English & Activities

City Football School / Manchester City Academy, UK

english course and football in manchester football matchAge: 9-17 years
Date: July 1st /July 15th /July 29th

The dream of every true sports fan. Learn English while enjoying a dream setting. The experience of a lifetime in one of the best European high performance centres. Learn about a football player’s life in the academy, how they communicate with their international teammates and the unknown values of football.

The programme is held in the heart of the Etihad Campus, the headquarters of Manchester City. Over two weeks, the City Football Academy (CFA) offers our pupils an exciting life experience in which they are immersed in an unparalleled programme of English and football. The centre has a team of professional trainers with extensive experience in the philosophy and methodology of the club, providing all necessary support for pupils to achieve their full potential. It is a teaching style that goes beyond the classroom, by exposing its participants to real-life situations in an exciting setting.


It features interactive English classes where pupils improve their communication skills on an exciting two-week journey through the world of football, discovering what it is like to be a player, manager, commentator or journalist. Each morning you will learn the key elements of the trade through immersive activities, and every afternoon, the profession in real-time. Emphasis on holding press conferences and media interviews, the expert’s couch, the role of the football commentator and news writing.


Excellent quality single room in a residential building located just a twenty minute bus ride from the City Football Academy. The accommodation is supervised 24 hours a day by the programme monitor team.
  • Transfers to and from Manchester airport
  • 13 nights in a single room on a residential basis
  • Private bathroom and free Wi-Fi
  • 15 hrs/week football training
  • 15 hrs/week English
  • Exclusive City Football Schools training kit
  • Daily shuttle bus to the CFA
  • Full board all days
  • 2 field trips during the weekend
  • Tour of the Etihad stadium and visit the National Football Museum
  • Evening activities
  • Full course material
  • Certificate and academic report at the close of the course
  • Kit laundry service
  • Travel insurance and medical assistance