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This Week - Pulling the strings
This week features three stories and some interesting vocabulary from the world of football.
You can find the transcript and a language task on the podcast page on Premier Skills English> Skills > Listen > This Week > This week - Pulling the strings
Speaking Skills - Buying a football shirt
Jack is shopping for a football shirt for his son. Listen to the dialogue and then try to join in.
This week - Hit the ground running
This week, Jack talks about new signings at Watford, a rising star at Crystal Palace and Leeds United's Raphina's work ethic.
Understanding Grammar - New Year's Resolutions
Jack makes some New Year's Resolutions and talks about the language.
Understanding Grammar - Christmas Present Perfect
In this episode of the Premier Skills English Podcast, Jack and Rowan talk about Christmas shopping and the language focus is the present perfect.
Understanding Grammar - Narrative Tenses
Rowan tells Jack an anecdote about a time she met a famous person. The language focus is narrative tenses: past simple, past continuous, past perfect simple and past perfect continuous.
Visit the podcast page on Premier Skills English to read the transcript, complete some practice activities and the task and join in the discussion at Premier Skills English > Skills > Listen > Podcasts > Understanding Grammar - Narrative Tenses