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Each week we publish a podcast for learners of English who love football. The podcasts feature real-life stories from the world of football and follow the same format each week: an introduction, a review of the football week, a main listening report, an explanation of a football expression, as well as some predictions.
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Learn English Through Football Podcast: Arsenal vs Chelsea and Man Utd vs Leicester - Podcast – Languagecaster.com
4 days ago
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 we’ll be looking ahead to the big games this weekend in our predictions battle – including Arsenal against Chelsea and Manchester United hosting Leicester City. You can read the transcript for the show in our post below (Damian = DF, Damon = DB).
Learn English Through Football Podcast: Arsenal vs Chelsea and Man Utd vs Leicester
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Transcript of the show
DF: You’re listening to languagecaster’s football podcast. Hello everyone, my name is Damian and I’m here in London where it is a beautiful September Saturday. Damon, how are things there in Tokyo?
DB: Hi Damian. Rain, rain and more rain here. So… so much so that my last two football games, one in the league and one in a cup competition have been called off!
DF: Oh no, the games have been cancelled – that doesn’t sound good at all.
DB: Nope. Anyway, how about you Damian? I noticed from our instagram account that you were at the London Stadium watching West Ham this week?
DF: Yes, that’s right. I live very near the stadium here in east London so my brother, who is a West Ham fan, and I along with some friends went down to see the Hammers – that’s West Ham’s nickname of course – and they were playing against League Two side Accrington Stanley in the EFL Cup, which of course used to be known as the League Cup. Now, tickets for the game were much cheaper than usual – we paid only 10 pounds.
DB: So League Two actually