As an authorised Centre of English all our courses and programs follow the Cambridge curriculum and International framework for ESL. 

All our English as a second language courses are designed for foreign nationals who live, work or study in the Kildare area and are looking to improve their English language skills in a friendly and proactive environment, wither it be basic conversation or a renowned recognised English qualification we have the ability to help in each students development.

Typically our students are studying, working as Au pairs or are in other employment. Our classes are comprehensive, with focus on all sections of the English language, our are small classes with an average of 5 students (maximum 8) progress, learning while having fun is the objective.

  • € 10.00 per hour (Group Rate)
  • € 30.00 per hour (Private rate, 2 hrs per week)
  • € 25.00 per hour (Private rate, 3 or more hrs per week)

Currently our English courses are broken into two main categories: 'English for All' & 'English Exam Preparation' both are itemised below:

  • English for All: Our general English conversation course is suitable from the absolute beginner, but wishing to improve and converse with confidence.
    • Cambridge English levels
      • Beginner / Elementary - A1, A2
      • Elementary / Lower-intermediate - KET (A2)
  • Exam preparation English: Our exam preparation course is primarily focused the Cambridge levels with options to progress and develop further...
    • Cambridge English levels
      • Lower-intermediate - PET (B1)
      • Intermediate - PET (B1)
      • Upper-intermediate - FCE (B2)
      • Advanced - CAE (C1)

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

  • Morning classes: Elementary / Intermediate  levels
    • Monday to Friday - 09:45 to 11:45 from €10.00 per hour
  • Evening classes -  Elementary / Intermediate  Levels
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays - 19:00 to 21:00 from € 10.00 per hour
  • Private English classes: All levels, Flexible times with various options available, please contact us for further information

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. 

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.

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