DUBLIN


The Dublin University

Air view of the Dublin University


The University Tuition Daedalus Building The Campus Accommodation


The University

The oldest Irish University, founded in 1851, provides a variety of courses in English for non-native speakers coming from all over the world since 1989.
The University has built an international reputation for its English language programmes and is located on a beautiful modern campus close to the centre of Dublin. On the first day of the course participants will be tested and introduced to all aspects of the programme. There will also be an orientation presentation. Lessons start at 9.00 and finish at 13.00 with a short break at 11.00. Books are included in the course fee. Up


An English class Computer room

                    An English class

                     Computer room



Tuition

English tuition takes place Monday to Friday. Classes are offered at all levels of ability from beginners to advanced and there are no more than 14 students in a class. All teachers are qualified and experienced. The courses focus on the development of the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Vocabulary development and practice in pronunciation are integral parts of the course. For the advanced level classes there is an integrated unit that covers reading and writing skills for professional and academic purposes. At the end of each course students receive an attendance certificate.Up


Daedalus Building

In 1997 the University opened the "Daedalus Building", at the heart of the Campus. This facility is one of the first to be built specifically for language learning in Ireland.
It was designed to provide the best possible learning environment and for optimum integration of the latest technology in language education. Inside there are audio and video laboratories, a library and a computer aided language study area with 21 computers available (one free hour of Internet daily). Up


The Campus

The Campus is one of the best in all Dublin. Inside, together with a small lake and beautiful English loans, students can find many facilities such as: a cafeteria open Monday to Friday, a sandwich-bar, a coffee shop, a pub, a mini-market, a laundry, a bank, a post office, a travel shop, a bike shop, a church, an athletics ground, seven tennis courts and a gym with volley, basket and squash courts. Tennis, basket, volley and squash courts are available free of charge for students on Wednesdays. Up


The lake Campus view The University loans

                            The lake

                    The University Campus

                     The University loans



Accommodation

Students can choose to stay in an Irish family or in the Campus:
1. Family (available all year round): single-room accommodation is organized with families selected by the University. Daily transport to and from the College is not arranged, but all families are near the Campus and there are excellent commuting facilities. Rates quoted refer to half board during the week, and to full board during the week-end.
2. Student apartments in the Campus (available only from 16 June to 7 September): each apartment has three/four single bedrooms and students share a fully equipped kitchen, a sitting room and two bathrooms. Sheets and one towel are provided only once so it is suggested that students bring their personal towels. Near the Reception (open 24 hours) there is a mini-market where you can buy food, newspapers, etc. Students can share the same apartment with some friends. Up


Campus Apartments - Dublin

Campus apartments




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