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Waterford English Language Centers

Address: Washington Lodge, Sweetbriar Park, Waterford, Ireland
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Waterford English Language Centers

  • Location: Waterford, Ireland
  • Age: from 8 to 18 years old (courses for children and teenagers), from 18 years old (courses for adults)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Dates: all year round
  • English proficiency level: from beginner
  • Accommodation: residence, host family.

Waterford English Language Centers provides professional English courses for children, teenagers and adults throughout the year. The school has accreditation of specialized organizations and is recognized as one of the best in the country. Every year, a large number of students from all over the world come here - thanks to the variety of programs, everyone finds what he needs. School teachers have a high level of qualification and a wealth of experience, teaching methods that have been tested for decades and the most modern innovations in teaching are applied in teaching. Courses, especially for children and adolescents, include not only classes, but also active out-of-class life and rest.

Waterford English Language Centers is an educational institution of the highest quality, where both children and adults achieve their goals.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Waterford English Language Centers

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
17+
from 165 € / week

General English Course ( General English )

  • Age of participants: from 17 years
  • Course duration: from 1 to 24 weeks
  • Dates: throughout the year
  • Classes start: every Monday
  • Maximum group size: 12 people
  • Type of occupation: group (+ individual as needed)
  • English level: any, from Beginner
  • Number of lessons per week: from 10 to 25 (1 lesson = 60 minutes).

The general English course provides students with a large amount of knowledge and skills, built around intensive work on the main sections of linguistics (reading, writing, speaking, listening) and active language practice in everyday life. There are several types of general English available:

  • Elementary. 10 lessons per week
  • Standard. 15 lessons per week (10 standard + 5 for academic or practical language)
  • Standard +. 18 or 20 classes (15 group + 3-5 individual, possible preparation for exams)
  • Intensive. 20 lessons
  • Intensive +. 20 group + 3 or 5 individual.

Classes focus on the active development of the language through observation, practice, action, communication, support for learning in an online format. Additional one-to-one classes help students focus on issues that they have difficulty with or need most.

Tuition for the General English program (price is in €):

Course and number of classes

Number of weeks

one

2

3

four

Additional

Initial (10)

165

330

495

660

155

Standard (15)

225

450

675

900

190

Intensive (20)

270

540

810

1080

230

Standard +3 (15 + 3)

375

750

1125

1500

375

Standard +5 (15 + 5)

475

950

1425

1900

475

Intensive +3 (20 + 3)

420

840

1260

1680

420

Intensive +5 (20 + 5)

520

1040

1560

2080

520

Intensive +10 (20 + 10)

770

1540

2310

3080

770

Annual
17+
from 900 € / 4 weeks

Academic English / IELTS Exam Preparation

  • Age of participants: from 17 years
  • Course duration: 4 to 24 weeks
  • Dates: throughout the year
  • Classes start: every Monday
  • Maximum group size: 12 people
  • Type of occupation: group (+ individual as needed)
  • Level of English: any, from Elementary
  • Number of classes per week: from 15 to 25 (1 lesson, 60 minutes).

Preparation for IELTS includes active work to improve the level of English and work on all aspects and sections of the exam. Includes several types of occupations:

  • Standard. 15 lessons per week (10 standard + 5 for academic or practical language)
  • Standard +. 18 or 20 lessons (15 group + 3-5 individual)
  • Intensive 20 lessons
  • Intensive +. 20 group + 3 or 5 individual.

Participants with the initial level of ownership, first engaged in a standard program, actively increasing their level of proficiency. Teachers have extensive experience and professionally help students understand all sections and aspects of the exam, especially paying attention to complex issues.

Tuition fees (price shown in euros):

Course and number of classes

Duration (weeks)

four

eight

12

24

Standard (15)

900

1660

2420

4400

Intensive (20)

1080

2000

2920

5380

Annual
17+
from 4 500 € / 25 weeks

Study & Work Program Program )

  • Age of participants: from 17 years
  • Course duration: up to 25 weeks
  • Dates: throughout the year
  • Classes start: every Monday
  • Maximum group size: 12 people
  • Type of employment: group
  • Up to 20 hours of work per week
  • Level of English: any, from primary
  • Number of lessons per week: 15 (1 lesson, 60 minutes).

Special course for foreigners, which makes it possible not only to increase the level of ownership, but also to work in one of the partner institutions (up to 20 hours of work per week). Each private owner is issued an 8-month student visa. Thanks to this program, students can fully immerse themselves in learning the language and undergo active adaptation to life in an English-speaking environment. 15 classes are held per week - 10 at the general course and 5 for academic or practical English, special attention is paid to the development of conversational and communication skills.

Tuition: from 4500 € / 25 weeks.

Annual
17+
from 500 € / week

Individual English lessons (Individual training )

  • Age of participants: from 17 years
  • Course duration: 1 to 4 weeks
  • Dates: throughout the year
  • Classes start: every Monday
  • Type of employment: training in a format 1: 1, 2: 1, 3: 1
  • Level of English: from intermediate
  • Number of classes per week: from 10.

This type of study allows the student to focus on those issues and sections of the language that he especially needs. At the beginning of the course, the teacher and the student jointly draw up a study plan where all requests and wishes are taken into account. Possible directions include:

  • Business English
  • English for academic purposes
  • English for professional purposes
  • Medical English
  • English for job search
  • Courses for teachers (exam preparation).

In addition to classes in the 1: 1 format, courses are 2: 1 and 3: 1 (two students / three students and one teacher).

Tuition fees (price shown in euros):

1. Standard course 1: 1:

Course and number of classes

Number of weeks

one

2

3

four

Additional week

Standard Course (10)

500

980

1480

1970

480

2. Part-time courses:

  • 1: 1: from 400 € / 8 lessons
  • 2: 1: from 240 € / 8 lessons
  • 3: 1: from 195 € / 8 lessons.
Annual
17+
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managers

Part-time Courses

  • Age of participants: from 17 years
  • Course duration: 10-12 weeks
  • Dates: throughout the year
  • Classes start: every Monday
  • Maximum group size: 8 people
  • English level: from B1
  • Hours per week: 30.

Special course for students with good knowledge of English, which is convenient to study on a part-time basis. Classes are held in groups of 4 to 8 people and include active work on various topics and sections, including active preparation for exams. Classes are held on working days from 18:30 from 20:00.

Annual
17+
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managers

Special Purpose English ( ESP )

  • Age of participants: from 17 years
  • Course duration: 1 to 4 weeks
  • Dates: throughout the year
  • Classes start: every Monday
  • Maximum group size: 12 people
  • Type of employment: group + individual
  • Level of English: from beginner
  • Number of classes per week: from 18 to 25.

English for the special purpose (ESP) combined course is a special course that includes a general English program and active work on those topics / sections that are especially needed by the student. Classes are held both in groups and individually. Two types of classes are available:

  • Standard. 18 or 20 lessons (15 group + 3-5 individual)
  • Intensive 23 or 25 lessons (20 group + 3-5 individual).

The curriculum of this course allows you to focus on the specific goals and objectives of each student.

01.06.2019 -30.07.2019
9-16
from 1 995 € / 2 weeks

Summer program for teenagers (Junior Summer Program)

1. Age of participants: 9-16 years old

2. Course duration:

  • when placed in a residence: 2, 3 or 4 weeks
  • when staying in a family: 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 weeks

3. Dates:

  • residence: from 1 to 30 July
  • family: from June 24 to August 12

4. Standard group size: 6-8 people (maximum 10-12)

5. Level of English: from beginner

6. The number of classes per week: 15.

This program is ideal for students who want to learn English and enjoy an interesting and varied excursion, cultural and entertainment program, including visits to sights, various sports, as well as other recreational activities: cooking, dancing, music, drama or decorative arts. art. Courses are held in the summer months and can last from 2 to 6 weeks - 15 English lessons are held every week. At the beginning of the course, each student takes a test for the level of the language, according to the results of which children are divided into groups. Classes are held from 9:30 to 13:00 from Monday to Friday, and afternoon is devoted to sports / creativity and extracurricular activities, full day excursions are held on Saturdays. Teachers, mentors and coaches are doing everything possible to make every child feel comfortable and happy with the program. Due to the high-quality organization and high professionalism of the staff, the participants qualitatively improve the level of English.

Cost of education:

  • When accommodated in the residence: from € 1750/2 weeks, from € 2625/3 weeks, from € 3500/4 weeks
  • Family accommodation: from € 1795/2 weeks, from € 2525/3 weeks, from € 3250/4 weeks, from € 725 / additional week.
01.07.2019 -30.08.2019
9-15
from 1 650 € / 2 weeks

Teen program "Immersion" (Junior Immersion Program)

1. Age of participants: 10-15 years

2. Course duration: 2.3 or 4 weeks

3. Dates: March-April, June-August

4. Standard group size: 6-8 people (maximum 10-12)

5. Level of English: from beginner

6. Number of classes per week: 10-15

7. Accommodation: host family.

The course is designed specifically for those students who seek to immerse themselves in the English-speaking world, Irish culture and lifestyle. Students settle in Irish families, which gives them an excellent opportunity to constantly practice the language and become closely acquainted with the rules and norms of behavior. Upon arrival at the school, all participants pass a special test, the results of which are divided into groups. Much attention is paid to the spoken language and communication skills. Classes are complemented by active extracurricular activities, sports and creativity.

Tuition: from 2675 € / 2 weeks, from 3595 € / 3 weeks, from 4275 € / 4 weeks.

Summer Camp Immersion Program (Junior Camp Immersion Program)

1. Age of participants: 9-13 years

2. Course duration: 2.3 or 4 weeks

3. Dates: July-August (possibly in March-April)

4. Level of English: from A2 + / B1

5. Accommodation: host family.

This course provides students with the maximum opportunity to practice their English. Children are immersed in Irish family life, spending time with Irish children / teenagers. There are no separate lessons of English in this course, but constant live language practice has a huge positive impact on the development of language skills. Every working day from 10:00 to 15:00, children visit the camp for certain kinds of sports or creativity, tours are held on Saturday, and Sunday, as a rule, children spend with their host families. Throughout the program, the coordinator helps with the solution of all emerging issues. During training, participants significantly improve their English, learn a lot of new things and make friends from all over the world.

Tuition: from 1650 € / 2 weeks, from 2295 € / 3 weeks, from 2785 € / 4 weeks.

Annual
11-17
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managers

Year or semester of study in the Irish school (Academic School Year / Term Program)

1. Age of participants: 11-17 years old

2. Duration: from 1 semester to 1 academic year (according to the standard of schools)

3. Level of English: negotiated individually

4. Accommodation: school residence.

The language school provides students from all over the world a unique opportunity to complete a semester or annual training in one of the schools in Ireland. At the moment, the language center has agreements with 20 secondary and 10 primary schools, where students are regularly and with great joy (types of schools: public / private, heterosexual / mixed, religious / secular).

Children are divided into classes and attend school classes with other students (except for Irish lessons) and lead normal school life, participate in extracurricular activities and excursions. Additional English lessons are conducted, school specialists help children with any questions that may arise, mentors are constantly in touch with students' parents. Participation in the program allows you to learn English and gain invaluable experience of living and studying in another country, with the possibility of entering further into educational institutions in Ireland or other European countries.

Accommodation, housing and food

The school offers students a variety of accommodation options:

  • Residence. For children and teenage summer courses, the school uses the residence of the Newtown School. Here are comfortable rooms with bedrooms for 2-6 people and a full range of amenities.
  • Host family. Available for children and adults, it is convenient for those who want to actively practice the language and appreciate the comfort of home
  • Apartments. For adults, usually include accommodation in a room with private bathroom and kitchen (rooms of various types are available)
  • "Bed and Breakfast" and hotels. For adults, include special hotels with catering (breakfast) and traditional hotel rooms.

Participants in children's and teen programs are provided with good nutrition. Host families are provided with different types of food to choose from.

Cost of accommodation and meals:

  • Host family: from 200 € / week (with meals)
  • Apartments: from 95 € / week (without meals)
  • Hotel / hotel: on request.

Events Waterford English Language Centers

For children and adolescents, extracurricular activities and activity are an important part of their education. Pupils are engaged in various kinds of sports and creativity, excursions are held on weekends, children get a lot of pleasant impressions, have fun and make friends. Adult participants can use all the possibilities of the city, go to the gym, go to restaurants and cafes, get acquainted with the sights, make trips to other cities. Sports and activity during the summer children's programs:

  • Bowling
  • Mini golf
  • Scooters
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Art / Youth Art
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Aerobics
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Irish Dances and Games
  • Horseback riding
  • Surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Visiting museums, cinemas and theaters
  • Full day excursions to various cities in Ireland
  • Activities and time with the host family.

Advantages

  • Prestigious and renowned language center
  • Large selection of quality training programs
  • Course for children, teenagers and adults
  • Highly qualified teaching staff
  • Opportunity to engage in groups and individually
  • High quality organization
  • Active out-of-class life and excursions
  • Equipment to the best standards
  • Comfortable stay.

Equipment Waterford English Language Centers

The school is located in the picturesque and developed city of Waterford: the building is equipped with the best multimedia and computer equipment, comfortable workplaces have been established, there are classrooms for individual and group lessons, a conference room, and rest rooms. Summer camp programs are held at the base of the Newtown School campus with excellent facilities and residences.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Beginning of studies: all year round (every Monday). Dates: throughout the year.

Cost of education:

  • General course: from 165 € to 770 €
  • IELTS preparation: from 900 € / 4 weeks
  • Study & Work Program from 4500 € / course 25 weeks
  • Individual English lessons: from 500 € / week
  • Part-time Courses, English for the special purpose (ESP)), FCE, CAE, CPE courses: check with our specialists
  • Summer program for teenagers (Junior Summer Program): in residence: from 1750 € / course 2 weeks, from 2625 € / course 3 weeks, from 3500 € / course 4 weeks; in family: from 1795 € / course 2 weeks, from 2525 € / course 3 weeks, from 3250 € / course 4 weeks
  • Junior Immersion Program: from € 2675 / course 2 weeks, from € 3595 / course 3 weeks, from € 4275 / course 4 weeks
  • Junior Camp Immersion Program: from 1650 € / course 2 weeks, from 2295 € / course 3 weeks, from 2785 € / course 4 weeks
  • Academic School Year / Term Program: check with our specialists.

Extra charges:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming a place on the course
  • Exam Board
  • Tuition deposit
  • Return flight tickets
  • Round trip
  • Mandatory Medical Insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

1. Age: from 8 to 18 years (courses for children and teenagers), from 17 years (for adults)

2. Level of English: any, from the initial.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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