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English in Dublin

Dublin is a beautiful city to live in, known for its charm and cultural heritage. There many languages spoken in Dublin, though the predominant one is English, used by 99% of the population. Learning English in Dublin, then, will allow you to understand the fascinating Irish people, culture and history. You will be able to read the works of Joyce and Wilde in their original language and to enjoy excellent music played by local bands such as U2 and the Cranberries. And taking English lessons for career purposes will definitely give you the upper hand over other candidates in Dublin!

 

Why Study English in Dublin

For Studies: Dublin is a great city to pursue higher education. The number of international students travelling to Dublin for third-level education has significantly increased, according to an article published by the Irish Times in May 2019. If you are interested in studying at a university in Dublin, Trinity College is one of the most prestigious institutions in the city. They require all international students to show proof of English proficiency, accepting international exams such as IELTS with a passing grade of 6.5 overall or TOEFL with 88 internet-based, 570 paper-based and 230 computer-based scores. Some other options are Dublin City University, Maynooth University or University College Dublin, with similar language requirements. These international exams are quite challenging, so don’t hesitate to contact us to get started with English classes as soon as possible! We will prepare tailored lessons that adapt to your requirements and needs. And if you are actively job seeking, you will find many international companies that ask candidates to have English proficiency, such as LinkedIn, Accenture and Medtronic.

For Culture: Knowing English is also essential to get to know more about Irish culture. For example, you will be able to make the most out of Irish Day Tours, which show the most iconic destinations in the region, such as the National Gallery on Merrion Square and the Little Museum of Dublin on 15th St. All their tours are fully guided by English-speaking locals who will tell you engaging stories of Irish history and folklore. Another event you will be able to truly enjoy if you have a good command of the English language is the TradFest, a festival that has been taking place every January since 2005. This is a free event showcasing traditional and folk music in historic locations around Dublin. You will be able to understand the lyrics after taking some lessons with us! You can also join the St Patrick’s Festival every March 17, a celebration full of music, theatre, céilís (dances), art and marching bands.

For Social: Those who want to practise their English while meeting some local friends can join the Daily English-English Conversation MeetUp Group, with 14,000+ members that meet every Monday and Thursday. The objective of the group is to practise English, and they especially welcome people who are in Dublin to study, to work or to find a job, so don’t be shy and take advantage of this opportunity of putting into play what you learn with Language Trainers! And if you are a sports fan, why not attend a match to meet people with similar interests and use your English for social purposes? If you are a football lover, for example, you will surely find some fans of Bohemian F.C or Dublin United F.C. to talk about your favourite team’s goals!

 

Where to Learn English in and around Dublin

If you would like to learn English for career, social or cultural purposes, consider taking tailored lessons from a native-speaking teacher. Sign up for English classes in Dublin with us at Language Trainers! All of our teachers live in Dublin, so they will train you to feel and sound like a local in no time! We can also design an English course for your family if you are not alone in the city. You can take your lessons in the comfort of your home or office or at a public place such as the Dublin Public Library and Archive on Pearse St, or The Stage Door Cafe on Essex St E.

If you don’t live in downtown Dublin, you can still study English with us. We have excellent teachers who can get started today in Rockingham, Mandurah and Bunbury, Kalgoorlie-Boulde and Geraldton.

Let’s go! Take our free English Level Test so we can assess your abilities and start designing a course that suits your needs and skills!

Interesting Language Facts

Bilinguals have more grey matter, the part of the brain responsible for muscle control and sensory perception, than their monolingual counterparts.

Bilingual adults receive advantages over their monolingual counterparts, such as higher average salaries and more career opportunities.

Over half of the world’s population is bilingual.
WHY people learn ENGLISH?
1.
Work in home country and abroad
2.
Personal reasons
3.
Travel to English-speaking nations
ENGLISH

JOKE
"What happens to a frog's car when it breaks down? It gets toad away."
Foreign Language Speakers
in DUBLIN
50%
of population
No. of Immigrants
in DUBLIN
15%
of population

1-on-1 General English Course in Dublin

Our general one-on-one courses in Dublin will help students improve their English level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our English classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business English Course in Dublin

Our English courses in Dublin are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone English and email skills, as well as a level of survival English, granting them the ability to work in a country where English is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
English Courses in Dublin (closed group)

Our English courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One English Course or In-Company Small Group English Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster English Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.


NUMBER of HOURS needed
to reach a certain level
in English
30 Hours
Elementary
150 Hours
Intermediate
400 Hours
Advanced
36372
people have taken our
English level test.
1385
language teachers in Dublin
are already registered with Language Trainers.

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Some of our Language Teachers in Dublin


Gerald
Language Taught: French, English, Russian, Spanish

A lover of languages, Gerald is a native French speaker who also speaks English, Spanish, and Russian. He holds Master's degrees in both English and French as a Foreign Language. His knowledge of language enables him to have very interactive and communicative lessons with students of diverse backgrounds and needs.

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How to Book

Take our English Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn English and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your English tutor’s details.

Begin your English training and receive your English course book.

Throughout your English course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate..
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self study material, language courses in English-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by check, credit card, wire transfer, or PayPal. Your quote will include the number of classes and cost. A typical course lasts 30 hours per level, with classes of 2 hours each.

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Client testimonials

See some of the testimonials we have received from our clients.

”I would say that Ana the trainer did a really great job. All my best for you and your team.”

Nathalie Gordon English course in Dublin, Underwriter, Atradius

”I’m very happy to learn with my teacher Julie.”

Diana Tadjuideen English course in London, Project Assistant, Kulczyk Investments
 

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