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Dublin - Cambridge First Certificate
4 language schools in Dublin offering Cambridge First Certificate courses, ranging from
to
for a 4 week English course including accommodation.

These English language courses are tailored to prepare you for the Cambridge First Certificate exam. More preparation courses for other Cambridge exam language levels also available in Dublin, Ireland: Cambridge Advanced Certificate (4)

Overall rating of listed schools in Dublin:
4.2/5.0 (469 reviews)
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 14
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: 13.Mar.2017, 12.Jun.2017, 04.Sep.2017

Comments:
Usually a combination of students taking the exam and those who are not. A mock speaking exam is scheduled near the exam date. Students are encouraged to submit written tasks for assessment outside of class.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 15
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: Every Monday
School Size:
Lessons per week: 25
Max. students per class: 15
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: Every Monday
Exam fee: 160 €
Exam dates: 04.Mar.2017, 08.Apr.2017, 13.May.2017, 03.Jun.2017, 24.Jun.2017, 27.Jul.2017, 24.Aug.2017, 07.Oct.2017, 04.Nov.2017, 28.Nov.2017, 09.Dec.2017

Comments:
General English 20 + 5 hours of specific FCE preparation classes in the afternoons (normally Tuesday and Thursday) with max 6 students per class.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 14
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: 06.Mar.2017, 19.Jun.2017, 28.Aug.2017

Comments:
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)
School Size:
Lessons per week: 28
Max. students per class: 12
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: 26.Jun.2017, 03.Jul.2017, 10.Jul.2017, 17.Jul.2017, 24.Jul.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 07.Aug.2017, 14.Aug.2017
Average examination results: 80 Cambridge First Certificate

Comments:
Course includes exam practice material

General facts about English for Speakers of Other Languages / ESOL by Pitman

The test English for Speakers of another Language / ESOL by Pitman is less recognized, but it can be taken at random dates at your school. We would like to advise you to have a look at the other english language exams which are accredited much more. The ESOL by Pitmann test is offered in the following variations:

Examination fees

Fees vary depending on the examination centre.

Level

Preliminary (A1 Breakthrough)
Access (A2 Waystage)
Achiever (B1 Threshold)
Expert (C1 Effective Operational Proficiency)
Mastery C2 Mastery
Based on Common European Framework: A1 - C2

Examination dates

Dates vary depending on the examination centre

See further information about Cambridge First Certificate »

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February
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

16 Feb. 2017 - 26 Feb. 2017International film festival with a special category highlighting Irish film. Ten days of great new films with awards granted for lifetime acheivement as well. This yearly festival has changed sponsors since its inception in 2003: Jameson whiskey, and later Audi.

March
St Patrick's Day
St Patrick's Day

14 Mar. 2017 - 17 Mar. 2017Dubliners put on a great festival in the days leading up to St. Patrick's Day and its traditional parade. With live music, street theatre, many and varied cultural events, and of course, plenty of whiskey and beer.

St Patrick's Parade
St Patrick's Parade

14 Mar. 2017 - 17 Mar. 2017Thousands of people line the city streets every year on March 17th to watch this famous parade of floats, musicians, theatre troups and dancers.

September
Electric Picnic Festival
Electric Picnic Festival

01 Sep. 2017 - 03 Sep. 2017The Electric Picnic Festival has been offering up one of the best organised open-air events since 2004. With an emphasis on electric music, it has welcomed many of the biggest names in the rock/pop genre. Held in Stradbally, County Laois, it is easy to get to from Dublin.

October
Open House
Open House

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