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Language School DublinAlpha College of English: The Emerald Isle is calling

The Eurocentres partner school, Alpha College of English, is a relatively large language school in the centre of Dublin. Situated close to O’Connell Street, the school has 18 classrooms, a media library, cafeteria and computer room. WLAN is available free of charge throughout the building. Dublin: The Irish city on the east coast offers you the opportunity of getting to know the earthy character of the country and its people during your language study stay. Additionally, of course, you will learn to express yourself in perfect English – from general language skills right up to top level business English. Pulsating Dublin: Enjoy the Irish way of life with a pint of Guinness!

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Students live with host families or in the student hostel – the Broadstone Residence. Want to relax in a pub at the end of the day? – that certainly won’t be a problem in Dublin! Countless pubs and restaurants invite you to linger. It’s not good to spend your whole time learning! Enjoy a well-earned break and broaden your horizons with one of the many recreational activities on offer in Dublin. Visit, for example, the imposing Dublin Castle – the former centre of British power – or the City Hall, which reflects on golden times long past. Or maybe let yourself be inspired on the James Joyce Bridge by the ghost of the famous Irish author or visit the birthplace of another famous author, George Bernard Shaw.

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    Language Course Start Date Weeks Lessons Price
    Course informationGeneral English Course
    Course informationFulltime IELTS
    20 US$519
    Course informationCambridge First (FCE)
    30 US$3,282
    Course informationCambridge Advanced (CAE)
    30 US$3,282
    Course informationBusiness English
    25 US$635
    Course informationGap Year (Language Year)
    School Highlights
    • Located in the heart of Dublin City Centre
    • Accredited: ACELS, membership of  EAQUALS, IALC and MEI
    • "Teachers’ enthusiasm and dedication was evident" (2011, National Qualifications Authority of Ireland for English Language Teaching (ELT))
    • Special one-to-one courses
    Minimum age required: 16


    School Services

    • Cafeteria
    • Computer room
    • Learning centre
    • Library
    • Student lounge
    • Wifi



    A typical day at Alpha College Dublin

    Oh, no – it’s raining! In Ireland, they have an easy-going attitude towards the weather – it can sometimes get rather damp. But that’s not a problem; you just have to have the right clothing! Nico travels to school in the morning by public transport – it takes him about half an hour. This is the average time for students attending the Alpha College of English.

    He wants to get there early today so that he can look something up in the media library that came up in class yesterday. Nico is improving his general English language skills here in Dublin. He chose the course in Dublin because the Irish way of life has always appealed to him. He had always wanted to travel to Ireland. And so, the opportunity of studying at the language school in Dublin was just right for him... He has never regretted his decision. During his stay, he notices the great progress he is making each day in his English language skills. He likes Dublin because of the many young open-minded people he encounters. He spends his free time visiting theatres, concerts, art galleries and museums, or enjoying the nightlife. In Dublin, there is always a lot happening! He finds the traditional Irish music particularly appealing and he goes to concerts as often as he can. Homesick? – Not in Dublin.

    Facts and Numbers


    4 North Great George’s St
    Dublin Ireland

    Student Nationalities

    Western Europe 56%
    Eastern Europe 9%
    Asia 8%
    Latin America 7%
    Middle East 9%
    Various 11%

    Age Mix

    Ages 16-18 15%
    Ages 19-24 33%
    Ages 25-30 21%
    Over 30 31%

    Opening Hours

    Mon-Fr: 08.30 - 17.00

    School Holidays

    01.08.2016, 31.10.2016, 19.12.2016 - 06.01.2017, 17.03.2017, 17.04.2017, 01.05.2017, 05.06.2017, 07.08.2017, 30.10.2017, 25.12.2017 - 05.01.2018