Summer English Course for Teenage Sports Fans

Some would say that London is the home of some of the worlds greatest soccer clubs. If you are a sports fan, make your own judgement and come and join us for this outstanding English for sports fans course in the centre of London.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.

Study

Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: From 1 week
  • Lessons per week: 20
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Typical student age: 12-17
  • Typical student mix:
    54% European, 12% Far Eastern, 17% Middle Eastern, 27% South American

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 1 Jul 2018
    • 15 Jul 2018
    • 29 Jul 2018
  • Tuition fees: From 925.00 GBP

    Tuition length options

    • 1 week: 925.00 GBP
    • 2 weeks: 1850.00 GBP
    • 3 weeks: 2775.00 GBP
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 GBP
  • Other expenses:

Overview

After breakfast, classes take place from 9.00-13.00. Lunch is from 13.00-14.00. There are afternoon activities until about 17.30. Dinner is from 18.00-19.00 followed by quiet time to do homework and keep in touch with family and friends. There are activities on campus every evening.

English lessons

There are fifteen lessons a week of General English plus five specific lessons related to sports and sporting events. 

The General English lessons include vocabulary sets, language skills practice and project work. Students prepare for their special excursions in class.

Sports Fan lessons 

Vocabulary sets including sports, equipment, grounds, clothing and action verbs. Other elements include;

  • Sports commentary
  • History of soccer
  • Sporting heroes
  • Health and fitness
  • Five lessons per week

Workshops and visits

  • Tour of Chelsea or Arsenal stadium
  • Soccer and baseball in the park
  • Climbing wall
  • Wimbledon tennis museum

 

 

 

Activities and excursions

As well as classes and workshops and visits related to your chosen option there is an action packed activity programme. Some of the activities you can look forward to include the following:

Language practice activities:

  • Guided walks: Regents Canal, Carnaby Street, Covent Garden,
  • Changing of the Guard and Royal London, Harry Potter Walk
  • Southbank, West End and Oxford Street.

Sports activities: 

  • tennis, 
  • football, 
  • baseball, 
  • basket ball
  • volleyball

Evening activities

  • Team challenges
  • Karaoke
  • Wii games
  • Board games
  • Film nights
  • Welcome party
  • Student exhibition
  • Discos and farewell party

Weekly excursions

Excursions take place in the London area where there is a wealth of attractions. Excursions may include a river trip to Greenwich, and bus or train to Hampton Court, Windsor, or Brighton. 

All students take part in a bus tour of London sights or a visit to the London Eye.

Sample timetable

Day → Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Notes: This is a sample programme. It is for guidance purposes only and is subject to change / alteration.
08:00 to 09:00 Breakfast            
Morning : 09:00 to 13:00

Visit to Kensington Gardens

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lessons 

 

13:00 to 14:00 Lunch            
Afternoon : 14:00 to 18:00

Explore London

Buckingham Palace,

The Mall, St Jame's Gardens

Soccer stadium tour

"Sports How to..." video. Discussion and interaction

 

British Music Experience Trip to Cambridge

Visit to St Paul's Cathedral

and Bank of England

Fitness
18:00 to 19:00 Dinner            
Evening: 20:00 to 22:00 Welcome party Photo challenge Sports choice Creative writing Cultural Cafe Computer room Film night
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