General English + Irish Culture Course

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Cork English College
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Monday, 8 July, 2024 to Friday, 12 July, 2024
Registration fee:
Fee reductions/waivers:
Registration, materials & excursion fees included in programme.
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Friday, 28 June, 2024
Accommodation provided
Contact person details:
Sonny Kennedy -

Our 1 or 2-week General English + Irish Culture Course enables students to consolidate and improve their overall level in English while enjoying an introduction to Irish Culture through classroom sessions on Irish Culture as well as social and cultural activities offering an immersion in Irish culture.

Course participants will learn about a range of aspects of Irish Culture from a selection of specially designed sessions including Irish music, literature, mythology, history, and food.

Participants will also consolidate and improve their overall level of English through an integrated skills approach.

In our mixed General English lessons, an emphasis is placed on listening comprehension, pronunciation, and spoken interaction. Improve your overall English on our General English + Irish Culture course and enjoy an academic, cultural, and social experience with us in Cork.

All Erasmus+ courses in Cork English College are open for Erasmus+ funding. Our organisational ID number is: E10195409

This course is for participants who wish to:

Improve their English

Gain a new perspective on teaching

Maximise their time and learning in Ireland

Live an enjoyable enriching experience

Improve their career prospects

Consider new ways of professional thinking

Studying English with Cork English College offers teachers the opportunity to refresh and gain additional skills in teaching English while making friends and experiencing the rich cultural heritage Cork has to offer.

As part of the course, you will gain an understanding of how to increase your professional knowledge within your institution. Course content will include lessons on:

Irish music, literature, mythology, history, and food

Language focus: grammar analysis and practice

Speaking, reading, writing and listening 

Irish myths & legends

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