What does ‘to be denied a point’ mean in football? This week’s English for football phrase is the expression ‘to be denied’.
What is a ‘bad day at the office?’ This week’s English for football phrase introduces this cliche.
This week languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘half-chance’.
In this week’s football review section we look back at some of the big stories from the recent matches over the weekend to help learners of English improve their vocabulary. This week we look at Roma’s amazing start to the season, wonder whether Spurs are in trouble and ask why Milan will have no fans at their next home match.
Title contenders: This expression is used to describe a team that has a good chance of winning the league title. They can be said to be in contention for the title.
In this week’s main listening report we look at one of the biggest games in the world – The Derby of Millions (Clássico dos Milhões) between Rio de Janeiro’s Vasco da Gama and Flamengo.
Now in this week’s podcast we have our three regular features: our main report, a new football phrase and then our predictions. So, first of all in our main listening report we will be looking at the one of the biggest games in world football – the Derby of the Millions – between Vasco da Gama and Flamengo. This is followed by our weekly football phrase where Damon will be explaining the word ‘dink’ and then he’ll see how we fared in last weekend’s predictions.
For this week’s football phrase, Langaugecaster explains a way of describing a shot or a pass – to dink.
In the main report section, Damon takes a look at the 2013-14 Bundesliga season. Then, he continues, with our regular weekly football phrase – this week it is the word ‘sack’ after the first managerial casualty of the season in England. We wrap up with predictions where…
What is a Scuffed shot? This kind of shot is when a player does not really hit the ball cleanly but instead mishits the ball.
What kind of pass is a cut back?
What do we mean by a goalmouth scramble? This week languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘to scramble’.
This week’s Languagecaster Predictions feature two derbies from the Premier League, a huge derby from Italy, as well as top of the table clashes in Germany and France.
In this week’s football review section we look back at some of the big stories from the world of football to help learners of English improve their vocabulary. This week we feature stories from the Champions League, the Europa League and from Singapore.
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.
This week we congratulate those countries who have made it to next year’s World Cup finals in Brazil, look at why both Ireland and Mexico fired their coaches and wonder what happened to Cape Verde’s World Cup qualification chances.