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THE DUBLIN SCHOOL OF ENGLISH (DSE) - English in Ireland 2014

Where can you find a better place to learn English than in Ireland, a country famous for its hospitable and friendly people, stunning beauty of the landscapes and coasts, wealthy of the music, theatre and literary traditions?
George Bernard Shaw claimed that the best and most proper English is spoken in Ireland. There are many famous English - speaking authors from Ireland, e.g. Yeats, Beckett, O'Casey, Joyce - so this statement is understandable.
Today modern and robust European country, Ireland still worships its strong cultural and historic traditions. In reality, tradition and modern times go together. Ireland is a safe, not very crowded country with clear water and air. It makes Ireland a perfect place for many sports and activities in the fresh air, such as fishing, horse riding, sailing, golf and walks on the hills. There are also many indoor social and cultural activities for those who are less active.

SCHOOL OF ENGLISH in DUBLINLearning English in  Ireland  

Dublin School of English DSEThe School of English in Dublin was established in 1968 and is one of the best schools teaching English as a foreign language. The Dublin School of English has the accreditation of the Irish Education Department. The school is situated in the centre of Dublin, on Westmoreland Street, just next to Trinity College. It is a perfect location to get to know the social and cultural life in Dublin. In the summer the classes are held also in other institutions of the school, situated on the suburbs of Dublin.

TEACHERS

English is taught by experienced teachers who have TEFL qualifications TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). Most of them has several years of experience in teaching English abroad. Audio and video materials are standard teaching aids.

ACCOMMODATION

Participants of the courses live with carefully chosen families on the suburbs of Dublin. The representative of DSE visits every family to check the conditions. Accommodation in single or double rooms (shared with other participant of the course) depends on the type of the chosen course. In the case of courses where there is accommodation in a double room, you may book accommodation in a single room for additional payment. 
Possible is also accommodation in students' residences, youth hostels, apartments or hotels. 

Homestay English Course in Ireland

COURSES

In the case of standard courses there are approximately 8-12 students in the group. There are max. 12-15 students in the group, depending on the course and the season. In the case of non-standard courses the number of people in the group is not specified. Individual classes are also available.






 

- standard English language courses; 
- intensive English language courses; 
- English language courses for juniors (8-15 years);
- specialist English language courses;

Prices of English language courses  2014 (all prices in  Euro)

STANDARD COURSES


» Standard English language course  (from October to June
)
codes: AY24
English language course in groups max. 12 people in a group , general English from beginner level to adcanced level.
24 lessons a week, from Monday to Friday. The courses start one every Monday.
 Price includes
:
- airport transfer (between 8 am and 8 pm)
- books, teaching materials and information package
- sports and culture activities
- language laboratory for additional listening comprehension lessons, if that is participant's wish
- Internet access
- ccompletion of course certificate

 
Accommodation:
- homestay (bed & breakfast and evening meal)  - 180
 / week
- 3 star Hotel Star City Centre - 1000
 / week
- tourist hostel  - 165
/ week

» Semester course (General English)                                              code: TERM/A, TERM/B,TERM/C          

Standard winter course suitable for students aged 16 years and over. The course lasts from October to June.
These classes entail  General English and last from Monday to Friday.

 Price includes:
- 24 lessons (7 levels available)
- teaching materials
- books, teaching amterials and information package
- full schedule of trips and culture activities
- registration fees
- language laboratory for additional listening comprehension lessons, if that is what participant wishes
-  Internet access
- completion of course certificate

 Accommodation :
- homestay (bed & breakfast and evening meal)  - 2160  for booking
-  3 star  Hotel Star City Centre - 1000  / week
- tourist hostel  - 1980  / 12 weeks

» Standard PLUS / EXAM PREPARATION                                                                                   codes: AY30, EX2730

English Course in Dublin

Kurs semestralny, przygotowawczy dla osób w wieku 16 lat i powyżej. Dostępne od października do czerwca. Kurs obejmuje ogólny angielski i przygotowanie do egzaminów FCE, CAE, CPE, IELST, TEOFL. Zajęcia są rano i po południu.

Price includes:
- 30 lessons (7 levels available)
- teaching materials
- books, teaching amterials and information package
- full schedule of trips and culture activities
- registration fees
- language laboratory for additional listening comprehension lessons, if that is what participant wishes
-  Internet access
- completion of course certificate

Accommodation :
- homestay (bed & breakfast and evening meal)  - 180 / week
-  3 star  Hotel Star City Centre - 1000 / week
- tourist hostel  - 165 / week

INTENSIVE PROGRAMMES
» Semi-intensive                                                                                                             codes: HGA3134, HGA4144
At the Dublin School of English we are highly experienced in dealing with the executive learner. Our executive teaching team is one of the leading ESPExecutive teaching staff worldwide. They specialise in general English, English for law, engineering, finance, sales, politics, medical purposes, English for the military, and many other fields. We recognize that directors, senior managers and other higher executives have demanding needs and these courses are designed with that in mind.

Price includes:
- airport transfer (between 8 am and 8 pm)
- books, teaching materials and information package
- sports and culture activities
- language laboratory for additional listening comprehension lessons, if that is participant's wish
- Internet access
- ccompletion of course certificate

 
Accommodation:
- homestay (bed & breakfast and evening meal)  - 190
/ week
- 3 star Hotel Star City Centre - 1000
/ week

Price includes:
- 31 -34  lessons (7 levels available)
- teaching materials
- books, teaching amterials and information package
- full schedule of trips and culture activities
- registration fees
- language laboratory for additional listening comprehension lessons, if that is what participant wishes
-  Internet access
- completion of course certificate

Half-intensive / Standard Plus 20                                                                                                    codes:  HGA4144
The course consists of  21-23 lessons in a group + 20 individual lessons suited to student's individual needs.

Price includes:
- 41 -44  lessons (7 levels available)
- teaching materials
- books, teaching amterials and information package
- full schedule of trips and culture activities
- registration fees
- language laboratory for additional listening comprehension lessons, if that is what participant wishes
-  Internet access
- completion of course certificate

Accommodation :
- homestay (bed & breakfast and evening meal)  - 190 / week
-  3 star  Hotel Star City Centre - 1000 / week

» Individual Intensive  (25, 30, 40, 50 lessons/ week)                                      codes: A25, A30, A40, A5,HTAT25     The courses consists of 21-23 lessons in a group + 20 individual lessons suited to student's individual needs and especially suitable for people who want to concentrate on special areas of English for Special Purposes (ESP).

They are suitable for people  who wish to make rapid improvement over a short period of time.

These programmes may be shared by two people of the same level at a price of one full payment plus 60% (non-commissionable) for the second person.

Also included on these programmes: Arrival Transfer from Dublin Airport.

Price includes:
- books, teaching materials and information package
- airport transfer (between  8.00 am  and  8 pm)
- language laboratory to additional listening activities  provided the students expresses his willingness to do so
-  Internet access
- end of course certificate


Accommodation:
- homestay (bed & breakfast plus the evening meal ) - 190
/ week
- 3 Star  Hotel Star City Centre - 1000 
/ week

» Full Immersion Individual Intensive                                                                                      codes: AS72, AAS120

These courses are based on individual tuition and are held over a 9 or 15 day period. Tuition also take place on the Saturday and Sunday during the course.

Arrival is usually on Friday and the course begins on the following day (Saturday) but this can be changed.

Also included on these programmes: Arrival Transfer from/ to Dublin Airport.

Individual courses, designed for people who need to acquire  as much Business English vocabulary as possible within a few days   (72 lessons during  9 days or  120 lessons  during 15 days). A student arrives on Friday evening, the course starts on Saturday morning. Lessons may also start on Sunday.

Price includes:
 books, teaching materials and information package
- airport transfer (between  8.00 am  and  8 pm)
- language laboratory to additional listening activities  provided the students expresses his willingness to do so
-  Internet access
- end of course certificate

Accommodation:
- homestay - 275
/ 9 days or 435 /15 days

 

» Small Group Intensive         English courses in Dublin                                                                                                            codes: B3, B4

Courses based on groups of 3 or 4.

Course content is general English - should you require English for Special Purposes (ESP), we recommend a programme with individual tuition.

Also included on these programmes: Arrival Transfer from Dublin Airport; 40 lessons per week.     

 Group course , max. 4  or  3 people in a group; General English in a group ; General English from beginner to advanced.  40 lessons per week  , from Monday to Friday. Courses start each month. 


Price includes:
 books, teaching materials and information package
- airport transfer (between  8.00 am  and  8 pm)
- language laboratory to additional listening activities  provided the students expresses his willingness to do so
-  Internet access
- end of course certificate


Accommodation:
- homestay (bed & breakfast plus the evening meal ) - 190
/ week
- 3 Star  Hotel Star City Centre - 1000 
/ week

ENGLISH COURSES FOR JUNIORS (SUMMER ONLY)

» Junior programmes                                                                                                                    codes: JJAC, JJAF

During the months of July and August we accept individual and group junior students from 8 to15 years old. We provide English language classes that have focus on the younger learner in the morning and in the afternoon provide a full programme of tours, sports activities, including on full day our every weekend. the junior programme is staffed by dedicated personnel and is run separately from the senior programme.

We can also accept junior students from September to June in closed groups.

Also included on the programmes: Arrival and departure to/from Dublin Airport;

» English course for juniors (homestay) code: JJAF  
Group course, max. 15 people in one group  , 21 lessons /week., adjusted to children aged 10-15 years, levels from lower intermediate to advanced, available only in July and August.
Price: 360
/ week

Price includes:
 books, teaching materials and information package
- airport transfer (between  8.00 am  and  8 pm)
- language laboratory to additional listening activities  provided the students expresses his willingness to do so
- Internet access
- end of course certificate

Accommodation:

- homestay - 200
 / week,

»English course for juniors (boarding school) code: JJAC  
Group English course, max. 15 people in one group, 21 lessons /week, adjusted to children aged  9-16 , levels from lower intermediate  to advanced, available only in July and August.
Price: 385
€ / week

Price includes:
 books, teaching materials and information package
- airport transfer (between  8.00 am  and  8 pm)
- language laboratory to additional listening activities  provided the students expresses his willingness to do so
-  Internet access
- end of course certificate

Accommodation
:
- residence - 385
/ week
-residence- 770
/ 2 weeks
-residence -1,140
/3 weeks
-residence-1,500
/4 weeks

» English +professional sport lessons   code: SEL2124
 Standard English with 12 individual sport lessons.
General English lessons last from Monday to Friday..
A type of discipline is chosen by a student. Popular sorts are:  golf, horse riding, tennis and  sailing. All teachers of sports are well qualified. The course lasts all year round.
Price: 240 Ero / week (gross)
Extra week: 180 Euro (gross)
12 sports lesson: 900 Euro

Price includes:
- 21-24 lessons (7 available levels)
- teaching materials
- books, teaching materials and  information package
- a full programme of trips and culture activities 
- registration fees

-
 language laboratory to additional listening activities  provided the students expresses his willingness to do so
-  Internet access
- end of course certificate


Accommodation:
- homestay - 180
(1 weeks)
- hostel - 165
(1 weeks)

» English + professional  music tuition                                                                                     code: ROCK2124
Standard English combined with  12 individual music lessons. Lessons are carried out from Monday to Friday.
A type of taught music is chosen by a student. Popular options are :the guitar, drums, traditional Irish musical intstruments and vocals.All our teachers are highly experienced , professional  musicians. The course is available all year round.

Price includes:
- 21-24 lessons (7 available levels)
- teaching materials
- books, teaching materials and  information package
- a full programme of trips and culture activities 
- registration fees

-
 language laboratory to additional listening activities  provided the students expresses his willingness to do so
-  Internet access
- end of course certificate

Accommodation:
- homestay part board - 180
/ week
-hostel dormitory bed, breakfast - 165
/ week

SPECIALIST ENGLISH COURSES

» Home Stay (18+ and families)                                                                                                                     code: HS
  

The Home Stay Programme is designed for those who do not wish to take a formal English course. The Dublin School of English will arrange accommodation in an Irish family for whatever number of weeks you require (minimum one week).

Booking a homestay gives you the assurance of having quality accommodation that has been inspected by the School. Participants will also be able to take part in the tour and excursion programme organised by the School at no extra charge.

The programme is based in Dublin and consists of guided tours and excursions to places of historical or cultural interest in Ireland, visits to popular tourist attractions in Dublin and suburbs, social evening of Irish Music and sporting events organised in the various centres of the School.

The programme is and ideal way for someone to experience the rich cultural and historical heritage of Ireland.

The programme operates throughout the year. The minimum age for the HomeStay Programme is 18 years. Family units with younger children will be accepted on this programme.

» English + Work (from October to June)                                                                                          code:  kod: AP6V

This programme starts with a two week English language programme with accommodation (bed and breakfast) in a tourist hostel. Where hostel accommodations is unavailable, accommodation may be arranged in a host family.

During this time we arrange for the student to attend interviews or advise him/her to go to certain possible employers where he/she will be interviewed for work. It is important that the student presents a good attitude at these interviews as this will influence whether or not he/she will be offered employment. One offer employment is included under this programme. The student must commit to working for a minimum of three months in the job we find for them. Turing down the offer is not permitted. Employment is usually in the hospitality or service sector. A further four weeks of English Language course is included after two first weeks.

The initial cost of this programme covers tuition at 24 lessons per week per week for a further 4 weeks and 2 weeks of accommodation. After this period the participant attends classes optionally at a rate of 200 Euro per four week period. The Co-Curricular Programme of the school is also included in the course.

Our programme co-ordinator provides assistance to students looking for their own accommodation. As participants are expected to spend some time in Dublin, it is better for them to locate medium to long term accommodation themselves e.g. sharing an apartment or house with other student.

Participant must have a minimum of intermediate level English and some experience in the hospitality industry. The minimum age for this course is 18 years. This course may only be commenced in the period October to June.

» Over 50s - 3rd Age Courses (New!)                                                                                                  code: SOP2124

Dublin school of English offers an exciting new English language programme which combines a learning experience with cultural activities exclusively for the over 50's age group. The course places a large emphasis on English language practice with opportunities to explore Dublin and Ireland's unique heritage.

This tailor made programme is designed to be flexible and to respond to the needs of each group, focusing on particular group interests such as Irish music, history, architecture and nature.

Although focusing on conversational language the course is designed to help you to communicate in spoken and written English. The course materials and methods are focused on creating a relaxed atmosphere in which you can enjoy learning and practicising English.

You will be taught by someone of similar experience in life as you would expect from a programme of this type and our highly trained teacher will make this an enjoyable, relaxing and rewarding experience in Ireland.

» Internship Programme                                                                                                                              code: INTN

This programme is aimed at university students and young professionals looking to obtain real work experience in a company in Ireland. Our aim is to place the client in a company that is relevant to his/her training and/or profession.

We have placed people in a wide range of areas such as Marketing, Administration, banking, Finance, Tourism, Law, Engineering and so on. We have placed politics graduates in a politicians office in the Irish Parliament in Northern Irish Assembly, an engineer in a commercial wood/timber research unit in one of the universities in Dublin, and a computer programmer in the Garda (Irish Police) Headquarters working on a national IT project. Applicants should have minimum upper intermediate level (TOEFL 500) or equivalent. Please note that this is an unpaid programme. People looking for a paid programme may look at our English with Work programme.

The Placement/Monitoring Fee is non-refundable.

PRICES OF ENGLISH COURSES in DUBLIN 2014

> All prices are in Euro
> Full payment has to be made at least 2 weeks before the start of the course

ENGLISH COURSES IN DUBLIN -  DUBLIN SCHOOL OF ENGLISH
English Course

Code:

From... to... Price (EURO)
  Standard course  AY24 from October to June 240 / week
180/ exta week
  Standard course  SM21 from July to September 240 / week
180/ exta week
  Standard course  Plus /
 Cambridge exam preparation
AY30 from October to June 290 / week
220/ exta week
Semester course (General english) TERM/A,
TERM/B,
TERM/C
from October to June 2040 / 12 weeks
Semester course /
 Cambridge exam preparation
TERM30/A,
 TERM30/B, TERM30/C
from October to June 2930 / 12 weeks
Semi-intensive / Standard Plus 5 HGA2629 all year 500 / weeks
Semi-intensive / Standard Plus 10
(31-34 group lessons)
HGA3134 all year 780 / weeks
Semi-intensive / Standard Plus 20
(21-23 group lessons +
20 one-to-one)
HGA4144 all year 1200 / weeks
Individual intensive
(25, 30, 40, 50 lessons/week)
A25 all year 1200 / weeks
A30 1445 / weeks
A40 1920 / weeks
A50 2400 / weeks
Indywidualny Intensive in the teacher's home (25 lessons/week) HTAT25 all year 1300 / weeks
Full Immersion Individual Intensive (9 days) AS72 all year 3695 (9 days)
Full Immersion Individual Intensive (15 days)

AAS120

all year

5660 (15 days)
Intensive in mini-group
(3-4 persosn)
B3 all year 1650 / week. (3 persons/group)
B4 1300 / week (4 persons/group)
English + sport SEL2124 all year 900 for 12 lessons
English + music ROCK2124 all year 900 for 12 lessons
English course for juniors
 (Homestary, full board)
JJAF July and August 360 / weeks
English course for juniors
 (Residence, full board)
JJAC July and August 385 / weeks
English + Au pair
(girls only 18-24 years)
AP6 all year 800 (3 months)
880 (4 months)
1050 (5 months)
1260 (6 months)
1800 (9 months)
2400 (12 months)
English + Internship INTN all year 1000 / 4 weeks.

Accommodation options:
Accommodation in a tourist hostel (dormitory, twin, triple, quad room, B&B): 165€ / week. 
Accommodation in a tourist hostel (twin, triple, quad room, B&B): 350€ / week. 
Trinity College (Single, B&B): 520€/ week
Carysfort Reisdence (single room, full board): 450€/ week
Prices of the hotels (3*-4*) available at LEXIS



AFTER-CLASSES ACTIVITIES

After classes activities are planned for all courses. They take place in the afternoons and evenings as well as on weekends. These activities are: bus trips, sightseeing, lectures and talks, movies, sports and others. It is not a fully tourist programme, but we rather try to familiarize the participants of the course with Irish culture and motivate them to use the language in practice. These activities enable the students meet the friends who learn English on various levels, which has a positive influence on their communication skills.

After - classes activities are included in the price of the course but you have to remember that if the language classes interfere with after-classes activities, language classes have priority.  

INSURANCE

We recommend to buy insurance for the time of journey and staying abroad. LEXIS offers WARTA Travel Insurance in the case of an illness or an accident. All issues connected with insurance for the time of the journey and stay may be set at College of Foreign Languages LEXIS.


How to become a student at the Dublin School of English?

All issues concerning the course, booking, arrival, journey etc. may be settled in person or by mail at College of Foreign Languages  LEXIS or with our Representative. When you choose the course, accommodation and other services you are asked to fill in the application form, sign the contract and pay the agreed amount in PLN on our bank account LEXIS. The application form, one copy of the contract and confirmation of payment should be sent to us by mail or fax, so that we receive it 2 weeks before the course starts (persons from other towns contact our Representative).

Before you leave you will receive:

· confirmation of the admission to the course together with a special letter for the border authorities in Great Britain so that you do not have any problems entering Great Britain,
· ticket for your journey - if you leave from Warsaw (persons leaving from other cities in Poland contact our Representative),
ˇ confirmation of the booking of your accommodation together with the address, telephone and short characteristic of the host family,
ˇ bill for all services you paid for.

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