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EC English, Dublin, Ireland

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Free afternoon classes - book club, cine club, conversation classes.

EC English (EC)

  • The language school EC English was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 2017.The school is close to the city centre. Its state of the art facilities provide a great environment for learning. Students can easily visit local attractions like Stephen’s Green Park, Dublin Castle and the Medieval Quarter. EC English operated previously under the name Kenilworth Language Institute.
  • Legal name / parent company: Kenilworth Language Institute Ltd
  • Tax registration ID: 8247163D
  • Abbreviated name of school: EC Dublin
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by EC English

We have been diligently working to prepare for their reopening, to ensure a safe, productive learning environment for the students and a secure workplace for our teachers and staff.

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The safety of our students and team members remains
our highest priority
Signs are posted prominently throughout the school to
remind us all of the importance of social distancing and
hygiene
Floor markings throughout the school give clear
guidance on social distancing measurements
Regular, vigorous cleaning regimes will ensure our
schools are as safe as possible for you
Hand sanitisers are stationed throughout the school
EC will follow local protocols for staff or students
showing COVID-19 symptoms or who test positive for
COVID-19

Accreditations and Quality seals

ALTOMEI / RELSAPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Lounge

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in most classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

9

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • 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

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 8
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 8
  • Junior courses in summer: 8

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

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):

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Dublin International (DUB).

Dublin Airport:
80 € pick up
160 € return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 17 Mar. 2020, 10 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 04 May 2020, 01 Jun. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 26 Oct. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020.
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.

English Courses

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Price in US$ 390 779 1168 1558 1947 2336 2725 3115 3893 4471 8570
This course consists of 20 general English lessons and 10 special focus lessons per week. The student can choose from the following options: speaking with confidence, real life listening, expand your vocabulary, and global awareness.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
Brochures
EC English Brochure (PDF)
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Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
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This course consists of 20 general English lessons and 10 English for work lessons per week. These 10 lessons focus on teaching the student skills for working in a English speaking environment. This includes negotiations, management, HR, branding, promotional strategies, project management, business ethics, giving presentations, and preparing for interviews. There will be assessments throughout the course which take place both in the classroom and through assignments. Additionally, there will be a 5 weekly progress tests, 5 weekly tutorials and progress reports, and an exit test.
This course is for those who are 30 years old or over.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
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This course consists of 20 general English lessons and 10 English in the city lessons per week. These 10 lessons per week are focused around learning more about the city you are learning English in. You will learn about the art and culture and focus on the how the locals use the language. Depending on the available timetable, students enrolled in this course will be taken outside the classroom 1 or 2 times per week. There will be assessments throughout the course which take place both in the classroom and through assignments. Additionally, there will be a 5 weekly progress test, 5 weekly tutorials and an exit test. Students will receive a certificate on completion in recognition of the skills they have learnt.
This course is for those who are 30 years old or over.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
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Price in € 300 600 900 1200 1800 2400 3000 6555 5280 7920 10560
Price in US$ 334 668 1001 1335 2002 2670 3337 7291 5873 8809 11745
This course is for those who are 30 years old or over.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
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Price in € 350 700 1050 1400 2100 2800 3500 7705 6000 9000 12000
Price in US$ 390 779 1168 1558 2336 3115 3893 8570 6673 10010 13346
This course is for those who are 30 years old or over.
This course consists of 20 general English lessons and 10 special focus lessons per week. The student can choose from the following options: speaking with confidence, real life listening, expand your vocabulary, and global awareness.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
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Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5280 7920 10560
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5873 8809 11745
This course is designed to help develop fluency and accuracy across all the 4 core language skills. There are a wide variety of extras to maximise your practice time, with activities including lectures, a pronunciation clinic, conversation class, and a reading workshop.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Business
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Price in US$ 390 779 1168 1558 1947 2336 2725 3115 3504 3893 --
This course consists of 20 general English lessons and 10 English for work lessons per week. These 10 lessons focus on teaching the student skills for working in a English speaking environment. This includes negotiations, management, HR, branding, promotional strategies, project management, business ethics, giving presentations, and preparing for interviews. There will be assessments throughout the course which take place both in the classroom and through assignments. Additionally, there will be a 5 weekly progress tests, 5 weekly tutorials and progress reports, and an exit test.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
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Exam Preparation
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Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3500 4020
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3893 4471
This is a preparation course for the FCE exam. The course price does not include the exam fee. Course start dates:
- 10 weeks: 06 Jan. Exam: 13 Mar.
- 12 weeks: 16 Mar, 07 Sep. Exam: 09 Jun, 01 Dec.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 16 Mar. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020.
2021: 29 Mar. 2021, 04 Oct. 2021.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
Exam dates
13 Mar. 2020, 09 Jun. 2020, 01 Dec. 2020
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This is a preparation course for the CAE exam. The course price does not include the exam fee. Course start dates:
- 10 weeks: 06 Jan. Exam: 14 Mar.
- 12 weeks: 16 Mar, 07 Sep. Exam: 10 Jun, 02 Dec.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 16 Mar. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020.
2021: 29 Mar. 2021, 04 Oct. 2021.
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
Exam dates
14 Mar. 2020, 10 Jun. 2020, 02 Dec. 2020
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This is a preparation course for the IELTS exam. The course price does not include the exam fee.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 20 €
High season dates 15 Jun. 2020 - 11 Sep. 2020
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Price in € -- -- -- 1400 1750 2100 2450 2800 3500 4020 7705
Price in US$ -- -- -- 1558 1947 2336 2725 3115 3893 4471 8570
This course is designed to prepare the students for the IELTS Exam.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by EC English, Dublin can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 45.00 €
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved 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:Students under 18 must book homestay, a return airport transfer and provide a parental consent form.
High season supplement not applicable to bookings longer than 12 weeks.
Additional fees:
- Bank transfer fee: EUR 20.
- Student insurance (optional): EUR 10 per week.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 240 480 720 960 1200 1440 1680 1920 2400 2880 240 45
Price in US$ 281 562 843 1124 1405 1686 1967 2248 2810 3372 281 53
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
35 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
20 minutes by public transport (average reported by 15 former students)
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 250 500 750 1000 1250 1500 1750 2000 2500 3000 250 45
Price in US$ 293 586 879 1171 1464 1757 2049 2342 2927 3513 293 53
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 265 530 795 1060 1325 1590 1855 2120 2650 3180 265 45
Price in US$ 311 621 931 1241 1552 1862 2172 2482 3103 3723 311 53
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 15 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 225 450 675 900 1125 1350 1575 1800 2250 2700 225 45
Price in US$ 264 527 791 1054 1318 1581 1844 2108 2635 3161 264 53
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
35 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 190 380 570 760 950 1140 1330 1520 1900 2280 190 45
Price in US$ 223 445 668 890 1113 1335 1558 1780 2225 2670 223 53
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 35 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 205 410 615 820 1025 1230 1435 1640 2050 2460 205 45
Price in US$ 240 480 720 960 1200 1440 1680 1920 2400 2880 240 53
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 35 €
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 325 650 975 1300 1625 1950 2275 2600 3250 3900 325 45
Price in US$ 381 761 1142 1522 1903 2283 2664 3044 3805 4566 381 53
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Price extra night:
100 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 13 Jun. 2020 - 12 Sep. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
Supplement for special dietary requirements: EUR 45 per week.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Dancing 
Football (soccer)2 km
Golf10 km
Horse riding15 km
Mountainbiking10 km
Music 
Rugby2 km
Squash 
Swimming0.5 km
Tennis2 km
Windsurfing8 km
Yoga0.5 km

Reviews

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
Organisation

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
Facilities

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9
Social activities

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Value for money

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5
Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
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Brochures

EC English Brochure (PDF)
EC English Brochure (PDF)
 Prices (PDF)

Photos

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    FAQ about EC English, Dublin

  • English courses at EC English start at 220 € for Academic Semester / Year course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • The accommodation Standard Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of EC English
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Dublin Airport (80 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at EC English varies from 15 students (Intensive English) to 15 students (Intensive English)
  • 100% of teachers at EC English hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • EC English offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 0 during the summer and 0 for the rest of the year.
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