English courses for adults in Dublin

Dublin is a unique capital city that’s a must-see! Vibrant, lively, intimate and friendly, it harmoniously combines a wealth of history, culture and art.

You can immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of the Temple Bar district Walk in the footsteps of Oscar Wilde, take in a concert in a traditional pub a concert in a traditional pub, visit the famous Trinity College, and also discover the delightful seaside villages that surround it that surround it.

But above all, its charm lies in its soul and the friendliness of its people!

Our partner school EC is located on the banks of the Grand Canal, around twenty minutes’ walk from the city’s main attractions and easily accessible by public transport.

Accreditations: ACELS, DIT, MEI

The school offers :

  • 4 classrooms equipped with smart TV
  • 1 library
  • 1 study room
  • 1 student lounge
  • 1 computer room (8 computers)
  • 1 café next door
  • Free Wi-Fi

Diversity of nationalities and ages :

  • French: 23
  • Italian: 18
  • Brazilian: 15
  • German: 10% Spanish: 9
  • Spanish: 9
  • Swiss: 5
  • Turkish: 4% Other
  • Other: 16
  • 30 – 40 years old: 33
  • 41 – 50 years old: 31
  • 51 years old: 36

EC rolls out the orange carpet to welcome you

  • Even before your arrival: a connection to the EC-Online platform to prepare all aspects of your stay
  • A warm welcome on arrival at the airport or station
  • A warm welcome at your residence (an EC manager on site) or with your host family
  • A welcome activity on Sunday to start getting to know the other students
  • On the 1st day of your course: a VIP reception at the school
    • Introduction of all team members and welcome drink

General information

  • Length of lesson: 45 minutes
  • Number of students per class: maximum 15 (average 10)
  • Timetable: lessons take place in the morning or afternoon, every other day.
  • Level test: before departure and on the first day of the course (oral)
  • Certificate of attendance at the end of the course
  • Free access to the EC-Online platform up to 12 weeks after the end of the course
  • Regular progress assessment (oral test every week, written test every 6 weeks)
  • Teachers are qualified to teach their mother tongue to foreigners

20 lessons of general English per week

4 lessons per day during which you will improve the 4 fundamental skills fundamental skills of speaking, writing, listening and reading listening comprehension and reading. You will develop your your ability to use practical English in everyday life.

Levels offered: beginner to advanced

Ideal course for rapid progress

30 lessons of general English per week, i.e. the 20 lessons of general English on the standard course 10 lessons of a module to be chosen from the following options
:

  • Writing
  • Media studies
  • Language of music
  • Film analysis
  • Debates on globalisation
  • Comparative study of cultural differences and communication
  • Contemporary writing
  • Academic English (note-taking, essay writing, presentations, etc.) presentations, etc.)
  • Oral expression, etc.

Levels offered: beginner to advanced

30 lessons per week, i.e. the 20 lessons of general English on the standard course 10 lessons of business English per week

You develop your general English skills, then focus on English for the world of work. You will learn to communicate precisely, clearly and fluently, which will enable you to make a presentation or lead a conference call without difficulty in your professional life.

The areas studied are
– Leading and managing meetings and conference calls
– Presentations
– Project planning
– Small talk
– Goal-setting
– Applying for jobs
– Interviewing

Minimum level of English : B1 (intermediate)

Duration: 1 to 12 weeks

Every week, the school organises cultural activities in the afternoons and evenings afternoon and evening activities in which you are free to participate or not or not. These activities may be free or at cost and their frequency frequency varies according to the time of year. Schedule available on the EC-Online platform.

Example of possible activities:

  • Welcome Event
  • Dublin Casle, Guiness Story House, various museums
  • Pub crawls
  • Excursions: Galway & Connemara, Cork, Belfast…

Single room, shared bathroom, breakfast

Travel time to school: 30-75 minutes by public transport

Option with supplement:

  • Half board

Practical information :

  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • Possibility of doing your own washing (the family will usually provide a washing machine once a week or will let you know on which day to do your laundry)

Features :

  • Residence with 200 rooms
  • Single room, double bed
  • Private bathroom
  • Self catering
  • Journey time to school: approximately 20 minutes on foot or by bus
  • Location: The Liberties, Dublin 8

Facilities / Services available :

  • Desk & chest of drawers
  • Air conditioning
  • Bed linen provided
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • TV
  • Shared kitchen & utensils
  • Multimedia room and lounge
  • Laundry (chargeable)
  • Fitness room
  • 24-hour security

Day of arrival: Saturday
Day ofdeparture: Saturday

Arrival airport:

  • Dublin (DUB)

Transfer available on request (chargeable, see price table)

Note: do not book your ticket until we have confirmed your we have confirmed your stay.

Dates 2024

Starting dates : The majority of courses start on Mondays throughout the year throughout the year, unless otherwise stated below. If monday is a public holiday, classes start on Tuesday.

Public holidays and holidays (no lessons will be given on these dates or made up later): 1/01, 5/02, 18/03, 1/04, 6/05, 3/06, 5/08, 28/10, 25/12, 26/12

Prices 2024

All taxes and registration fees included

WPCS 42.0.3
Courses, homestay, single room, breakfast
Duration20 lessons30 lessons
1 week 720 780
2 weeks 1.325 1.445
3 weeks 1.930 2.110
4 weeks 2.540 2.780
6 weeks 3.760 4.120
8 weeks 4.980 5.460
12 weeks 7.210 7.870
16 weeks 9.560 10.440
18 weeks 10.735 11.725
20 weeks 11.910 13.010
24 weeks 12.340 13.295
32 weeks 16.320 17.595
36 weeks 18.340 19.780
Extra week 510 550
High season course supplement
10/06 - 06/09Per week
Courses from 1 to 12 week(s) only 30
Accommodation supplements (per week)
Homestay, half board 30
Heyday Carman's Hall Residence - single room, no meals, private bathroom 145
Special diet 45
High season accommodation supplement - 06/29 - 08/31 30
Christmas supplement (weekends of December 21-22 and 28-29) 30
Transfers - Price per trip
Dublin 120

The above prices include:

  • The chosen course programme
  • Homestay accommodation
  • Single room, shared bathroom, breakfast
  • Teaching materials
  • Unlimited Internet access
  • Language activities and workshops
  • Welcome activity
  • Access to the school’s e-learning site up to 12 weeks after the end of the course
  • All taxes and enrolment fees

Not included:

  • Return travel to destination and transfers
  • Optional insurance

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