Welcome to English Language Ireland – an MEI accredited school in the sunny South-East of Ireland. We’re ready to share our quality English classes, our culture, and our care and attention in a wonderful rural setting with some city-like distractions – if you’re looking for some!
With mountains, glorious countryside and river valleys all close at hand, County Carlow is worth discovering and exploring. Against a beautiful landscape visitors to Carlow in Ireland’s sunny south-east will uncover a great holiday experience exhilarating outdoor adventure, traditional rural life, vibrant shopping and a rich cultural heritage.
Founded in 2000 by teachers and parents, Ruth & Terry Coffey; English Language Ireland (ELI) is a world-class language learning facility complemented by 300 hundred local host families dedicated to helping each student reach their full potential through immersive learning and a guiding pathway to higher education institutions.
ELI University graduate instructors create a personalised learning experience that engages students in active methods of learning that enhance their self-esteem, self-confidence, capacity to think critically and express themselves creatively.
Our passion is to deliver a better learning and cultural experience for a lifetime with a sense of Irish warmth, friendliness and fun.
All teachers are university graduates qualified to teach English as a foreign language. Many have taught abroad and bring a wide range of academic and life experiences to the classroom. Their focus is on quality learning in a personal, relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
ELI training is focused on learner needs and specific courses are custom built. Classes are designed to develop good communication skills through a combination of interactive and structural approaches. We pride ourselves on our communicative method of teaching.