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Language School Cork English College

Address: Saint Patricks Bridge, Cork, Ireland
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Description Language School Cork English College

  • Location: Cork, Ireland
  • Age of the pupils: 17 years old
  • Accomodation type: family, residence or apartments
  • Educational programs: English language courses (standard and intensive), preparation for exams, business English
  • Course dates: year-round
  • Language of instruction: English.

Established as a family business, the Cork English College is today a fairly popular and well-known school of English for foreign students. The institution is characterized by an unusually warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere - here every student will be very comfortable, from the first days he will feel at home, will become part of one big family. Teachers strive to implement an individual approach, paying attention to the personal characteristics and talents of each student, which has a beneficial effect on the effectiveness of studying - here it is possible to improve language skills in the shortest possible time. Each teacher received higher education (the field "Teaching English as a foreign language"), has extensive experience working with foreign students and international groups, certificates necessary for work. The school works as an official center for passing international tests and exams, including Cambridge exams (KET, PET, FCE, CAE), IELTS, BULATS and TOEIC levels.

Cork English College is located in the cozy and developed city of Cork: despite a small population (only 150 thousand people), this is the second largest city in Ireland, on a compact territory which has all the necessary infrastructure facilities, including ample opportunities for entertainment, sightseeing leisure and outdoor activities. Tourists and students will definitely enjoy walks through the historic city center, visiting cultural and architectural attractions. In the summer time, the clean and spacious coastal strip is very popular - thanks to the location on the southern coast of Ireland, students have the opportunity to have a beach holiday.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Language School Cork English College

Program name
from 240 € / week

Standard English Language Program

  • 20 lessons per week
  • 10 people in the group maximum
  • 1 lesson = 60 minutes
  • Minimum level for enrollment: Beginner
  • Minimum duration: 1 week
  • Beginning of the course: on Mondays, all the year round.

A general, universal English course is taught throughout the year, regardless of the season. It will suit students with any level of preparation (even with a minimum), with any academic inquiries.

Before the beginning of the classes, all students undergo trial testing for the initial level of knowledge, which distributes them to the appropriate educational groups. All basic language skills develop comprehensively: reading, listening, writing and speaking, the vocabulary expands. The main attention is paid to the active development of communicative and verbal abilities, to improve fluency and literacy of oral speech.

Intensive English course

  • 28 lessons per week
  • 10 people in the group maximum
  • 1 lesson = 60 minutes
  • Minimum level for enrollment: Beginner
  • Minimum duration: 1 week
  • Beginning of the course: on Mondays, all the year round.

An excellent strengthened course is designed for those students who are confident in their abilities and want to greatly improve their knowledge and skills in a short time. Prior to the beginning of the classes, students will be pre-tested: it will determine their initial level of knowledge and distribute them to the appropriate group, so that students are engaged with students of a similar level. Thanks to such differentiation, studying becomes more comfortable and productive, language progress is faster and more efficient. In the process of studying, interactive, role-playing and gaming techniques are actively used - the main attention is paid to the development of communicative and speech abilities.

from 60 € / week

One-on-one lessons with a teacher are the most effective way of teaching. The subject and the curriculum of individual classes are fully tailored to the needs of a particular student: you can focus on the most difficult and incomprehensible language aspect, the difficulties and gaps in knowledge, focus on preparing for the selected testing, work on grammar, vocabulary, syntax or pronunciation.

Each student can choose for himself the intensity of individual lessons: 1, 5 or 10 lessons weekly

  • 20-28 group lessons per week
  • 10 people in the group maximum
  • 1 lesson = 60 minutes
  • Minimum level for enrollment: advanced (Intermediate)
  • Minimum duration: 1 week
  • Beginning of the course: on Mondays, all the year round.

A special program for working professionals of the business sphere is aimed at studying business etiquette and inculcating the special knowledge and skills required in the business environment. This program will be very useful for international representatives of sales, marketing and management, administration and customer relations, those professionals who are in constant communication with English partners and colleagues. The program includes classes on the following topics:

  • Sales
  • Telephone conversations
  • Using the Internet in work
  • Communications
  • Negotiations and presentations
  • Business planning
  • Reading business texts
  • Official written speech, business correspondence and writing letters
  • Grammar
  • Marketing.

For an additional fee, students who wish can take an international TOEIC exam.

from 240 € / week
  • 20 group lessons per week
  • 10 people in the group maximum
  • 1 lesson = 60 minutes
  • Minimum level for enrollment: Beginner
  • Minimum duration: 1 week
  • Beginning of the course: on Mondays, all year round
  • Testing (trial) every 2 weeks.

A special preparatory course will help you to successfully pass one of the most common and popular language exams in the world - the IELTS test. Students actively develop academic skills, attend elective classes, devoted to acquaintance with the structure of the test and its features, performing test tasks (usually tests are used over the years).

Trial testing is conducted every 2 weeks, the real exam is every month, and you can pass it directly at school, the institution works as an official, accredited examination center. Please note that the cost of the exam and compulsory fees are not included in the price of the program and are paid additionally.

Accommodation, housing and food

Program participants can choose from a fairly extensive list of accommodation options, focusing on their needs and financial opportunities.

  • Family (standard)

The school has been cooperating for many years: these are respectable, law-abiding, hospitable citizens who have been carefully selected and constantly undergo inspections of the institution's employees.

The standard variant of family accommodation includes living in a private room (bathroom and toilet are shared), half board (breakfast and dinner on weekdays, lunch and dinner on weekends), and a two way transfer (airport).

  • Family (increased comfort)

In this option students live in private, fully equipped and furnished bedrooms and enjoy a private bathroom. Half board, twice a day: on weekdays it's breakfast and dinner, at weekends - lunches and dinners. The cost of this option is already included transfer to both sides (airport).

  • Apartments

An excellent option for independent students. The school helps to choose the options that best match the financial opportunities and needs of each student. Usually foreign students live with students from other countries or with the Irish, who arrived in Cork on personal working issues. The apartments include comfortable bedrooms for 1-2 people, bathroom, toilet, kitchen and living room are shared - students have free and equal access to them. The food is organized according to the self-service system: the students prepare themselves or the company (in the kitchen there is all the necessary utensils, appliances and equipment). Towels and bedding are provided, and there is a laundry service.

  • Student apartment

Apartments for rent for several students are selected by the accommodation department, most often they are located about 15 minutes walk from the school and include 5-6 bedrooms for students. Bathroom, toilet, living room and kitchen are common: meals are not provided for this type of accommodation, students prepare for themselves. Bed linen is provided (towels are not included in the room rate), internet access in each room and bedroom. Students can book a room with a private bathroom on request.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Academic English, business English, English, English for Teachers, English for teenagers, English for the summer, General English, IELTS preparation, Preparation for CELTA, Preparation for TOLES, Preparation of CAE and FCE, Professional English

Events Language School Cork English College

In their free time, Cork English College students can participate in a varied and rich program of recreation and entertainment organized by the school. Most major events (both in the daytime and in the evening) are already included in the cost of programs and courses:

  • Evening in the traditional Irish pub
  • A trip through the ancient majestic cathedral of Cork
  • City tour
  • Musical evening dedicated to traditional Irish music
  • Trip to the art gallery Crawford Art Gallery
  • Excursion to the museum and Fitzgerald Park.

Equipment Language School Cork English College

The academic building Cork English College is located in the central part of the city, in a spacious, modernly equipped building. For pupils prepared bright comfortable classrooms with the necessary equipment and interactive equipment, a special media center, a library and a spacious cinema hall. Classes are usually conducted in an interactive format, with the active involvement of gaming technology - so the learning process is not only more comfortable, but also more effective and interesting.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Extra fees:

  • Deposit for a course/programme 200 EUR
  • Transfer (one way)

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- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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