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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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Football Language Podcast: 2017 Confederation Cup Final - Podcast – Languagecaster.com
The Confederation Cup final in Saint Petersburg, Russia took place this weekend between Germany and Chile and this week’s show looks at that game between the South American and World champions. We’ll also be explaining some football words and phrases, asking a quiz question and of course talking about our predictions for the big game. There is also a transcript for those who wish to practise their reading and listening skills (Damian = DF, Damon = DB).
Learn English Through Football Podcast: 2017 Confederation Cup Final
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Transcript of the show
DF: You’re listening to Languagecaster’s football-language podcast. Hello everyone and welcome to the podcast for all those who love the beautiful game and want to improve their English skills. My name’s Damian and I’m here in London where the weather is warm and sunny, very warm indeed. Hello Damon, how are things in Tokyo?
DB:Very hot, Damian. I’m sitting outside, actually, at my workplace, so apologies for any noise, and it is baking!
DF: Wow! Now Damon, last week we talked a little bit about the World Cup warm-up competition that is the Confederations Cup, which took place in Russia and of course the final was on last weekend.
DB: Yes, well done to Germany on winning that title and we’ll be talking more about that game later on in the show. What else do we have on this week’s podcast?
DF: Well, we will start with a review of the football stories from the week in the good, the bad and the ugly. Then we will have a quiz question connected to the Confederations Cup followed by some of our listeners’ posts and questions. We then explain a couple of football-language phrases from the week and then look look back at that Confederations Cup fin