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

Parents of students under the age of 18 should read Information for Parents of Students aged 16 & 17.

Programme Name
Sessions per weekThe number of sessions included per week.
Language DevelopmentFocus on building spoken fluency and accuracy
- Increase your knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and colloquial phrases with speaking and pronunciation practice
- Conversation classes encourage active use of spoken English
Language SkillsExpand the depth and range of your skills in all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Classes may include preparation for optional activities after class.
Language for You!Focus on international communication in English
- Practise speaking and vocabulary with conversation and role-plays
- Topics of interest are chosen for research, discussion, debate and task-based learning
FK Lunch ClubA light lunch, one day a week, in a small group with an English speaker.
Language In ActionReally experience the city you choose, London or Dublin, while you develop fluency
- Study topics based on the life of the city, such as transport, history, food, markets and neighbourhoods
- Projects and activities outside the classroom will support your learning
Price P/W (from)
 
Standard General English Morning
20
€222
Standard General English Afternoon
20
€175
Intensive General English
28
€309

Programme Descriptions

Standard General English Morning 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 - 12:50
    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.
Language Development Focus on building spoken fluency and accuracy
- Increase your knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and colloquial phrases with speaking and pronunciation practice
- Conversation classes encourage active use of spoken English
Language Skills Expand the depth and range of your skills in all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Classes may include preparation for optional activities after class.
Language for You!
FK Lunch Club
Language In Action

Timetable

  • 09:00 - 12:50 Language Development / Language Skills

Prices

  • €259 1-3 Weeks
  • €248 4-7 Weeks
  • €235 8-11 Weeks
  • €222 12-24 Weeks
Prices are per week
Registration fee: €75

Information

  • Available: 1-24 Weeks
  • Levels:A1, A2, B1, B2, C1
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Each lesson is 50 minutes

More Information

Starts: Every Monday. When Monday is a public holiday, classes start on the following Tuesday. 19 April ; 03 May; 07 June; 02 August; 1 November 2021.

The school will be closed on the following public holidays in 2022: 03 January; 17 March; 18 April; 02 May; 06 June; 01 August; 31 October; 26 December.

This course will not run for two weeks over Christmas and New Year: from 19 December 2021 to 02 January 2022. In 2022 the schools will open again on 02 January.

Timetable includes break time.

Course book - €35 for course of 3 weeks or more. Students will be required to purchase a new book every time they move to a new level.

Course fees include:
- Welcome Pack
- Placement test and assessment
- Use of self-access study facilities
- Activity Programme
- Certificate

Standard General English 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
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.
Language Development Focus on building spoken fluency and accuracy
- Increase your knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and colloquial phrases with speaking and pronunciation practice
- Conversation classes encourage active use of spoken English
Language Skills Expand the depth and range of your skills in all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Classes may include preparation for optional activities after class.
Language for You!
FK Lunch Club
Language In Action

Timetable

  • 13:00 - 17:00 Language Development / Language Skills

Prices

  • €212 1-3 Weeks
  • €200 4-7 Weeks
  • €190 8-11 Weeks
  • €175 12-24 Weeks
Prices are per week
Registration fee: €75

Information

  • Available: 1-24 Weeks
  • Levels:A2, B1, B2, C1
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Each lesson is 50 minutes

More Information

Starts: Every Monday. When Monday is a public holiday, classes start on the following Tuesday. 19 April ; 03 May; 07 June; 02 August; 1 November 2021.

The school will be closed on the following public holidays in 2022: 03 January; 17 March; 18 April; 02 May; 06 June; 01 August; 31 October; 26 December.

This course will not run for two weeks over Christmas and New Year: from 19 December 2021 to 02 January 2022. In 2022 the schools will open again on 02 January.

Timetable includes break time.

Course book - €35 for course of 3 weeks or more. Students will be required to purchase a new book every time they move to a new level.

Course fees include:
- Welcome Pack
- Placement test and assessment
- Use of self-access study facilities
- Activity Programme
- Certificate

Intensive General English E28

This more intensive programme brings extra focus on communication and personalised learning. Build vocabulary and your ability to operate in real life situation.

  • Intensity
  • 23h 20m per week
  • 09:00 - 15:30
    Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 15:30, Friday 09:00 - 12:50. FK Lunch Club one day every 2 weeks.
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.
Language Development Focus on building spoken fluency and accuracy
- Increase your knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and colloquial phrases with speaking and pronunciation practice
- Conversation classes encourage active use of spoken English
Language Skills Expand the depth and range of your skills in all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Classes may include preparation for optional activities after class.
Language for You! Focus on international communication in English
- Practise speaking and vocabulary with conversation and role-plays
- Topics of interest are chosen for research, discussion, debate and task-based learning
FK Lunch Club A light lunch, one day a week, in a small group with an English speaker.
Language In Action

Timetable

  • 09:00 - 12:50 Language Development / Language Skills
  • 12:50 - 13:45 Lunch Break
  • 13:45 - 15:30 Language for You!

Prices

  • €347 1-3 Weeks
  • €335 4-7 Weeks
  • €324 8-11 Weeks
  • €309 12-24 Weeks
Prices are per week
Registration fee: €75

Information

  • Available: 1-52 Weeks
  • Levels: A2, B1, B2, C1
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Each lesson is 50 minutes

More Information

Starts: Every Monday. When Monday is a public holiday, classes start on the following Tuesday. 19 April ; 03 May; 07 June; 02 August; 1 November 2021.

The school will be closed on the following public holidays in 2022: 03 January; 17 March; 18 April; 02 May; 06 June; 01 August; 31 October; 26 December.

This course will not run for two weeks over Christmas and New Year: from 19 December 2021 to 02 January 2022. In 2022 the schools will open again on 02 January.

Timetable includes break time.

Course book - €35 for course of 3 weeks or more. Students will be required to purchase a new book every time they move to a new level.

Course fees include:
- Welcome Pack
- Placement test and assessment
- Use of self-access study facilities
- Activity Programme
- Certificate

Additional Information

WORK & STUDY PROGRAMMES

WORK PERMIT:

Students can apply for permission to stay in Ireland for 8 months and work casually for up to 20 or 40 hours per week depending on the time of the year. For full details visit www.inis.gov.ie

STUDENT SUPPORT:

- Helpful information on finding accommodation

- Job Club to help you find work

- Welfare officer to help you with any personal issues

- Examinations officer to give guidance and help you prepare for your end-of-course examination

- Help with your GNIB application

- Help with opening a bank account

- Download our Long Term Student Guide in the download section here

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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