LILA* City Explorer + Football Academy

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Course Summary

Hours per week:
Hours per day:
9.15am-12.30pm Monday to Friday
Course length:
Flexible / maximum 3 weeks

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LILA* City Explorer + Football Academy is the perfect programme for any student who wants to develop their football skills on the pitch and their English skills both in school and socially!

Students will have 15 hours of English lessons per week in group classes at LILA*'s city centre base combined with 9 hours of first class football training (including travel time) with qualified professionals at a local dedicated football facility.

The package includes:

  • 15 hours of English tuition
  • 9 hours Football Academy coaching (including travel time)
  • Full board accommodation
  • Access to IT facilities
  • Pastoral care with LILA* Welfare Officer
  • Level test on arrival
  • LILA* Certification upon completion of course

Programme Extras

  • Airport transfers
  • LILA* social activities

If you would like to add activities to your group programme, any activities chosen must follow LILA*'s set activity timetable. Please see daily activity prices below:

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*Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening activities for Residence students only.

Wednesday and Friday evening activities for all students. Drop off charge will apply for Homestay students.

Please email LILA*'s Sales Manager Stacey,, for a bespoke group quote.



We understand how important accommodation is when away from home so we offer our students a choice of the most comfortable accommodation around. Whether you choose to stay with one of our welcoming host families or in residence accommodation in the city centre we ensure that all students are safe and comfortable. 

Please see here for maximum stay restrictions for students under 18 years old.


  • City centre location
  • En suite single rooms 
  • Full board catering
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service (one per week included)
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Maximum stay for students under 18 years is 21 nights



  • Average journey 20 minutes, maximum 45 minutes
  • Weekly travel pass
  • Single or twin share rooms (subject to availability)
  • Full board catering
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service (one per week included)
  • Bed linen provided
  • DBS enhanced checked host
  • Maximum stay for students under 16 years is 21 nights 

 Please note that Junior Packages are also available to Groups out of season.

To read LILA*'s Safeguarding Policy for under 18's, please click here

For information on requirements for deposits, payment of fees and the refund policy, including the arrangements and deadlines for cancellations you can find our Terms and Conditions here.

Further Details

Hours per week 15 hours
Hours per day 3 hours
Timetable 9.15am-12.30pm Monday to Friday
Minimum age 12 - 17 years only
Course length Flexible / maximum 3 weeks
Levels A2 CEFR (Elementary)
B1 CEFR (Pre-Intermediate)
B1-B2 CEFR (Intermediate)
B2 CEFR (Upper Intermediate)
C1 CEFR (Advanced)
Maximum class size 15
Average class size 10-12
Nationality mix Multinational
Personal Tutor Available on request
Additional charges Registration fee