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In this video, Jack talks about 10 phrases that use the verb 'kick'.

Watch the Newcastle Utd club video and complete the activities.

In this video, Jack talks about some vocabulary from a Premier League website feature.

Welcome to Premier Skills!

Premier Skills is the British Council's international partnership with the Premier League operating in 25 countries across Asia, Africa and the Americas from Afghanistan to Zambia.

It draws upon the Premier League’s global appeal and expertise in delivering community programmes in the UK, alongside the British Council’s global network, track record of delivery and world class expertise in English.

Since it began in 2007, 2,300 coaches and referees have been trained, who in turn have reached a further 500,000 young people. 6,000 teachers have received training in the use of the Premier Skills English materials, with 3.5 million views of the materials online.

Through Premier Skills, young people, including the most vulnerable in society, are given opportunities to become better integrated into their local communities, to develop their skills for employability and raise their self-esteem.   

Premier Skills English helps teachers and learners of English with free, compelling learning materials, drawing on football-based content from the most exciting football league in the world. 

About Football English

On Premier Skills English, you can find lots of resources for learning English and they are all about football. 

Some of the materials will teach you football English. This is language about the beautiful game, connected to playing or watching football. These materials will teach you the words and phrases you need to talk about football on and off the pitch. 

The rest of the materials will teach general English through football. The materials will cover the same sort of language you would find in any language course, but the subject of the lessons will be football or related to football.

If you have any questions about football English or English through football, please feel free to contact us.

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