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English & Theatre

Improve your singing, dancing and acting skills!

English & Theatre offers a fantastic mix of English lessons and performing arts workshops, developing your confidence with language both inside and outside the classroom. Download our English & Theatre Programme info sheet or scroll to find out more.

Your English Lessons

  • 15 hours of lessons per week

  • Average 12-15 students per class

  • Trinity GESE exams available (additional fee)

Lessons are enjoyable and fast-paced, and are designed to build your confidence with spoken English. Our syllabus is specially designed for students aged 11-17. Topics and language points change on a weekly basis, meaning you can start and finish your course any week. Classwork also links with trips and other cultural activities on your programme. Lessons alternate between morning and afternoon on a weekly basis.

*The maximum number of students per class is generally 15. However, at peak times, we reserve the right to increase this to 18 per class.

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Your Theatre Sessions

  • 12 hours of theatre per week

  • A different text every week

  • Develops acting, singing and dancing skills

Our fun and energetic theatre workshops will develop your skills as a singer, dancer and actor. You’ll learn how to warm up the voice and body, how to improve pronunciation and diction, and how to bring a text to life. Each week we will work on an adaptation of a well-known West End musical: Matilda, The Lion King, Wicked or School of Rock. You are sure to find that theatre is both highly enjoyable and highly beneficial for your English.

Your Activities

  • 1 full-day trip per week

  • 1 half-day trip per week

  • Optional Sunday trips (additional fee)

  • Variety of evening activities

On our fun-filled activities programme you will discover some of the top tourist destinations in the UK, such as London, Oxford and the Isle of Wight (see your centre timetable for trip destinations). You will also take part in a variety of evenings activities such as boat parties, barbecue parties, capoeira, ceilidh (folk dancing), conversation club and games. These are designed to help you make friends and activate your English.

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Sample Timetable

08:00
09:00
10:00
11:00
12:00
13:00
14:00
15:00
16:00
17:00
18:00
19:00
20:00
21:00
22:00
Monday
Monday
Breakfast

General English
09:30 - 13:00
3 hours

Lunch

Theatre
14:00 - 17:30
3 hours

Session 1: Text Exploration & Acting Skills

Dinner
17:30 - 19:00

Homestay / Chill-Out with Optional Conversation Club and Games
19:00 - 22:00
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Residential students: Chill Out (with Optional Conversation Club & Games) Homestay students: Evening with homestay host

Tuesday
Tuesday
Breakfast

General English
09:30 - 13:00
3 hours

Lunch

Theatre
14:00 - 17:30
3 hours

Session 2: Voice Activities & Singing

Dinner
17:30 - 19:00

Evening Extravaganza
19:00 - 21:00
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Evening Extravaganza by Guest Organiser. May include barbecue & ceilidh (folk dancing), storytelling, talent show, capoeira and Mr & Mrs Lewis

Wednesday
Wednesday
Breakfast

General English
09:30 - 13:00
3 hours

Lunch

Half-Day Trip
14:00 - 19:00
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Students on afternoon General English lessons will have a morning half-day trip returning at round 14.00. Students on morning afternoon lessons will have an afternoon half-day trip returning at 19.00. Your schedule will alternate weekly. Half-day trip destinations include Winchester, Portsmouth, Salisbury and Bournemouth.

Homestay / Free Time
19:00 - 22:00

Thursday
Thursday
Friday
Friday
Breakfast

Full-Day Trip
09:00 - 18:00
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Destinations include London, Oxford, Bath and Isle of Wight. Packed lunch provided. Trips to London are extended to 22.00, with dinner in London. See full timetable for dates and entrances.

Dinner

Homestay / Chill-Out with Optional Conversation Club and Games
19:00 - 22:00
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Residential students: Chill Out (with Optional Conversation Club & Games) Homestay students: Evening with homestay host

Saturday
Saturday
Breakfast

General English
09:30 - 13:00
3 hours

Lunch

Theatre
14:00 - 17:30
3 hours

Session 4: Stagecraft

Dinner
17:30 - 19:00

Evening Extravaganza
19:00 - 21:00
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Evening Extravaganza by Guest Organiser. May include barbecue & ceilidh (folk dancing), storytelling, talent show, capoeira and Mr & Mrs Lewis.

Sunday
Sunday
Breakfast

Sunday Programme
09:00 - 17:30
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Arrival / Departure / Day with Host Family / Activities on Campus / Optional Full-Day Trip on Request (additional fee)

Dinner
17:30 - 19:00

Homestay / Free Time
19:00 - 22:00

Download the Southampton timetable for more details.
Please note, lessons may be in the morning or the afternoon. This alternates on a weekly basis.

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Programme Available in

Southampton: 7 July – 4 August 2019

Southampton

Centre Details

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