General English

For adults of all ages who want to achieve fluency and accuracy in everyday English. Develop the four language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing – by learning and practising language in real life situations, with a focus on listening and speaking.

  • Courses take place on a beautiful seaside campus, 25 minutes by train from Dublin city centre.
  • Learn English for everyday life – travelling, emails, social media and much more.
  • Practise language in real life everyday situations.
  • Exciting activity programme helps you discover Dublin.

Parents of students under the age of 18 should read Information for Parents of Students aged 16 & 17.

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Programme Name
Lessons per weekThe number of lessons included per week.
Language Development Focus on building spoken fluency and accuracy.
- Increase your knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and colloquial phrases with speaking and pronunciation practice.
- Conversation classes encourage active use of spoken English.
Language Skills Expand the depth and range of your skills in all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Classes may include preparation for optional activities after class.
FK Lunch Club A light lunch with an English speaker and a group of students, once every 2 weeks, providing an opportunity for conversation and to make friends. The school pays for the lunch, taken in local cafes, restaurants or at the school.
Business English Focus on English as an international language at work.
- Business English vocabulary - globalisation, brands, advertising, innovation, travel.
- Business writing – orders, complaints, enquiries, notices, reports.
- “Survival skills” for English in the workplace – telephoning, meeting people, participating in meetings, making presentations.
Junior/ Teenager course This fun course is designed for young learners and teenagers. The emphasis is on spoken English and communication. Imaginative activities and group project work encourage speaking and rapid learning.
Teenager Afternoon and Weekend Activities Guided and supervised afternoon and weekend activities.
- Afternoon sporting and cultural activities on 5 days a week.
- Optional weekly Young Leader workshop.
- Full day excursion by coach at the weekend.
Price P/W (from)
 
General English Morning
20
€315

Programme Descriptions

General English Morning E20

For adults of all ages who want to achieve fluency and accuracy in everyday English. Develop the four language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - by learning and practising language in real life situations, with a focus on listening and speaking.

  • Intensity
  • 16h 40m per week
  • 09:00 - 12:50
    Monday to Friday.
20 Lessons per week The number of lessons included per week.
Language Development Focus on building spoken fluency and accuracy.
- Increase your knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and colloquial phrases with speaking and pronunciation practice.
- Conversation classes encourage active use of spoken English.
Language Skills Expand the depth and range of your skills in all four skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Classes may include preparation for optional activities after class.
FK Lunch Club A light lunch with an English speaker and a group of students, once every 2 weeks, providing an opportunity for conversation and to make friends. The school pays for the lunch, taken in local cafes, restaurants or at the school.
Business English Focus on English as an international language at work.
- Business English vocabulary - globalisation, brands, advertising, innovation, travel.
- Business writing – orders, complaints, enquiries, notices, reports.
- “Survival skills” for English in the workplace – telephoning, meeting people, participating in meetings, making presentations.
Junior/ Teenager course This fun course is designed for young learners and teenagers. The emphasis is on spoken English and communication. Imaginative activities and group project work encourage speaking and rapid learning.
Teenager Afternoon and Weekend Activities Guided and supervised afternoon and weekend activities.
- Afternoon sporting and cultural activities on 5 days a week.
- Optional weekly Young Leader workshop.
- Full day excursion by coach at the weekend.

Timetable

  • 09:00 - 12:50 Language Development / Language Skills

Prices

  • €333 1-3 Weeks
  • €315 4-7 Weeks
Prices are per week. Registration fee: €100 per student or €125 per family.

Information

  • Available: 1-7 Weeks
  • Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Each lesson is 50 minutes

More Information

Timetable:
Monday to Friday: 4 x 50m lessons 09:00 - 12:50.
Timetable includes break time and is subject to change.

2024 Start Dates:
June 24 (1-7 weeks); July 1 (1-6 weeks); July 8 (1-5 weeks); July 15 (1-4 weeks); July 22 (1-3 weeks); July 29 (1-2 weeks); August 5 (1 week).
Monday August 5 2024 is a public holiday and classes will start at 10.00. We will make up the missing hour across the week by reducing the break times.

Location
Superb school located in the beautiful coastal village of Dalkey in South County Dublin. The school is located by the sea only a 5 minute walk to the village centre. Dalkey is an urban oasis on the east coast of Ireland just 25 minutes by DART train to Dublin city centre. A warm welcoming atmosphere awaits you there. With its castles, panoramic scenery, markets, hills, cafes and restaurants, this picturesque village is extremely safe and perfect for international learners.
This is a unique school with great facilities. Classrooms overlook the spectacular coastline and there are excellent sporting facilities.

Facilities
• Spacious classrooms, all with interactive whiteboards
• Canteen
• Coffee and snacks vending machines
• Outdoor terrace with seating
• Auditorium
• Football pitch
• Basketball court
• Tennis court
• Indoor Volleyball court

Course fees include:
- placement test and assessment
- welcome pack
- activity programme
- school certificate

Course fees do not include
• bank charges
• any entrance charges on the activity programme
• travel and excursions
• some optional activities
• health & travel insurance

Accommodation
We can offer homestay accommodation in excellent locations, close to public transport and accessible to our school. We can also provide studios and apartments in the central city, about 50 minutes from the campus by train. We also recommend Airbnb and Booking.com to find and book studios, apartments and hotels.


Why Choose Dublin

Dublin is regarded as one of the friendliest cities in the world, the home of 100,000 welcomes.

What Students & Teachers Say...

Daiki Nakajima

Daiki Nakajima

Student at Frances King School

The high quality of teaching is one of the greatest things about Frances King. Teachers give students many opportunities to speak and to express themselves. I learn about myself by communicating with other students and teachers in class.

Liz Porter

Liz Porter

Teacher at Frances King Dublin School

Frances King Dublin is a friendly and stimulating place to work set in a beautiful building with a lot of history and an excellent location. I enjoy helping students work towards their learning goals and make the most of their time in this friendly, cosmopolitan city where everyone is guaranteed a warm welcome.

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