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In August: talking about sports, giving a presentation, parts of cars.
In our podcast for 24 July 2014, hear about the ambitions of Scottish race-car driver Susie Wolff.
In a tense match with a last-minute goal, Germany has won the 2014 World Cup. For the history books, though, the semi-final against Brazil is probably more important. Either way, our exercise will help you to remember some football vocabulary.
An art exhibition, a sporting match, a tour of a building or a dead person?
America's World Cup tie with Portugal, like last week's victory over Ghana, showed that US soccer might finally have come of age, writes Mike Pilewski.
Are you good at making predictions? Read about the turtle in Brazil that's predicting the outcome of World Cup matches, and practise using "will".
Each other or themselves?
Read more than you ever wanted to know about the eccentric English tradition of knob-throwing and practise vocabulary at the same time.
Owen Connors introduces 14 idioms that come from the sport of boxing.
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