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City Language School, Dublin, Ireland

33/34 Dame Street - D02 WY24 Dublin - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Free workshops offered.
  • Speciality courses offered such as English plus dance, music or sports.
  • Learning progress guarantee.
  • Electronic whiteboards in all classrooms.

Location: City Language School is located in the unique and vibrant city of Dublin, Ireland. The school is conveniently housed in the heart of Dublin's city centre, across from the music quarter of Temple Bar and close to Stephen's Green Park and Dublin Castle. Within walking distance of the school's front doors, there are many shops, restaurants and pubs, along with the lively and natural scenery of the city.

Course selection: The school has a wide range of courses available to students of all levels. They offer General English courses, Exam Preparation programmes for IELTS and BEC exams, as well as courses suitable for students looking for an Internship or Work Experience. Business English programmes and courses in conjunction with dance, music or sports, are also available.

School facilities: The school's facilities are fantastic, including a library, computer lab, cafeteria, free Wi-Fi, 2 student lounges and free after-class access to language learning software. All classrooms have large interactive whiteboards that make for a great learning environment.

Accommodation: City Language School is happy to assist students with their accommodation needs, having many options for Homestays with local families, as well as in Shared Apartments and Student Residences.

Additional information: As Ireland's capital city, Dublin has much to offer, with City Language School happy to assist students in fulfilling their academic, as well as their social needs during their time in Dublin.
  • City Language School operated previously under the name Oscars International.
  • The language school City Language School was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 2000.
  • Legal name / parent company: Malvern House Ireland. Ltd
  • Tax registration ID: 505232

English Courses

General Language
Work & Study
Exam Preparation
Language Plus Activity
Information for all courses offered by City Language School
Lesson duration
45 minutes
School's administrative fee
70.00 €
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 17 Mar. 2022, 18 Apr. 2022, 02 May 2022, 06 Jun. 2022, 01 Aug. 2022, 31 Oct. 2022, 19 Dec. 2022 - 31 Dec. 2022.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 40 € per course level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Learning progress guarantee
Note: All courses offered by Oscars, Dublin can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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City Language School

Accreditations and Quality seals
ACELSMEI / RELSAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
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
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:15
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at City Language School and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Lounge

  • Printer for student use

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in most classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in most classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 18
    Number of public PC workstations: 1

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
16 years
Average age of students
In summer: 23 years
Throughout the year: 25 years

Top student nationalities

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Dublin Airport:
90 € one way
180 € return (both ways)

Visa Documents

Nationals from Costa Rica 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.
School fee for issuing the visa documents:
100 €
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
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 possible
Football (soccer)



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    FAQ about City Language School, Dublin

  • English courses at Oscars start at 138 € for AM Study and Travel Programme: BEC course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of City Language School
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Dublin Airport (90 €)
  • 100% of teachers at City Language School hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at City Language School comes from Brazil with a 18% representation, followed by students from Italy (15%) and Turkey (12%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • City Language School offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 23 during the summer and 25 for the rest of the year.
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