SBS Learn English: 에피소드 24 “축구 이야기: FIFA 월드컵”

SBS Learn English: 에피소드 24 “축구 이야기: FIFA 월드컵”
It’ll allow you to communicate, perceive and talk in Australia –

This lesson is appropriate for upper-intermediate to superior learners. After listening, scroll down and take a look at your information with our quiz.

Studying notes

language goal

Begin a dialog and speak about soccer / soccer.

Begin a dialog about soccer

  • How about that match yesterday?
  • Has your workforce reached the cup remaining earlier than?
  • Who’re you going for this sport?
  • What do you consider gamers who dive free kicks and penalty kicks?

Totally different phrases we are able to use to speak about soccer

  • The match stored me on the sting of my seat till the very finish.
  • It was a remaining match that resulted in a draw.
  • Fajrna progressed by two targets.
  • Possibly we’ll win on penalties.

to me expelled from one thing It means to get a whole lot of enjoyment from one thing.
If you’re glued to the displayyou might be watching one thing intently and you may’t cease.
A sport or present retains you going On the sting of your seatIf it is so thrilling that you do not know what is going on to occur or how it is going to finish.

Draw – When both workforce wins as a result of each groups find yourself with an equal rating.
Comeback (in soccer) – When a workforce comes from a shedding place to both win the match or draw.
Two-goal lead – When a workforce has a two-goal lead over the opposing workforce.
A great sport – somebody who would not get offended or act impolite when his workforce loses. On the whole, this implies a sort and beneficiant individual.
A little bit of a loser – he’s the one who will get offended when his workforce loses and isn’t sort and beneficiant!
Die-hard fan – is a loyal supporter who is aware of lots about his workforce.
Underdog – An individual or group that individuals anticipate to lose in a sporting sport or competitors.
Goalkeepers – are gamers in soccer or area hockey whose position is to stop the ball from getting into the purpose.
Defenders – are gamers whose position is to guard their workforce’s purpose.
Midfielders (in soccer) – are gamers within the central a part of the sphere.

Forwards – These are gamers who assault, that’s, who attempt to rating targets in soccer, hockey, or different sports activities.


The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be held in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, 2022. That is the primary time that it will likely be held within the Center East and in an Arab nation.
SBS is the one place in Australia the place followers can watch this occasion in Australia. All matches and highlights of at the moment’s FIFA World Cup can be broadcast reside on SBS On Demand, whereas SBS Radio will broadcast all 64 matches in as much as 4 languages ​​concurrently: English, Arabic and the languages ​​of the opposing groups.

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(Notice: This isn’t a word-for-word textual content)
SBS acknowledges the nation’s conventional guardians, their relationships and their ongoing patronage of the skies, lands and waterways throughout Australia.
Howdy! Welcome to the SBS Be taught English podcast, the place we assist Australians communicate, perceive and talk.
My identify is Josipa, and I am beginning to be taught new English phrases that I can use in my each day life.
To toss something away means to get a whole lot of pleasure from one thing.
Have you learnt what else I’ll pull out?
I watch the soccer workforce from my dwelling nation compete within the FIFA World Cup. And this 12 months, since I am now an Australian citizen, my enjoyment has doubled.
I will be glued to the display when Croatia or Australia tackle the world’s finest groups in Qatar, the place the World Cup is being held this 12 months.
If you’re glued to the display, you might be watching one thing very intently and you can not cease as a result of all the pieces you might be watching is a lot enjoyable.
One other wonderful thing about this international occasion are the conversations we are able to have with pals and colleagues who additionally love soccer.
So, let’s apply some helpful soccer phrases or ought to I say soccer phrases?
In Australia, “soccer” can seek advice from soccer, rugby league, rugby union, or Australian guidelines soccer. So you’ll typically hear the Australian phrase ‘soccer’ in order to not confuse it with different sports activities.
Soccer is the time period generally utilized in Australia and Canada in addition to in the US
Anyway, we’re with Alan and Claire,

Claire

How about that match yesterday?

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Oh yeah, it stored me on the sting of my seat till the very finish. What a disgrace it ended up being a draw. I nonetheless cannot imagine we blew a two-goal lead. The opposite workforce had a powerful comeback!

Claire

You’re a good sport. I believed you’d be a sore loser!

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Nah! I am an enormous fan however I nonetheless love shut play.

So, Claire asks Alan if he loved the match. She mentioned ,

How about that match yesterday?

“How about that match yesterday?” An instance of a casual method of asking if somebody loved the match or sport.

One other nice strategy to begin a dialog about soccer is to ask,

  • How do you assume your workforce will do within the subsequent match?
  • Has your workforce reached the cup remaining earlier than?
  • Who’re you going for this sport?

Do you keep in mind how Alan answered? He mentioned,

The match stored me on the sting of my seat till the very finish.

If one thing is conserving you on the sting of your seat, it is so thrilling you do not know what is going on to occur or how it is going to finish.
So, for instance, after watching a film, you may say, “I used to be on the sting of my seat the entire film.”

Alan additionally mentioned,

What a disgrace it ended up being a draw.

If a sport, not simply soccer, ends in a tie, it signifies that neither workforce received as a result of each groups completed stage.

Video games also can finish in a tie, which is similar as ending in a tie.

The opposite workforce had a powerful comeback!

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A comeback is when a workforce comes from a shedding place to both win the match or draw.

My workforce blew a two-goal lead!

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Because of this Alan’s workforce was main by two targets however the different workforce got here again to attract.
And should you hear somebody say that blow One thing in on a regular basis conditions means they fail at it.

Then Claire used some fascinating phrases,

You’re a good sport. I believed you’d be a sore loser!

Good sports activities do not get offended or impolite when their workforce loses. Individuals who get offended when their workforce would not win are sore losers.
The time period “good sport” can be utilized exterior of speaking about sports activities as nicely, and might solely imply somebody who’s sort and beneficiant.

For instance, you may say, “Be a superb athlete and take me to the outlets.”

Nah! I am an enormous fan however I nonetheless love shut play.

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A die-hard fan is a loyal supporter who is aware of all the pieces about his workforce.
Whereas getting ready for this episode, I requested Alan how he chooses who to help when his favourite workforce is not enjoying.

He used an fascinating phrase that I want to share with you; He mentioned,

I at all times go for the underdog.

An underdog is an individual or group that individuals anticipate to lose in a sporting sport or competitors.
We do not have a phrase for underdog within the Croatian language.
In speaking with my Italian, Japanese, Nepalese and Russian colleagues, I found that their languages ​​additionally don’t have a literal translation of the phrase underdog. And what about your language?
The other of the underdog is the favorite. How do you say underdog or favourite in your language?
Let’s hear another phrases we are able to use to explain what occurs in a soccer sport.

Claire

This sport is complete actual stuff!

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Our attackers missed some outcomes. Possibly we’ll win on penalties.

Claire

I’ve at all times wished to ask you what you consider gamers who dive free kicks and penalty kicks.
An all-out soccer sport is when each groups assault one another continuously in order that the ball and play transfer from one finish to the opposite lots.

So, if the sport is fast-paced and action-packed, then you’ll be able to say,

This sport is all about actual stuff!

Claire

Then Alan mentioned that his attackers missed a couple of dozen targets.
Forwards are additionally referred to as strikers; Their foremost job is to attain a purpose.
There are 4 foremost forms of gamers relying on the place they play. They’re: goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders and forwards.
If you would like to be taught extra about what these phrases imply and the way they have an effect on how a workforce performs, see the Studying Notes on the prime of the web page.

Lastly, take heed to this query Claire requested. It is an amazing dialog starter.

What do you consider gamers who dive free kicks and penalty kicks?

Have you learnt what a free kick means? What about penalties?
Let me attempt to clarify, however please be affected person, I’ve solely realized this half by myself.
Subsequently, when a workforce member assaults somebody from the opposite workforce, i.e. hurts or knocks them down, that workforce could be awarded a free kick.
A free kick is a kick that nobody can problem and the sport stops. If this occurs close to the purpose, this free kick is known as a penalty.
What do you consider gamers who dive free kicks and penalty kicks?
A dive is when a participant falls to the bottom simply and pretends to be critically injured in order that he could be awarded a free kick or penalty kick.
Informally, that is referred to as “diving” and is towards the foundations of the sport. However it is usually tough to guage.
And because it’s laborious to guage, everybody has a special opinion about it and so it is a extremely popular matter of dialog, particularly amongst supporters of various groups!
My visitor at the moment is an skilled and die-hard fan of all issues soccer. His identify is Efthymios Kallos, and his voice has change into part of many Greek households throughout the nation as Efthymios has been reporting on Greek SBS for over 32 years.
Hello Efthymios, It is such an honor to have you ever with us on our present.

Euthymios

Hello Josipa, nice to be a part of your podcast.

Joseba

So what I am inquisitive about is the identify of the Australian males’s nationwide workforce, the Australian nationwide workforce. How did they get this identify?

Euthymios

The phrase “socceros” is a mixture of the phrases “soccer” and “kangaroo”. It has been used for the reason that Seventies to explain a workforce. However do you know {that a} completely different Australian animal was nearly additionally the identify of the workforce?

Joseba

No… any Aussie?

Euthymios

Emu! In a contest to decide on a reputation for the workforce, “The Emus” was already the favorite! Emus are identified for being actually quick working birds and still have a superb kick, so some individuals have argued that they had been a greater match.

Joseba

That is fascinating! And what in regards to the Matildas, the Australian ladies’s soccer workforce, the place does their identify come from?

Euthymios

They had been initially often known as “Feminine Socceroos” however they clearly deserve their identify, proper?! The identify “Matildas” was additionally the results of a contest. Followers may select “Waratahs”, a crimson Australian flower or “Lorikeets”, a colourful Australian fowl. However they did not, they selected Matilda! You might have heard this phrase because the traditional Australian track, “Waltzing Matilda.” “Matilda” means booty, or a bag carried by a traveler with all his possessions in him.

Joseba

It is an amazing identify. Nevertheless it would not actually make sense as a result of carrying a bag with all of your belongings in is not a really quick strategy to transfer round. Anyway, the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will begin quickly, the place and the way can we watch it?

Euthymios

SBS is the one place the place followers can watch this occasion reside and free of charge. All matches and highlights of at the moment’s FIFA World Cup can be broadcast reside on SBS On Demand, whereas SBS Radio will broadcast all 64 matches in as much as 4 languages ​​concurrently: English, Arabic and the languages ​​of the opposing groups.

For previews, updates, and to supply suggestions.

A giant thanks to our instructional advisor Professor Linda Yates and our visitors Efthimios Kalos, Freshali Jain, Paul Nicholson and Lily O’Sullivan who voice the characters Alan and Claire.

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