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The Commentator

The Commentator

Listen to the match commentary and try to answer these questions:

  1. Which teams are playing?
  2. Who played better in the first half?
  3. Who played better in the second half?
  4. What was the final score?

When you have finished, click on learn below for some pratice activities, then try the quiz.

Improve your listening

 
Activity 1: In this activity, you have to match the pictures to some of the football phrases you heard in the listening.
Match the football phrases to the images.
Activity 2: In this activity, you have to complete the gaps in the sentences. Listen again if you're not sure of the answer.
Choose the correct football word to complete the sentence.

 

Quiz

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Was the listening easy or difficult?
Would you like to be a football commentator?
 

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MUGEMANYI's picture
MUGEMANYI
26/11/2015
RW
2320
points

Talkative! I don't think so


MUGEMANYI's picture
MUGEMANYI
26/11/2015 10:28
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

Talkative! I don't think so

Toni
09/09/2015
MX
68
points

it was easy, the listening it was clear


Toni
09/09/2015 20:56
Mexico
Manchester United
68

it was easy, the listening it was clear

Rich's picture
Rich
17/09/2015
ES
594
points

We're happy that you enjoyed the content!


Rich's picture
Rich
17/09/2015 15:32
Spain
Liverpool
594

We're happy that you enjoyed the content!

ANUJIT's picture
ANUJIT
03/09/2015
TH
744
points

The listening is okay for me. I don't think I would like to, because I don't have much more knowledge about football tactic. I prefer to be a football player first :-).


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ANUJIT
03/09/2015 16:13
Thailand
Manchester United
744

The listening is okay for me. I don't think I would like to, because I don't have much more knowledge about football tactic. I prefer to be a football player first :-).

cynthia
02/09/2015
CN
0
points

The listening is a little difficult.
No, I don't want to be a football commentator.


cynthia
02/09/2015 02:09
China
Chelsea
0

The listening is a little difficult.
No, I don't want to be a football commentator.

aalsaleh90
01/09/2015
SA
0
points

it was easy
no i don't think so


aalsaleh90
01/09/2015 21:30
Saudi Arabia
Arsenal
0

it was easy
no i don't think so

Nan
24/07/2015
ES
4
points

It's a funny way to learn english !


Nan
24/07/2015 20:01
Spain
Crystal Palace
4

It's a funny way to learn english !

vmalli3
21/04/2015
IN
0
points

its good


vmalli3
21/04/2015 14:57
India
Crystal Palace
0

its good

mongolia_messi
19/04/2015
MN
0
points

listening is little bit difficult for me. but i can understand. i like commentator.


mongolia_messi
19/04/2015 01:19
Mongolia
Manchester United
0

listening is little bit difficult for me. but i can understand. i like commentator.

mohamed_oussama's picture
mohamed_oussama
20/03/2015
DZ
0
points

it was easy I could score prefect result , yes I dlike to be commentator


mohamed_oussama's picture
mohamed_oussama
20/03/2015 16:12
Algeria
Arsenal
0

it was easy I could score prefect result , yes I dlike to be commentator

mohamed_oussama's picture
mohamed_oussama
20/03/2015
DZ
0
points

I got 6 thank you


mohamed_oussama's picture
mohamed_oussama
20/03/2015 16:11
Algeria
Arsenal
0

I got 6 thank you

Yuji
17/03/2015
JP
11
points

It's easy and very fun.


Yuji
17/03/2015 09:47
Japan
Manchester United
11

It's easy and very fun.

Sofiene's picture
Sofiene
11/03/2015
TN
2
points

:)


Sofiene's picture
Sofiene
11/03/2015 18:49
Tunisia
Arsenal
2

:)

Positive's picture
Positive
07/03/2015
KG
0
points

it was easy yes, but I need study more learn more


Positive's picture
Positive
07/03/2015 17:51
Kyrgyzstan
Manchester United
0

it was easy yes, but I need study more learn more

shihabkhan19's picture
shihabkhan19
02/03/2015
BD
0
points

good


shihabkhan19's picture
shihabkhan19
02/03/2015 05:41
Bangladesh
Manchester United
0

good

marta.370
18/09/2014
BR
0
points

The listening was quite easy.


marta.370
18/09/2014 16:47
Brazil
Chelsea
0

The listening was quite easy.

casena
13/09/2014
SD
1
points

easy and good


casena
13/09/2014 11:52
Sudan
Manchester United
1

easy and good

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kabithos
11/09/2014
CO
50
points

It's fine. it's very easy. I don't would like to be football commentator because I am very nervous and will scream!!!


kabithos's picture
kabithos
11/09/2014 02:37
Colombia
Manchester United
50

It's fine. it's very easy. I don't would like to be football commentator because I am very nervous and will scream!!!

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1Manchester United142463
2Liverpool110021
3Chelsea89261
4Arsenal85345
5Manchester City57339
6Tottenham Hotspur19071
7Newcastle United10470
8West Ham United7516
9AFC Bournemouth4539
10Crystal Palace4464

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Goals

Vocabulary

Football phrases

Listening

Practise Listening

Pronunciation

Listen and practise how to say some football phrases

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Tips

Pronunciation

When you hear the start of the sentence you want to listen to, press pause and then listen to it two or three times to practise the pronunciation.