Football Language Resources: El Clasico – We have been publishing football language posts on languagecaster since 2006 and in that time we have featured Real Madrid versus Barcelona on numerous occasions so in this post we bring together some of these posts which can act as a resource for learners and teachers of English.
The first games of 2016 take place this weekend with derbies in London and Barcelona, a relegation ‘six-pointer’ in England and a top of the table clash in Portugal.
Barcelona stalwart and captain Xavi Hernández will play his final match against Deportivo. We are re-posting this report we did on him from December 2010…
In this week’s football review we congratulate Barcelona for regaining La Liga title, feel a little sorry for Hull City in England and worry about a match-fixing scandal in Italy.
This week’s predictions battle takes us to England, Spain and Italy. Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard says farewell to Anfield in his final match before…
A huge top of the table clash dominates the football this week with the top two in La Liga level on points: A Madrid vs Barcelona. We also have games from Portugal and two relegation battles from England in this week’s predictions battle.
2012 The Big European Leagues: On this week’s podcast, languagecaster takes alook at the Premier League, the Bundesliga, Ligue 1 and La Liga.
On this week’s review section we salute the champions of Spain and Holland, wonder what happened to Manchester United and are shocked to see a manager attack a player in Italy.
Champions crowned, champions dethroned and shameful scenes in Italy – the weekly Good the bad and the Ugly from languagecaster
2012 Champions League Semi-Final Preview: On this week’s main listening report we preview the 2012 Champions League Semi-final second legs that are both delicately poised: Real Madrid face Bayern Munich while on Tuesday Barcelona host Chelsea
On this week’s review section we congratulate Messi, Dortmund and Celtic, while we report on Arjen Robben’s nightmare game and sympathise with English referees.
8 teams are left in the CL: two teams from Spain, and one each from Germany, England, Italy, Portugal and surprisingly, Cyprus. Which teams will make it to the semis?
On this week’s review we congratulate Zambia on winning the Africa Cup of Nations, we wonder if Barcelona are in a crisis and ask whether Luis Suarez’ days may be numbered at Liverpool.
In this week’s review of the footballing action we focus on swansea’s rise, Inter Milan’s unbeaten run and a bad week for Real Madrid’s pepe.
In this week’s review of the footballing action, we congratulate Lionel Messi for winning his third FIFA Ballon d’Or award, look back at a bad week for his club Barcelona and an ugly end for Neil Warnock as he is fired from QPR.
Football Review of 2011: This week’s main listening report looks back at some of the big stories from the football world in 2011 (July-December)
On this week’s main listening report we look back at some of the big stories from the football world in 2011. Part one will feature January to June while part two will focus on July to December.
In this week’s review of the footballing action, we congratulate Barcelona on becoming champions of the world and feature two financial scandals: one from Spain and one from Italy.
n this week’s review of the footballing action, we take a look back at the first El Clásico of the season, wonder what has happened to Bolton and hear about a clash in the Ajax boardroom.
The Club World Cup kicks off in Tokyo, there is El Clásico in La Liga and some big games in England, France and Italy on this week’s languagecaster predictions.