Levels: All levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2).
Target group: Secondary/High school students.
Age: 13 to 17
Location: Dalkey is a very secure area in the coast of Dublin, ideal for young students. Dalkey is very popular among Dubliners because here you can feel the typical kindness of the people of Ireland. It was founded as a Viking settlement and became an important port during the Middle Ages. It has been home to many writers and celebrities including Bono U2, The Edge, Enya, Van Morrison, etc.
Description of course: Teenagers are evaluated on the first day and placed in a multinational class according to their level of English. Their stay is controlled and friendly. Classes concentrate on oral and written skills as well as on pronunciation and grammar. The mix of nationalities will encourage young learners to make lots of new friends and to use their English in class and during activities and excursions: the course offers a variety of activities (football, aerobics, tennis, volleyball, fun games, arts and crafts, dance, etc.) and cultural visits. In addition, full day Saturday excursions to places of historical and archaeological interest will complete every enjoyable week.
School: The school is located by the sea only a 5 minutes’ walk to the village centre. This is a unique school with great facilities. The classrooms overlook the spectacular coastline and there are excellent sporting facilities.
Accommodation and meals: Homestay. Full board.
Students stay with carefully selected host families that all live close to the school at a walking distance. There will be only one student for each nationality in the homestay. Students live as part of the family for the duration of their stay.