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Welcome to the World Cup Community Programme!

This programme starts on Monday 18th June at 0900 UK time.

           4 weeks                       20 Lessons                   A2-B2                      Free

 

Complete the World Cup Community programme and you will:

  • develop your vocabulary related to football;
  • develop your knowledge of English grammar (making predictions and using conditionals);
  • join discussions with football fans from around the world;
  • earn a certificate.

We hope you enjoy all the material and enjoy interacting with other people while you work your way through the material.

Jack and Rich - The Premier Skills English Team

Course outline

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Course outline

World Cup Community Programme

  • Introduction to week 1
    Welcome to week 1 of the World Cup Community programme. In this lesson, we talk about the activities we have planned and tell you what you can expect to achieve when you take part in this programme.
  • World Cup Webquest
    In this lesson, we visit eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: Goals
    In this football shout-out, we look at the language you need when watching a match. Whether you are an armchair supporter or an avid fan, we all scream at the TV sometimes. In this episode we look at the language of goals.
  • Football Shout-out: Fouls
    In our second football shout-out of the week, we’re looking at the language of fouls. What do you say when a player fouls another player and what do you say when your player is fouled?
  • Podcast: Understanding Grammar: Making predictions
    The World Cup has just started so everybody is making their predictions. In this podcast, Jack and Rich make some World Cup predictions and help you with language you need when making predictions. Will England win the World Cup? I don’t think so!
  • End of week 1 quiz
    Complete the end of week 1 quiz.
  • Introduction to week 2
    Welcome to week 2 of the World Cup Community programme. In this lesson, we talk about the activities we have planned and tell you what you can expect to achieve when you take part in this programme.
  • World Cup Webquest 2
    In this lesson, we visit another eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: The Opposition
    In this lesson, we visit another eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: Instructions
    In the second football shout-out of this week’s World Cup course, Jack and Rich talk about the language we shout at the players on the pitch. It doesn’t matter that they can’t hear us! Do you know ‘get it in the box’ or ‘down the line’?
  • Podcast: Learning Vocabulary: Extreme adjectives
    The World Cup has already produced some fantastic matches and controversial moments. Rich and Jack describe some of these moments in this podcast. They also talk about extreme adjectives. Did you see that absolutely incredible goal in last night’s match?
  • End of week 2 quiz
    At the end of each week on the World Cup course, we have a big quiz waiting for you. It’s a mixture of football English and football knowledge. You need 75% to pass and move on to week three, but don’t worry, it’s not too difficult :)
  • Introduction to week 3
    Welcome to week 3 of the World Cup Community programme. In this lesson, we talk about the activities we have planned and tell you what you can expect to achieve when you take part in this programme.
  • World Cup Webquest 3
    In this lesson, we visit another eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: Missing Chances
    In this football shout-out, we look at the language you shout at the TV when a player on your team misses a chance or when an opponent misses a chance. Do you know what 'a sitter' is?
  • Football Shout-out: Losing
    German fan
    In the second football shout-out of this week’s World Cup course, Jack and Rich talk about the language we use when our team is losing and when our team has lost. Do you always support your team?
  • Podcast: Understanding Grammar: Conditionals
    Salah
    The World Cup is always full of 'what if' moments. In this podcast, Rich and Jack talk about some 'what if' moments and also help you with an important area of grammar - conditionals.
  • End of week 3 quiz
    How much did you learn this week? Find out in our end of week three quiz.
  • Introduction to week 4
    Welcome to week 4 of the World Cup Community programme. In this lesson, we talk about the activities we have planned and tell you what you can expect to achieve when you take part in this programme.
  • World Cup Webquest 4
    In this lesson, we visit another eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: Set-Pieces
    In the first football shout-out of this week’s World Cup course, Jack and Rich talk about the language we use when our team has a free kick, a corner, a throw-in and a penalty.
  • Football Shout-out: After the match
    In the second football shout-out of this week’s World Cup course, Jack and Rich talk about the language you can use after the match, when your team has won and when it has lost.
  • Podcast: Learning Vocabulary - Congratulations & commiserations
    In this week's Premier Skills English Podcast, Jack and Rich do two roleplays. You have the chance to learn the language you need to congratulate someone when they win something or do something well and also to learn the words and phrases you need to commiserate with someone when their team loses or something bad happens.
  • End of World Cup Community Programme test
    How much can you remember from the World Cup Community Programme? If you can pass the test, you can download a certificate.
  • Certificate
    If you pass the test, you can download a certificate.
    End of World Cup Community Programme test requires a grade between 70% and 100% to continue.

Course outline

Sign in to take the course

Course outline

World Cup Community Programme

  • Introduction to week 1
    Welcome to week 1 of the World Cup Community programme. In this lesson, we talk about the activities we have planned and tell you what you can expect to achieve when you take part in this programme.
  • World Cup Webquest
    In this lesson, we visit eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: Goals
    In this football shout-out, we look at the language you need when watching a match. Whether you are an armchair supporter or an avid fan, we all scream at the TV sometimes. In this episode we look at the language of goals.
  • Football Shout-out: Fouls
    In our second football shout-out of the week, we’re looking at the language of fouls. What do you say when a player fouls another player and what do you say when your player is fouled?
  • Podcast: Understanding Grammar: Making predictions
    The World Cup has just started so everybody is making their predictions. In this podcast, Jack and Rich make some World Cup predictions and help you with language you need when making predictions. Will England win the World Cup? I don’t think so!
  • End of week 1 quiz
    Complete the end of week 1 quiz.
  • Introduction to week 2
    Welcome to week 2 of the World Cup Community programme. In this lesson, we talk about the activities we have planned and tell you what you can expect to achieve when you take part in this programme.
  • World Cup Webquest 2
    In this lesson, we visit another eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: The Opposition
    In this lesson, we visit another eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: Instructions
    In the second football shout-out of this week’s World Cup course, Jack and Rich talk about the language we shout at the players on the pitch. It doesn’t matter that they can’t hear us! Do you know ‘get it in the box’ or ‘down the line’?
  • Podcast: Learning Vocabulary: Extreme adjectives
    The World Cup has already produced some fantastic matches and controversial moments. Rich and Jack describe some of these moments in this podcast. They also talk about extreme adjectives. Did you see that absolutely incredible goal in last night’s match?
  • End of week 2 quiz
    At the end of each week on the World Cup course, we have a big quiz waiting for you. It’s a mixture of football English and football knowledge. You need 75% to pass and move on to week three, but don’t worry, it’s not too difficult :)
  • Introduction to week 3
    Welcome to week 3 of the World Cup Community programme. In this lesson, we talk about the activities we have planned and tell you what you can expect to achieve when you take part in this programme.
  • World Cup Webquest 3
    In this lesson, we visit another eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: Missing Chances
    In this football shout-out, we look at the language you shout at the TV when a player on your team misses a chance or when an opponent misses a chance. Do you know what 'a sitter' is?
  • Football Shout-out: Losing
    German fan
    In the second football shout-out of this week’s World Cup course, Jack and Rich talk about the language we use when our team is losing and when our team has lost. Do you always support your team?
  • Podcast: Understanding Grammar: Conditionals
    Salah
    The World Cup is always full of 'what if' moments. In this podcast, Rich and Jack talk about some 'what if' moments and also help you with an important area of grammar - conditionals.
  • End of week 3 quiz
    How much did you learn this week? Find out in our end of week three quiz.
  • Introduction to week 4
    Welcome to week 4 of the World Cup Community programme. In this lesson, we talk about the activities we have planned and tell you what you can expect to achieve when you take part in this programme.
  • World Cup Webquest 4
    In this lesson, we visit another eight World Cup countries and set you tasks and challenges related to each country. We then ask you to come back to the World Cup webquest page and complete the quiz about all eight countries.
  • Football Shout-out: Set-Pieces
    In the first football shout-out of this week’s World Cup course, Jack and Rich talk about the language we use when our team has a free kick, a corner, a throw-in and a penalty.
  • Football Shout-out: After the match
    In the second football shout-out of this week’s World Cup course, Jack and Rich talk about the language you can use after the match, when your team has won and when it has lost.
  • Podcast: Learning Vocabulary - Congratulations & commiserations
    In this week's Premier Skills English Podcast, Jack and Rich do two roleplays. You have the chance to learn the language you need to congratulate someone when they win something or do something well and also to learn the words and phrases you need to commiserate with someone when their team loses or something bad happens.
  • End of World Cup Community Programme test
    How much can you remember from the World Cup Community Programme? If you can pass the test, you can download a certificate.
  • Certificate
    If you pass the test, you can download a certificate.
    End of World Cup Community Programme test requires a grade between 70% and 100% to continue.