English & Football

Course Profile

Our English and Football Summer Courses enable older teenagers to build English skills in advanced academic study which focuses on university, SAT and IELTS preparation, while also developing football skills at the renowned FootballCV Academy.

Students will spend a stimulating summer meeting other students from around the world, refining English and academic skills in an enjoyable way, and taking part in an exciting football programme. Excursions and activities are also included.

English Language Overview

The English Language programme is delivered by Stamford Academy and is designed for active teenage students who like to work hard and play hard.

For many students, this will be their first visit to the UK and their first opportunity to use English in a ‘live’ setting. For this reason, the academic part of the course has two main aims:

  • to build confidence, vocabulary and fluency inside the classroom
  • to practise English in a variety of realistic (supervised) situations with native speakers outside of the classroom.

The activity programme aims to build students’ confidence, social skills and cultural awareness by:

  • learning about British culture in a safe, traditional English setting
  • improving and practising English language skills and spoken fluency with native speakers
  • building leadership and team-working skills in small groups with classmates
  • taking part in a range of adventurous, supervised, outdoor activities and excursions

Course Summary

Arrival date:Sunday 15th July 2018
Departure date:Friday 27th July 2018
Duration:2 weeks
Language tuition:15 hours per week
Football training:15 hours per week
English levels available:Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1/B2)
Class study materials:Provided
Home study materials:Workbook included in course fee
Ages:16-21
Class size:10
Experience:All levels welcome

The school has four classrooms with an overall maximum capacity of 40 students.

All classrooms have the following technical facilities:

  • large magnetic whiteboards to make the presentation of work clear
  • at least one computer
  • a connection to an HD Freeview television service

In addition:

  • three classrooms are equipped with 77” Hitachi interactive whiteboards
  • One classroom doubles as a Study Room with a 42” flat-screen smart television

two classrooms have Apple TV as well as a 3D television

Apply today or contact us to find out more

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COVID-19 Update

NEW! Face-to-face language courses coming in May 2021. We are still providing English, modern language, 1:1 and small group tuition at the Academy. For all new course enquiries, please email info@stamfordacademy.co.uk