Sunshine Studios, Summer English & Football Course:
Sunshine Studios and Manchester Academy of English are proud to offer a summer English language course combined with FA qualified football coaching in partnership with Manchester City Football Club, one of the UK’s most successful premiership teams. This course is held each summer, and students can choose to stay for one week or up to six weeks. We welcome teenage male and female soccer football fans from around the world. The minimum age is 12 and the maximum is 18. However, we can accommodate younger and older students on request. The course caters for most footballing abilities, but unfortunately is not suitable for complete beginners or for international standard young players.
Summer English Language & Football Summer Course for Boys & Girls (Ages 12-18):
- 15 lessons of English language tuition per week in mixed nationality classes
- 4 afternoons per week of FA qualified soccer football coaching (2 hours per afternoon)
- A full excursion (tour) programme
- Accommodation is in Manchester University’s halls of residence on a full-board basis
- Homestay accommodation is also available upon request
- Local transport passes
- Students younger than 12 or older than 18 can be accommodated upon request
English Language Classes:
English language lessons take place every morning from Monday to Friday. They are offered by the teachers of Manchester Academy of English which is accredited by The British Council.
FA-Qualified Football Coaching:
Soccer football coaching suitable for a range of different football abilities and ages is run by professional, qualified and experienced football coaches. The course is split into ability and age depending on the participants. Training sessions take place in the first hour and then these are incorporated into a match at the end of the session.
Students will play in a variety of game types in professional facilities including full-size pitch 11-a-side games and also technique orientated 5-a-side games. Sessions will be geared around enhancing confidence and improving skills and technique to enable players to express themselves in a friendly and enjoyable environment.
Classes incorporate warm-up fitness reaction games, ball control and technique training including; passing, dribbling, turning, shooting, attacking, defending and goalkeeping.
Full day excursion programme to, for example, Liverpool, Chester, York and Blackpool. Half day excursions to both the City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester City’s home ground, and Old Trafford, home of the world famous Manchester United.