World Cup 2014 Spain vs Netherlands: In this short podcast the languagecaster team look back at the 2014 World Cup and in particular the game between Spain and the Netherlands which was recently broadcast on FIFA.com.
March the 24th 2016 saw the passing of one of the greatest footballers ever – Johan Cruyff. To remember this great player, this week’s listening practice report is an adapted report from our archives. The post was originally published on May 1, 2011 as part of our World Cup Stars series. You can find explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) at the end of the post. You can listen to the podcast by clicking on the file below – you can also subscribe and listen to all our football-language podcasts – there are hundreds of them!
March 2020 Update: Currently there is hardly any football being played around the world but the learn English through football team will continue to produce our football language podcast – a great resource for learners and teachers of English who love soccer.
Football Language Podcast – 2020 Manchester Derby: On this podcast we explain some of the football language that emerged from the past week including the word ‘blunder’, while we also have a football-language question about the phrase ‘to rally’ and look ahead to the Manchester derby.
On this week’s football-language podcast, we look back at the 2019 Club World Cup final between Liverpool and Flamengo and review some of the big games from around the world that took place this weekend.
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2019-20 Arsenal vs Manchester City: On this week’s football-language podcast we look ahead to the big game from the Premier League: Arsenal vs Manchester City. We also review some football language from the week, including sign a new deal and scrappy, we also have another football-language quiz question and of course have some predictions from the big games this week.
2019-20 Champions League Final Group Matches: On this week’s football-language podcast we take a look back at some of the big football-language stories from the week, explain some new football language, offer some predictions and look ahead to the final set of Champions League matches that take place this week.
2019 Copa Libertadores Final – River Plate vs Flamengo: The biggest game in South American football takes place this weekend – the Copa Libertadores final between Flamengo and River Plate. In this extra listening practice post we take a look at some of the stories surrounding this huge game and of course look at some of the language used to talk about the game.
2019-20 Ireland vs Denmark: On this week’s football-language podcast we review the football news and focus on international games. We also explain two football language phrase – to cushion and to be dropped – in our football language section…
On this week’s football-language podcast, the languagecaster team review the footballing news, explain the words ‘clip’ and ‘trounce’ and see how they are used in football, we also look ahead to some of the big games from next week in our predictions – we’ll focus on the English League Cup 4th Round and some of the big games from next weekend. We also have our weekly football language quiz question which is all about the language of heavy defeats – sorry Southampton fans!
2020 European Championship Qualifiers – Switzerland v Ireland: On this week’s football-language podcast, we take a look at some of last week’s news from the footballing world. We also explain some football language, this week we have ‘misfiring’, and have a football-language related quiz question. To wrap up the show we have our predictions, where we look at three of the big upcoming games from around the world, including the massive clash, Manchester United vs Liverpool.
On this short football language podcast we introduce a phrase from the world of football. If you have questions or comments about this or any other football phrase, or you have your own suggestion, then email us
On today’s listening report we take a look at some of the new laws of the game that the International Football Association Board (IFAB) have introduced this summer for the new season. For this audio report there is a transcript and a worksheet, great for learners and teachers of English, which can both be accessed by becoming a patron (through Patreon). If you have questions or comments, email us at: email@example.com.
The 2019-20 Season Starts. This is our first podcast as the new 2019-20 season starts this weekend. We’ll take a look at some of the language involved in the opening round of games and the football stories from this week in our review section. We also have a football-language quiz question and offer some predictions for next week’s games.
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2019 Copa America and Women’s World Cup Semi-finals
2019 AFCON, Copa America and Women’s World Cup Last 16: Lots and lots of football taking place this week: the 2019 Women’s World Cup moves into the last 16, the Copa America group stages are coming to an end and the 2019 African Cup of Nations kicks off this weekend!
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2019 Champions League Final: On this week’s podcast we look ahead to the 2019 Champions League final taking place in Madrid between Liverpool and Tottenham; it’s the languagecaster derby…
Continuing with our Champions League Final week countdown we take a look back at the all-German final from 2013 when Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund at Wembley. In this podcast we looked at five key words from the match…