English Language and Irish Literature

Format

  • 25 hours: General English 15 hours + 5 hours Irish Literature + 5 hours conversation fluency OR,
  • 20 hours: 15 hours + 5 hours elective lesson.
  • Times: 8.00 am to 1.25 pm
  • Suitable for B2 students and higher

Course Description

This course is for teachers who wish to expand their knowledge of both Irish life and culture and contemporary English as it is used in Ireland. The course also aims at increasing participants’ appreciation of different teaching techniques that can be used to bring Irish culture and literature into the English language classroom. In addition, the course will promotes awareness of Anglo-Irish literature and some of the famous Irish writers – Joyce, Shaw, Wilde, Kavanagh, Beckett – while also exploring Dublin’s highlights and hidden treasures

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

Specialised Modules: Introduction of Irish, British and American Literature and comparative study, Contemporary Irish Literature, Presentation of various famous authors and their work and impact in society. Using a variety of literary texts and exploring various ways to exploit these in the classroom in order to help student develop their language skills, exploring ways to motivate students’ creativity by studying literature, promoting awareness of contemporary Irish literature, studying Irish, British and American literature and finding out ways to study this in the classroom. Conversation fluency practice based on the literature module.

This course is suitable for

Professionals in second and third level education who wish to expand their awareness in Language and Irish Literature in order to enrich their classes and motivate their students to explore the world of literature.

Prices

Course + Transfer + Accommodation Accommodation Supplement Course Only
Tuition hours Tuition hours 1 week 2 weeks Jun.-Sept. 2022 1 week 2 weeks
Host Family – Half Board 25 735 1245 28 390 690
Residence – Self-catering 25 820 1415 65 390 690

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 jenniferdgreen@isi-ireland.ie and Jennifer will complete any missing fields and she will sign and stamp the forms for you.

     

Meet your teacher:

Eddia Conole

She is a writer, editor, artist, and educator working at the intersections of continental philosophy, cultural studies, and mysticism. She has been teaching part-time at ISI for almost three years now while continuing to present nationally and internationally at graduate and postgraduate level. Connole has contributed to philosophical and cultural collections such as Art Disarming Philosophy (Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming 2021), Hebdige and Subculture in the Twenty-First Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020), Georges Bataille and Contemporary Thought (Bloomsbury, 2017), and Metal Music Studies (Intellect, 2017; 2016). Her books include Floating Tomb: Black Metal Theory (Mimesis, 2015), co-authored with Nicola Masciandaro, and Serial Killing: A Philosophical Anthology (Schism, 2015), co-edited with Gary J. Shipley. With Shipley, Connole is currently co-editing the commemorative anthology Acéphale and Autobiographical Philosophy in the 21st Century (Schism, forthcoming June 2021). Connole is also an avid “conceptual” cook, and co-founder, with Scott Wilson, of MOUTH—an actionist art project in culinary divinomics—and co-author of The Georges Bataille Cookbook (Schism, forthcoming), mmmouth.wordpress.com.

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Hello!

I am the Senior Academic Manager 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
BA Ed. TESOL, MA Ed., ACELS AM Dip.

For further information about our courses, you can directly email me at info@studyinireland.ie 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.

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