Language course English in Dublin

IH Dublin Wesley College Juniors

Our partner school Wesley College is an exclusive private boarding school. The building is located in Ballinteer, at the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, in a very safe residential part of the city. Students can reach Dublin city centre within 15 minutes by tram. With around 50 acres of spacious ground, this school gives students a real ‘campus feeling’. There are excellent facilities such as modern classrooms with internet throughout, a newly refurbished Dining Hall, a centre for Music & Arts and a Library & Computer Lab.

Key features of our partner English school in Dublin:

  • School accredited by IH and EQUALS
  • School is recognized by the NQAI (National Qualifications Authority of Ireland)
  • Fully equipped classrooms
  • School Dining Hall (with varied menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Students from all over the world
  • Evening programme every day (also off-campus activities)
  • Level test upon arrival at the school

Social programme

  • Varied programme of afternoon local excursions, sports activities & evening activities (e.g. talent show, bowling, disco)
  • 3 half day excursions to the city centre every week (e.g. to the Guinness Storehouse)
  • Full day excursion to famous attractions every Saturday (e.g. to Glendalough & Wicklow Jail)

 

For those who love sports, Wesley College offers varied sports facilities: rugby pitches, grass hockey pitches, floodlit all-weather sports pitches, hard tennis courts, basketball/netball courts, and a large indoor sports hall with showers & changing rooms.

Intensive (9-16 years)

  • Ages: 9 -16
  • Minimum level: suitable for all levels
  • Lessons: 15 hours English language tuition per week with expert IH teachers in mixed nationality classes, in groups of a maximum of 15 students.
  • Accommodation: residence in shared room, with 2, 3 or 4 students per bedroom. Full board: varied menu for breakfast, lunch & dinner in the School Dining Hall.
  • Supervision: 24 hours/ 7 days a week.
  • Curfew: Students are not permitted to leave the school in the evenings unsupervised
  • Airport transfer:  not included (compulsory service if students travel alone), please see rates on our online price list.
  • Social programme: include. Extra activities (golf, horse-riding, water sports or tennis can be added; see prices below)

 

English lessons
The teaching programme is very effective as well as fun, as it combines extremely communicative classes of general English with activities. It's a very interactive programme supervised by highly professional teachers, who motivate the students to participate and to speak English. There will be organized digital media activities such as the creation of an e-Portfolio, movie & animation, creation of blogs & online school newsletter. Students will have access to a web-based e-Portfolio to share with their friends and keep for the future.


Sample of the social programme

  • Varied programme of afternoon local excursions, sports activities & evening activities (e.g. talent show, bowling, disco)
  • 3 half day excursions to the city centre every week (e.g. to the Guinness Storehouse)
  • Full day excursion to famous attractions every Saturday (e.g. to Glendalough & Wicklow Jail)

Extra activities:

2 x 2 hours sessions per week with professional sports instructors, to be booked in combination with the intensive course (price on request).

  • Golf lessons
  • Watersports
  • Horse-riding lessons
  • Tennis coaching

Minimum age is 9 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive (9-16 years) with residence, 2-4 person room, fullboard 1740 2520 3200
Starting dates:  

26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

Transfer:  

€160

The price stated here is for an airport transfer on arrival and departure at Dublin Airport, between 8.00 - 22.00 hours. A transfer outside these hours is on request and a supplement applies. Price per way is € 80.

Airport transfers are obligatory for participants in the youth course when none of the parents travels with him/her.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course materials
  • activity program
  • certificate of attendance

Last day of classes:11/08/2017

Residence

Wesley College consists of two private boarding houses: one for boys and one for girls, with a maximum amount of 80 students. You will share a room with 2, 3 or 4 other students, based on full board. In the common areas students can watch TV, play games or practice their English together!  Each floor has shared bathrooms and towels and bed linen are included.

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Being the capital of Ireland and its largest city, Dublin is the political and economical center of this charming English speaking country. Young students taking a course in Dublin can choose between two locations, both offering English lessons combined with a full activity-programme.

Would you like to be close to the city center? Or do you prefer to stay near the sea? Check out our partner schools and decide which one suits you best!

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