Destinations: Cork Ireland

Age: From 16 to 99 Years Old

Language: English

Dates: All year round.

Length: From 1 week

Price: From 520 EUR

Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Learn English in Ireland, in Cork! The English school in Ireland is located in the centre of Cork City, on the banks of the River Lee. The school is in a wonderful historical building of 1200 m2 and is easily accessible from the bus terminus and the train station.
Created: 1978
Facilities: a study hall; a multimedia room, free Internet access,WIFI, a cinema, 19 classrooms.

HIGHLIGHTS
Learn English in Ireland, in Cork! The English school in Ireland is a family-run structure which allows a personalized teaching in a very friendly atmosphere. The English language school in Ireland is ideally located in the city centre of Cork.

COURSE
Type of English course: General English and TOEIC/IELTS preparation. One to one lessons available on request.
Number of courses/week:
- General English: 20 or 28 courses/week 
- TOEIC preparation: 28 courses/week (20 General English courses, 8 TOEIC preparation course)
- IELTS: 20 courses per week.
Course duration: 60 minutes
Course content: oral and written expression, conversation and phonetics, grammar and vocabulary (for both programs).
Test on arrival: yes
Number of students/class: 10 students maximum from different nationalities
Possibility to take the TOEIC and IELTS exams at certain dates for an additional cost: contact us for more information!

ACADEMIC STAFF
Teachers in the English school in Ireland are University graduates qualified to teach English as a Foreign Language. They are chosen for their expertise and experience as well as their ability to ensure productive and enjoyable courses that are tailored to the student's individual needs, interests and aims.
Accreditation: Irish Department of Education
Membership: M.E.I. /R.E.L.S.A (Recognized English Language Schools Association), QUALITY ENGLISH, I.A.T.E.F.L., A.C.E.L.S, ISO9001 and Cork Chamber of Commerce.

LOCATION
The city of Cork, situated on the banks of the river Lee, is home to 250.000 people. Cork is located on the South West coast of Ireland and is the 2nd largest city in the Republic of Ireland. The area of the city is 3,731 hectares. Cork city boasts the deepest natural harbor in Ireland with direct ferry crossings to UK and mainland Europe. Cork is a university city with a total student population in excess of 25,000. The city has two main third level education institutes - University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology. Cork city has a number of strategic advantages that continue to be translated into further opportunities for growth and development. The city has a thriving commercial, social and cultural sector. Enjoy our English school in Cork!

LEISURE ACTIVITIES
Learn English in Ireland and have fun in Cork! Each week, the English school in Ireland arranges optional activities. Students are responsible for any fees related to these optional activities. Examples: excursion to Killarney, Cobh, visit of the Cork Public Museum, of Fitzgerald Park etc.

Eligibility:

ELIGIBILITY: 16 +
Minimum language level: beginner
VISA: Non EU students: please contact the Irish Embassy in your country

Accommodation

- Host family (16+): single room, half board (on weekdays), full board (on weekends). Irish host families live in residential areas within 30 minutes from the English school in Cork with public transportation.

- Shared flat (18+): single room, meals not included; shared bathroom (private bathroom only during the summer),near the city centre and 20 minute distance from the school with public transportation. WIFI.

PRICES 2016

1. GENERAL ENGLISH

Accommodation Homestay Shared Flat

Courses/ week

Reference

20

EG60

28

EG70

20

EG61

28

EG71

1 week 565 EUROS 615 EUROS 520 EUROS 570 EUROS
2 weeks 900 EUROS 1000 EUROS 810 EUROS 910 EUROS
3 weeks 1 280 EUROS  1 430 EUROS 1 145 EUROS 1 295 EUROS
4 weeks 1 660 EUROS 1 855 EUROS 1 480 EUROS 1 675 EUROS
6 weeks  2 420 EUROS  2 715 EUROS 2 150 EUROS 2 445 EUROS
12 weeks  4 235 EUROS  4 655 EUROS 3 695 EUROS 4 115 EUROS

Beginning of classes : any Monday

Summer Supplement for host family accommodation: 25 EUR/week (29/05 to 28/08/2016)

Prices for longer length available on request.

2. TOEIC OR IELTS PREPARATION

This program will allow you to improve your general English knowledge and to prepare TOEIC or IELTS exams.

 

 

TOEIC

28 courses/week

IELTS

20 courses/week

Homestay

EOSC

Shared Flat

EOAC

Homestay

EOIF

Shared Flat

EOIA

1 week 615 EUROS 570 EUROS 565 EUROS 520 EUROS
2 weeks 1000 EUROS

910 EUROS

900 EUROS 810 EUROS
3 weeks

1 430 EUROS    

1 295 EUROS  1 280 EUROS   1 145 EUROS
4 weeks 1 855 EUROS 1 675 EUROS 1 660 EUROS 1 480 EUROS
6 weeks 2 715 EUROS 2 445 EUROS  2 420 EUROS 2 150 EUROS
12 weeks 4 655 EUROS 4 115 EUROS  4 695 EUROS 3 695 EUROS

Minimum level required: Intermediate.

TOIEC: 28 classes per week: 20 classes of General English + 8 TOEIC preparation courses.
IELTS: 20 classes per week. 

The participation to the exam is not included in the package. If you wish, you can register at school on arrival. The school is an exam center. Places are limited, so it is preferable to register at least 6 weeks before. (100 Euros for the TOEIC and 195 Euros for the IELTS). See www.ieltscork.com.

DATES

Arrival: Sunday (afternoon)

Departure: Sunday (morning) or from Saturday to Saturday

Bank holidays: 17/03 ; 28/03; 02/05 ; 06/06 ; 01/08 ; 31/10.

During bank holidays there are no classes but the school will offer excursions without additional costs.

ACCESS/ TRANSPORTATION
-Regular airlines to Dublin airport and transfers included or taxi to your host place (about 30 Euros)
-Low-cost airlines: Easy Jet, Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Clickair, Flybe, Germanwings, Wizz Air, Air Berlin, Transavia, Monarch, Sky Europe, Aer Lingus…
Nearest airport: Cork airport (about 8 kilometres from Cork City center).For further information please see the following link: http://www.corkairport.com/index.asp
Ferries: Difficult access but regular, scheduled ferry services operate between Ireland and the UK (Dublin’s two ferry ports: Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire).

Transfer possibilities: Between 8am and midnight. From Cork Airport: 70 EUR (included for homestay accommodation).

If you arrive in Dublin airport, you may take the bus to Cork (bus ticket will be refunded by the shool on the first day).

Price includes:

- Administration fees
- Courses (see options)
- Accommodation (see options)
- Support, assistance and 24 hours emergency phone number during the whole program

Price does not include:

- International airfare
- International Travel insurance
- Visa, passport and medical exam fees
- Extra activities organized by the school
- Airport pick-up and transfers
- Teaching material
- Personal expenses and pocket money
- Medical and Emergency Repatriation Insurance (maybe provided by Nacel for an extra cost)
- Application fees (65 euros)

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