The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Inter Milan win again, Barca lose in the Cup and a fan on the pitch in England
Weekly Football Phrase: To dump out of…
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[print_link] | Subscribe: Predictions On this week’s predictions battle we feature games from the FA Cup, the Asia Cup, Serie A and La Liga. Check out some language used in making predictions here. This week’s guest predictor is Laura, a Juventus fan. Current Score: DB 70 | DF 87 | Guest 69 [TABLE=225]
This week’s English for football is the phrase to finish with aplomb which means to score a goal with a good deal of confidence, a great finish.
This week’s phrase is a ‘wake up call’
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Congratulations to Inter Milan for becoming the world’s best team although after yet another fantastic performance I doubt many in Catalonia would agree with that. Man City and Tevez are in the news again while the football world actually felt sorry for Big Sam! You […]
This week’s English for football phrase is nothing to do with winning, losing or tactics but instead is all about a piece of sports clothing known as the snood.
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod19.1011.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:05 — 6.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Blubrry | RSS | MoreOn this week’s podcast look at the draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League – what’s the most interesting tie, which teams […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Europe’s premier competition moves into the knockout stages, so good news the 16 teams that made it through. Meanwhile Chelsea look shaky in the Premier League….. You can listen to these and other stories on our weekly podcast. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can […]
Slump: When a team is not playing well for a long period of time we can say that they are going through a slump…
To clinch: This means to grab or in football to win, to attain. We use this expression when talking about winning prizes, awards, competitions and cups.
A manager speaks: Continuing with our look at the world of football language, we post an interview from 2007 that we carried out with manager on what kind of clichés he uses and why
Can we really translate the language of football? This article looks at recent improvements in translation software and wonders if it’s possible for the language of football to be translated?
To turn a corner: the languagecaster team explain a football phrase or cliché for learners of English who love the sport.
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Lucky 5 for Barcelona and Dimitar Berbatov, Real Madrid lose the plot and corruption at the heart of FIFA. You can listen to these and other stories on our weekly podcast. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at the foot of the […]
[print_link] | Subscribe: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly The champions being crowned in MLS, great results for Barca and Spurs, a dismal run for the Italian champions, headbutts and biting all make it to our review of the football news around the world. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at […]
Every week during the 2010-11 season, the languagecaster team explain a football phrase or cliché for learners of English who love the sport. To lose the plot
2010 Premier League: On this week’s podcast we interview three football fans, James, Hans and Dave, and ask them which teams they believe will finish at the top and the bottom of the Premier League.
This week’s English football phrase is the expression to play to the whistle which basically means to keep playing until you hear the referee blow his whistle to stop the game.