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Kaplan International Colleges Dublin:
Kaplan International Colleges’s English school in Dublin, Ireland, one of Europe’s most fashionable and prosperous cities, is located in the lively Temple Bar district overlooking the River Liffey. Our Dublin language school is a member of the MEI/RELSA and recognized by ACELS, the Department of Education and Science for teaching English as a foreign language. Enrol on an English course at our English language school in Dublin, Ireland and improve your English. With 38 English school internationally and over 40 years of experience providing first-class English education, Kaplan International Colleges provides high standards of teaching and student care, as well as quality courses and accommodation, at our English schools worldwide.

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English Language Courses

General English:
These courses are available year-round for Elementary to Advanced levels, and focus on the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. On all our General English courses, the emphasis is on developing students’ productive and receptive skills and increasinPhoto of English School & Courses in Dublin, Irelandg their levels of accuracy and fluency. Our core textbooks are chosen for their range of challenging materials and integrated, communicative approach.

General English Semi-Intensive:
This course combines General English Standard with 6 hours a week specialist individual tuition in the afternoons. For these one-to-one classes the students are interviewed and asked to complete a detailed needs analysis form to help the Director of Studies and teacher identify their strengths, weaknesses and exact requirements. After this consultation process has been completed a detailed schedule is created which is specifically tailored to meet the student’s individual needs.

General English Intensive:
The General English Intensive course combines General English Standard with 12 hours a week specialist individual tuition in the afternoons. This programme is based on the same consultation framework described above and is designImage of English School & Courses in Dublin, Irelanded to have a more intensive individual focus on specific areas of writing, speaking or pronunciation. It is also an option for those who need English for specific purposes - for example, business negotiations, presentations and meetings.

Intensive Plus:
The Intensive Plus Individual course consists of 25+ hours of one-to-one tuition in the mornings and afternoons. As with the General English courses, the Intensive Plus course focuses on developing a student’s speaking and listening skills as well as extending their knowledge and range of vocabulary and grammar structures. However, because of the individual nature of the course the classes can be tailored to meet their individual needs and objectives. The course is aimed at those who wish to learn and practice as much English as possible in a short time.

Exam Preparation Courses

FCE Preparation Course

The First Certificate of English (FCE) is a University of Cambridge ESOL examinaition designed for people who use everyday written and spoken English at an upper-intermediate level. The FCE examination is an extremely popular, internationally recognised qualification in English. The FCE examinations are held in Ireland in March, June and December. Our preparation courses normally start 10 to 12 weeks in advance of the FCE exam and focus both on improving skills accuracy and exam technique. As part of the course students do a full FCE mock examination which is prepared and corrected to Cambridge standards.

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Preparation CourseThe CAE examinations are held in Ireland in March, June and December. Our preparation courses normally last 10 to 12 weeks in advance of the examination and focus both on improving skills accuracy and exam technique. As part of the course students do a full mock examination which is prepared and corrected to Cambridge standards.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
This exam measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication.

Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC)
This measures the ability of non-native English-speaking examinees to use English in everyday work activities. It is a two-hour multiple choice examination which measures listening and reading comprehension. It has proved popular exam worldwide, particularly in South Korea and Japan, where is it used by many corporations and businesses to evaluate English competency. Students at Atlas can take small group afternoon classes twice a week to prepare for the exam.

Business English / Executive courses

Executive Programmes
Executive Workshops and Business Immersion Programmes are tailored in consultation with company managers to create courses that combine both focused language learning and effective team building. All modules are designed for small groups of 4 to 10 people to ensure optimal contact time.

Senior Group Programmes (for ages 17+)
Over the years we have developed close working relationships with a number of European schools and colleges who regularly send their students on our Senior language and cultural programmes. These courses are designed in close consultation with school leaders to provide the most comprehensive and appropriate course for each particular group. Senior Group Programmes generally consist of 15 to 20 hours English language training a week combined with a comprehensive social and cultural programme in the afternoons and evenings. For further information on Senior Group Programmes please contact us.

Summer School - Junior Group Programmes (ages 12-17).
During the summer months we run Junior Group Programmes in our centres in Dublin and other parts of the country. Junior programmes are designed to provide the best possible language training for young learners in an entertaining and friendly environment. Course fees include full-board accommodation with an Irish family, a comprehensive social, cultural and activity programme, all textbooks and supplementary materials and an end of course certificate. For further information or to request a copy of a sample week programme please contact us.

Homestay / Host Family Programme
Many students find staying with an Irish family a very rewarding experience as it offers them a unique insight into Irish culture and provides the perfect opportunity to improve English by practising it in a natural everyday environment.

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Address: Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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