English Language Courses in Ireland

English language courses designed to give you English language skills for real life settings. Learn English to live, work and study in an English-speaking environment.

We offer a range of quality English language courses in Ireland to suit your time and budget needs.

You can join an English language class on any Monday throughout the year (except where the school is closed for a public holiday, in which case, courses start on the Tuesday).

Learn English in small groups of 15 students maximum.

Standard Courses 15 Hour

  • Morning Timetable: Monday to Friday 09.00 to 12:15
  • Afternoon Timetable: Monday to Friday 13:15 to 16:30

Intensive Course 22.5 Hour

  • Timetable: Monday to Friday 09:00 to 12:15 and 13:15 to 14:45

There is a 2 week course booking minimum for all courses. 

We offer English language courses for students from Elementary level (CEF A1) to Advanced level (CEF C1).

We have group courses for students of Elementary level (A1) and higher.

Common Reference Levels: 

  • Absolute Beginner A0
  • Elementary A1
  • Pre-Intermediate A2
  • Intermediate B1
  • Upper Intermediate B2
  • Advanced C1
  • Proficient C2

Our syllabus is task-based, with students carrying out tasks in class to provide you with the necessary skills to manage using the English language in real-life situations. 

We also aim to make the syllabus student-centered, placing the emphasis on your training, enabling you to become more independent and provide you with practical skills to apply to your ongoing language learning when you finish your course. 

We have stated objectives and weekly targeted learning outcomes which are 
achievable and measurable.

Your teachers will monitor your progress throughout your course. As a result you will receive regular feedback and advice.

Students on the Intensive 22.5 hour course follow a separate syllabus to that of the Standard 15 hour course which includes a separate range of topics. There are 7.5 extra hours of teacher contact time per week which offers an opportunity to progress faster.


Morning 15 Hour

Afternoon 15 Hour

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Additional: Textbook Fee €50 per level. School Registration fee €65 applies to all bookings

English language courses in Ireland

Quality English language courses in Ireland are Recognised by ACELS. This is a service of Quality and Qualifications in Ireland, for English language teaching.

Cork English Academy is also a member of Marketing English in Ireland (MEI), an association of the top English language schools in Ireland.

English Language School Staff

Each member of the Cork English Academy team is here to help you.

Our teachers are university graduates. They have special qualifications to teach English as a foreign language. Many of the teaching staff have thought both in Ireland and abroad. Therefore they have a great wealth of experience.

English Language School Facilities

  • Fully-equipped, modern, classrooms
  • Free wi-fi and computer/internet access
  • Student lounge/common area with vending machine, coffee and snacks available
  • Self- Study Area
  • Wireless internet available free throughout the building
  • Audio and video equipment
  • An extensive range of textbooks, text materials and current authentic texts for in class use
  • School Library: Oxford University Press graded readers and many other books available to borrow for self study at home