In this football language podcast for learners of English who love the beautiful game, we look at some language that describes a team’s performance over a series of matches, including: ‘in a row‘; ‘consecutively‘ and ‘on the bounce‘. 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: In a row
DF: Hello everyone, this is Damian from the Languagecaster.com team and we hope you are all well and staying safe. We also want to wish a Happy New Year to all our listeners around the world. Now, how did your team get on over the festive period? I saw my favourite team Spurs play three times and they picked up seven points with two wins and a draw so not too bad at all.
Now, on this week’s football language podcast for learners of English who love the beautiful game, we look at some examples of language that describe a team’s performance over a series or run of matches, including: ‘in a row‘; ‘consecutive‘ and ‘on the bounce‘.
Stinger: You are listening to languagecaster.com (in Irish).
In a row
On the bounce/On the spin
Stinger: You are listening to languagecaster.com (in Catalan).
DF: Yes, you are listening to languagecaster.com and that message was in Catalan. Right, that’s it for this podcast in which we looked at phrases all connected to describing runs or series of matches or wins, losses and titles, including in a row, in succession and consecutive.
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.