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English Course in Dublin

Due to high demand, morning slots at the Dublin school may be fully booked in the upcoming months, which could mean afternoon class scheduling. Keep in mind, this is uncertain and cannot be predicted beforehand.

English course in Dublin

Explore the amazing capital of the Emerald Isle!

Information on the English School in Dublin

Do not miss out on this amazing opportunity to take an English Course in Dublin, the capital city and heart of Ireland. Join other adult students from around the world, whilst enjoying the captivating and breathtaking landscapes that this city has to offer.

With excellent nightlife, plenty of activities and people that are warm and welcoming, you can perfect your English whilst taking a ‘General’, ‘Intensive’, ‘In the City’, or ‘English for Work’ course.

Lessons are highly engaging, interactive and innovative and are taught by teachers who are passionate about the work that they do. The school is equipped with interactive teaching materials and classrooms which are bright and spacious. Students have access to a large library and a variety of study lounge areas.

The school is located in a prestigious area, close to the centre of this bustling city, and within walking distance to some of the best pubs, bars and restaurants Dublin has to offer!

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Why book your language study travel with Full-immersion? Because with us you get:

  • Over 10 years of partnership with EC English ❤️
  • School: EC Dublin, La Touche House, Dublin
  • Found a better price for this school? Let us know, we'll beat it!
  • Accredited schools
  • ACELS
  • Erasmus + (Erasmus Plus)

What's included?

  • English course and materials
  • Accommodation (optional)
  • International welcome!
  • Support available every day
  • Certificate of frequency and level

8

Avg stud/class

11

Classrooms

50+

Nationalities

Discover a bit of Dublin through pictures!

Choose your English course in Dublin

General or Intensive English Course in Dublin

20 or 30 lessons per week - All levels (Also available and for Erasmus+ students) - flexible duration

[+] This English course teaches students practical English through thematic, interactive and engaging lessons. The program covers all four communication skills: reading, writing, oral expression and comprehension. Included in the course price is also a variety of useful and fun extra-curricular activities and workshops, an ideal way to socialize with classmates and practice your English in Dublin and other nearby destinations! >> Read more

English for Work in Dublin for Adults

30 lessons per week - from Pre-Intermediate - flexible duration

[+] A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English course in Dublin. Students learn in a practical and engaging way the language to negotiate a contract, manage human resources, and present business scenarios… you’ll learn how to deal with international work environments, give advice and warnings, and solve problems. This course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students. >> Read more

One to One Lessons in Dublin

5-40 lessons per week - All levels - 1 lesson = 60 minutes

[+] To make the most of your studying in Dublin you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. >> Read more

IELTS Exam Preparation Course in Dublin

20 lessons per week - from Intermediate - Flexible duration

[+] The goal of the IELTS Preparation Course is to provide you with the techniques necessary to achieve the best possible result. Teachers will guide and support you throughout and the course also utilises exam past papers so that you are prepared for what appears on the test. The IELTS Preparation Course offers the opportunity to learn in a structured and precise manner, giving you a better understanding of texts, context, generic meaning and vocabulary! >> Read more

English in the City in Dublin (Available from JUNE to SEPTEMBER)

30 lessons per week - from Pre-intermediate (only if close to Intermediate) - Flexible duration

[+] This practical English Course is well-structured and grants you the opportunity to explore the language whilst discovering what the city has to offer. This formal approach, combined with the informal, provides a basis on which to begin practicing English in everyday life. You will be starting conversations in no time! The English ‘In the City’ Course delivers a stimulating environment for students. >> Read more

Certify your study stay in Dublin

What certificates can you get?

At the end of your English language course you will receive a certificate of participation stating the dates, the type of course and the language level you have achieved. This certificate of partecipation is a nice addition to your CV. Remember that to get your level certified and recognised internationally, you will have to take a test like the IELTS or TOEFL, for example. You can apply for your examination directly at school, there are normally 2 sessions every month.

Are you also looking for accommodation?

Tips, tricks and links - Independent accommodation

Distance to School (approximately): - Room type:

[+] No matter why you're after an independent accommodation, maybe that was your first choice anyway, or you simply couldn't find anything available through the school... When the time to find a private accommodation comes, there are some tips and tricks that might come in handy. Find out more about the ... >> Read more

LIV - Residence (06/07/2024 - 03/08/2024)

Distance to School (approximately): 30 - 34 minutes walking, 20 - 25 minutes public transport - Room type: Single room, private bathroom, shared kitchen

[+] With 211 exceptional rooms including 5 twin rooms, LIV Dublin offers outstanding high-end student accommodation for a happy and convenient student life in the heart of Dublin. Fully fitted en-suite cluster apartments are equipped with everything you need to make yourself at home, from a fridge and f ... >> Read more

Kavanagh Court - Residence

Distance to School (approximately): 15 - 16 minutes cycling, 15 - 19 minutes UBER, 25 - 26 minutes public transport, 38 - 42 minutes walking - Room types: Single room, private bathroom, shared kitchen - Twin room (only available for two students traveling together), ensuite bathroom, private kitchenette

[+] The rooms at Kavanagh court are comfortable, spacious, and stylish. Each room has its own desk and chair for students to study, their own private bathroom and a common area which is shared for preparing meals and making friends. >> Read more

Heyday Carman’s Hall - Residence

Distance to School (approximately): 8 - 9 minutes cycling, 20 - 23 minutes walking, 10 - 13 minutes UBER, 15 - 18 minutes public transport - Room type: Single room, private bathroom, shared kitchen

[+] Stylishly designed with a spacious double bed for a great night’s sleep, an en-suite bathroom, free super-fast fibre broadband, desk, chair and generous storage for all your college files and books. There is space for rest, relaxation and quiet study. >> Read more

Host Family

Distance to School (approximately): 30 - 75 minutes public transport, 25 - 55 minutes Uber - Room types: Single room, breakfast only - Single room, half board - Twin room, half board

[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more

Extra activities, learn while having fun!

What extra activities are available for the students in Dublin

Each English Course includes a variety of educational and social activities for free, which are specifically designed to promote linguistic practice and socializing. Activities are ongoing and differ from week to week, involving teachers and participating adult students that come from all around the world. There are also varied activities such as concerts and movie nights that can be purchased directly at the school, so make sure you inquire! Among the free activities, you'll find:

  • Pronunciation Classes;
  • Arts and Food Cultural Evenings;
  • Sports, Walking and Hiking;
  • Guided Tours of surrounding areas and local markets;
  • Focus Groups for conversation practice;
Each week you'll find updates to events and activities being held on the school notice boards.

Why study English in Dublin

Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!

Dublin is one of the most up-and-coming cities, after slowly emerging from a bleak economic downturn. Ireland itself is steeped in history and culture. They have their own language, their music is known internationally, they have produced literary greats and their art, theatre and folklore is known all over the world.

It has become a vibrant mix of sights, sounds and smells, and ‘The Camden Mile’ is a stretch of road that truly encompasses it all. You will not have to look far for something to do on a weekend (or any other time!), as Ireland is known as the country of thousands of festivals!

Although the weather is not always perfect, the wit and goodwill of the Irish people is renowned across the globe, and you will undoubtedly feel welcome here. They love the outdoors, and it isn’t only due to the hundreds of castles dotting this island or breathtaking views and surreal scenery. They also love their surfing, and catching a swell as it comes in off the Atlantic is as good as it gets for those who love the sport (and they are big on many sports!).

There is an endless list of sights to see and things to do whilst taking an English course in Dublin, from museums to parks, theatres to pubs, zoos to adventure hikes, walking tours and sightseeing tours.

It was not easy for us to highlight the best aspects of Dublin, as the variety is incredible! So why not pack a bag and learn English in this electrifying and stimulating city? If you want the experience of a lifetime, treat yourself to an English Course in the heart of it all!

Statistics, some interesting numbers

Nationalities

Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.

  • OTHER16 % 16 %
  • ITALIAN15 % 15 %
  • BRAZILIAN12 % 12 %
  • OMANI12 % 12 %
  • KOREAN10 % 10 %
  • FRENCH10 % 10 %
  • SPANISH10 % 10 %
  • CHINESE5 % 5 %
  • RUSSIAN5 % 5 %
  • JAPANESE5% 5%

Age groups

If you are a student aged between 16 and 18 and are seriously interested in our courses, we may accept your enrollment by evaluating your motivation. In this case, you will need to stay with an authorized guardian or with a host family in a single room with half-board (or in a twin room if you are traveling with a peer of the same sex). A signed consent form is also required, and you must arrange round-trip airport transfers if your arrival and departure are scheduled between 8:00 PM and 8:00 AM. For more details or to discuss your specific situation, please do not hesitate to contact us: we are here to help you find the best solution for your study experience.

  • 16-172 % 2 %
  • 18-2987 % 87 %
  • 30+ 40+ 50+11% 11%

Structure and timetable of English course in Dublin

First day in Dublin

The first day begins at 08:30 with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about, it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons.

Welcome Package Tipically, on your first day of English course in Dublin students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about Dublin , the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Dublin , suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).

Welcome Event On the first day of your course  you are invited to a welcome event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English course and from the school.

Timetable

From your second day, you'll start attending regular classes. The school operates on a 'Double Banking' schedule, where lessons alternate with free periods. Your classes will be in the morning one day and in the afternoon the next, or vice versa. For a visual representation of the Double Banking schedule, please refer to the accompanying timetable image.

Useful information about Dublin

Not to be missed!

  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • Guinness Store House
  • National Botanic Gardens
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Gaelic Games
  • EPIC Ireland
  • Dublin Mountains
  • Temple Bar Area

How to get around Dublin

The best way to travel lightweight and securely, is to use your mobile and Google Maps to organize your commutes, you probably use it already, but just in case… try it out here: Google maps. 
Also, in most English speaking countries worldwide you can use private transport services such as Uber and Bolt. Please try them out, you will find the Apps on your mobile App store, most students use these services to commute from and to school, sharing the rides with their class mates.

Cost of living, some examples

  • Big Mac Combo Meal €8
  • 2 Litres of Coca Cola €2.33
  • Cappuccino €3
  • 1 litre of milk €1.28
  • A loaf of bread (for 2 people) €1.46
  • Lunchtime Menu (+drink) in business district €12
  • Cost of sim card €10
  • Cinema €12 – €20
  • Beer in neighbourhood pub €5.96

Visas and travel documents

What requirements are there to study in Dublin

Do you need a Student Visa?

  • NO if you are an EU/EEA/Swiss national or from selected visa-exempt countries.
  • Student Visa required for certain countries; check if your country is on THIS list.
General guidelines* for when a visa is required:
  1. Book Your Course in Advance: Plan your course well in advance to ensure availability.
  2. Medical Insurance: If you don't have medical insurance, you can obtain it through our website.
  3. Financial Proof: Prepare proof of direct access to sufficient funds to cover your stay, as required by immigration rules.
  4. Payment: Pay at least 30% of the total package cost (it will be fully refunded if your Visa application is rejected and you notify the school in time).
  5. Visa Documentation: Await the LoA (Invitation) from your chosen school.
  6. Visa Interview: Book your visa interview at the respective embassy or consulate.
*Refer to the Irish Embassy for official detailed procedures.

Quotes and Bookings - English in Dublin

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