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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Arsenal vs Chelsea and Man Utd vs Leicester - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:52:37 +0000

Welcome to the podcast for English language learners who love football. In this week’s podcast we look back at some of the big stories from the football week in our good, the bad and the ugly section, while we’ll also be looking at some of the football language from the past week and of course […]

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Predictions 2016-17 Premier League: Arsenal vs Chelsea and Manchester United vs Leicester - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:51:51 +0000

We have reached week six in the Premier League and there are two stand out fixtures: Arsenal vs Chelsea and Manchester United vs Leicester

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Football Language: To host - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 21:51:11 +0000

What's the meaning of the word 'host' in football?

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Football Language: An eye for goal - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 21:32:30 +0000

What's the meaning of 'An eye for goal'?

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Champions League and Europa League Game 1 Review - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 21:27:59 +0000

Welcome to the podcast for English language learners who love football. In this week’s podcast – our sixth of the season – we look back at some of the big stories from the football week in our good, the bad and the ugly section, while we’ll also be looking at some of the football language […]

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Football Language: Clinical Finishing - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:42:14 +0000

Clinical finishing: The basic meaning here is related to how efficient a team is with respect to their performance and particularly in front of goal - so we often use this adjective with the word 'finishing' - 'clinical finishing'

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Predictions Premier League Week 5: Chelsea v Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:17:57 +0000

This week is Chelsea v Liverpool. A win for the Reds could see them leapfrog the Blues in the table, but Chelsea's striker, Costa, is on fire

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: The 2016-17 Manchester Derby - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 08 Sep 2016 06:50:10 +0000

Our fifth podcast of the season for English language learners who love football features the Manchester derby, while we take a look at some of the language that emerged from some of the big games from the World Cup qualifiers last week.

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Predictions 2016-17 Premier League Week 4: The Manchester Derby - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 22:15:17 +0000

It is the fourth week of the season and the big game this week is of course the Manchester derby between City and United.

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Football Language: Soft penalty - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 09:39:17 +0000

What's the meaning of the football phrase 'soft penalty'?

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Learn English Through Football Podcast – Week 3 – Spurs v Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:54:02 +0000

It’s the third podcast of the new season and this week we take a look at some language from the big games, including ‘last ditch defending’ and ‘give the green light to‘. We also look back at some of the good, the bad and the ugly from this week’s football – including a small Lancashire club, […]

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Football Language: Last Ditch Defending - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:51:32 +0000

Last ditch defending - football language from languagecaster.com. Read to understand what this phrase means

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Predictions: 2016-17 Premier League – Week 3 – Spurs v Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:35:10 +0000

It is the third week of games and the two Manchester clubs and Chelsea are already looking strong.

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Football Language: Fill your boots - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:17:05 +0000

What is the meaning of the football cliche 'to fill your boots in football?

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Football Language: Marathon not a sprint - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:02:06 +0000

What is the meaning of the football cliche 'a marathon not a sprint' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17 Premier League – Week 2 - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:36:10 +0000

This week we focus on the second set of matches in the Premier League. You can play against Damon, Damian and other football fans in this season's languagecaster predictions battle by adding your scores below

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Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2016-17 Season Week 1 - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:06:04 +0000

It's our first podcast of the new season and we take a look at some of the big games in the Premier League this weekend, check out an English for football phrase - this week it's dig deep

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Football Language: Ball hog - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:46:48 +0000

What is the meaning of the phrase '(to) hog the ball' / 'ball hog' in football?

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Football Language: (to) Dig deep - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:39:07 +0000

What is the meaning of the phrase '(to) dig deep' in football?

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17 Premier League – Week 1 - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 21:41:08 +0000

Languagecaster Predictions: 2016-17 Premier League - Game 1 - This week sees the opening games from the Premier League including a London derby between Chelsea and West Ham and a huge match between...

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Learning English Through Football Podcast: Euro 2016 Final France vs Portugal - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 10 Jul 2016 12:41:49 +0000

Euro 2016 Final France vs Portugal: wyv6xb6e On today’s learning English through football podcast we will be looking ahead to that game and also ...

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Football Language: Root for - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 09 Jul 2016 17:50:20 +0000

To root for is an American phrase meaning to support, to cheer for a team or for someone.

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Football Language: Win ugly - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 09 Jul 2016 17:43:47 +0000

Win ugly" Teams cannot always play in an attacking, stylish or beautiful way - often they have to defend a lot and maybe win on a counter attack or even with a bit of luck and so sometimes we use the phrase 'to win ugly'

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Football Language: Write off - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:38:09 +0000

The verbal phrase ‘to write off’ means to not give something/someone a chance, in other words if I don’t ...

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Football Language: Stunner - Languagecaster.com

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:27:21 +0000

Stunner: This word is used to describe a wonderful goal in football and usually this goal has been scored from long range - maybe from out...

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Listening Practice: The Euros 2016 – Group F - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 05:52:35 +0000

The Euro 2016 competition is well underway and it is time to take a look at the last of the groups. Group F. In this group are Austria, Hungary, Iceland, andPortugal, and it’s hard to pick a clear favourite. Listen to the report by clicking below, while explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at the bottom […]

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Learn English through Football Podcast: The Start of Euro 2016 - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 12 Jun 2016 12:04:07 +0000

On this week's learning English through football podcast take a look at some of the language being used at the start of the Euros - the 2016 European Championships taking place in France.

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Football Language: Looping Header - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 18:57:10 +0000

There are many ways to score with a header in football, for example, a glancing header or a diving header but today we are going to look at the phrase 'looping header'.

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Listening Practice: Euro 2016 Preview – Group E - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 08:52:02 +0000

The European Championships have finally started and we continue our series of previews, spotlighting Group E, may pundits’ group of death. This group has Belgium, Sweden, the Republic of Ireland, and Italy. Listen to the report by clicking below, while explanations of key vocabulary (in bold) can be found at the bottom of the post. Euro 2016 Preview – […]

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016 Euro Opening Games - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:48:24 +0000

Predictions: 2016 Euro Opening Games: Predictions: 2016 Euro Opening Games In our second predictions of the summer we look at games from the...

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Listening Practice: Euro 2016 Preview – Group D - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 14:33:16 +0000

The European Championships are about to start and so today in our series of previews we focus on Group D which includes current holders Spain, dark horses Turkey and Croatia as well as the Czech Republic.

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Listening Practice: Euro 2016 Preview – Group C - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:55:33 +0000

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.

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Poll: Who will win Euro 2016? - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 14:59:54 +0000

Who will win Euro 2016?

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Listening Practice: Euro 2016 Preview – Group B - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 08:40:50 +0000

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.

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Listening Practice: Euro 2016 Preview – Group A - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:31:29 +0000

Today's listening practice looks at group A with hosts France, Romania, Albania and Switzerland.

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Languagecaster Predictions: 2016 Copa America - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:11:24 +0000

This week we have the first six games from the Copa America taking place in the United States and we feature...

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Listening Practice: 2016 Copa América Centenario - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 11:47:21 +0000

2016 Copa América Centenario: It's 100 years since the founding of the South American football federation CONMEBOL and so to celebrate this...

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Weekly Football Phrase: CONMEBOL - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 11:14:12 +0000

This week's English for football phrase is 'CONMEBOL', which is the name of the South American football organisation.

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