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Learning English Through Football Podcast: Preview 2013-14 Champions League

This week’s Learn English through Football Podcast has three main sections: In the main report section, Damon looks ahead to this season’s Champions League group stages, while in our regular English for football section, we introduce the football phrase ‘top drawer‘. In the last section of the show, we feature several games from the Premier League, Serie A as well as some of the big games from the Champions League. The main features of the show can be found below:

  • Listen only to the main report here – the transcript, worksheet and vocabulary will help you understand key phrases and improve your language skills
  • Download the worksheet here – great for practising your English listening skills
  • Check out our predictions for week 4 here
  • Listen to this week’s football phrase ‘top drawer’ here
  • Learn English by asking a footballing question or questions about the English language in our forum section
  • Football glossary – this is a huge collection of football vocabulary, football cliches and football phrases with definitions and examples. If you can’t find a phrase you want to understand, send us an email or comment and we’ll try to explain it for you.

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