Soccer Camps International will be offering Youth Soccer Camps in Europe with Language Classes Options for select soccer camps in England, Spain, and France.
Select youth soccer camps in London and Manchester will be offering English language classes while there will also be Spanish language classes offered by a youth soccer camp in Madrid as well as French language classes offered by a youth soccer camp in Paris.
Some of the youth soccer camps in Europe require an additional fee to enroll in the language classes option while some offer language classes for no additional fee. Please refer to the Prices page for the individual camp that you are interested in for more information.
There are Residential Camps, Day Camps, Boys Sessions, Girls Sessions, and Goalkeeper Sessions available for many of the Youth Soccer Camps in Europe which offer Language Classes Options.
Please note that the information provided below is subject to change and that updated information for each camp can be found on the various pages for the individual camp that you are interested in.
Please see list below for the Language Soccer Camps in Europe that are offered as well as a brief description of each camp:
- LANGUAGE SOCCER CAMPS IN ENGLAND: Arsenal Football Development (London area), Nike Soccer Camps with Chelsea FC Foundation (London), Manchester City Football Language
- LANGUAGE SOCCER CAMPS IN FRANCE: Paris Saint Germain Academy Camp
SOCCER CAMPS IN ENGLAND WITH ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES
Arsenal Football Development (London area) : Arsenal Football Development (formerly known as Arsenal Soccer Schools) offers soccer camps with English language classes for boys from 9 to 17 years old and for girls from 10 to 16 years old. Students will need at least one year of English tuition before joining the soccer and English course which combines 15 hours of soccer training per week along with 15 hours of English language tuition per week. Students will receive three hours of English tuition each weekday for a total of 15 hours of English language classes per week. Maximum class size for the English language classes is 14 students. Each morning or afternoon will consist of 3 x 60 minute lessons with a 15 minute break in between the lessons. English lessons are carefully designed to complement each other to work on all of the students’ language skills, improve their accuracy, extend their vocabulary and increase their fluency. Exsportise’s English language program is designed to provide students with the tools to improve their everyday use of spoken English. At Exsportise, they aim to improve students’ receptive (reading/listening) and productive (writing/speaking) language skills with a strong focus on oral communication and fluency. Exsportise provides effective English language progression by combining English tuition with soccer training. Arsenal Football Development also offers a soccer only program without English language classes where campers will not receive formal English tuition but will be encouraged to use and improve their English through their day to day activities. All soccer coaching and English language classes are done in English so the course specifically focuses on providing students with the tools they will need to get the most out of their camp experience.
Nike Soccer Camps with Chelsea FC Foundation (London) : Nike Soccer Camps with Chelsea FC Foundation near London, England offers soccer camps with English language classes for boys from 9 to 17 years old and for girls from 12 to 17 years old with a coed goalkeeper training option also being offered for boy goalkeepers and girl goalkeepers from 12 to 17 years old. The soccer camps will be based at Charterhouse School in Surrey near London (where the rules of the modern soccer game were originally defined at the first meeting of the Football Association in 1863!) which is one of the most prestigious private schools in the UK and at Dulwich College which is a highly acclaimed private secondary school in a leafy suburb of South London located just five miles from central London. Campers will develop their skills in daily on-site coaching sessions with Chelsea FC Foundation as well as one day per week at Chelsea FC’s training center in Cobham. There are Soccer and English Language Classes sessions as well as Soccer Only sessions available for Nike Soccer Camps with Chelsea FC Foundation. As it is an intensive soccer camp, all of the sessions are not suitable for complete beginners at soccer. Please note that the Soccer and English Language Classes sessions are not suitable for players who are native level English speakers. Additionally, the Soccer Only sessions are not suitable for basic level English speakers and the Soccer Only campers need to be able to speak at least an intermediate level of English. For the Soccer and English Language Classes sessions, the campers combine world class soccer coaching and sports science workshops with Chelsea FC Foundation along with daily English lessons using a customized curriculum which is soccer focused using the CLIL model of English learning where the focus is on communication, reading, writing, and understanding. Lessons are interactive and engaging, offering campers the opportunity to express themselves through soccer related English activities such as writing press releases and conducting player interviews. Players are tested at the start of the week and grouped by age and ability. The English language classes curriculum includes general English and sports-focused English topics with an average of 12 students per English class. The English language curriculum has been specially developed by the camp experts to complement the coaching curriculum and form a cohesive camp experience. Classroom English is reinforced in coaching sessions while the content of the English lessons assists players in communicating effectively on the soccer field and throughout their soccer camp experience.
Manchester City Football Language : Manchester City Football Language in Manchester, England is a fully immersive soccer and English language summer program for 9 to 17 year olds (boys from 9 to 17 years old and girls from 14 to 17 years old) designed to help players develop essential communication skills both on and off the field in authentic soccer contexts. Manchester City Football Schools and British Study Centres have combined soccer and language expertise to create unique high-quality soccer and English courses for Boys, Girls, and Junior Boys. Two week sessions are available for Boys and Girls from 14 to 17 years old while one week sessions are available for Junior Boys from 9 to 13 years old. English language sessions are delivered by qualified teachers with a passion for soccer and draw on interactive technology to make learning an enjoyable and memorable experience. In 30 hours of English language tuition per session (15 hours for Junior Boys from 9 – 13 years old), campers will improve English communication skills through the use of digital learning tools and interactive language activities by completing projects designed to take them on a journey through different soccer professions while discovering life as a player, a manager, an analyst, and a journalist. Each morning they will learn about key elements of the profession and each afternoon they will put these skills into practice in real-life activities such as press conference and media interviews, soccer analysis and punditry, match commentating and discussion, as well as video and written journalism projects. City Football Language is delivered on-site at the City Football Academy which is the outstanding professional training facility where Manchester City’s Men’s First Team, Women’s Team, and Academy teams train on a daily basis. The City Football Academy is a part of the Etihad Campus which offers a unique opportunity for young players to train and learn in an authentic environment while experiencing life as a professional soccer player. Campers will receive 30 hours of soccer coaching per session (15 hours for Junior Boys from 9 – 13 years old), where coaches will continually integrate and reinforce learning both on and off the field. Soccer coaching will focus on key areas such as the development of individual technique and skills, challenging 1v1 practices, team play and working together, as well as improved understanding of how City perform through playing games. Campers will follow Manchester City’s training philosophy and methodology in training sessions led by City Football Schools coaches while improving English language skills on an interactive journey through the world of soccer with British Study Centres language teachers. Campers will not only get an exclusive insight into how Manchester City players train and how a Premier League club runs but will also learn multicultural communication skills by training with players from all over the world.
SOCCER CAMPS IN FRANCE WITH FRENCH LANGUAGE CLASSES
Paris Saint Germain Academy Camp : Paris Saint Germain Academy Camp near Paris, France offers one-week regular sessions for boys from 8 to 17 years old and two-week International Sessions for boys from 13 to 17 years old. There are no French language classes available for the regular sessions but there are French language classes available for the International Sessions at no extra charge. International Sessions combine 30+ hours of soccer training along with excursions in the Paris area and about 8 hours of optional French language classes which are not mandatory for those who enroll in the International Sessions. French language classes for the International Sessions will be 1 hour, 15 minutes long and will take place on 7 days during the two-week International Sessions. The French language classes program will be on soccer/sports vocabulary, video and audio analysis, grammar, debates and conversation, and interactive games. French language classes will be with French teachers certified in French as a Foreign Language course. The International Sessions are taught in both French and English while the regular sessions are taught in French only. The soccer course will be comprehensive while covering all elements of the game including techniques, skills, phases of play, small sided games, and full 11 vs 11 games for some of the older players. Campers will have tactical soccer trainings and will also play games or have tournaments. Regular sessions will have four hours of soccer per day which will consist of two daily training sessions lasting two hours each. The program is adapted to the camper’s level based on age and soccer ability with the morning training session consisting of team warm up, ball handling, technical/tactical workshops, and soccer tests while the afternoon training session will consist of tactical training and the application of skills learned in the morning during games or tournaments. The regular sessions have a large number of French players and are coached in French but that does not stop many international players from participating at the regular sessions although knowledge of French is recommended. The International Sessions are residential two-week camps which include soccer training along with optional French language classes and excursions to various places of interest in the area including a visit of Paris and a day at Disneyland Paris!
These camps offer many options for soccer players of various ages and the opportunity to meet players from all over the world.
Residential Camps, Day Camps, Boys Sessions, Girls Sessions, and Goalkeeper Sessions are offered for many of the Youth Language Soccer Camps in Europe.
The international participation and experience of the camps provides an unforgettable souvenir of the old continent for boys and girls from eight to seventeen years old. These camps have given many players the opportunity to get better at the game and also to meet new friends, visit incredible European cities, and learn new languages.
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