Language course English in Cork

ACET

Learn English in Cork at our partner school, ACET (formerly known as The Cork Language Centre). The school is located in two adjacent Georgian buildings which have been renovated while keeping their elegant 18th century character. 

 

  • Accredited by  EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Language Services)
  • 24 fully equipped classrooms
  • Computer room with free internet and WIFI access
  • Multimedia materials with interactive activities
  • Library with a large amount of study material including books, magazines, DVDs and Videos
  • Attractive garden for students to relax in
  • Café serving hot drinks and snacks
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Cork plays host to a number of cultural festivals including a Jazz festival and a Film festival, and due to the famous warmth of its inhabitants it a great place to socialise. Cork Language Centre organises a large variety of activities, with the objective of helping their students to learn English and enjoy a varied social life.  Activities include:

  • City tours
  • Excursions to Blarney Castle or the Jameson whiskey distillery
  • Irish dancing
  • Weekends in Dublin
  • Visits to the stunning South and West of Ireland

Intensive

The small number of students per class ensures effective teaching with the flexibility to meet your individual needs, in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. You have a progress test and a personal tutorial with your principal teacher each week. The intensive courses have a cultural component, which helps you to learn about Irish culture and the Irish way of life.

20 or 26 tuition hours per week
Group size: average 8 - 10 students (max. 12)
Levels: Beginner to Advanced

The intensive course focuses on practical communication skills with the emphasis on speaking and listening. Reading and writing activities provide you with opportunities to interact with other students. Vocabulary, idioms and grammar are practised in interesting and stimulating ways to achieve fluency.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
Intensive
20 hours per wk
max. 12 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  222 420 440 460
2 weeks  447 780 820 860
3 weeks  672 1140 1200 1260
4 weeks  897 1500 1580 1660
6 weeks  1347 2215 2335 2455
8 weeks  1797 2915 3075 3235
12 weeks  2620 4545 4785
16 weeks  3520 6065 6385
   
Intensive
26 hours per wk
max. 12 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  283 480 500 520
2 weeks  567 900 940 980
3 weeks  853 1320 1380 1440
4 weeks  1137 1735 1815 1895
6 weeks  1670 2525 2645 2765
8 weeks  2200 3345 3505 3665
12 weeks  3340 5265 5505
   
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Combined

The combined course includes 20 lessons of the intensive course supplemented with 5 lessons of individual tuition per week. Your teacher focuses on your particular needs and objectives.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
Combined
25 hours per wk
max. 12/1 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  483 676 696 716
2 weeks  950 1265 1305 1345
3 weeks  1416 1866 1926 1986
4 weeks  1880 2465 2545 2625
6 weeks  3705
8 weeks  4945
   
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Business English

The business English course is designed for professionals (min age 23) who wish to achieve maximum progress. The course focuses on the essential language skills to perform in today’s competitive and global environment. Classes are in small international groups and you have lunch with the tutor (cost of lunch is not included).

Components of the business English course include conducting meetings and discussions, making presentations, dealing with facts and figures, interviewing, negotiating techniques, management styles and leadership, describing trends as well as choice of stimulating topics such as sales and marketing, human resources, quality management and cross-cultural issues. It is a highly interactive course.

The Business English course consists of 30 lessons per week, 25 lessons and 5 lessons during lunch time.

Minimum level of English: intermediate.

Minimum age is 23 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
Business English
30 hours per wk
max. 6 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  940 1120 1140 1160
   
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 14/02, 20/03, 17/04, 22/05, 19/06, 18/09, 16/10, 13/11, 11/12

Note:  

Teaching materials are included in the Business English course.

The Business English course requires an intermediate level of English and a minimum age of 23.

The Business English course consist of 25 lessons in class and 5 hours of lunch with a teacher (lunch is not included).

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Commercial English

During the summer you can attend this commercial English course in addition to the intensive course. During the 6 extra hours per week you will develop the communication skills you need to conduct professional tasks with complete confidence.  Based on the needs of the students the course may include telephoning, discussions, conducting meetings, presentations, negotiating etc.

Minimum age is 23 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
Commercial English
26 hours per wk
max. 12 per class
No acco
Summer residence
n/a / n/a
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  282 480 500 520
2 weeks  567 900 940 980
3 weeks  852 1320 1380 1440
4 weeks  1137 1735 1815 1895
   
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 04/07, 11/07, 18/07, 25/07, 01/08, 08/08, 15/08, 22/08

Note:  

The Commercial English course requires an intermediate level of English

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Cambridge exam

Group size: average 8 -10 students (12 max.)
Levels: FCE and CAE
20 lessons per week.

The highly intensive Cambridge exam course is designed to prepare you for the five components of the examinations (reading, writing, grammar, listening and speaking). Prior to arrival, you do a pre-test so that you can make an informed decision on which examination course to join. All teachers are experienced Cambridge examiners with many years of experience in examination preparation. You benefit from a combination of examination techniques and general language study. Supplementary examination practice takes place free of charge 2 afternoons per week.

It is also possible to prepare for the CPE exam, please contact us for more information and prices.

To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
Cambridge exam
20 hours per wk
max. 12 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
4 weeks  897 1500 1580 1660
5 weeks  1197 2030 2130
9 weeks  2086 3650 3850
10 weeks  2210 3785 3985
11 weeks  2416 4165 4385
   
Starting dates:  

04/01 (9 weeks), 21/03 (11 weeks), 27/06 (4 weeks), 27/06 (5 weeks), 25/07 84), 19/09 (10 weeks)

Note:  

All Cambridge exam courses of 4 weeks prepare you for the First Certificate (FCE) and Advanced (CAE), the 5-week course for FCE, the 9-, 10 and 11-week course for for both levels (FCE and CAE).

The exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam (approx. € 175- € 195).

The 4-week Cambridge course preparing for FCE/CAE, starting 25/07, includes 3 weeks and 2 days of study and 4 weeks of accommodation.
The 4-week Cambridge CAE course, starting 27/06, includes 3 weeks and 3 days of study and 4 weeks of accommodation. This course requires a supplement of €50 on the 4-week price that appears on the pricelist.
The 5-week Cambridge FCE course, starting 27/06, includes 4 weeks and 3 days of study and 5 weeks of accommodation.

The 9-week Cambridge FCE/CAE course, starting 04/01, includes 9 weeks of course and accommodation.

With the 10- and 11-week courses, it is necessary to book an extra week of accommodation at the end of the course due to the exam date. Prices on request.

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

IELTS

This course combines the intensive course of 20 lessons with 4 lessons of exam preparation. The IELTS preparation lessons are on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. The average number of students per class is 8-10 (max. 12).

 

International English Language Testing System

The IELTS examination is a recognised measure of whether you are ready to study or train in the medium of English. It is recognised as a language requirement for entry to a university or college in Ireland or Britain. The examination consists of 4 papers: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Minimum level: upper-intermediate.

For more information on the IELTS examination course please click here

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
IELTS
24 hours per wk
max. 12 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  282 480 500 520
2 weeks  567 900 940 980
3 weeks  852 1320 1380 1440
4 weeks  1137 1735 1815 1895
5 weeks  1406 2126 2226 2326
6 weeks  1670 2525 2645 2765
7 weeks  1956 2925 3065 3205
8 weeks  2220 3345 3505 3665
   
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

The exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam (approx. € 195).

The IELTS courses consist of 20 general English lessons + 4 lessons of exam preparation per week. A minimum level of intermediate (B1/2) is required.

It may be necessary to book an extra night of accommodation at the end of the course due to the exam date. Prices on request.

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

TOEFL

This course combines the intensive course of 20 lessons with 4 lessons of exam preparation. The TOEFL preparation lessons are on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. The average number of students per class is 8-10 (max. 12).

 

Test of English as a Foreign Language
The TOEFL test is a recognised measure of your English language level and a high score is needed when you apply to attend a university or college. The test has four components: listening comprehension, structure, reading and writing. The TOEFL test in Ireland is computer-based. Minimum level: intermediate.

To read more about the TOEFL examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
TOEFL
24 hours per wk
max. 12 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  282 480 500 520
2 weeks  567 900 940 980
3 weeks  852 1320 1380 1440
4 weeks  1137 1735 1815 1895
5 weeks  1406 2126 2226 2326
6 weeks  1670 2525 2645 2765
7 weeks  1956 2925 3065 3205
8 weeks  2220 3345 3505 3665
   
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

The exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam (approx. € 120 - € 180).

The TOEFL course consist of 20 general English lessons + 4 lessons of exam preparation per week. A minimum level of intermediate (B1/2) is required.
It may be necessary to book an extra night of accommodation at the end of the course due to the exam date. Prices on request.

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

TOEIC

This course combines the intensive course of 20 lessons with 4 lessons of exam preparation. The TOEIC preparation lessons are on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. The average number of students per class is 8-10 (max. 12) .

Test of English for International Communication

The TOEIC examination tests your English proficiency in an international working environment and is useful if you wish to work for multinational companies. Businesses, government agencies and other public and private organisations accept TOEIC scores as proof of English skills in professional communication. The test has 2 components: listening and reading. The exam can be taken at school. Minimum level: Intermediate.

To read more about the TOEIC examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
TOEIC
24 hours per wk
max. 12 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  282 480 500 520
2 weeks  567 900 940 980
3 weeks  852 1320 1380 1440
4 weeks  1137 1735 1815 1895
5 weeks  1406 2126 2226 2326
6 weeks  1670 2525 2645 2765
7 weeks  1956 2925 3065 3205
8 weeks  2220 3345 3505 3665
   
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

The exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam (approx. € 130 (Listening & Reading test) - € 180 (Speaking & Writing test)).

The TOEIC courses consist of 20 general English lessons + 4 lessons of exam preparation per week. A minimum level of intermediate (B1/2) is required.
It may be necessary to book an extra night of accommodation at the end of the course due to the exam date. Prices on request.

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Teacher course

This 2 weeks English course for Teachers consists of 25 lessons per week, 20 lessons in the morning and 5 lessons divided over two afternoons. At the time of booking, teachers have to select one of the options hereafter:

1-Refresher Course for Non-Native Teachers
The course provides a balanced programme of methodology, classroom resourcing, current theory, cultural exposure and language enrichment. As a teacher of English, you can expect a challenging learning experience which updates and refreshes your teaching. The afternoon sessions complement the academic component of the programme. Through a series of visits to places of historical interest as well as lectures and workshops, you gain an overview of the culture, the history and the education system of Ireland.

2- TKT Training course (Teaching Knowledge Test)
This is a Cambridge exam specifically aimed for Teachers of English as a second language. TKT certification is suitable for those non-native teachers who would like to teach English as a second language. During the lessons, participants will be prepared for the TKT exam and will increase the knowledge of concepts related to language and its use.

3 -CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Language)
This a module of TKT, especially focussed on non-native teachers (not necessarily teachers of English as a second language) who teach their subject in the English language. During the lessons, participants will increase their communication skills in English as well as they will explore keys issues and methodology forms.

To read more about the Comenius scholarship please click here.

Minimum age is 18 year .

Prices 2016

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
Teacher course
25 hours per wk
max. 15 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
2 weeks  805 1115 1155 1195
   
Starting dates:  

advanced : 04/07, 08/08

Note:  

The course materials for the teacher course are included in the price.

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Golden Age

The Golden Age Course in Cork is specially designed for those students of 50+ who are interested in a combination of English language and culture. This programme is highly recommended to learn the language by having great fun and discover Ireland and in particular, Cork and its culture. The Golden Age course very flexible and aims to suit the needs and interest of the group.

The English course is focussed on developing communication skills both inside and outside the classroom.  The learning ambience is great and all the participants will be encouraged to increase the vocabulary and language through real communicative situations.

The Golden Age course includes:
- 15 English lessons per week
- Two afternoon tours
- Walking tour of Cork city
- 2 afternoon presentations about Irish culture: music, history, literature and sports

Minimum age is 50 year .

Prices 2016

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Golden age
15 hours per wk
No acco
Host family
sr / hb
 
2 weeks  735 1135
   
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 14/03, 13/06, 12/09,

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

One-to-One

The one-to-one course offers the most rapid, relevant and cost-effective form of language training. To maximise success, you are requested to complete a detailed needs analysis questionnaire prior to arrival. This helps the school to include your individual needs and objectives when designing your course. Your tutors can focus on general English or on the language skill you require for your profession or studies. 15 or 20 hours per week. If you want a different number of hours per week, please contact us.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Pick your accommodation:
One-to-One
15 hours per wk
max. 1 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  760 940 960 980
2 weeks  1480 1815 1855 1895
   
One-to-One
20 hours per wk
max. 1 per class
No acco
Summer residence
sr / nm
Residence
sr / nm
Host family
sr / hb
 
1 week  1000 1160 1180 1200
2 weeks  2000 2335 2375 2415
   
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

Teaching materials are included in One to One course.

Info host family:  

A double room can be booked by two people travelling together.

Prices for a single and double room in a host family are the same with the exception of the summer period. From June 57th until September 18th inclusive, there is a €32 surcharge applied to the single room.

Homestay accommodation includes half board on week days and full board at weekends (a light lunch).
Students staying in a host family during the Christmas period, need to pay a €95 surcharge per week since meals are based on full board during this period.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 05/06 - 17/09 : €32 per week
Info residence:  

During summer, the school uses other residences as well, depending on availability.

Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 4th to August 20th.

Students who book accommodation in the summer residences will have to pay a desposit of €50 per week (to a maximum of €200), to be paid on arrival.

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

JobTravel

With increased competition in job markets, it is beneficial to learn English in the workplace, as well as in the classroom. Working in Ireland gives you valuable experience, increases your awareness of international business culture and broadens your employment prospects. It is an exciting and challenging way to improve your English.

To participate in the JobTravel course, you must have an intermediate level of English and choose one of the standard courses for a minimum of 4 weeks. Your teachers focus on practical communication skills with the emphasis on speaking and listening. The language course enables you to achieve the required level of communicative competence to undertake your work placement. The time spent in the workplace allows you to apply your new language skills while interacting with native speakers.

Work placements cover a wide range of professional areas including tourism, hotels and catering, retailing, office administration, marketing and accountancy.

The objectives of the programme are educational and work experience is unpaid. The work you do depends on your level of education and qualifications, your skills and experience and your level of English.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2016

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

JobTravel
0 hours per wk
No acco
 
0 weeks  400
   
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Transfer:  

€50

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in an apartment or residence (included when staying in a host family) between 09.00 - 22.30 hours). The maximum waiting time in case of delay is 30 minutes.

sr = single room, dr = double room
nm = no meals, b&b = bed & breakfast, hb = half board, fb = full board

1 lesson = 55 minutes

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • student discount card
  • information about the school and city
  • airport transfer is included when staying in a host family, on arrival between 9.00 and 22.30 hours

Teaching materials are not included (€ 45 per level). Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2016 the school closed on the following dates: ffrom 01/01/2016 to 03/01/2016, 17/03/2016, 28/03/2016, 02/05/2016, 06/06/2016, 01/08/2016, 31/10/2016, and from 17/12/2016 to 02/01/2017.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Host family

Homestay accommodation is ideal for you if you wish to immerse yourself in the unique culture of Ireland. Living in an Irish home is an excellent way of improving your English and experiencing everyday life in Ireland in a welcoming and supportive environment. You stay in a good residential area of Cork, close to a bus route. You live in a home the school has selected on the basis of a warm friendly atmosphere and clean comfortable surroundings. You are accommodated on a half board basis from Monday to Friday and on a full board basis at the weekend. To ensure that you practise English, you will be the only speaker of your mother tongue placed in your homestay.

Summer residence

The summer residences University Hall, Victoria Mills Apartments and Victoria Lodge are located at approximately 30 minutes walking distance or 10 minutes by bus from the language school and  are available from June to August.

You will have a single room with a private bathroom in an apartment you will share with other students.

The apartments consist from 3 to 7 rooms and each apartment has a fully-equipped kitchen (with microwave, dishwasher, fridge, electric hob) and a living room with a television. Bed linen is supplied but you must bring your own towels.

The apartments are situated in an area with shops, pharmacy, pubs and close to Mardyke arena.

Characteristics:

  • Apartments with 3 to 7 bedrooms
  • Wired Broadband internet access in all bedrooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Individual ensuite bedrooms
  • Enclosed parking area for bicycles
  • Self service launderette (denotes extra payment)

Each bedroom is fully furnished and includes:

  • Ensuite bathroom
  • A generous study desk
  • Bookshelves 
  • Wireless and broadband internet in room  

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Learn English in Cork, a beautiful city situated in the south of Ireland. With a population of 160,000 Cork is Ireland's second city after Dublin. With its remarkable charm and unique atmosphere created by 19th century narrow lanes and markets, Cork makes an ideal destination to learn English. Visitors who come to learn English in Cork enjoy the exciting entertainment and vibrant nightlife, with numerous theatres, restaurants, pubs and discos.

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FREE transfer by Aircoach bus to Cork

If you arrive at Dublin Airport, you can avail of a FREE transfer by Aircoach bus to Cork city centre.

Conditions
  • valid for the following course(s): One-to-One , Golden Age , Teacher course , TOEIC , TOEFL , IELTS , Cambridge exam , Commercial English , Business English , Combined , Intensive
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 30-06-2016
  • the course has to take place between 05-09-2016 and 16-12-2016
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