Why I Support Liverpool FC

A young man talks about why Liverpool Football Club is his favorite soccer / football team.

Self Study

Dictation

Listen to the dialogue in the episode again. Try to write down what they say and then check with the answers below.

Transcript

The team I support is Liverpool Football Club, Liverpool FC, and the reason being is just again, like, since I was a kid I've supported them.

Ah, my two favourite players though, back when I was kid, were Steven Gerrard and Michael Owen, who were both Liverpool players, ah and they were both very young, um, when I started supporting them.

And they were like young superstar players who came through the Liverpool youth ranks, and just ever since that point I, ah, supported Liverpool.

Self Study

Use a voice recorder to try to summarize what they said in the episode. You can use the questions and answers below to help.

Questions

  • Which team does he go for? Which team does he support?
  • How long has he supported them?
  • Who were his favorite players?
  • Why did he like those players?

Answers

He supports Liverpool F.C.

He's supported them ever since he was a kid.

He used to like Steven Gerrard and Michael Owen.

He liked them because they were young superstars who came up through the junior ranks at Liverpool.