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Summer at Woodstock – English Masterclass

Stretch your academic English skills and realise your future potential

The English Masterclass course is designed to stretch students in areas of academic writing, research, creative writing, literature analysis, presentations and critical thinking skills. Classes will be created based on age, achievement levels, and aspirations, with no more than 12 students in a class. All classes are taught by highly experienced Woodstock teachers who tailor their lessons and the content to their students’ skills and abilities.


Who should take this course?

English Masterclass offers a broad range of opportunities for students of all ages and levels. This course is for budding authors or researchers, for those who long for literature, for those who dream of deeper understandings, and for those who simply want to strengthen their academic English language skills in preparation for high school or university; it is for anyone interested in realising their potential.


How will participants be different when they’ve completed this course? What skills or knowledge will they have gained?

Put simply, all students should expect to leave with experiences, skills and knowledge they didn’t come with. English Masterclass students will gain skills and techniques in creative and academic writing and research, increasing their ability to think critically and write convincingly. Students will gain a deeper appreciation for the English language and the depth of thought required to understand and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


Why is your experience so relevant for this course?

Our English Masterclass is taught by highly trained and experienced Woodstock English Literature teachers.

Age Range: 10-18

Course Timings: 50 hours of instruction


John Robertson, Head of ESL and Languages

John has taught English language learners of all levels and ages for 13 years from absolute beginners to future English teachers and Masters degrees students. He teaches academic writing, co-runs the Writing Centre, and prepares students for Cambridge exams.