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!
The 2019 Club World Cup is currently taking place in Qatar and the competition has already reached the final stage. In this bonus listening report we look at how the tournament is organised, some of the teams taking part and we offer a prediction about possible winners and dark horses.
2018 Champions League Final: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – The 2018 Champions League Final in Kiev saw Real Madrid winning their thirteenth title after a 3-1 victory over Liverpool. In this audio report we look back at some of the good, the bad and the ugly from the final.
We continue with our preview of the European Championship taking place in France by looking at Group C which includes favourites Germany, dark horses Poland, Ukraine and outsiders Northern Ireland.
Euro 2016 Preview – Group B: With the 2016 European Championships about to start we continue with our preview by focusing on Group B which includes England, Russia, Slovakia and Wales.
Today’s listening practice looks at group A with hosts France, Romania, Albania and Switzerland.
2016 Copa América Centenario: It’s 100 years since the founding of the South American football federation CONMEBOL and so to celebrate this…
2016 Champions League Preview: This weekend in Milan sees the final of the Champions League between two rivals from Madrid: Atlético and Real
On this week’s listening report we preview all seven matches and even offer a prediction or two!
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2016Listening_ChampionsLeagueQuarterfinals.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:53 — 7.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More The four first leg matches of this season’s 2016 Champions League quarter-finals have all taken place and so on this week’s listening practice report we […]
On this week’s learning English through football podcast we focus on Ireland and some of their greatest ever players in our main listening report – we also have a quiz to help those who want to improve their English. We also feature a new English for football phrase – this week we look at the expression ‘to capitalise on an error’
This week’s listening practice report looks at the 2016 FA Cup quarter-finals that are taking place this weekend.
This week’s listening practice report looks at this year’s Capital One League Cup final between Liverpool and Manchester City.
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2016Listening_PremierLeagueShowdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:19 — 6.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | MoreSubscribe This week’s listening practice report focuses on the big games taking place this weekend in Italy and in England. The top four teams in both […]
In this weekends FA Cup round games Portsmouth take on Bournemouth. Both are on the south coast of England, and along with Southampton, they make up three big south coast teams. We take a look at their history, nicknames and crests in this week’s listening practice report.
Last week we looked at the Premier League title race and as the Bundesliga has returned after its winter break we thought we’d take a look at the German title race on this week’s listening practice report.
On this week’s listening practice report we wonder which team will win this season’s Premier League title.
FA Cup 1976: On this week’s listening practice report, Damon takes a trip down memory lane and describes the 1976 FA Cup final – played…
Our main listening practice report this week focuses on the FIFA Club World Cup, taking place in Japan starting this week.
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