English Through Football

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English Through Football is Summer Boarding Courses incredible new Football Course. The course has been specially designed for boys and girls with a love of football, who want to develop their game skills while improving their English language ability.

English Through Football is for students aged 11-15. The course consists of 15 hours per week English language tuition, 10 hours of practical football training delivered by coaches from the Premier League’s AFC Bournemouth, and a comprehensive evening activity programme at Dukes International Summer School. 

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Dukes International English Through Football

Language Learning

English Through football is designed to use football as a medium to develop students’ communicative abilities through lessons, workshops and practical activities. Students will study grammar, vocabulary, speaking, listening and pronunciation. A variety of practical assignments will increase their understanding of the tactics, strategies, psychology and motivation required for success in the modern game. This engaging method maximizes the students’ active participation in the lesson, meaning that throughout the course students are interacting and studying in English.

Football Coaching

Each afternoon consists of two practical football sessions, focusing on both technical skills as well as game practice. Through the coaching from AFC Bournemouth coaches, students will develop footballing skills, games understanding and tactical awareness. They will also participate in theory sessions around diet and nutrition.

Professional Experience

Every English Through Football student will have an exclusive visit to AFC Bournemouth’s training ground, gaining behind-the scenes experience of a top flight English team. Students will also benefit from a full Premier League Stadium tour during the London excursion.

Course Dates: 10th – 24th July or 24th July – 7th August 2017

Course Fees: 2 weeks = £2990

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