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This Week: Premier League Predictions

This Week: Premier League Predictions

Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of football action for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Rich and Jack talk about the latest action from the Premier League and have lots of football English for you to learn.

In this podcast, Jack and Rich made some Premier League predictions. They predicted what the top five will look like at the end of the season. They also looked at lots of language which we can use to make predictions.

Language

Making Predictions: Will

Where do Rich and Jack think Leicester will finish?

Rich and Jack looked at language to make predictions in this podcast. Do you understand the words in bold? Have another listen to the language explanations in the podcast if you're not sure.

Who do we think will finish in fifth place in the Premier League this season?

Do you think we’ll win? I think we’ll win. I think West Ham will win.

Language

Making Predictions: Be going to

Where do Rich and Jack think Manchester City will finish?

Rich and Jack looked at language to make predictions in this podcast. Do you understand the words in bold? Have another listen to the language explanations in the podcast if you're not sure.

Who’s going to finish in fourth place in the Premier League this season?

Look at those dark clouds, I’m sure it’s going to rain.

Language

Making Predictions: Reckon

Where do Rich and Jack think Chelsea will finish?

Rich and Jack looked at language to make predictions in this podcast. Do you understand the words in bold? Have another listen to the language explanations in the podcast if you're not sure.

Right then, who do we reckon will finish third this season?

I reckon it’s a nice word to know and use instead of think when talking informally.

Language

Making Predictions: Go with/for

Where do Rich and Jack think Manchester United will finish?

Rich and Jack looked at language to make predictions in this podcast. Do you understand the words in bold? Have another listen to the language explanations in the podcast if you're not sure.

OK then, so which team have we gone with for the runners-up spot in the Premier League this season?

For a second-place finish we’ve gone with … 

Language

Making Predictions: Can see

Where do Rich and Jack think Leeds United will finish?

Rich and Jack looked at language to make predictions in this podcast. Do you understand the words in bold? Have another listen to the language explanations in the podcast if you're not sure.

Yes, I can really see them having a good season, they’ve bought well.

 I can see them coming out on top.

Play

How to play Fantasy Football

Where do Rich and Jack think Liverpool will finish?

You can still sign up for the Premier Skills English Fantasy Football League on fantasy.premierleague.com by using this code: ufn7bv

Or follow this link: https://fantasy.premierleague.com/leagues/auto-join/ufn7bv 

Vocabulary

Football Phrase

Where do Rich and Jack think Tottenham will finish?

Have you had a go at this week's football phrase? Every week in our main podcast we ask our listeners to guess a football phrase. We repeated it in this episode. Do you know the football phrase? Guess the right answer and we'll announce your name on next week's show.

Write all your comments and answers in the comments section below.

Vocabulary

Language Challenge

Where do Rich and Jack think Arsenal will finish?

Jack and Rich predicted the top five teams in the Premier League this season. Do you agree with their choices? Were you surprised by their choices? We want you to make your predictions and use the language that was used in this podcast.

  • Who do you think will finish fifth?
  • Who do you think is going to finish fourth?
  • Who do you reckon will finish third?
  • Who have you gone with for second place?
  • Who can you see winning the Premier League this season?

Write your answers in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

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hsn's picture
hsn
16/09/2021
TR
2964
points

Riddle
An UEFA Champions Leauge match that played on September 15, 2021.Nine yellow and one red card in this "exciting" game. It's a bit close to the world most yellow card record-:)
Can you guess it-:)


hsn's picture
hsn
16/09/2021 13:57
Turkey
Tottenham Hotspur
2964

Riddle
An UEFA Champions Leauge match that played on September 15, 2021.Nine yellow and one red card in this "exciting" game. It's a bit close to the world most yellow card record-:)
Can you guess it-:)

hsn's picture
hsn
14/09/2021
TR
2964
points

I reckon the ranking of top five teams will be as follows;
1-Chelsea
2- M.United
3-Liverpool
4-M.City
5-My team


hsn's picture
hsn
14/09/2021 10:23
Turkey
Tottenham Hotspur
2964

I reckon the ranking of top five teams will be as follows;
1-Chelsea
2- M.United
3-Liverpool
4-M.City
5-My team

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Goals

Improve your vocabulary.

Practise your listening skills.

Improve your football English.