English for All....

  • Welcome to our 'Leir Language Academy'
  • As an Au-pair or a foreign national in Ireland do you struggle to understand us?
  • Is it frustrating trying to explain yourself in everyday situations?
  • Do family, friends or the local shopkeeper struggle to understand you?

Our English for All programs are specifically designed for to help non-native English speakers gain the confidence to hold a conversation about any subject in a fun, friendly and informative way. In Newbridge and in Kildare County we a lucky to have such a diverse range of different nationalities bringing with them their culture, views and personality.

Of course, with diversity and different nationalities does come issues of language, integration and communication and this is how we at Leir Education can help. We don't only educate for the purpose of sitting examinations, we also place great emphases on the ability of being able to hold a conversation, to talk with confidence, to be understood and understand in equal measure.

English for all...
from €10.00 per hr
  • € 10.00 per hour (Group Rate)

Currently our English courses called 'English for All' and 'English Exam Preparation' programs are broken into two main categories, these are itemised below:

  • English for All: Our general English conversation course is suitable from the absolute beginner & those of A1 and A2 Levels, but wishing to improve and converse with confidence.
  • Exam preparation English: Our exam preparation course is primarily focused up to Cambridge B2 level with options to progress and develop to advance certificate etc.

Class days and times are as below but as they are subject to change, please contact us to confirm in advance. 

  • Morning classes - English for All:
    • Mondays & Tuesdays - 09:30 to 11:30 (4 hours per week)
  • Evening classes - English exam preparation:
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays - 19:30 to 21:30 (4 hours per week)

General Course Content - English for All.....

Each course is designed specifically with clear aims and objectives to ensure each student makes enjoys good progress with each course and program. All main areas necessary for completion of our courses are are covered which include the following

  • Reading and Writing,
  • Speaking and Listening,
  • Vocabulary, Grammar and Pronunciation in addition to these with all other key areas covered.

We place a very large significance on our students becoming more confident with an increased knowledge and fluency in speaking English. 

All our courses and classes are taught through interaction and always within a relaxed atmosphere and approach. Students are encouraged to ask questions, to participate and get involved fully in each class and the educational process.  We are fully committed to the highest standards of teaching, ensure that each student learns and progresses in a supportive, friendly and caring environment. This is something we monitor very carefully and each student’s progress is analysed to ensure that he/she is achieving their maximum potential. Our classes a kept small in numbers with a maximum of only 10 students per class this helps with greater interaction and progress!

On the First Day and before any class each student must do a short written exam in order for us to ascertain the appropriate English level for each student.

  • ¡Bienvenido a Irlanda y a Leir Language Academy!
  • ¿Como Au Pair tienes dificuldad para entender a tu familia anfitriona?
  • ¿Es frustrante tratar de explicarte en situaciones cotidianas?
  • ¿Su familia y amigos tienen problemas para entenderte?

Nuestro programa de Inglés para Au-pairs está específicamente diseñado para Au-pairs y les ayuda a ganar la confianza para mantener cualquier conversación sobre cualquier tema de una manera divertida, amistosa e informativa.

En el condado de Kildare tenemos la suerte de tener un rango de diferentes nacionalidades que traen consigo sus puntos de vista, cultura y personalidad. Está claro que la diversidad y la diferencias entre las nacionalidades pueden causar problemas de comunicación, lenguaje e integración que Leir puede ayudar a solucionar. No sólo ayudamos a los estudiantes a preparar los exámenes, sino ponemos también énfasis en la capacidad de tener una conversación, hablar, comprender y ser comprendidos.

Cursos de inglés

Cada curso o programa están diseñados específicamente con claros objetivos para asegurar que cada estudiante progrese fácilmente y logre sus objetivos.

Nuestros cursos cubren todas las áreas necesarias para el conocimiento global del inglés:

  • compresión auditiva
  • comprensión lectora
  • escritura
  • expresión oral

Todos los cursos están orientados tanto a la superación de todo tipo de exámenes como al conocimiento general del inglés. Nuestro objetivo es conseguir que cada estudiante consiga seguridad en sí mismo, confianza y fluidez a la hora de utilizar el inglés.

Cada estudiante debe realizar un test para valorar el nivel adecuado a sus conocimientos. Todos nuestros cursos y clases son totalmente interactivos en un ambiente relajado, de apoyo, amistoso y positivo. Se anima a los estudiantes a hacer preguntas, a participar plenamente en cada clase y en el proceso educativo.

El número de alumnos por clase es muy reducido para que el profesor pueda conocer a cada uno de sus alumnos y, a la vez, hacer un seguimiento de forma totalmente individualizada. Nuestros profesores son altamente cualificados y preparados. Estamos totalmente comprometidos con los más altos estándares internacionales educativos y proporcionamos preparación para los exámenes Cambridge e IELTS.

So, how is your English?

Just for the fun,,,,,,, why not take our simple and very easy

'How Good is your English' quiz?


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