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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: Mourinho’s United at Chelsea - Podcast – Languagecaster.com
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Welcome everyone to the football podcast for learners of English. On this week’s show we look back at some of the football language from the Champions League including the phrase ‘scoreless draw’, while we also look ahead to this weekend’s football. Jose Mourinho left Chelsea last year in acrimonious circumstances and so this week we look ahead to his return to Stamford Bridge with his new side Manchester United in our predictions. You can read the transcript for the show in our post below (Damian = DF, Damon = DB).
Learn English Through Football Podcast: Mourinho’s United at Chelsea
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Transcript of the show
DF: Hello everyone and thanks for listening to our football language podcast for all those who wish to improve their English language skills.
My name is Damian, and I am talking to you from London here in the UK where the weather is cold and foggy. In fact the Olympic Stadium, which is very near to my house – or the London Stadium now, where West Ham will host Sunderland later on today, is covered in early morning fog. Hello Damon, how are things there in Tokyo?
DB: I’m aching all over, Damian, after the football match I had this morning. We did win, which is some compensation. How about you, any footballing plans this weekend?
DF: Well Damon, I’m off to see a Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium – Arsenal versus Middlesbrough where, of course, as a Spurs fan, I’ll be supporting the north-eastern side Middlesbrough though I have a feeling they’ll find it hard going!
DB: Brilliant! There could be lots of goals. Make sure you take a few photos and post them on our Instagram feed!
DF: Will do! Now, on this week’s show we will be looking back at some of the big football stories from the week in our Good, the Bad and the Ugly review section. Then, we’ll have our regular weekly quiz, and after that we will be focusing on some key language from the past week – including the