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Dublin Junior English Course

Embassy Summer at Terenure College

Founded by the legendary Vikings and enriched over centuries of culture and creativity, Dublin is a bustling capital city with all the warmth of your favourite little town. Spend your days exploring everything this enchanting green city has to offer – and don’t forget your camera! Study at renowned Terenure College, located in a beautiful, green setting in the Dublin suburbs.

Key Facts
Location:
Terenure College
Dates:
27 June - 15 August
Ages:
13 - 17 
Accommodation:
Homestay 
Sample Excursions:
Glendalough, Croke Park stadium and Dublin Zoo
Day programme available: Always starting on a Monday including tuition, activities and lunch. No accommodation included. Contact us for more information. 


Homestay Accommodation

Homestay accommodation is provided by a third-party agency.

Room Type: Twin/Triple room

Bathroom Ratio: Shared with family

What's in a room: Bed, wardrobe, desk, storage space

Common room: Students can utilise the living areas in the homestay

Cleaning: Bedrooms and bathrooms are cleaned weekly by the host family

Linen cleaning: Changed weekly

Towels: Students bring their own towels

Laundry: Available in homestay

Meals: Served by homestay, packed lunch provided

Wi-Fi: Yes

Distance to classes: 45 minutes by bus

Activities and Excursions

Scheduled every afternoon and evening, with full-day trips at the weekend. All activities are designed to continue learning in a fun and enjoyable way, encouraging students to develop life skills and make new friends through sport, activities and socially interactive games.

Activities
Sports:
 With a choice of football, mini Olympics, rounders, table tennis, volleyball and basketball.

Drama: Drama and performance activities, such as drama workshops and scavenger hunts.

Evening: Activities such as karaoke, a talent show, and team games.

Half-Day Trips
Our local half-day trips take students to such locations as Trinity College, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin sightseeing and National Botanic Gardens.

Full-Day Excursions
Glendalough: Students spend the day in Glendalough enjoying the beauty of the Irish countryside where they will walk through Wicklow Mountains National Park and gain insight into the country’s history and culture. They will also visit the medieval monastic settlement of Glendalough.

Bray: he beautiful coastal town of Bray in County Wicklow is one hour away from Dublin. Students will have the opportunity to enjoy the seaside town’s attractions and a scenic walk under the cliffs.

Howth: This ancient fishing village just outside of Dublin is surrounded by nature and steeped in legends. From pre-history to modern times, the wild rocky peninsula has seen some of the crucial events and bloody battles that have shaped Irish history. It also has incredible views of Dublin, Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

English Programme

The classroom is at the heart of your Dublin Junior English Course. English Lessons are student-centred and encourage the development of relevant language skills.

✓ Engaging classrooms with a positive learning atmosphere.

✓ 15 hours (20 x 45 minutes) of English lessons per week, morning or afternoon.

✓ Taught by qualified English teachers.

✓ Student ratios of 16 students per class.

✓ Placement testing lesson on day 1 to ensure students are classed appropriate to their level.

✓ We teach all levels, from beginner to advanced.

✓ All courses include learning resources, materials appropriate to students age and level, and an end of course certificate.

Classrooms: Modern classrooms across UCL’s teaching buildings.

Sports Facilities: Sports games and activities take place in Regents Park only a 10 minute walk from the centre.

Dining Hall: Meals served across two canteens depending on residence building.

Common Room: There are communal lounges in each accommodation building.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available in common areas.

 

 

 

 

 

Travel times to nearest airports

(DUB) Dublin Airport 30 mins by coach
(DUB) Dubin Airport 1 hr with local traffic

 

Travel times to nearest train station

Conolly Station 35 mins

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