Subscribe: languagecaster.com - english through football
http://languagecaster.com/?feed=rss2
Preview: languagecaster.com - english through football

Languagecaster.com



Learning English Through Football



Last Build Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:15:10 +0000

 



Football Language: (a) Daisy Cutter - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 07:15:10 +0000

Football Language: Daisy Cutter The phrase daisy cutter is not heard as often in the modern game as it used to be, but is a wonderful way to describe a particular kind of shot. First of all, a daisy is a flower that often grows on patches of grass. Its flower rises just above the top […]

The post Football Language: (a) Daisy Cutter appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Big ask - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:28:37 +0000

A big ask: What's the meaning of the phrase ' a big ask' in football?

The post Football Language: Big ask appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Out the Blocks - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 08:23:38 +0000

Football Language: Out the blocks This football phrase is originally connected with athletics and sprinting. The blocks in the phrase refer to the starting blocks that sprinters use to get a fast start. If you are out of the blocks quickly in football it means that you start well, on the front foot. It implies that the […]

The post Football Language: Out the Blocks appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Languagecaster Predictions: Man City v Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:48:51 +0000

Man City v Liverpool: This week we feature a big game from Manchester

The post Languagecaster Predictions: Man City v Liverpool appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Learn English Through Football Podcast: Hull v Swansea - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 11 Mar 2017 07:28:28 +0000

Hull v Swansea features in our predictions spotlight at the end of the show. We also try to guess the results of Bournemouth v West Ham and Liverpool v Burnley. To start, however, we review some of the football stories from this week. We will then introduce some football language including ‘retrospective action’ and ‘long […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: Hull v Swansea appeared first on Languagecaster.com.


Media Files:
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/pod.HullvSwansea.110217.mp3




Languagecaster Predictions: Hull City vs Swansea City - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:17:22 +0000

Languagecaster Predictions: Hull City vs Swansea City: Who will win the relegation six pointer?

The post Languagecaster Predictions: Hull City vs Swansea City appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football language: Long ball game - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 13:27:12 +0000

Long ball game: What's the meaning of the phrase 'Long ball game' in football?

The post Football language: Long ball game appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Retrospective action - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 10:54:50 +0000

Retrospective action: What's the meaning of the phrase 'Retrospective action' in football?

The post Football Language: Retrospective action appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017 – Liverpool vs Arsenal - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 22:02:44 +0000

On this week’s show we review some of the football stories from this week in the first section of our podcast. We will also highlight some football language including ‘end product‘ and the classic cliche ‘six pointer‘. In our final section, predictions, we spotlight three games: Leicester v Hull (a real six pointer), Liverpool v Arsenal […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017 – Liverpool vs Arsenal appeared first on Languagecaster.com.


Media Files:
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/LearnEnglishThroughFootball_March2017_LiverpoolvArsenal.mp3




Football Language: Rooted to the foot of the table - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 18:49:20 +0000

rooted to the foot of the table: What's the meaning of the phrase 'rooted to the foot of the table

The post Football Language: Rooted to the foot of the table appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: New Manager Bounce - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 12:48:23 +0000

new manager bounce: What's the meaning of the phrase 'new manager bounce'?

The post Football Language: New Manager Bounce appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: End product - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 02:11:58 +0000

End product: What's the meaning of the phrase 'end product' in football?

The post Football Language: End product appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Six pointer - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 01:02:37 +0000

Six pointer: What's the meaning of the football cliche 'six pointer'?

The post Football Language: Six pointer appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Languagecaster Predictions: Six pointers - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:53:56 +0000

Languagecaster Predictions: Six pointer

The post Languagecaster Predictions: Six pointers appeared first on Languagecaster.com.







Football Language: To run down the clock - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:21:55 +0000

Football Language: To run down the clock Now, each football match lasts for 90 minutes plus added time and so when a team is winning, especially by a narrow margin of one goal, say 1-0 or 2-1, they usually want the game to end as soon as possible. However, the referee decides when to blow […]

The post Football Language: To run down the clock appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Languagecaster Predictions: New Manager Bounce? - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:47:05 +0000

Languagecaster Predictions: New Manager Bounce?

The post Languagecaster Predictions: New Manager Bounce? appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Learn English Through Football Podcast: Languagecaster Derby – Liverpool vs Tottenham - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 13:57:08 +0000

It’s the second languagecaster derby of the season: when Damon’s favourite team Liverpool take on Damian’s team Tottenham and so on this week’s show we focus on the big game from Anfield. We also look at some football words and phrases from the week, including Indomitable Lions and the verb ‘to shrug off a challenge‘, […]

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: Languagecaster Derby – Liverpool vs Tottenham appeared first on Languagecaster.com.


Media Files:
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/LearnEnglishThroughFootballPodcast_2017LiverpoolvsSpurs.mp3




Languagecaster Predictions: Liverpool v Spurs - Languagecaster.com

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:27:24 +0000

Liverpool v Spurs: it's the languagecaster derby, as Damon supports Liverpool while Damian is a fan of Tottenham.

The post Languagecaster Predictions: Liverpool v Spurs appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Indomitable Lions - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:13:31 +0000

Do you know which national side is known as the Indomitable Lions?

The post Football Language: Indomitable Lions appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Byline - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 14:41:08 +0000

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

The post Football Language: Byline appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Shrug off a challenge - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 12:27:45 +0000

What is the meaning of 'to shrug off a challenge' in football?

The post Football Language: Shrug off a challenge appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




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

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 11:23:02 +0000

Chelsea are way out in front of the chasing pack and can pretty much wrap up the title if they beat Arsenal in this weekends London derby.

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast 2016-17: London Derby appeared first on Languagecaster.com.


Media Files:
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/pod.londonderby.040217.mp3




Languagecaster Predictions: Chelsea v Arsenal - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:57:15 +0000

The stand out fixture this week is the London derby - Chelsea and Arsenal. A Chelsea win and they will fancy their chances of the title.

The post Languagecaster Predictions: Chelsea v Arsenal appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Break the Bank - Languagecaster.com

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:12:19 +0000

This is the last day of the transfer window in England. Which teams will break the bank?

The post Football Language: Break the Bank appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Parry the shot - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 17:43:19 +0000

Parry: What's the meaning of the word 'parry' in football?

The post Football Language: Parry the shot appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Languagecaster Predictions: Liverpool v Chelsea - Languagecaster.com

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 11:19:33 +0000

Liverpool v Chelsea is the big game this week in the Premier League. This week's games take place mid-week after the FA Cup at the weekend.

The post Languagecaster Predictions: Liverpool v Chelsea appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Touchline ban - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:09:38 +0000

Touchline ban: What is the meaning of the phrase 'touchline ban' in football?

The post Football Language: Touchline ban appeared first on Languagecaster.com.







Football Language: Non-league side - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:59:21 +0000

Non-league side: What's the meaning of the phrase 'non-league side' in football?

The post Football Language: Non-league side appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: First choice - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:36:29 +0000

First choice: What's the meaning of the phrase 'first choice'?

The post Football Language: First choice appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 Manchester City vs Tottenham - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:37:11 +0000

The big game this week in the Premier League sees Manchester City host Tottenham as both sides try to catch leaders Chelsea who face relegation-threatened Hull City.

The post Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 Manchester City vs Tottenham appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017 Liverpool v Manchester United - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:43:04 +0000

2017 Liverpool v Manchester United: This weekend sees one of the big rivalries in English football renewed: Liverpool v Manchester United.

The post Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017 Liverpool v Manchester United appeared first on Languagecaster.com.


Media Files:
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/pod.liverpool.ManUtd.140117.mp3




Football Language: To Sit Up Nicely - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:01:34 +0000

To sit up nicely is a footballing phrase used to describe the situation when the ball is in a good position to shoot.

The post Football Language: To Sit Up Nicely appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Languagecaster Predictions: Manchester Utd. v Liverpool - Languagecaster.com

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:59:24 +0000

After the FA Cup and the League Cup games, it is back to regular weekend Premier League. The stand out tie is Manchester Utd. v Liverpool

The post Languagecaster Predictions: Manchester Utd. v Liverpool appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Learn English through Football Podcast: 2017 FA Cup 3rd Round - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 07 Jan 2017 18:43:23 +0000

It’s FA Cup 3rd round weekend and so on this week’s show we will be taking a look at some of the big games. Maybe there will be a cup shock as a minnow defeats a favourite as form goes out the window? On this week’s show we feature three of the games from the […]

The post Learn English through Football Podcast: 2017 FA Cup 3rd Round appeared first on Languagecaster.com.


Media Files:
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/LearnEnglishThroughFootball_2017FACup3rdRound.mp3




Football Language: Bore draw - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 14:44:57 +0000

Bore draw: What's the meaning of the phrase 'bore draw' in football?

The post Football Language: Bore draw appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 New Year Fixtures - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:48:56 +0000

More Premier League football! The fourth game of a busy Christmas/New Year period takes place on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of January. Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City will all hope to close the gap on leaders Chelsea before their London derby at Tottenham

The post Languagecaster Predictions: 2017 New Year Fixtures appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Scorpion Kick - Languagecaster.com

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:00:57 +0000

What's the meaning of 'scorpion kick' in football?

The post Football Language: Scorpion Kick appeared first on Languagecaster.com.




Football Language: Makeshift - Languagecaster.com

Sat, 31 Dec 2016 01:37:12 +0000

The adjective makeshift is used to show that something is temporary, improvised, an emergency measure.

The post Football Language: Makeshift appeared first on Languagecaster.com.