At the Irish College of English, we work very hard to ensure that students get the most from their stay with us. Our team of Dedicated Teachers provide tuition of the highest standard concentrated specifically on young learners and teenager’s academic needs and interests. Progression is Our Focus and we aim to develop a natural interest and love of the English language though our specifically designed English Courses for Teenagers. At the Irish College of English our Teaching Staff are experienced professionals and all hold a Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and a Recognised TEFL Qualification. Our premises are modern and we constantly strive to improve our client experience. In addition the Irish College of English is recognised by the Department of Education and Science for the teaching of English as a Foreign Language. We are also members of the Quality Language Schools Promotion Body MEI and as such have Learner Protection in place.
Our Syllabus is based on Communicative Approach and Task Based Learning to ensure that young learners gain confidence by using the language. Our Cambridge core book ensures that the four skill areas: Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking are developed systemically. In Addition, the Irish culture module, project work and media classes provide a wide range of interesting topics and varied methods of teaching to engage young learners and encourage active participation within our English courses for teenagers.
Weekly tests and project grades help to keep teenage learners focused and motivated.
We are dedicated to helping our students to communicate in English and improve their levels while at ICE. Quality English Courses for Teenagers and Children is guaranteed. On completion on the course, teachers will prepare a Progression Report for Each Student detailing general progress, test and project results and areas for future attention. In addition, all students are awarded a Certificate of Attainment.
English Classes & Levels (English Courses for Teenagers)
We offer levels from Pre-intermediate to Proficiency, to cater for all levels of learner. Students complete a test on their first day and are assigned to a class appropriate to their level of English. Class groups are limited to 15 students so each student receives individual attention from their teacher. Our teachers’ approach is Communicative and focuses on progression through natural immersion in the language.
|Level 6||Proficiency||IELTS 8.0 – 9.0
CEF – C2
|Level 5||Advanced||IELTS 6.5 – 8.0
TOEFL 600 / 250
CEF – C1
|Level 4||Upper Intermediate||IELTS 5.0 – 6.5
TOEFL 530 / 197
CEF – B2
|Level 3||Intermediate||IELTS 4.0 – 5.0
TOEFL 460 / 140
CEF – B1
|Level 2||Pre-Intermediate||IELTS 3.0 – 4.0
CEF – A2
|Level 1||Elementary||IELTS 2.0 – 3.0
CEF – A1