Founded in 1979, the company Home Language International provides a convenient system for learning a foreign language - living in a teacher's family and individual lessons. Today with Home Language International you can learn 20 foreign languages in 30 countries! Individual approach and complete immersion in the language and cultural environment is the best recipe for a comfortable and quick improvement of the language level.
The program provides for a qualified, experienced teacher, along with the rest of his family, to live in a fully boarded house. Constant language practice and communication with native speakers will help you quickly overcome the language barrier - you yourself will not notice how to start quite confidently to explain and communicate with foreigners! No less effective are individual lessons: all attention of the teacher is drawn only to you, and the intensity and subject of lessons are completely adjusted to your personal needs, needs and academic requirements.
In the green and hospitable Ireland you can learn the most historically correct, rich English. Accommodation and training of students is organized in Dublin, a beautiful ancient city full of mysteries and unexpected discoveries. Irish people are an unusually friendly, hospitable and sincere people: you will meet such a warm welcome that you definitely will not want to leave! The program is available for students of any age and any level of preparation: both beginners and experienced students will be able to choose for themselves a variant of suitable intensity and efficiency.
The course provides many additional options that you can choose as you wish:
English + Sport
An excellent option for active, mobile, sociable students: within a week 10 English lessons and 3 sports training are provided. In Dublin, you can choose tennis (1520 € / week), golf (1510 € / week), basketball (1380 € / week), badminton (1380 € / week), horseback riding (1520 € / week) or sailing, Classical occupation of British aristocrats (1515 € / week).
Staying in Cork, you will have the opportunity to master tennis (3 trainings for 2 hours, 1315 € / week), horseback riding (1185 € / week), take part in fishing - deep water or river (1185 € and 1255 € respectively). In Galway, students can ride (1115 € / week). In Limerick, there are several options for sports and leisure: it can be tennis (1175 € / week), horse riding (1145 € / week), golf (1435 € / week) or fly fishing (1235 € / week, 2 trekking tours 2 hours). In addition, there are karting in Limerick (4 lessons of 30 minutes, 1205 € / week), surfing (2 trainings for 2 hours, 1140 € / week) and swimming lessons (1075 € / week).
English + Culture
Do not just want to learn English, but also get acquainted with British culture, history and tradition? No problem! In this version of the course, you will receive 10 English lessons weekly plus a large number of cultural and leisure activities. You can visit the ancient monastery in Glendalough, explore the mysterious corridor tomb of Newgrange (the Valley of the River Boyne), go to the famous Trinity College and look at the oldest Book of Kells. Also organized are excursions to Dublin Cathedral and the castle, sightseeing tours in a comfortable open bus, visiting the National Art Gallery and the Historical Museum (1365 € / week). You can choose the literary bias of your holiday: a special program will acquaint you with the brightest British writers, visit the specialized museums of creativity and theatrical productions, poetry evenings, the Marsha Library and the Center and the Joyce Museum, the unique House of the Dead. Students over the age of 18 can take part in a traditional literary tour of pubs, and students of all ages can identify the Writers' houses that they would like to visit: Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker, Samuel Beckett, Bernard Shaw. The cost of the literary program is 1400 € / week.
In Cork, the cultural program includes a visit to the museum of radio and Zam Blarney, the gallery of Lewis Glucksmann, a walk through the cultural and historical center, which is located in the former city prison (the cost of the course is 1095 €). In Galway, students visit Birr Castle and Bellilli Castle, Klonmaknos (1095 € / week). In Limerick, you can see the ancient castle of King John, the Folklore Park and the Thomond Park Museum (you can be visited at certain dates by the teacher), visit the Bunratty Castle and the Hunt Museum (€ 1120 per course).
English + entertainment
A course for young soul students who want to fully experience the opportunities of Ireland for entertainment and leisure! You will find 10 English lessons every week and a large number of interesting events, holidays, trips. In Dublin, you can choose a course of traditional cooking and baking (1280 € / week), students from 18 years and older are offered a course of traditional music and dance (1420 € / week), which includes a visit to the legendary pubs, visits to hospitable Irish people, A holiday in the center of Culturlann with national music and dances. Lovers tickle their nerves for sure will appreciate the "horror program" (1420 € / week): a unique "Bus with ghosts", an excursion code-named "Grave digger", historical and sinister places of Dublin (pedestrian tour), haunted houses and Wicklow prison.
In Cork, students are given the opportunity of free shopping - pay attention to the ancient market and craft center in Blarney (1055 € per course), as well as the chance to master traditional Irish dances (1130 €). In Cork, Limerick and Galway you can attend culinary classes: for 5 hours (course price 1055 €) you will learn how to cook traditional Irish dishes according to classic recipes. In Limerick, we also offer a course of national Irish dance (1280 €).
English + life on the farm
A unique opportunity to experience the charm of the Irish countryside on a secluded, cozy farm. There are 10 lessons of English and 10 hours of lessons per week: a teacher and his family will help you learn how to live like real villagers, will show the true natural beauty of the vastness of Ireland. The cost of 1 week is 1290 euros (tuition, accommodation and lessons on the farm), and accommodation and farming lessons (without English lessons) cost 1000 euros per week - the cost is indicated for accommodation in Dublin. In Limerick and Cork, these courses will be slightly more affordable - € 1140 and € 885 respectively.
English + Seasonal Activities
Want to spend New Year and Christmas in Ireland, enjoying traditional festivities, festivities, fairs and treats? Then this version of the program is for you! There are 10 lessons of English and a lot of entertainment and festive events per week (1360 € / week in Dublin and 1230 € / week in other cities and regions).
English + multipurpose events
This version of the course is suitable for any category of students. English lessons with a tête-à-tête with a teacher are combined with entertainment and leisure activities, sports training, hiking, cinema and theaters, walking and excursions around the city. All costs are already included in the price:
1) 10 lessons of English + 5/10 hours of activities = 1350/1625 euros per week
2) 15 lessons of English + 10/15 hours of activities = 1825/2200 euros per week.
1) 10 lessons of English + 5/10 hours of activities = 1195/1470 euros per week
2) 15 lessons of English + 10/15 hours of activities = 1670/2045 euros per week.
When staying in Limerick or Galway, an extra charge of 20 € is charged to the cost of the program in Cork.
Universal activities (without language lessons)
You can prefer learning English without traditional studies, textbooks and synopses. Immersed in the language and cultural environment, constantly communicating with the teacher's family and other native speakers, you can quickly overcome the language barrier and significantly improve your level of knowledge and skills. All costs are already included in the cost of the program:
1) 10 hours of events = 1325 €
2) 15 hours of leisure = 1500 €
3) 20 hours of events = 1775 €
4) 25 hours of leisure = 2050 €
5) 30 hours of leisure = 2425 €.
1) 10 hours of events = 1170 €
2) 15 hours of leisure = 1345 €
3) 20 hours of events = 1620 €
4) 25 hours of leisure = 1895 €
5) 30 hours of leisure = 2270 €.
In addition, you can select additional program options. For example, book only accommodation in the teacher's home (half board and full), or just lessons (the teacher will come to you for individual lessons). English language programs are also offered online - lessons are conducted using Skype.
The transfer fee is paid separately: for an adult student = 80-95 € / one way, for students under 18 years - 85-100 € / one way.
The cost of the course is (for 1 week for one student, with accommodation - full board):
1) Tuition and Accommodation in Dublin:
[999.55 ] 2) Learning and living in Cork:
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- 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.