Today’s listening practice looks at group A with hosts France, Romania, Albania and Switzerland.
On this week’s main listening report (with worksheet) we focus on Ligue 1 in France and wonder which teams will challenge for the title.
The European season is reaching its climax and languagecaster is coming to the end of the predictions battle, too. Some fantastic games this week to look forward to!
Some cracking games this week from around Europe, including two of the biggest rivalries around – one from Germany and one from France.
Congratulations to Dortmund on winning the Bundesliga title, poor refereeing decisions allow Chelsea a chance of catching Man Utd in England, while a racism row is brewing in France. These stories appear on this week’s good, bad and ugly – for all learners of English who love football.
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/pod35main1011.mp3Podcast (podcast2): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:24 — 6.8MB) | Embed[print_link] | Subscribe: Main Listening Report | Complete List Here We are well into April now and leagues around Europe are entering the final stretch of the title races. This week, languagecaster takes a look at the five big leagues and which […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/Euro2012wk33.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:01 — ) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Blubrry | RSS | More[print_link] | Subscribe: Main Listening Report | Complete List Here This week’s main report looks at the qualifying groups of the 2012 European Championships […]
Implode is a word used to describe a team, or team performance that is so bad it damages the chances of the team…
2010 World Cup Qualifier Ireland vs France: This week’s main report looks at the World Cup play-off match between Ireland and France. Listen to our Irish football correspondent, Brendan, discussing whether Ireland can cause a huge upset and make it to South Africa 2010.
[print_link] With only a few weeks remaining the predictions battle between Damon and Damian is still neck and neck. This week, we feature two big games between teams at the top and bottom of the league in England, the Madrid-Barca derby in Spain, as well as important matches from the top of the Bundesliga, Serie […]
[print_link] Another important week in football all around the world as we approach the business end to the season in Europe and South America. The English FA Cup semi-finals, possible title deciders from the Premier League, Ligue 1 in France, the Bundesliga in Germany and Italy’s Serie A, as well as one of the world’s […]
[print_link] Stories from England, France, Argentina, Iraq and Brazil all feature on this week’s good, the bad and the ugly on languagecaster’s football podcast. Click on the links below to find out more on all of these stories. Explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at the foot of the page. The Good […]
[print_link] Learn some of the words and phrases from languagecaster’s Good, Bad and Ugly section of the podcast. For more English practice check out our worksheets, football glossary and English for football phrases. Outfielder: all players except the goalkeeper on a football team Example: David Beckham receives his 108th cap for England. That equals Bobby […]
Some interesting games this week in languagecaster’s predictions competition: derbies in the Premier league and some important clashes at the top of the leagues in Spain, France, England and Italy. [TABLE=112]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/podcast17.0809.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 16:01 — 7.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Blubrry | RSS | More Winter is closing in and leagues in Europe are approaching the half way stage. On this week’s show we talk about cup competitions, […]
The Good It’s been a great tournament so far with only a few dull games – one was the Greece vs Sweden encounter. Favourites (Germany) knocked back a bit, dark horses (Russia, Croatia, Turkey) providing the surprise element, and good attacking football by the ‘bigger’ teams (Spain, Portugal and Holland. The games are proving popular […]
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/summerpod2.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:51 — 6.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Blubrry | RSS | MoreThe competition is in full swing and some of the big clubs have laid down their markers already. the highlight so far has to […]
So which team do you think will win Euro 2008? How about the dark horses? Which team will underachieve and who will be the player of the tournament? Simply click on the comment link at the foot of the post and tell us your predictions for Euro 2008 which we will then add to the […]