English for Teenagers + Fashion and Lifestyle

Over the last decade London has become one of the key centres of the fashion industry in Europe. This summer English + Fashion and Lifestyle course for teenagers at Heythrop College, University of London, offers students the opportunity to learn English and understand and learn about fashion and lifestyle in the heart 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.


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:
    67% European, 21% Far Eastern, 9% Asian, 3% Middle Eastern

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 1 Jul 2018
    • 15 Jul 2018
    • 29 Jul 2018
  • Tuition fees: From 940.00 GBP

    Tuition length options

    • 1 week: 940.00 GBP
    • 2 weeks: 1880.00 GBP
    • 3 weeks: 2820.00 GBP
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 GBP
  • Other expenses:

Course 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

Course content

There are fifteen lessons a week of General English plus five specific lessons each week related  to Fashion and Lifestyle.

English language module

The General English lessons include vocabulary sets, language skills practice and project work.

Classes are energetic and aim to be inspiring fun and enjoyable. Students are encouraged to speak English from day one and much use is made of role play and group inter-action.

Students also prepare for their special excursions in class.

Fashion and Lifestyle module

This module covers the following; 

  • Vocabulary sets including body, colours, patterns, measurements, clothing and accessories
  • History of fashion
  • Fashion magazines - selecting the best
  • Paris vs Milan vs London
  • Fashion in Japan
  • Five lessons per week

Workshops and visits

  • Visit a major department store and understand their fashion and lifestyle ethos. Will this method work in your country?
  • Fashion Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
  • A student fashion show and photo shoot, including poster design
  • Camden Market Challenge




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

Language practice activities: Photography and fashion

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 and volleyball.

Evening activities include:

  • 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 sessions: 09:00 to 13:00

Visit to Kensington

Gardens + shopping

English lessons English lessons English lessons Day trip to Cambridge English lessons English lessons
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch            
Afternoon sessions: 14:00 to 18:00

Explore London

Buckingham Palace,

The Mall and St Jame's Park

Fashion and Style: 

Visit to Camden Market - London chic

Fashion show School trip - British Music Experience Day trip to Cambridge

School trip. St Pauls Cathedral,

Bank of England and Millenium Bridge



18:00 to 19:00 Dinner            
Evening activities: 20:00 to 22:00 Welcome party Team building Photo challenge Cultural cafe Choice of sports Creative writing



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