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The Linguaviva Centre, Dublin, Ireland

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Winner ST Star School of Europe 2015 and ST Star School of Europe Shortlist 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • On campus accommodation offered

The Linguaviva Centre

  • Linguaviva is Dublin’s first language school - established in 1977. It has, since its inception - this has been used a few times, been the longest-standing member school of Quality English in Dublin. The city itself has been nominated by Lonely Planet as one of the world’s best cities to live and work in. A plethora of sightseeing, outdoor excursions and cultural experiences makes the city a desirable location for English language studies.

    Linguaviva is situated in one of Dublin’s most vibrant neighborhoods, Portobello. Guided outings and tours take place once a week and students get to enjoy historical and cultural places of interest in and around the city. Full day and weekend excursions to places such as Kilkenny and Newgrange are also led by a representative of the school. The ...
    he common areas of the school encourages students to interact in English and perhaps, take each other up on a table tennis match in the school’s common area. Courses at the Linguaviva center includes General English, Business English, Group Stays, Senior Programmes, Teacher Training and Language Exam Preparation courses. Over the last 40 years, the school has received a long list of accreditations - making them one of the most sought-after schools in Dublin.
  • The language school The Linguaviva Centre was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1977.
  • Address: 45 Lower Leeson St., D02 AH72 - Dublin, Ireland (see on map)
  • Legal name / parent company: The Linguaviva Centre Limited
  • Tax registration ID: 300420
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by The Linguaviva Centre

Students policies and form will be sent out by the time of booking and after booking.

We will be sending the student policies, forms etc. to the students directly so that they can be returned to us once filled out and signed etc. We would ask you to be available to your students to help with any questions if they need to speak to someone in their own language.



Outline of coming weeks:

This week – current email and policy sent to students to sign and return to us immediately
Monday before class start – students will receive covid questionairres to fill out and return to us immediately
Wednesday before class start – students will receive induction email with further information on the return to classes
Friday before class start – students will receive final email with their class information (classroom/timetable etc.) welcome pack information and last reminder about what to bring etc.

Accreditations and Quality seals

ACELSMEI / RELSAQEPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalQQI, Education in Ireland

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Billiards

  • Table tennis

  • Table soccer / football

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in most classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in most classrooms

  • Air conditioning in some classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

10

Number of public PC workstations:

10

Facilities for disabled students

  • Adapted for deaf students

  • Adapted for blind students

  • Adapted for students with learning difficulty

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 before arrival
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Course material:

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

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 100
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 75

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 7
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 15 years
  • 15 years for specific Junior courses

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):

5
2
15
15
3
6
12
7
8
5
13

Optional airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Dublin International (DUB).

Dublin Airport:
70 € pick up
140 € return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 17 Mar. 2020, 04 May 2020, 19 Dec. 2020, 21 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020, 01 Jan. 2020 - 03 Jan. 2020.
In 2021 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2021 - 03 Jan. 2021, 17 Mar. 2021, 02 Apr. 2021, 03 Apr. 2021, 04 Apr. 2021, 05 Apr. 2021, 03 May 2021, 07 Jun. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 25 Oct. 2021, 18 Dec. 2021 - 31 Dec. 2021.

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.

English Courses

General Language
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The course covers the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing with special emphasis on the spoken word. Teaching techniques such as information gap activities, simulations, role plays, discussion and debates provide opportunities for gaining fluency in the language.
Classes are held from Mondays to Fridays in the mornings plus 2 afternoons. 26 classes of General English in mixed nationality classes. 09:00 to 13:00 Monday to Friday along with two afternoons from 13:30 to 17:30.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 45 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: 13:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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The course covers the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing with special emphasis on the spoken word. Teaching techniques such as information gap activities, simulations, role plays, discussion and debates provide opportunities for gaining fluency in the language.
Classes are held Mondays to Fridays in the morning plus 3 or 4 afternoons.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 45 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: 13:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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The course covers the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing with special emphasis on the spoken word. Teaching techniques such as information gap activities, simulations, role plays, discussion and debates provide opportunities for gaining fluency in the language.
Classes are held from Mondays to Fridays in the morning.20 classes in mixed nationality groups of not more than 12 students. 09:00 to 13:00 from Monday to Friday.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 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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The course covers the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing with special emphasis on the spoken word. Teaching techniques such as information gap activities, simulations, role plays, discussion and debates provide opportunities for gaining fluency in the language.
Classes are held 3 or 4 afternoons in a week.12 classes per week in mixed nationality classes on three afternoons per week from 13:30 to 17:30.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2-3 daily lessons of 45 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:
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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The course covers the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing with special emphasis on the spoken word. Teaching techniques such as information gap activities, simulations, role plays, discussion and debates provide opportunities for gaining fluency in the language.
Classes are held for 2 afternoons in a week.8 classes of General English on two afternoons in mixed nationality classes.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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The course includes 20 classes of General English along with 6 classes of private one to one tuition.20 classes of general English along with 6 classes of private one to one tuition.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5-6 daily lessons of 45 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: 13:30  - 17:30
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
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Seniors will be mixed with other nationalities. Where possible, there will be a special focus on Irish Culture and Literature with some special lectures for the senior students.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Apr. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020.
2021: 29 Mar. 2021, 16 Aug. 2021, 04 Oct. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 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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Private
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20 private lessons per week (4 lessons per day) tailored to suit your language needs. 10 private lessons per week:
1-3 weeks: EUR 470 per week
4+ weeks: EUR 450 per week
6 private lessons per week:
1-3 weeks: EUR 282 per week
4+ weeks: EUR 269.50 per week.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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7 classes are conducted per day from Mondays to Fridays.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Specialty Courses
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This course includes 1 guided walking tour of Dublin city centre, 2 afternoon activities per week to places of historical and cultural interest and 1 evening outing to an Irish pub.
This course is recognised by the European Commission.
Registration deadline: 1 month before the starting date. This course is recognised by the European Commission.
Registration deadline: 1 month before the starting date.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Apr. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020.
2021: 29 Mar. 2021, 16 Aug. 2021, 04 Oct. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 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  - 13:20
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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This course includes 1 guided walking tour of Dublin city centre, 2 afternoon activities per week to places of historical and cultural interest and 1 evening outing to an Irish pub.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Apr. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020.
2021: 29 Mar. 2021, 16 Aug. 2021, 04 Oct. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by The Linguaviva Centre, 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: 70.00 €
Comments about courses:Bank transfer fee (if non EU account): EUR 17.50.
All students must purchase a course book. The cost would depend on the student's language level.

Accommodation

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Dietary requirement supplement: EUR 20 per week.
Students may also stay over the Christmas period. An additional supplement of EUR 140 is required.
Price extra night:
30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
33 minutes by public transport (average reported by 6 former students)
Includes:
TV, Phone, 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: 15
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jul. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
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Dietary requirement supplement: EUR 20 per week.
Students may also stay over the Christmas period and an additional supplement of EUR 140 is required.
Price extra night:
32 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
26 minutes by public transport (average reported by 5 former students)
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & lunch & dinner, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 15
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jul. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
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Dietary requirement supplement: EUR 20 per week.
Students may also stay over the Christmas period and an additional supplement of EUR 140 is required.
Price extra night:
25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 15
Dates:
High season dates 01 Jul. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per week: 20 €
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A refundable deposit may be required from the student for this accommodation.
Price extra night:
45 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
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Price extra night:
45 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
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Price extra night:
45 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
Not available/Fully booked: 19 Aug. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020, 01 Jan. 2021 - 25 May 2021, 19 Aug. 2021 - 31 Dec. 2021
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Price extra night:
36 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
15 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 17
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Leeson Bridge Guesthouse is located right beside the school.
A Double room is available for EUR 150 per night for 2 people travelling together.
Price extra night:
140 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
2 minutes walking
Includes:
TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Students will never be placed in the same family with another student who speaks the same language.

All students under age 18 must book both arrival and departure transfers.
Special dietary supplement: EUR 20 per week.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet1 km
Baseball1 km
Basketball8 km
Cricket1 km
Dancing1 km
Diving8 km
Field Hockey8 km
Football (soccer)1 km
Golf5 km
Horse riding15 km
Mountainbiking15 km
Music1 km
Rugby1 km
Sailing8 km
Squash5 km
Swimming1 km
Table Tennis 
Tennis3 km
Volleyball5 km
Windsurfing8 km
Yoga1 km

Reviews

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4
Organisation

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4
Facilities

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1
Social activities

Rating: 3.6/5.0

3.6
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Value for money

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4
Shared Flat (apartment)
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Other

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
What students liked about The Linguaviva Centre, Dublin
Contact with other colleagues from Europe.
Overall rating
4.0
Value for money
3.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
2.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
3.0
Social activities
3.0
Accommodation
Homestay
2.0
Other
2.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
2.0
The people
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
4.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
4.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0
Additional information
Other comments: The best school in the world
School staff are cheerful and helpful.
Overall rating
4.0
Value for money
5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
3.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
3.0
School organization
3.0
Social activities
3.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Other comments: The information about the school's facility which I saw online is wrong. I told this to Linguaviva staff, too. For future students, it's better to review it.
The atmosphere and the quality of the courses.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
4.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0
School organization
4.0
Social activities
3.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: 2 weeks seem insufficient. Pay attention to the length of stay.
Other comments: Better monitoring of the activities offered outside off class.
What I liked the most were the classmates and how the classes were taught.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)
5.0
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: The truth is no, because in general, everything seemed very well to me.
Other comments: No, the truth is no.

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  • The Linguaviva Centre lesson
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  • Learning together
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  • The Linguaviva Centre games room
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  • The Linguaviva Centre outdoor area
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  • Relaxing between lessons
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  • On the beach
    On the beach51/54
  • Relaxing on the lawns
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  • River view
    River view54/54

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    FAQ about The Linguaviva Centre, Dublin

  • English courses at The Linguaviva Centre start at 86 € for Part-Time General English 6 (Afternoon) course with 8 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Linguaviva
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Dublin Airport (70 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Linguaviva varies from 1 students (Private Lessons 20) to 15 students (In-Service Teacher Training Course for Non-Native Teachers of English)
  • 100% of teachers at The Linguaviva Centre hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at The Linguaviva Centre comes from Germany with a 15% representation, followed by students from France (15%) and Spain (13%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • The Linguaviva Centre offers courses from 15 years to 99. Average age is 22 during the summer and 28 for the rest of the year.
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