How to become skilled and independent just after high school, studying and working in Canada was Slavo’s way

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When one organization grows together with its students, then that is a true success story. We very much enjoyed being a part of Slavo’s youth. Our student Slavko Slavo Apostolov attended several Verbalists programs. When he was 16, we enrolled him in the Manchester United football & English school in the UK. Slavo came back from that prestigious football camp excited, happy and with a Best Player award. At 18, he attended Verbalists’ most popular language travel program – My LONDON. Last year, upon finishing his high school, that charming young man came to us again, this time for our guidance about study abroad opportunities.

Slavo at the famous Old Trafford stadium

PRODIREKT education and academic advising group, who owns the Verbalists Language Network, is often approached by high school graduates and young professionals in search for their next career move. Slavo, who at his young age already became a professional soccer player in Serbia, had the usual dilemma – should I go to university or just take another English course, or should I just start gaining work experience right away. And if university, which one? Should it be in country or abroad? What if I start university and don’t like it or can’t finish it? After talking to Slavo and his parents, we felt that for him the best option might be a one year ILAC International College program in Canada, which can practically serve as his gap year. READ MORE

A visit to our students at the NIKE Tennis & English Camp at Bisham Abbey

Who knows sports dynamics better than one of the world’s best recognized sports brands? Who understands language learning needs better than one of the world’s most popular language networks? The Verbalists Language Network is proud to represent for yet another successful year the NIKE tennis summer camps for young learners between 10 and 17 years of age, please see program details here

Last summer, we visited our students at Bisham Abbey, which is one of England’s top tennis venues. Beautifully situated on the banks of the river Thames, extensive sports facilities surround an 800 year old abbey once belonging to King Henry VIII. Several British Olympic teams use Bisham as their training base throughout the year.

We talked to our players and coach Gill Lemore about this high-performance Nike tennis camp:

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