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 main report reviews the first round of matches from the European Championships in Poland and Ukraine and starts with Group A. There is also a worksheet with answers for those who wish to practice their English.
Today’s quiz looks back at some of the words and expressions that we tweeted during the matches involving Greece and Poland and Russia and The Czech Republic on the first day of Euro 2012.
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.