English and Football with LFC Legend Steven Gerrard
English language programmes mixed with football skills have been popular courses taken by international students for many years. Premier League champions-elect, Liverpool Football Club (LFC) offering a language and football course would be popular enough but add in the involvement of club legend Steven Gerrard and you have perfection.
LILA* Liverpool has announced an amazing partnership with Liverpool Football College and in Association with Steven Gerrard to offer a new A-Level, Football and Sports Pathway programme to University.
As well as English language programmes and the opening of a sixth form college at LILA* in 2019, they are now offering this exciting programme which includes language studies and football tuition. Liverpool Football College has used UEFA-licensed coaches and already created both professional and semi-professional players in England.
Steven Gerrard played over 700 games for Liverpool FC, won the Champions League and played 114 times for England, scoring 21 goals for his country. He became officially involved in this exciting course in November 2019 saying ‘I’m delighted to lend my support to a top football and education programme that has set high standards and has a pedigree of developing players and young people since 2011’.
LILA* being involved leads the academic side of the course. LILA* Director, Leanne Linacre commented that ‘Sports tourism is now believed to be the fastest-growing segment within the travel industry and is showing no signs of slowing down’.
So why not get involved, learn English and become a great football player? Discover more by looking at what LILA* has to offer.
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