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Centre of English Studies (CES), Dublin, Ireland

Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in Ireland in the last 12 monthsOrganized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in IrelandAverage student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Ireland

What we like about the school

  • School location on the same street as Trinity College and Dublin castle.
  • Rooftop terrace

Centre of English Studies (CES)

The language school Centre of English Studies (CES) was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1979. The school has two year-round centres located in the very heart of the city. Both schools are within walking distance of public transport, many tourist attractions and Dublin's main shopping street, Grafton Street.

The school address is: 31 Dame Street, Dublin 2 - Dublin (Ireland).

Accreditations and Quality seals

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled toilet

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Air conditioning in some classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

23

Number of public PC workstations:

20

Prices include

  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • Language level placement test at first day of classes

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 35 € per course.

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 350
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 200

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 7
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 7
  • Junior courses in summer: 7
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 7

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 14 years for specific Junior courses

The school is an official exam center

The following language examinations can be taken directly at the school:

English teacher qualifications

  • 100 % hold a university degree
  • 100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

7
1
4
9
5
1
12
19
6
5
4
14
1
1

Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Dublin Airport.It takes 30 minutesby carto school.

Language school closed

In 2017 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01.Jan.2017, 02.Jan.2017, 17.Mar.2017, 14.Apr.2017, 17.Apr.2017, 01.May.2017, 05.Jun.2017, 07.Aug.2017, 30.Oct.2017, 22.Dec.2017 - 31.Dec.2017

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

Courses

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.
Weeks12346810121324Additional Week
Price in €--64461293488812241163176416762352223529402793352833523692350865526225284270
Standard Course + afternoon classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00 - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks12346810121324Additional Week
Price in €--5395137777391014964138013111840174823002185276026222795265646804446215205
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Price in €--134812811987188826482516--------------
Price also includes: afternoon cultural & sports programme, and excursions on Saturdays.
Project work, Irish culture, history and legend are an important part of the course.
Each extra day will be charged at the rate of 100€/day.This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Dublin
Starting dates
2017: 19.Jun.2017, 26.Jun.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 10.Jul.2017, 17.Jul.2017, 24.Jul.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 07.Aug.2017.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30 - 12:45
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks1234567891011
Price in €--16601619------------------
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinnerThe programme is designed to help young players improve all aspects of their game from passing, kicking and tackling to nutrition, stamina and strength as well as the mental side of the game.
Price also includes activity programme. This course takes place in a different location than main address of the school:
Dublin
Starting dates
2017: 26.Jun.2017, 10.Jul.2017.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30 - 12:45
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Weeks123456781012Additional Week
Price in €--106410111491141719551858240022802880273633603192384036484800456057605472480456
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00 - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Weeks123456781012Additional Week
Price in €--64461293488812241163147013971764167620581956235222352940279335283352284270
General English course + Business English lessons every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00 - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Weeks12345678910Additional Week
Price in €700665140013302100199528002660------------700665
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00 - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in €350333700665------------------
For non-native English Teachers. Course includes:
10 hours/week devoted to language usage, awareness and development.
10 hours/week dedicated to the exploration of methodologies.
Afternoon schedule of Lectures and Visits.
Starting dates
2017: 03.Jul.2017, 17.Jul.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 14.Aug.2017, 28.Aug.2017.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Weeks1234567891013
Price in €----------------20721969--26912557
Course length varies with start date. Dates as follows:
03.01-03.03 (9 weeks)
06.03-02.06 (13 weeks)
19.06-18.08 (9 weeks)
28.08-24.11 (13 weeks)
Starting dates
2017: 03.Jan.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 28.Aug.2017.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Weeks1234567891013
Price in €----------------207019672300218526912557
Course length varies with start date. Dates as follows:
03.01-10.03 (10 weeks)
06.03-02.06 (13 weeks)
19.06-18.08 (9 weeks)
28.08-24.11 (13 weeks)
Starting dates
2017: 03.Jan.2017, 06.Mar.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 28.Aug.2017.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
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Price in €--5395137777391014964138013111840174823002185276026222795265646804446215205
There is a test at the end of each week and a complete practice IELTS examination during the last week of the course.
Students can take the exam at the school at the end of their course. Official exam every month.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Weeks12346810121324Additional Week
Price in €--64461293488812241163176416762352223529402793352833523692350865526225284270
Standard Course + IELTS Preparation Tuesday to Thursday afternoon.
Students can take the exam at the school at the end of their course. Official exam every month.
Starting dates
Every Monday .
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 55 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:00 - 13:00
Afternoon: 14:00 - 16:00
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by Centre of English Studies (CES), Dublin can be booked online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just mention the course description in the comment field of the online registration form.
Lesson duration: 55 minutes
School's administrative fee: 50.00 €
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 75 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses:There are 3 different junior centres, depending on the dates of the course: Mount Temple School, St Pauls College and Mercy College.

Accommodation

weeks1234Additional WeekOne-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in €--36054072018070
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
34 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates
High season dates 04.Jun.2017 - 24.Sep.2017
High season
High season supplement per week: 30 €
weeks1234Additional WeekOne-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in €18036054072018070
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board on weekdays, Full board on weekends, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates
High season dates 04.Jun.2017 - 24.Sep.2017
High season
High season supplement per week: 30 €
weeks1234Additional WeekDeposit (refundable)*One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in €20040060080020025070
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
10 bedroom house situated in Whitehall, a mature residential area in Dublin within easy cycling distance (approx. 5km) from the city centre.
Check-in is Saturday or Sunday, check-out is Saturday only.
IMPORTANT: Airport Transfer on Arrival MUST be booked.No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
28 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks1234Additional WeekDeposit (refundable)*One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in €20040060080020025070
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
6 bedroom house situated in Whitehall, a mature residential area in Dublin within easy cycling distance (approx. 5km) from the city centre.
Check-in is Saturday or Sunday, check-out is Saturday only.
IMPORTANT: Airport Transfer on Arrival MUST be booked.No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates
Fully booked on: 08.Jul.2017 - 22.Jul.2017
weeks1234Additional WeekOne-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in €--37055574018570
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
4 bedroom layout - all rooms are single en-suite with shared dining & living area.
Wheelchair accessible.
Price extra night:
30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
41 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes:
TV, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates
Fully booked on: 01.Jan.2017 - 30.Jun.2017, 28.Aug.2017 - 31.Dec.2017
weeks1234Additional WeekOne-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in €3507001050140035070
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Located predominantly in the historic areas of the Trinity College campus, in the heart of the city.
Bedrooms are situated in adjoining houses, many overlooking historic squares.
Price extra night:
45 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
5 minutes walking
Includes:
Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates
Fully booked on: 01.Jan.2017 - 30.Jun.2017, 02.Jul.2017 - 15.Jul.2017, 28.Aug.2017 - 31.Dec.2017
  • Max. 1 student of each nationality possible?yes
  • Single room: on request
  • Optional airport transfer
    Dublin Airport:for 70 €(pick up)

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Dancing 
Golf4 km
Horse riding20 km

Reviews

City
4.4/5.0 
Organisation
4.2/5.0 
Facilities
3.8/5.0 
Social activities
4.0/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language
4.3/5.0 
Value for money
3.5/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay
4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0 
Other
3.9/5.0 
Students liked about Centre of English Studies (CES), Dublin
Communication with teachers and students. All are focused on results and at the same time are all very friendly and open. Also at the private lessons teacher takes into account all interests and wishes of the student.
Overall rating
5.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0/5.0
Other
5.0/5.0
Crestfield School Residence
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: Do not be afraid to communicate in English, forget for a while about your native language and live and think only in a foreign language.
The dynamic way of teaching english
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
n/a
Detailed review
City/place
2.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
5.0/5.0
Social activities
4.0/5.0
Accommodation
the familiar athmosphere
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
4.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
3.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: the school is in the very city centre
the classes are quite littl, maximum 12 people
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
1.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
2.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: the computer room isn't good: the machines are old and it is closed at 1 o'clock so if you have afternoon classes you can't go there
Very good teachers!
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
5.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
3.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
3.0/5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
4.0/5.0
Other
4.0/5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
4.0/5.0
Additional information
Other comments: We didn't need the book in lessons. Why buy an expensive book?

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