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ENGLISH AND THEATRE COURSE
There are many ways to improve your English language skills. This course nurtures the shy and apprehensive, until they find their feet and voice, whilst at the same time developing and channelling those with bundles of talent, confidence and energy. If you want to bring English to life this course is just for you.
The course combines a great mix of English lessons in an international* class environment with performing arts, theatre and drama workshops. This course will increase not only your performance skills, self-esteem but also your English language confidence. You will practically explore different contexts to practice your English in, and you will have an opportunity to perform and use your skills in a theatre performance.
*international classes for teens / one-to-one, two to one, three to one or four to one for children.
2, 3, 4 weeks
Pre-Intermediate to Advanced/Proficiency
July and August
Lessons: 09.30 - 12.55 (Mon - Fri) / Afternoons 13.30 - 15.30 (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri)
Our workshops focus on a range of topics that have been developed to help students with their studies and to aid their personal development. We can also sometimes offer bespoke workshops based on your specific drama needs. Our workshops are run by experienced tutors.
Sessions are designed to give students a deeper understanding of basic drama techniques which can be transferred into other areas of their work and life.
Classical Text (with a focus on Shakespeare)
Movement (including Laban, Animal work, and Character study)
Our English and Theatre course is split into age appropriate groups, where students learn new skills in each of the complementary Musical Theatre disciplines of singing, dancing & drama. We cannot wait to give you an unforgettable theatrical and learning experience!
During this course you will ...
✓ Bring the English language to life. The performing arts are not only great fun, but also highly beneficial for your English. You will acquire new skills and techniques to improve as a singer, dancer and actor, and most importantly you will enjoy learning how to take a piece of text and bring it to life in English.
✓ Increase your confidence and self-esteem. There is a direct link between acting and reducing social anxiety. By developing your acting skills you will not only increase your self-esteem and confidence but also improve your English language communication skills over a short period of time.
✓ Stimulate your ideas and thoughts. Tap into your inner creativity and develop your success and passion for creative accomplishments leading to a successful future.
✓ Develop team skills. Learn to think quickly, solve problems fast and communicate effectively in a team. Acting encourages students to view every situation as an opportunity to succeed and entertain.
✓ Develop an understanding of drama techniques and human emotions. You will learn the importance of effective warm-ups for voice and body and exercises to improve pronunciation and diction.
✓ Enjoy meeting new international friends and see new places. You will have a chance to make new unforgettable international friendships during your lessons and your evening activities and excursions. You can view what is included in your price below (Social programme July and August) but don't forget you can also book more amazing activities and excursions from the Activities and Excursions list too. Great opportunity to put your English into great use!
Ready to get started?
1. View the prices, choose your course length, have a look at what we are up to in July and August already
2. Choose your other services
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3. Book your course
Once you decide on what you want simply book your course or contact us if you are still not sure and need our help. Our job is to help you so let us help!
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