English + Football

English + Football

OVERVIEW
WHO IS IT FOR?
COURSE OBJECTIVES
ACCOMMODATION

At Cork English College we believe that learning English should be a fun, engaging and worthwhile experience, something which all our junior programmes aim to provide. We have been welcoming young learners to Cork since 1978 and have over 40 years’ experience in combining expert English language classes with energetic, enjoyable, and expert sporting activities.

This course is for students who wish to:

  • Improve their English
  • Be part of an enjoyable enriching experience
  • Build their overall confidence in using English
  • Meet and make friends with students from around the world
  • Individuals or groups who want to enjoy an immersive Irish experience
  • Those with a love of football and the outdoors

Being part of our English + Football Programme with Valencia CF offers students the opportunity to gain proficiency in English while making friends, playing football and having fun here with us in Cork!

Our English + Football programme is an exclusive partnership with Valencia CF from Spain and combines English language classes with football sessions from Valencia’s professional academy coaches. Valencia is one of Spain’s leading football clubs having won La Liga and competed in the Champions League on numerous occasions in recent times. This programme is for those looking to improve their tactical and technical knowledge of football as well as have fun with students from all over the world who love the worldwide game of Football.

We offer a range of different accommodation options for your stay in Cork. Choose an authentic Irish experience with one of our host families or more independent living in one of our residential student apartments. Our team ensures all accommodation options are safe, secure and of the highest standards.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

With an English Course in CEC, you get:

Experienced Teachers
CEC Welcome pack & commuter bus ticket
An integrated E-Learning platform
Daily social, cultural and sporting activities
Full board host family or residential accommodation
End of course certificate

BENEFITS OF THIS COURSE

At the end of your English course, you can expect to:

Speak more confidently
Communicate more accurately and clearly
Use English more effectively
Have developed your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
Have learnt more about Irish life & culture
Make memories and friends to last you a lifetime

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What types of courses do you have?

We have a range of different Junior courses available in our Host Family Centre or Residential, most run in the summer months and are as below:

  • English + Multi-Activity
  • English + Golf with Fota Golf Academy ​
  • English + Horse-Riding ​
  • English + Rugby with Munster Rugby Club​
  • English + Football with Valencia CF ​
  • English + STEAM with Steam Education
  • Young Adult Programme (16 – 19)
  • Young Adult Cambridge Programme (16 – 19)
Some other Junior course options on at other times in the year include:
  • Family Language Stay​
  • High School Programme​
  • Winter Mini Stay Programmes

What accommodation options do you have?

For the accommodation, our junior students can stay with either a local host family or in one of our residential centres where they will be fully supervised with live-in leaders at all times.

What are the fees and what’s included?

The Junior programmes come in a package price including classes, activities, excursions, meals and accommodation. Feel free to visit our course price page or junior section for more.

Are the courses fully supervised?

Yes, all our junior courses are fully supervised at all times. Our junior students are taken to and from each activity and to their classes by our dedicated activity leaders and they are also supervised in their accommodation centres either by our live in residential staff or by their host family.

When do the courses normally take place?

Our dedicated Junior courses take place in the summer month of July. This can vary year to year so it’s best to contact us as soon as you decide you would like to book a course to receive the most up to date information. Our Mini-Stay programme courses run in the autumn and winter months and our High School programme runs in the academic year.

SAMPLE OF OUR WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

MONDAY / Cork City Tour
TUESDAY / Grammar Clinic
WEDNESDAY / Traditional Irish Music Night
THURSDAY / Shandon Bells
FRIDAY / Fota Wildlife Park

WHY CHOOSE CEC?

Discover why you should choose the award winning fully accredited CEC.

COURSE DETAILS

  • Start Dates:
    Every Monday throughout the year
  • Available Levels:
    A1
    A1+
    A2
    A2+
    B1
    B1+
    B2
    B2+
    C1
    C1+
    C2
    C2+
  • Age Group:
    11-17
  • Hours per week:
    15

FEES

  • Registration Fee:
    €70.00
  • Course Material:
    €50.00
  • Prices:
    €1,025 (Host Family) €1,150 (Residence)

HEAR FROM SOME OF OUR STUDENTS

Nils
Germany

“With the assistance of the CEC community – its compassionate teachers, activity leaders, administrative personnel as well as my inspiring classmates – I managed to raise my proficiency of English from a B2 to a solid C1. Above all, I always had a good time.”

Carla Proserpio
Argentina

I will always keep a nice memory of the month spent in Cork, and this thanks to CEC, which in addition to letting me deepen my English, made me discover breathtaking places and meet unforgettable people.

Tatiane Passos
Costa Rica

Well, I’ll never forget my time at CEC, after all, it was a year and a half very well spent. I’m extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to build my English here. Grrreat teachers, welcoming people and an incredible city/culture. Thank you very much CEC team for all support and keep up the brilliant work!

WELCOME TO
CORK ENGLISH COLLEGE