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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: 2017 Liverpool v Manchester United - Podcast – Languagecaster.com
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This weekend sees one of the big rivalries in English football renewed: Liverpool v Manchester United. – Liverpool travel to Manchester United for the North-West derby hoping to open up an eight point lead over the Red Devils. We try to predict the score for this game and others on this weeks show. We also have some English for football, and this week we explain the phrase ‘to sit up nicely‘ and one or two other phrases. To start the show, however, we’ll review some of the footballing news in our good, the bad and the ugly section, and the African Cup of Nations will feature. You can read the transcript for the show in our post below (Damian = DF, Damon = DB).
Learn English through Football Podcast: 2017 Liverpool v Manchester United
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Transcript of the show
DB: You’re listening to languagecaster’s football language podcast. Hello everyone! My name is Damon and I am based here in Tokyo and today has been a little cloudy and chilly outside – a nice day for watching re-runs of your favourite football matches. Now, Damian is in London and I hope he is down the line and ready to join us. Damian? How are things?
DF: Hi Damon. Good to hear from you! There has been snow and wind in some parts of the UK but here in London we have managed to escape that but it is still freezing here in London so a perfect day for watching football – and I am going to be cheering on my favourite team Spurs from the sofa later on this afternoon! What do we have on today’s show?
DB: Well, on this week’s podcast we start by taking a look back at the football news in the good, the bad and the ugly and this week we congratulate Real Madrid, feature a story from the African Cup of Nations, where there is trouble in Gabon, and remember