Our English school in Galway is easily accessible and conveniently located, only 15 minutes walk from the city centre. The building is situated in the Salthill neighborhood. The area is well deserved by the bus network. Each year, people can assist to festivals of music and go to theaters, cinema and have easy access to culture. Created: 1989 Facilities: library, computer room, Internet access, coffee area where you can have lunch, 25 spacious classrooms.
HIGHLIGHTS Learn English in Galway! The English school offers large and modern facilities to the students and has a very good reputation! It is located in Salthill area, not far away from the city center, closed to the sea.
COURSE Type of course: General English (20 or 30 courses/week) or preparation to the FCE and CAE Cambridge exams (36 courses/week) Course level: From false beginner to advanced Course content: oral and written expression, conversation and phonetics, grammar and vocabulary Class duration: 45 minutes from Monday to Friday Test on arrival: yes Number of student per class: 14 students maximum of different nationalities
The language school only recruits fully qualified English Language teachers who demonstrate that they are motivating, supportive and good communicators. Accreditation: Irish Government's Department of Education. Membership: M.E.I. /R.E.L.S.A (Recognized English Language Schools Association), FIYTO, EQUALS and IALC.
Situated on the Atlantic West Coast, Galway city is the ideal location for students of English. It is a safe city with a population of 70.000 people and a further 20.000 students enrolled in its two universities. Galway is one of the fastest developing cities in Europe and is a thriving, vibrant city on the west coast of Ireland. It is recognized as a student-friendly city with students accounting for almost 20% of the population during the academic year. Galway is also one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Its numerous annual festivals and celebrations, including the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, the Galway International Arts Festival, the Galway Races and the Oyster Festival are famous throughout Ireland and beyond. Enjoy our English school in Galway!
Learn English in Galway and have fun in Ireland! Our English school in Ireland, Galway, arranges optional sportive and cultural activities (golf, bowling, cinema, Irish poetry, horse shows…), excursions in Connemara, Burren, Aran Isles, Dublin. Galway boasts of a rich cultural heritage, offering thus a wide range of activities during your free time at our English school in Ireland. Students are responsible for any fees related to these optional activities.
- Host family (16+): single room; half board on weekdays; full board on weekends. Families are living from 15-20 min in bus around the school.
- Shared flat (18+) : single room, shared bathroom, no meals included ; near the city centre and between 5 and 20 minute walking distance from the school. The flats are equipped with a shared kitchen and have wifi.
Summer Supplement from 23/06 to 08/09 for host family accommodation: 35 EUR/week ; in flat: 55 EUR/week.
2. PREPARATION TO CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH EXAMS(FCE/CAE)
Length: 4 weeks.
2 220 EUROS
2 160 EUROS
DATES Arrival date: Saturday Departure date: Saturday Bank holidays: 19/03, 02/04, 07/05, 04/06, 06/08, 29/10.
The school opens from 03/01 to 21/12.
Regular airlines to the Dublin airports
Low-cost airlines: Easy Jet, Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Clickair, Flybe, Germanwings, Wizz Air, Air Berlin, Transavia, Monarch, Sky Europe, Aer Lingus …
Nearest airport: Galway Airport, for further information, please see the following link: http://www.galwayairport.com.
Ferries: Difficult access but regular, scheduled ferry services operate between Ireland and the UK.
Transfer possibilities: Arriving at Dublin (2h30 from Galway) or Shannon airport (1h30 from Galway), you may take a bus.
Transfer from airport to the place of living and/or walk-home programs at the end of the stay.
Cost for each way:
from Galway bus station: 35 EUR
from Shannon or Knock airports: 170 EUR
Courses (see options)
Accommodation (see options)
Support, assistance and 24 hours emergency phone number during the whole program
Price does not include
International Travel insurance
Visa, passport and medical exam fees
Airport pick-up and transfers
Extra activities organized by the school
Personal expenses and pocket money
Medical and Emergency Repatriation Insurance (may be provided by Nacel for an extra cost)
Application fees (65 euros)
Eligibility: 16+ Minimum language level: False Beginner (beginners not accepted) VISA: Non EU students: please consult the Irish Embassy in your country.