Manchester City Football Academy – Experience the life changing English and football learning

Manchester City Football Academy, Verbalists

Learn English playing beautiful football – MANCHESTER CITY Football Academy

The City football schools’ program is unique as it combines on and off-field learning, in an authentic setting – the state-of-the-art training Academy where Man City’s first team also practices. As a feature of the course, you will not only get an exclusive insight into how Manchester City players train at the City Football Academy and how a Premier League club runs, but you will also interact with other players from different cultures across the world.


Verbalists strengthen their language education leadership position with prestigious sports camps, while Prodirekt enters new partnerships with academic institutions at the 2015 Berlin ICEF Workshop


After the Manchester United football club, the representation of Manchester City added to the Verbalists Language Network’s programs portfolio for the great rivalry on the pitch but also in the classroom.

Education fair in Berlin, 2015 ICEF Workshop

Educational group PRODIREKT LLC, along with its Verbalists Language Network, took part for the 5th time in the most important annual educational workshop held in Berlin, from 1st-3rd November, which was organised by the revered Berlin’s ICEF organisation. READ MORE

English language learning and the Manchester United Soccer Schools

Manchester United Soccer Schools’ English language curriculum is unique. Not only does our partner teach using a syllabus where sport is integrated with the English language teaching, but they also use the latest technology to keep our classes interactive, engaging and above all else fun!

Skola fudbala Manchester United i casovi engleskog, Verbalisti

The Verbalists Language Network recently spoke to David Pepper, Soccer Schools Head of Academic Studies, to find out more about the English language teaching on the Manchester United camps…

What’s a typical English language lesson like?

Cas engleskog u fudbalskom kampu, Verbalisti“Typically we make our English lessons as interactive and as entertaining as possible, in order to make children feel safe when they are in the classroom; we want all of our students to have the confidence to use their language skills!

We do this by developing a good rapport with the kids and by teaching them that it’s okay to make mistakes, because we learn from these mistakes. We also use football-themed examples, including ones from Manchester United’s first team, which keeps students interested and in turn makes them feel confident.”