The South of Ireland Language Centre have organised programmes for groups of teenagers for nearly 50 years with great success. Our programmes are both exciting and innovative with many students choosing to repeat. The main aim of the courses is to develop students’ confidence in spoken English. This is achieved by focusing on project work, drama and activity based learning. Our main centre is located in Bishopstown, a beautiful suburb of Cork City. All of our activities are supervised by professional trainers.
The South of Ireland Language Centre has organised summer courses for teenagers for nearly 50 years. Our programmes are exciting with action packed activity programmes. Activities are organised in the afternoons and evening with full day tours on Saturdays. Many of our students repeat year on year.
The main aim of the courses is to develop students’ confidence in spoken English. Teachers focus on project work, drama and activity based learning. Our main centre is located in Bishopstown, a beautiful suburb of Cork City. All of our activities are supervised by professional trainers.
Classes take place in the Cork Institute of Technology. The college is located in the Western suburbs of Cork city within walking distance of the accommodation used by most of our students. In terms of transport, it is very well serviced with three separate bus routes converging on the college. During the winter months, this school is a third level college, with over 17,000 Irish students.
The South of Ireland Language Centre Mini-Stay Programme is offered from September to June. Groups of young learners and school groups participate in a tailor made programme of lessons and activities.
Students stay exclusively with Irish host families. This cultural immersion is ideal for improving the student’s English and for learning more about indigenous Irish culture. Language skills are developed in a natural way within the renowned hospitality of the Irish home.
A customised syllabus can be taught or groups can choose general English classes.
An academic semester or year in Ireland provides students with a fantastic opportunity to gain confidence in using another language. Furthermore, studying abroad helps the student’s personal development and increases cultural knowledge.
The High School Programme is open to students aged 12 – 18 years who wish to study in an Irish high school in Cork. The Irish educational system offers a broad range of academic subjects in science, technology and the arts.
The following options are available for students of the High School Programme:
1 Term: September to December
Full Academic Term: September to June