What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘joint bid’ in football?
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This week we take a look at the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and focus on the phrases ‘caretaker manager’ and ‘comprehensive victory’
There are no domestic league matches this weekend as international football takes centre stage. The final four places for the 2016 European Championship in France will be decided over the weekend and we feature three of the first-leg matches. The 2018 World Cup qualifiers are also taking place in Asia and South America and we feature grudge matches between Argentina and Brazil and Hong Kong versus China.
This weekend has seen the draw for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers take place and so on this week’s report we take a look at the qualification systems in five of the six confederations
The 2015 Women’s World Cup taking place in Canada has reached the knock-out stage with the 16 remaining sides battling it out to see which nation will lift the trophy on July 5th. In this report we take a look at the favourites, dark horses and also-rans.
2014 World Cup Word of the Day: Every day during the 2014 World Cup the languagecaster team posted a World Cup Word of the Day and in this post we have collected them all together for easy reference. How many of them can you remember? Can you remember which games they refer to?
Tonight sees the game to decide which teams come third in the 2014 World Cup: the 3rd-place play-off
The second semi-final between Argentina and Holland was a very different game to the one the night before when Germany blew away hosts Brazil. This time Argentina qualified for the final on a penalty shoot-out after a scoreless 120 minutes.
We’ve had the first shock of the tournament – So, we introduce the World Cup Word ‘stun’.
It is nearly time for the 2014 World Cup to kick off in Sao Paulo Brazil. Damian is on his way (the last I heard he was stuck in Sao Paulo airport on his way to Recife) and it’s about time we made a few predictions on how the tournament will turn out.
In the fourth of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group D which includes Italy, England, Uruguay and Costa Rica.
World Cup 2014 Listening Report: Group C: In the third of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group C which includes Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan.
Who are notorious slow starters? Read Languagecaster’s World Cup Cliche to find out!
What does the phrase ‘warm up’ mean?
World Cup 2014 Listening Worksheet: Group B. In the second of a series of listening worksheets to help you practice your English we focus on Group B which includes Spain, Holland, Chile and Australia.