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English language courses in Ireland

By learning English courses in Ireland, you will not only improve your knowledge, but also plunge into the culture of the country and quickly overcome the language barrier. Choose and book your training right now!

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Ireland is a multilingual country, whose history and culture is full of interesting events and traditions and eye-caressing landscapes. Even in ancient times, this place was called the Emerald Isle, because thanks to the mild climate, the feeling of spring here is felt almost all year round.

The first thing most people remember when they hear about this island nation is St. Patrick's Day. This holiday is celebrated on March 17 and is a state tradition in Ireland and it is greeted resolutely by the majority of local residents. On this day, it is customary to dress in green, participate in parades, as well as in many places music and beer parties are held.

However, young people come to Ireland not only for beer pubs and funny shows. Every year more than 200,000 students of different ages and nationalities enroll in Irish universities.

This country can offer a wide range of English language courses for both adults and children: it is not only a memorable experience, but immersion in a unique cultural environment, about which very little is written in ordinary textbooks. English courses in Ireland are your chance to get a bright and colorful learning experience.

Why exactly Ireland?

Studying English in an English-speaking country with native speakers - it seems what could be better? .. Unforgettable experience and vivid impressions in a unique language environment.

Ireland is strikingly different from other European countries in its culture and traditions.

Irish folk dances, for example, are completely different from ordinary national dance moves. They gained the most popularity after the Lord of the Dance show programme, staged by choreographer Michael Flatley, where old myths and legends are retold with the help of dance.

For music lovers, this show can also be to your liking: Celtic music has a relaxing effect.

On this huge island you can see many sights: from the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Dublin and ending with the Lewis Glucksman Gallery in Cork. One of the most popular and diverse places is Temple Bar - one of the oldest districts of Dublin. Here you can find a huge number of places to visit: this and The Clarence Hotel, cultural center Project Arts Center, Cinema Center and others.

Courses

Both children and adults, even people who have recently discovered this language, can study English language courses in Ireland. Training takes place in groups of 5 to 15 people, mini-groups of 2 to 5 people or individually.

You can start your studies on any Monday and decide for yourself how long it will take you to master the language: courses can last from one week to a whole year.

The intensity of classes also varies from 15 to 40 hours per week depending on the school you choose. This can be both an intensive accelerated programme that is as full as possible, and a free schedule, where most of the time is walking around the city and leisure activities rather than classes.

There are also individual lessons with a teacher. In such a situation, a lesson plan can be developed taking into account your goals and wishes, ranging from a general increase in the level of the language to the study of professional vocabulary.

You can also choose the direction of the course that you would like to take: these can be general English courses, business English, special thematic classes (for IT specialists, medical workers, tourism, bankers, teachers, etc.) or lessons for exams (IELTS). Language proficiency tests are important for those who are going to study at English-speaking high schools and higher educational institutions not only in Ireland, but also in Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, including the UK. The passing score on language tests for foreign students at schools is different and is set independently of others. The exam result is usually valid for two years.

In addition, there are pre-term courses lasting from 5 months to a whole year with the study of various subjects in English. They are ideal for those who are preparing for admission to higher education.

If you want to join this culture even more, you can always find a side job and combine it with training, because according to the law, students who are in Ireland on a long-term visa with a training period of 6 months can work up to 20 hours a week during study and up to 40 hours a week during the holidays.

The cost of English language courses in Ireland varies and depends on several factors: the city of study, the duration and intensity of the course.

What unites all these courses is the presence of large amounts of practice. You will begin to talk already at the first lesson, and constant communication with native speakers or other foreign students will speed up the learning process and help you in learning spoken language and listening.

After completing the course, every student will receive a certificate confirming the passing English courses at a language school in Ireland and his level of English proficiency.

Schools

More than 130 language schools are located in the largest cities of Ireland: Dublin, Cork and Braye. On the BookYourStudy website you can read reviews about English language courses in Irish language schools.

There are large language schools that are developing in other English-speaking countries, (Kaplan, Lal, ACET) and schools that offer training only in this country (Cork English Academy, The Linguaviva Center).

The most attractive is considered the capital of this country - Dublin, which occupies a prominent place in history, as the city that gave the world many famous writers such as George Bernard Shaw, Samuel Beckett, Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift. There are also many monuments, museums and historical treasures. Two slightly smaller, but no less significant cities are Cork and Bray. The first is known for a large number of architectural values. Here is the Cathedral of the Blessed Mary and St. Anne, the Cathedral of St. Finbarr, Blackrock Castle and Desmond Castle. Bray is a coastal city north of Dublin, which is a kind of tourist center and is popular among locals as a place to relax or a short trip to the sea.

Anyway, a large number of different schools, the variability of the programmes provides a large choice no matter where you want to go.

Accommodation

 As a rule, there are several options of accommodation for students: live in a local host family, live in a student residence or rent an apartment, or a hotel room.

The main difference in homestay is the opportunity to communicate with native speakers, which will allow you not only to experience Irish culture for yourself, but also to practice your English skills. House rules differ from family to family, however, they should be observed, as you are a guest.

If you prefer to organize your time by yourself, you will be accommodated in a student residence or apartment. As a rule, these are rooms designed for one or two people, including all the accessories necessary for life: a separate kitchen, a bathroom and a bedroom.

Visas

You will need a short-term study visa to Ireland or a national student visa to enter Ireland. BookYourStudy team will be pleased to help you collect the necessary documents for obtaining a visa and answer all questions during your visa application process.

The team of our consultants is always ready to help you at any stage of choosing and booking courses, as well as answer your questions and prompt the easiest and fastest way to achieve your goal. Our consultants are always ready to help and explain all unclear points.

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