FA Cup – there is a worksheet with this report.
- The FA Cup Numbers (2): We look at some more numbers connected to the FA Cup (from 2014)
- The Language of the FA Cup: Back in 2013 we discussed some of the most typical FA Cup phrases, including David and Goliath!
- FA Cup Review: In 2014 we looked back at some of our previous reports on the FA Cup – a nice collection of resources here!
- Changes to the FA Cup: In this 2011 report we made some suggestions on changes to the FA Cup
- The FA Cup: This 2011 report looked at some of the language of the FA Cup (the format and the tradition) – there is also a worksheet.
- FA Cup 3rd Round (2007): A look at some of the traditions of the FA Cup from 2007 – there is a worksheet with this podcast.
So, as you can see lots and lots of FA Cup resources at Languagecaster.com.
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FA Cup Vocabulary
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As you know we have hundreds of football language entries in our huge glossary of football words and phrases and here is a selection of them that all relate to the FA Cup. Come along and explore the glossary or come along to this post and find out our list or you can let us know if you know any more words and phrases connected to the FA Cup.
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OK, that’s it for this short podcast on some of the previous podcasts and posts on the FA Cup. Don’t forget that there’s a transcript to this podcast and lots of vocabulary support which you can access by coming along to our site. We also have a football language forum where fans of the beautiful game can ask and answer questions on all kinds of football language – come along and join in the football language discussion. OK, enjoy all the football this week and we’ll see you again soon. Bye bye.
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