English Courses in Dublin, Ireland

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Atlas Language School, Dublin:
Located in the heart of Dublin city, Atlas Language School was established in 2003 and has grown quickly in size and reputation in that time. We are a young, vibrant and professional language school committed to providing a unique learning experience and excellent English courses in a friendly and motivating environment. With excellent teachers and facilities, a comprehensive and fun social programme that gives our students an authentic experience of Irish life and a perfect central location, we believe we are the best school to learn English in Dublin. We look forward to welcoming you to our great city!

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Photo of English Courses in Dublin, IrelandEnglish Language Courses in Dublin:

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 increasing their levels of accuracy and fluency. Our core textbooks are chosen for their range of challenging materials and integrated, communicative approach.

General English Plus:
The GE Fluency Plus course allows students to study 20 hours of General English in the mornings with 5 extra hours of lessons in the afternoons. These afternoon classes are small group with a maximum of 6 students per class. This allows the teacher to give more attention to each student and focus on specific areas of English that are of interest to the class.

General English Intensive:
The Fluency IntensImage of English Courses in Dublin, Irelandive allows students to study 20 hours of General English in the mornings with 5 hours individual training in the afternoon. Before beginning their course of study students will complete an extensive needs analysis and interview with our Academic Manager to design the afternoon programme.

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:
At Atlas Dublin we have specialist exam preparation teachers experienced in training students to take a range of examinations, including the Cambridge FCE and CAE, TOEIC, and IELTS. Our Exam Preparation courses are monitored and designed by our Academic Manager, Gary Tennant who has many years experience teaching the Cambridge exams and is a Cambridge ESOL oral examiner.

Full Time IELTS Preparation Course

Photos of Atlas Language School, DublinWe offer IELTS Academic courses year-round. The courses are designed to improve the language and the skills you need to improve your IELTS band score. Because the course is structured to give you the opportunity to develop and practise the key exam skills around different academic topics each week, you can start on any Monday.

We offer two classes for two different levels:

IELTS Improvers – for students who are in the IELTS bands 3.5 to 5.0 (PreIntermediate and Intermediate students. This course combines one class of General English to improve your general English skills with one class of graded IELTS exam preparation. This course will get you ready to take on the full IELTS preparation course.

IELTS Preparation – for students whose current level is at band 5.5 or above. You have the General English level to make the most of full-time IELTS exam preparation and practice. Review and develop key language skills and exam techniques.

Full Time FCE Preparation Course
ThePicture of English Courses in Dublin, Ireland 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, August and December.

The Full-time FCE course provides comprehensive preparation and practice for all five papers. Lessons focus on key grammar and vocabulary, skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) development and exam strategies. Through the course, learners will become familiar with each part of the exam and will develop proven strategies and approaches to ensure optimum exam performance.

In addition to the regular tuition hours, all FCE candidates will receive a weekly practice paper to complete in their own time – an experienced FCE teacher will correct the paper and provide constructive feedback and advice. There is also a weekly listening practice test, and each candidate will have at least two full mock-speaking papers prior to their exam date.

So, whether you are interested in the FCE for a specific purpose, or would just prefer a structured general English course with a balance of skills development and language learning, the Full-time FCE course should proof a rewarding and effective language learning experience.

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Part Time English Courses:
We have a range of part-time courses that run in the evenings from Intermediate to Advanced levels. These courses are a good option for people who are living and working in Ireland but can’t attend full-time.

Many of the classes have an exam focus, such as for the Cambridge FCE and CAE examinations.

Business English / Executive English courses
At Atlas our specialist 'a la carte' English programme has been designed to provide highly practical, goal-orientated courses that can be followed on an intensive basis in one-to-one classes or in-company small groups.

These specialist English language coaching programmes provide a flexible and focused format for professionals who appreciate that advanced language skills are increasingly important to enhance workplace effectiveness in the fast-moving globalised economy. Our in-house designed suite of programmes are tailored to meet your specific needs and aimed at developing confident, articulate English-language communicators.

Summer School - Junior Group Programmes (ages 12-17). Atlas Language School’s prestigious Junior Programmes run every summer in Dublin, Bristol and Santa Barbara. Our Junior courses allow students to improve their language skills while learning about Irish, British and American culture in a fun and challenging environment.

Our students will grow in confidence as they use English both inside and outside the classroom. They learn not only through teacher-led instruction but also by doing, and sharing their thoughts, ideas and stories with students from other cultures.

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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Limerick Language Centre
Courses / Programs
Limerick Language Centre is an English school located on the west coast of Ireland. We offer year-round General English courses to adults (17+) at 9 levels from Beginner to Proficiency. We also offer preparation for the IELTS and Cambridge exams as well as evening and intensive classes. Accommodation options include homestay with a local host family, student apartment, hotel or guesthouse.

Situated on Ireland's west coast, Limerick is a friendly place to study. Although it is Ireland's 3rd largest city, it has only 85,000 inhabitants. Our students tell us it is large enough to offer them everything they think is important in a big city and small enough to make them feel comfortable and at home, even on their first day.

The school is located in a lovely Georgian style house on a residential side street of Limerick, just a 3 minute walk from the main shopping area. We are a medium-sized school and so we can - and do- take an interest in each one of our students. They come to us from many different places: we currently have approximately 75 students from 4 continents representing 36 different nationalities.
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- IELTS preparation
- Cambridge exam preparation
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Irish College Of English, Dublin
Courses / Programs
Irish College of English is a year-round, professionally-run English language school in Dublin, Ireland. We provide a wide range of beginner to advanced level English classes to adults and children from around the world. Courses include Full-Time and Part-Time English Classes, Cambridge English Exam Preparation, Business English, Au Pair Programmes, and a variety of fun Summer English Programs for young learners.

Students can register for courses for 1 week in duration to 1 year, and there is an excellent mix of nationalities in all our programmes. Many students come to Ireland for a period of 2 - 4 weeks to improve their English with a full immersion programme, others come for our 1 year programmes to experience studying and living in Ireland.

Our English language courses are recognised by the Department of Education and Skills for English Language Teaching. Progression is our focus and on arrival students are evaluated on registration and placed into the correct level. On leaving all students receive written individual feedback from their teacher and also a certificate of attainment.
Beginner to Advanced Level English Courses for Adults, Children & Teenagers:

- Full-time Intensive General English courses
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- Private English classes 
- Business / Corporate English
- Cambridge exam preparation (FCE, CAE & CPE)
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- English & Golf
- Work and Study in Ireland
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English Language Camp Ireland
Courses / Programs
• English Language immersion course for students aged 12 to 17 in County Sligo in the beautiful West of Ireland!

• The programme consists of 3 hours of English tuition each morning. Afternoons are filled with a choice of fun activities including Kayaking, Horse-Riding, Cookery Lessons, Irish Dancing and Zip-Lines in the local forest park!

• Our course is also attended by Irish teenagers who act as Student Guides for our international students. The Irish teenagers attend activities and live with the students in our lakeside accommodation to ensure they have an enjoyable language learning holiday.

• Evenings are spent relaxing and include English movie nights, Quizzes, Board games, table tennis competitions etc.

• English Language Camp Ireland takes place on Lough Arrow in the west of Ireland. The residential accommodation is located on the shores of one of Ireland's most beautiful lakes.

• Our unique weekend excursion takes students to a remote island on the lake where our students along with Irish teenagers, teachers and activity leaders camp overnight.
English Language Summer Camp for ages 12 to 17:

• Irish teenagers also stay in the school and attend all activities

• Maximum of 50 students per course and only 15 students from each country to ensure English is used for communication

• Teachers and activity leaders are all fully qualified native speakers

• Small class sizes with fully qualified teachers
EF Dublin
Courses / Programs
EF Education First is the world’s largest private education company centered around language learning, educational travel, cultural exchange and academic programs. EF's English textbooks were written by international language experts to follow Council of Europe guidelines.

At our EF English School in Dublin, on the east coast of Ireland, courses are designed specifically to offer maximum flexibility to busy professionals. Students take advantage of both instruction from native-speaking teachers and powerful iLab technology. The EF school in Dublin is accredited by ACELS.
Intensive English Courses; General English Lessons; English exam preparation courses including TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE. Online Courses also available.
Dublin Cultural Institute
Courses / Programs
Located in the heart of Dublin right beside O'Connell Bridge. Short walking distance to all bus stops and train stations. Dublin Cultural Institute is a small school where students will find a very friendly atmosphere and excellent teaching staff. Small groups and individual attention is given to all our students. Only qualified native teachers. State of the art facilities, internet access for students. Bright and spacious classrooms, self-access library and study room. Dublin Cultural Institute is a member of ACELS (The Advisory Council for English Language Schools) and it is approved by the Department of Education and Science for the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language.
General English courses: full and part-time, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, PET, KET, FCE, CAE, CPE, Business English Certificate, Cambridge Business Exams: BEC Vantage & BEC Higher, Conversation Classes, Computer Courses, ECDL, Spanish / French / Italian / Russian language courses.
English Language Ireland, Carlow
Courses / Programs
English Language Ireland is located in Carlow Town in the South East of Ireland. English Language Ireland is a family-run English Language school that commenced business in 2000 and has progressed to its present position by developing a business model based on Total Quality Management. We offer a wide variety of English courses for general use, business purposes as well as English and work experience placement for international students.

The Directors are Ruth and Terry Coffey who together have a lifetime's knowledge and experience in the area of education and care. Ruth is a fully qualified Montessori and TEFL teacher. Terry has a Master's degree in Training and Human Resource Management from Leicester University and is visiting lecturer to Carlow College, National College of Ireland and University College Cork. English Language Ireland is recognised by the Department of Education & Science for the Teaching of English as a foreign Language.
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