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Babel Academy of English, Dublin, Ireland

4.7

Rating: 4.7/5.0

2nd Floor Astor Hall, 4-8 Eden Quay - D01N5W8 Dublin - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Students get a student discount on some social activities.
  • Newly renovated school building is winner of The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) 2021 Award in the category Workplace and Fitout.
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programmes by a qualified consultant.
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.
  • Optional language workshops.

Location: Babel Academy of English Dublin is located in the unique and historic capital city of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin. The school has a central location in Dublin's historical quarter, close to the banks of the River Liffey. It is easily accessible by public transport and surrounded by many eateries, bars, restaurants, amenities and attractions. Such attractions within walking distance of the school include The Spire, O'Connell Bridge, the Molly Malone Statue, Trinity College Dublin and the Book of Kells, the National Leprechaun Museum of Ireland, Dublin Castle and much more.

Getting around: The school is a 10-minute walk from Pearse Dart (Train) station and has several bus routes within a moment's walk. The central train station of Dublin, Connolly Station, is within a 20-minute walk of the school's front doors. Bike rental services are also available a short 900m walk from the school.

Course selection: Babel Academy of English provides a great selection of courses and offers something suitable for students of all levels. In addition to General English taught over various schedules and intensities, the school also provides fully immersive junior programmes during the summer months, Work & Study programmes, Business English, Exam Preparation courses (FCE, CAE, IELTS) and programmes of private tuition. Private tuition is available in conjunction with any other course or independently.
  • The language school Babel Academy of English was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 2017.
  • Legal name / parent company: Babel Academy of English (Ireland) Ltd
  • Tax registration ID: (CRO)517312

English Courses

General Language
Business
Exam Preparation
Information for all courses offered by Babel Academy of English
Comments about courses

Airport transfers before 08:00 and after 20:00: EUR 95 each way.

Lesson duration
60 minutes
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 70 €. 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.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
03 Jan. 2022, 17 Mar. 2022, 18 Apr. 2022, 15 Apr. 2022, 02 May 2022, 06 Jun. 2022, 01 Aug. 2022, 31 Oct. 2022, 19 Dec. 2022 - 30 Dec. 2022.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Private classes are recuperated or refunded. Same as for nearly all language schools, group classes falling on bank holiday are not refunded and not recuperated.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For junior courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students
  • INCLUDED Free assistance for finding jobs
  • INCLUDED Optional language workshops
Note: All courses offered by Babel Academy, Dublin can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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Babel Academy of English

Accreditations and Quality seals
MEI / RELSAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalILEP, ILSG Ireland
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)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:45
Recommended type of transportation to city centre and name of most convenient stop for the school: Train: * Tara Dart Station.
Walking distance from the school to recommended public transport stop: 2 minutes
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Babel Academy of English and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Bank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

    • Homestay option for female islamic students where no men are living in household and that prepare halal food

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in all classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 8
    Number of public PC workstations: 1

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
16 years
12 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 6
Adult courses Throughout the year: 6
Junior courses In summer: 6
Junior courses Throughout the year: 6

Top student nationalities

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Dublin Airport:
80 € one way
160 € return (both ways)

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Yes
Express shipment fee (via courier)
100 €
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet-
Basketball-
Cooking-
Dancing-
Diving-
Field Hockey-
Football (soccer)-
Golf-
Horse riding-
Mountainbiking-
Music-
Rugby-
Sailing-
Skiing-
Squash-
Swimming2 km
Table Tennis-
Tennis-
Volleyball-
Windsurfing-
Yoga-

Accommodation

Reviews

4.7

Rating: 4.7/5.0

Overall school rating of
Babel Academy of English, Dublin
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Rating: 4.6/5.0

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Rating: 3.8/5.0

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Rating: 4.3/5.0

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What students liked about Babel Academy of English, Dublin
Very good school. Unfortunately I did not get into the right level as there are few classes. But sometimes there were 3 or 4 of us and that was really great! Thanks to Diego
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    FAQ about Babel Academy of English, Dublin

  • We can do our best to accommodate the student in Host Point Campus, but we can’t guarantee that she gets Host Point, as we may only have one residence available at the time of the booking. We can, however, put a note on the booking and, when confirmed, we’ll book her in there, subject to the availability of her requested dates.
    Andrew, Marketing & Development from Babel Academy of English
    Apr 04, 2022
  • Most courses have flexible starting dates in that you can start on any Monday of the month, but the only ones that have starting dates fixed by the school are the Specialised or Examination Preparation courses.
    Antonio, Area Manager from Babel Academy of English
    Jul 25, 2022
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Dublin Airport (80 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Babel varies from 15 students (Intensive English) to 15 students (Intensive English)
  • 100% of teachers at Babel Academy of English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Babel Academy of English comes from Spain with a 15% representation, followed by students from Italy (15%) and Brazil (10%).
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