It’s St Patrick’s Day (March 17th) which, of course, is the Irish national day, so on this week’s listening practice report we take a look at some of the best ever Irish footballers.
Today’s Euro 2012 football expression is ‘not here to make up the numbers’. You can understand more about this phrase by listening to the mp3 and reading the transcript that comes with the post
On this week’s podcast, we preview Italy’s chances at this summer’s European Championships in Poland and the Ukraine.
On this week’s main listening report we look ahead to this summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine and focus on Italy’s chances in Group C.
On this week’s main listening report we look ahead to this summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine and focus on Croatia’s chances
On this week’s main listening report we look ahead to this summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine. Since it is St Patrick’s Day we thought we would focus on the Republic of Ireland’s chances.
Listen to damian and Damon discuss the big matches this weekeend:Liverpool and Cardiff battle it out for the Carling Cup; the North London derby also takes place this weekend, while there are huge matches in Spain and Germany as well as a mouth-watering game between the top two in Italy.
In this week’s review section, we congratulate The Czech Republic, The Republic of Ireland, Portugal and Croatia on Euro 2012 qualification
With 12 team already qualified for next summer’s European Championships in Poland/Ukraine the remaining four spots will be filled on Tuesday after the two-legged games between the best runners-up in the qualifying groups. Here we take a look at the eight sides and pick out the four teams we think will make it to the finals.
On this week’s predictions we look at three of the vital play-off games for the European Championships, as well as a selection of World Cup 2014 qualifiers.
Every week during the season, the languagecaster team will explain a football headline that has appeared in the English-speaking press and this week we feature the Russia-Ireland European Championship game
With less than a year to go until the European Championships kick off in Poland and the Ukraine the qualifying rounds in Europe are starting to hot up. With the two hosts already qualified, there remain 14 other spots to fill – the nine group winners and the remaining five will come from a series of play-offs involving the runners-up. On this week’s main report we take a look at how the groups are shaping up.
On this week’s predictions we feature some of the big games from the European Championship qualifiers – teams are trying to reach the finals in Poland/Ukraine in 2012 – as well as some games from the Asian qualifying section for the 2014 Brazil World Cup.
It’s almost the end of the season in many of the top European leagues and we feature some of the big games from the foot of the table in England, the top in France, as well as Cup finals from Scotland and Germany and an intriguing Irish international.
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.
pulsating Champions League tie, English clubs dominance in that competition, trouble in Malaysia, Manchester City and Luton all feature in this week’s Good, the Bad and the Ugly section of 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 […]
[print_link] Stories from the World Cup qualifying games dominate this week’s good, the bad and the ugly section of 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. Good It was good […]
Here are some words and phrases you can hear on this week’s languagecaster’s Good, Bad and Ugly section of the podcast – a review of the footballing news. For more English practice check out our worksheets, football glossary and English for football phrases. MLS: Major League Soccer – the domestic league of the USA Example: […]