English for Life and Experience

Achieve fluency and accuracy in everyday English. Develop the 4 skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - by learning and practising language in real life situations.

  • Spoken English classes and listening for fluency in everyday English
  • Learn English for everyday life – travelling, emails, social media and much more
  • Practise English language using real life Everyday situations
  • Choose our intensive course for rapid progress

Programme Name
Sessions Per WeekThe number of sessions included per week.
Focus on SpeakingThis develops your fluency, with structured input on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation to improve the accuracy and range of your English.
Skills SessionSkills may include:

- Useful phrases for travel, such as restaurants and hotels
- Writing emails, social media posts
- Getting information from notices, brochures and magazines
- Understanding announcements and radio programmes
- Understanding different accents
- Making your pronunciation sound more natural
Topics SessionTopics may include:

- Entertainment and the Arts
- Daily life (shopping, eating, socialising etc.)
- News and current affairs
- Social media
- Customs and events around the world
- Research and report on a hobby or interest
- Special interests - negotiated with the teacher
FK Lunch ClubA light lunch, 1 day a week, in a small group with an English speaker.
Task SessionTasks may include:

- Giving a talk or presentation
- Planning and promoting an event
- Teaching someone a new skill
- Inventing and marketing a product
- Producing an information sheet
- Writing and recording a podcast
- Storyboarding a promotion video
Price P/W (from)
 
Standard
20
€190
Intensive
28
€265
Standard Afternoon
20
€150
Work & Study Standard
20
€150
Work & Study Standard Afternoon
20
€125

Programme Descriptions

Standard E20

This programme is for adults of all ages who want to achieve fluency and accuracy in everyday English and develop the 4 skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing.

  • Intensity
  • 16h 40m per week
  • 09:00 - 12:45
    Monday to Friday
1-3 Weeks 4-7 Weeks 8-11 Weeks 12-24 Weeks Add to Enquiry
20 Sessions Per Week The number of sessions included per week.
Focus on Speaking This develops your fluency, with structured input on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation to improve the accuracy and range of your English.
Skills Session Skills may include:

- Useful phrases for travel, such as restaurants and hotels
- Writing emails, social media posts
- Getting information from notices, brochures and magazines
- Understanding announcements and radio programmes
- Understanding different accents
- Making your pronunciation sound more natural
Topics Session
FK Lunch Club
Task Session

Timetable

  • 09:00 - 11:45 Focus On Speaking
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Skills Session

Prices

  • €220 1-3 Weeks
  • €210 4-7 Weeks
  • €200 8-11 Weeks
  • €190 12-24 Weeks

Information

  • Available: 1-52 Weeks
  • Minimum Level: A1
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Average 12, Maximum 15
  • 50 minutes (+10 minutes break)

More Information

Starts: Every Monday. When Monday is a public holiday, classes start on the following Tuesday:

January 2; March 20; April 3; May 8; June 5; August 7; October 30

Intensive E28

This more intensive programme brings extra focus on taking part in communicative activities. Build vocabulary and your ability to operate in real life situation.

  • Intensity
  • 23h 20m per week
  • 09:00 - 15:30
    Monday to Friday morning lessons. Monday to Thursday afternoon lessons. End time: 15.25
1-3 Weeks 4-7 Weeks 8-11 Weeks 12-24 Weeks Add to Enquiry
28 Sessions Per Week The number of sessions included per week.
Focus on Speaking This develops your fluency, with structured input on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation to improve the accuracy and range of your English.
Skills Session Skills may include:

- Useful phrases for travel, such as restaurants and hotels
- Writing emails, social media posts
- Getting information from notices, brochures and magazines
- Understanding announcements and radio programmes
- Understanding different accents
- Making your pronunciation sound more natural
Topics Session Topics may include:

- Entertainment and the Arts
- Daily life (shopping, eating, socialising etc.)
- News and current affairs
- Social media
- Customs and events around the world
- Research and report on a hobby or interest
- Special interests - negotiated with the teacher
FK Lunch Club A light lunch, 1 day a week, in a small group with an English speaker.
Task Session Tasks may include:

- Giving a talk or presentation
- Planning and promoting an event
- Teaching someone a new skill
- Inventing and marketing a product
- Producing an information sheet
- Writing and recording a podcast
- Storyboarding a promotion video

Timetable

  • 09:00 - 11:45 Focus On Speaking
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Skills Session
  • 12:45 - 13:45 FK Lunch Club
  • 13:45 - 14:30 Topics Session
  • 14:30 - 15:30 Task Session

Prices

  • €295 1-3 Weeks
  • €285 4-7 Weeks
  • €275 8-11 Weeks
  • €265 12-24 Weeks

Information

  • Available: 1-52 Weeks
  • Minimum Level: A2
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Average 12, Maximum 15.
  • 50 minutes (+10 minutes break)

More Information

Starts: Every Monday.

When Monday is a public holiday, classes start on the following Tuesday:

January 2; March 20; April 3; May 8; June 5; August 7; October 30.

Standard Afternoon EA20

Economy price for the Standard Programme for afternoon study, with a focus on building spoken fluency and accuracy. Expand the depth and range of your skills in English through reading, writing, speaking and listening.

  • Intensity
  • 16h 40m per week
  • 13:00 - 17:00
    Monday to Friday
1-3 Weeks 4-7 Weeks 8-11 Weeks 12-24 Weeks Add to Enquiry
20 Sessions Per Week The number of sessions included per week.
Focus on Speaking This develops your fluency, with structured input on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation to improve the accuracy and range of your English.
Skills Session Skills may include:

- Useful phrases for travel, such as restaurants and hotels
- Writing emails, social media posts
- Getting information from notices, brochures and magazines
- Understanding announcements and radio programmes
- Understanding different accents
- Making your pronunciation sound more natural
Topics Session
FK Lunch Club
Task Session

Timetable

  • 13:00 - 14:00 Skills Session
  • 14:00 - 17:00 Focus On Speaking

Prices

  • €180 1-3 Weeks
  • €170 4-7 Weeks
  • €160 8-11 Weeks
  • €150 12-24 Weeks

Information

  • Available: 1-24 Weeks
  • Minimum Level: A1
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Average 12, Maximum 15
  • 50 minutes (+10 minutes break)

More Information

Starts: Every Monday. When Monday is a public holiday, classes start on the following Tuesday:

Dublin: January 2; March 20; April 3; May 8; June 5; August 7; October 30

Work & Study Standard WS20

This long term course is for non-EEA students who wish to achieve fluency for their work or study over a 25 week period. The programme focuses on spoken English with structured language input. Develop the 4 skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practise English language using real life situations.

  • Intensity
  • 16h 40m per week
  • 09:00 - 12:45
    Monday to Friday
Per Week Add to Enquiry
20 Sessions Per Week The number of sessions included per week.

Timetable

  • 09:00 - 11:45 Focus On Speaking
  • 11:45 - 12:45 Skills Session

Prices

  • €150 Per Week

Information

  • Available: 25 Weeks only
  • minimum Age: 18
  • Average 12. Maximum 15
  • 50 minutes (+10 minutes break)

More Information

Starts: Every Monday. When Monday is a public holiday, classes start on the following Tuesday:

Dublin: January 2; March 20; April 3; May 8; June 5; August 7; October 30.

Work & Study Standard Afternoon WSA20

Economy price for non-EEA students who wish to achieve fluency for their work or study over a 25 week period. The programme focuses on spoken English with structured language input. Develop the 4 skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practise English language using real life situations.

  • Intensity
  • 16h 40m per week
  • 13:00 - 17:00
    Monday to Friday
Per Week Add to Enquiry
20 Sessions Per Week The number of sessions included per week.

Timetable

  • 13:00 - 14:00 Skills Session
  • 14:00 - 17:00 Focus On Speaking

Prices

  • €125 Per Week

Information

  • Available: 25 Weeks only
  • minimum Age: 18
  • Average 12. Maximum 15
  • 50 minutes (+10 minutes break)

More Information

Starts: Every Monday. When Monday is a public holiday, classes start on the following Tuesday:

January 2; March 20; April 3; May 8; June 5; August 7; October 30

Why Choose Dublin

Dublin is regarded as one of the friendliest cities in the world, the home of 100,000 welcomes.

What Students & Teachers Say...

Emeric Lamaire

Emeric Lamaire

Student at Frances King School

I improved my vocabulary and practical use of English which will help me keep in touch with my new friends all over the world.

Ceveagh Chan

Ceveagh Chan

Teacher at Frances King London School

As a teacher, Frances King is a wonderful place to work and is committed to ensuring each student is heard and looked after. It is a place where you can make friends for life and learn valuable lessons beyond the classroom. We are proud to play a part in students’ English language journey and strive to make it a memorable experience.

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