Cork English Academy

Introduction

Learn English in Cork City, Ireland

We are an Independent English language school located in the heart of Cork City in the south of Ireland. Founded to serve the needs of those whose first language is not English, our aim is to provide excellent instruction in the English language.Cork City offers a friendly environment that gives our students the opportunity to use the English language with native speakers and practice with each other while gaining a greater understanding of Irish life and culture.

Recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching we offer an excellent range of high quality courses to suit your needs. We are also a member of Marketing English in Ireland (MEI), an association representing only the top English language schools in Ireland.

English Language Courses

Whatever your reason for wanting to improve your current level of English we have an English language course for you. We aim to help our students to succeed in their English language learning by exceeding their expectations and delivering value in everything that we do. We offer a range of quality programmes in the English language to our international students including:

  • General English Courses
  • Business English Courses
  • Examination Preparation Courses
  • Academic Year
  • Family Package

English Language in Cork

We want to ensure that your time in Cork is as enjoyable and productive as possible. You will benefit from the expertise and enthusiasm of our team of trainers and support staff.

In addition to providing you with the best in English language training, we offer a varied and interesting Social Activity Programme to give you the opportunity to practice your English language skills in real situations.The Social Programme encourages students to discover the beautiful places of interest in Cork city. We organise half-day excursions and full-day trips to some of the most visited and famed places in Cork City and Ireland.

We offer carefully selected Accommodation options in locations close to the school. We offer shared apartment accommodation in the city centre just minutes walk to the school.We also offer host family accommodation and our student feedback boasts of the most welcoming and friendly host families around.

We look forward to welcoming you to our English language school and to Cork.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Courses in General English

Campus Full time 1 - 20 weeks September 2017 Ireland Cork

At Cork English Academy our General English courses are designed to give you the English language skills to live, work, study and travel in an English-speaking environment. During your General English course you will meet with the Academic Manager and develop clear learning objectives based on your English language level and needs. Your teachers will continuously monitor your progress throughout your English course and give regular feedback and advice. [+]

At Cork English Academy our General English courses are designed to give you the English language skills to live, work, study and travel in an English-speaking environment. During your General English course you will meet with the Academic Manager and develop clear learning objectives based on your English language level and needs. Your teachers will continuously monitor your progress throughout your English course and give regular feedback and advice. General English 20 Hours General English 15 Hours Morning General English 15 Hours Afternoon We cover the four basic skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will also work on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and guided self-study. Lessons can be in a group (maximum 15) or one-to-one. Alternatively you can combine group English language lessons and one to one lessons on our combination course. Cork English Academy also offers a social and cultural programme to all students taking a General English course. We organize a wide range of activities, visits to places of local interest and sporting activities to give students the opportunity to mix with other students and local people and to practice their English language in real situations. Before you start your course at Cork English Academy you will complete an English language level test will help us to determine your starting level and ensure that you are choosing the most appropriate course. General English 20 Hours The General English Course GE20 is a 20 hour per week module which runs Monday to Friday in the morning for four hours each day. This leaves you free for the remainder of the day to join the Social Activity Programme, study in our self access facilities or explore Cork and the surrounding areas. The daily four hour lesson covers all of the English language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis on speaking and listening. The main focus of the General English 20 hour course is on communication skills in real life settings. GE20 programme students follow a separate syllabus to that of GE15 students which includes a separate range of topics. There are 5 extra hours of teacher contact time per week which offers an opportunity to progress faster. Course books, workbooks and supplementary material including authentic materials such as newspaper articles newspapers, DVDs, the Internet, books and other media are utilized by the teacher to meet the language needs of all the individuals in the class. You can start the programme any Monday except for school and public holidays where the school is closed. Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 09.00 to 13.30 Level: Elementary to Advanced Maximum Class Size: 15 Course Cost €199 per week for 1 to 4 week bookings €170 per week for 5 to 12 week bookings €155 per week for 13 to 19 week bookings €145 per week for 20 + week bookings General English 15 Hours Morning The General English Course GE15 is a 15 hour per week module which runs Monday to Friday in the morning for three hours each day. This leaves you free for the remainder of the day to join the Social Activity Programme, study in our self access facilities or explore Cork and the surrounding areas. The daily three hour lesson covers all of the English language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis on speaking and listening. The main focus of the General English 15 hour course is on communication skills in real life settings. Course books, workbooks and supplementary material including authentic materials such as newspaper articles newspapers, DVDs, the Internet, books and other media are utilized by the teacher to meet the language needs of all the individuals in the class. Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 09.00 to 12.15 Level: Elementary to Advanced Maximum Class Size: 15 Course Cost €149 per week for 1 to 4 week bookings €128 per week for 5 to 12 week bookings €116 per week for 13 to 19 week bookings €108 per week for 20 + week bookings General English 15 Hours Afternoon The General English Afternoon course is a 15 hour per week module which runs Monday to Friday 13.45 to 17.00 with a 15 minute break each day. The daily three hour lesson covers all of the English language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis on speaking and listening. The main focus of the General English 15 hour course is on communication skills in real life settings. Course books, workbooks and supplementary material including authentic materials such as newspaper articles newspapers, DVDs, the Internet, books and other media are utilized by the teacher to meet the language needs of all the individuals in the class. You can start the programme any Monday within the given dates except for school and public holidays where the school is closed. Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 13.45 to 17.00 Level:Elementary level (CEF A1) to Advanced level (CEF C1) Dates: Students can start the programme any Monday except for on public holiday Mondays where the school is closed. Courses start on the following Tuesday in this case. Maximum Class Size: 15 Course Cost €127 per week for 1 to 4 week bookings €109 per week for 5 to 12 week bookings €99 per week for 13 to 19 week bookings €90 per week for 20 + week bookings Terms and Conditions When necessary, the Academy reserves the right to alter the timetable and/or transfer students from one class or course to another, including from the afternoon GE15 course to the morning GE15 course, from one time of study to another, and to merge small classes or cancel classes and courses. [-]

FCE Preparation

Campus Full time 4 weeks November 2017 Ireland Cork

The First Certificate in English (FCE) Cambridge ESOL examination will take place in Cork city in March, June, August and December. [+]

The First Certificate in English (FCE) Cambridge ESOL examination will take place in Cork city in March, June, August and December. This FCE Preparation programme consists of 5 hours afternoon add-on tuition. It is suitable for students who are aiming to take the FCE Exam either while they are in Cork or at some time in the future. The afternoon classes are available as an add-on to students who are studying General English GE15 in the mornings. FCE Afternoon Preparation 4 week programme at 5 hours per week (20 hours in total) Monday to Friday 12.30 – 13.30 Preparation for Reading, Writing, Listening and Use of English papers with regular timed examination practice as well as preparation and practice for speaking exam. The accelerated four-week programme covers all four skills and pays particular attention to grammar and lexical areas commonly tested in the exam. Additional practice in areas of weakness for homework Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 12.30 to 13.30 Level: Students need to have a minimum starting level B2 of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Maximum Class Size: 12 Course Cost Price: €199 for 4 week course (20 hours in total). Extra Fees: Examination Registration €170, Course Material €45 [-]

IELTS Preparation

Campus Full time 4 weeks October 2017 Ireland Cork

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to examine your ability to work, study, or live in an English speaking environment. [+]

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to examine your ability to work, study, or live in an English speaking environment. This IELTS Preparation programme consists of 5 hours afternoon add-on tuition. It is suitable for students who are aiming to take the IELTS Academic Exam either while they are in Cork or at some time in the future. The afternoon classes are available as an add-on to students who are studying General English GE15 in the mornings. IELTS Afternoon Preparation 4 week programme at 5 hours per week (20 hours in total) Monday to Friday 12.30 – 13.30 Preparation for Academic Reading, Academic Writing, Listening, regularly timed examination practice as well as preparation and practice for speaking exam. Additional practice in areas of weakness for homework There are examinations held in Cork every month of the year except for in August Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 12.30 – 13.30 Level: Students need to have a minimum starting level A2+ of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Maximum Class Size: 12 Course Cost Price: €199 for 4 week course (20 hours in total). Extra Fees: Examination Registration €195, Course Material €45 Click Here for the IELTS Special Offer [-]

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Location address
Clarkes Bridge House, Hanover Street
Cork, IE
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