Study English in Ireland.

Intensive General English

Erasmus+ funding available.

This course is available to start on any Monday of the year, except Christmas or public holidays.


  • 25 hours:  15 hours of General English + 10 specialised modules in English.
  • 20 hours: 15 hours + 5 hours elective lesson.
  • Times: 8.00 – 1.25 pm.
  • Suitable for A1 to C1 students
  • Available for teacher groups of 4+ students at any time.

Course description

This Intensive General English course gives participants the opportunity to develop their language skills as well as their grammar and vocabulary with intensive immersion in very dynamic international classes. This course is delivered by ISI’s very experienced ESL teachers with a focus on communicative methodology and authentic everyday interaction for the development of real language.

Course content

General English: Testing and classing participants in the appropriate CEFR level, Orientation, Needs analysis, Setting learning outcomes, Language focus and language skills, Skills workshops, Assessment of learning and review of learning, One to one feedback at the end of the course, Certificate presentation
Setting learning outcomes, General English skills, Pronunciation activities, Communicative activities, Writing assignments and feedback, Communicative project, Assessment of learning outcomes, Progress test and Feedback. The teaching of this course is based on a communicative approach, which means students always focus on real life communication, exchanging ideas, opinions and experiences that are meaningful and therefore everlasting.

Specialised modules: In addition to the General English 15 programme, this 25 hour programme includes 10 specialised elective lessons each week which you can choose after your arrival. Elective examples include: Conversation Skills; Examination Preparation (FCE, CAE, IELTS); Grammar and Writing; Pronunciation; Teacher training modules (if available).

This course is suitable for

All professionals working in education and seeking to improve their ability in spoken and written English.


Tuition Application Fee Materials Fee
Per week € 360 € 50 € 40


Season Low: Oct – May High: Jun – Sept
Option Shared Single Shared Single
Homestay half board € 210 € 230 € 230 € 260
Homestay full board € 230 € 250 € 250 € 280
Residence self-catering n/a € 330 n/a € 365

How to apply

  • Applications paid privately can be made directly.
  • Applications seeking Erasmus+ funding must be made through your institution.

  • Our legal name ISI Study in Ireland and our Erasmus OID: E10020271 and PIC: 905414103 are required in the application.
  • We will also help you to complete the Europass Mobility documents.

  • We would ask to complete as much of the form as possible, using our Mobility Document guide

  • You can then email the completed forms to and Jennifer will complete any missing fields and she will sign and stamp the forms for you.

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Meet your teacher:

David Kiltane

David has worked in ISI for ten years. He has a degree in History and Geography, a Masters in Environmental Planning and and a CELTA course to teach English. His favourite part of the working week is teaching about Irish history, culture and society in the History club in the school. He has lived in France and Argentina and in his free time loves running, watching movies and travelling.

Are you wondering what is your level of English?

Take the test online anywhere, anytime. The test contains grammar and vocabulary questions. Get your results immediately after completing the test!


I am the Schol Director at ISI Dublin.

I have over 20 years’ experience in teaching and educational management. Whether you are an individual working in an educational organisation or you are the organiser of a group Key 1 – Mobility for Education Staff project or you are an agency assisting with an Erasmus+ application, I am here to help you. Just fill out the form below with as many details as possible about what you are looking for and we will respond to you shortly.

Jennifer Diaz Green

School Director CLIL

For further information about our courses, you can directly email me at or you could also check out or download a PDF version our brochure to know even more about us! or, please, fill out the online form below and I will get back to you as soon as possible.