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. 

 

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
Activity programme Cork

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 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
26
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 285 570 855 1140 1710 2280 3420
Intensive with summer residence, single room, no meals 495 925 1355 1785 2645 3505
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 535 1005 1475 1945 2885 3825 5705
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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

Max. 12/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 485 970 1455 1940 2425 2910 3395 3880
Combined with summer residence, single room, no meals 695 1325 1955 2585 3215 3845 4475 5105
Combined with host family, single room, halfboard 735 1405 2075 2745 3415 4085 4755 5425
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week  
Business English without accommodation 990
Business English with summer residence, single room, no meals 1200
Business English with host family, single room, halfboard 1240
Starting dates:  

advanced : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial English without accommodation 285 570 855 1140
Commercial English with summer residence, single room, no meals 495 925 1355 1785
Commercial English with host family, single room, halfboard 535 1005 1475 1945
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Cambridge exam (FCE & CAE)

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.

The 4 week courses include 3 weeks + 2 days tuition.
The 5-week courses include 4 weeks + 3 days tuition.

It is also possible to prepare for the CPE exam (9, 10 or 11-week courses).

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 5 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks  
Cambridge exam (FCE & CAE) without accommodation 950 1200 2115 2250 2475
Cambridge exam (FCE & CAE) with summer residence, single room, no meals 1595
Cambridge exam (FCE & CAE) with host family, single room, halfboard 1755 2190 4030 4165 4575
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 26/06, 31/07 (4 weeks), 26/06 (5 weeks), 03/01 (9 weeks), 03/01, 18/09 (10 weeks), 20/03 (11 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Cambridge exam courses prepare for the First Certificate (FCE), Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE). Starting dates depend on your level and the amount of weeks of the course:

Cambridge Examination Courses:

  • January 3 – March 9: 9 tuition weeks & 3 days (FCE)
  • January 3 – March 10: 10 tuition weeks (CAE, CPE)
  • March 20 – June 2: 11 tuition weeks (FCE, CAE, CPE)
  • June 26 – July 19: 3 weeks & 3 days (CAE)
  • June 26 – July 26: 4 weeks & 3 days (FCE)
  • July 31 - August 23: 3 weeks & 2 days (FCE, CAE)
  • September 18 – November 24: 10 tuition weeks (FCE, CAE, CPE)

The exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam.

With many Cambridge courses, it is necessary to book an extra night or week of accommodation at the end of the course due to the exam date. Prices on request.

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €185, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
Lessons will be not rescheduled.

Cambridge exam (CPE)

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.

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

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  10 weeks 11 weeks  
Cambridge exam (CPE) without accommodation 2250 2475
Cambridge exam (CPE) with host family, single room, halfboard 4165 4575
Starting dates:  

advanced : 03/01 (9 weeks), 03/01 (10 weeks), 18/09 (10 weeks), 20/03 (11 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The 10 and 11-week Cambridge courses require an extra week of accommodation due to the exam date; prices upon request.
For exam courses the exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam.

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €205, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
24
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
IELTS without accommodation 285 570 855 1140 1425 1710 1995 2280
IELTS with summer residence, single room, no meals 495 925 1355 1785 2215 2645 3075 3505
IELTS with host family, single room, halfboard 535 1005 1475 1945 2415 2885 3355 3825
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam.

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.

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €230, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
24
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
TOEFL without accommodation 285 570 855 1140 1425 1710 1995 2280
TOEFL with summer residence, single room, no meals 495 925 1355 1785 2215 2645 3075 3505
TOEFL with host family, single room, halfboard 535 1005 1475 1945 2415 2885 3355 3825
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam.

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.

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €150, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
24
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
TOEIC without accommodation 285 570 855 1140 1425 1710 1995 2280
TOEIC with summer residence, single room, no meals 495 925 1355 1785 2215 2645 3075 3505
TOEIC with host family, single room, halfboard 535 1005 1475 1945 2415 2885 3355 3825
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The exam fees are not included and depend on the level of the exam.

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.

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Exam fees:  

ca. €140, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
25
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Teacher course without accommodation 810
Teacher course with summer residence, single room, no meals 1165
Teacher course with host family, single room, halfboard 1245
Starting dates:  

advanced : 17/07, 14/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks  
Golden age without accommodation 750
Golden age with host family, single room, halfboard 1185
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

The club 50 course of 2 weeks includes an activity programme: 2 introductions to Irish Culture, 2 afternoon tours and one full day tour.

Course materials:  

€50, to be paid directly on arrival

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 780 1560
One-to-One with summer residence, single room, no meals 990 1915
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1030 1995
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 1040 2080
One-to-One with summer residence, single room, no meals 1250 2435
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1290 2515
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Info host family:  

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 - 18/09 : €35 per week
half board → full board : €40 per week
Info summer residence:  

Summer residence is open from June 3th to August 19th.

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 2017

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

Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Transfer:  

€55

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival when staying in the residence (the transfer is included when staying in a host family, for arrival 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

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* (1 book per level, approx 4 weeks).

*Teaching materials are included in the Business English, the Teachers´course and One to One course.

In 2017 the school closed on the following dates: 17/03/2017, 17/04/2017, 01/05/2017, 05/06/2017, 07/08/2017, 30/10/2017 & from 23/12/2017 until 02/01/2018.
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 (FCE & CAE) , Commercial English , Business English , Combined , Intensive
  • valid for all accommodations
  • book before 29-03-2017
  • the course has to take place between 05-09-2016 and 15-12-2017
Important:
  • The tip only applies to bus tickets booked via AIRCOACH, for the bus that travels from Dublin Airport to St. Patrick’s Quay, in the city centre of Cork.
  • A one-way bus ticket normally costs around €18. Note that in order to get a refund for your bus ticket, simply bring it with you to school (the price must be shown on the ticket). The school will also refund your return ticket (estimated value €27), as long as you book it in advance and bring the ticket and receipt to the school. (*One-way tickets from Cork-Dublin will NOT be refunded.)
  • To see the timetable of the AIRCOACH busses to Cork click here
  • Fill out the following code on your booking: CRKTIP
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Mar 9 3 4
Apr 11 4 5
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June 17 9 6
July 19 11 6
Aug 18 11 5
Sept 16 9 4
Oct 13 8 3
Nov 10 5 2
Dec 8 4 2
Jan 8 3 2
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