Central School of English

Fun, fast, flexible English classes in Dublin city centre

Learn to speak English

Fun, fast, affordable English classes in Dublin city centre. Small classes, expert teachers, flexible hours. At the Central School of English you can focus on speaking with our Callan Method classes and pass your Cambridge exams.

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Learn English with expert teachers

Expert, native English-speaking teachers

Learn Better

Expert Teachers

Experienced teachers, certified by the Department of Education

Learn English fast in a small class

Small classes - never more than 9 in a class

Learn Quicker

Small Classes

So you get more attention from the teachers and better value for money

Flexible English classes

Change your class times whenever you need to

Learn Smarter

Flexible Hours

Make it easy to fit your studies around your work schedule

Best value English classes in Dublin

Best value classes - from just 6 euros an hour

Learn for less

Best Prices

The Central School of English has the best value English classes in Dublin

Learn English by speaking English

At the Central School of English we focus on speaking. You can quickly learn to communicate effectively in English with our Callan Method classes.

Pass your Cambridge Exams: FCE, CAE, PET and IELTS

The Central School of English is a Cambridge English Exam Preparation Centre. Cambridge English is part of the University of Cambridge.

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English classes in Dublin
Exam Preparation Classes

Our expert teachers can guide you through the key skills you need to get success in the FCE, CAE, PET and IELTS exams.

Pass Exams
General English Classes

Improve your English skills in a small class. We offer 12 different levels of English and teach with the world-renowned Callan Method.

Learn English
Social Programme

Have fun while you learn with our full range of social events including parties, cultural visits and tours around Ireland

Have Fun

The Callan Method English School in Dublin.

The Central School of English is the only full-time Callan Method school in Dublin.

Our English classes are small, meaning you get more attention from the teachers and better value for money.

At the Central School of English you can study spoken English with the Callan Method and prepare for your Cambridge exams with our special FCE 'First' and CAE 'Advanced' preparation classes.

The Central School of English is an official Cambridge English Exam Preparation Centre.

English classes when you want and how you want

You can start a course at any time, choose how many hours per week you wish to study and study for as long as you like. You will learn to speak English quickly and easily with our expert teachers.

All our teachers are native English speakers, Government accredited and very experienced. They are also great fun!

There are many reasons for choosing the Central School of English for your English classes. Here are a few:

  • Our English classes are small - there are never more than nine students per class.
  • All our teachers are native English speakers, very experienced and accredited by Ireland's Department of Education.
  • The Central English School Dublin has the most experienced Callan Method Teachers in Ireland.
  • We offer flexible classes: You can change the hours of your classes whenever you need to.
  • The Central School of English is in the very heart of Dublin, just 50 metres from the Spire on the city's main thoroughfare, O'Connell Street, close to bus stops, Luas stops and Connolly train station.
  • The Central School of English provides the best value English courses in Dublin.
  • We have a full social programme giving you a chance to meet people and practise your English outside of the class.

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  • FCE
  • CAE
  • Callan
  • General
  • Business
  • PET
  • IELTS
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First Certificate

Pass the Cambridge 'First' Certificate with help from our expert teachers

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Advanced Certificate

Pass the Cambridge 'Advanced' Certificate with expert tuition from our teachers

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Callan Method

Learn English by speaking English . Classes for all levels

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General English

General English classes for all levels - from beginner to very advanced

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Business English

Practise the English you'll need for work in an English-speaking country

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Pass the Cambridge PET ('Preliminary') Exam with help from our expert teachers

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Preliminary Certificate

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IELTS

Achieve the IELTS level you need for college or emigration. Academic and General modules available

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Private Tuition

One teacher, one student. A course designed around your own particular needs

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The Central School Difference

  • Expert Teachers +

    Experienced, qualified and accredited Read More
  • Small Classes +

    Never more than 9 in a class Read More
  • Flexible Hours +

    Choose the days and times of your classes Read More
  • Focus on Speaking +

    Our English classes focus on speaking English Read More
  • Best Value +

    The best value English courses in Dublin Read More
  • Central Location +

    Learn English in the heart of Dublin city centre Read More
  • Social Activities +

    Fun activities to give you extra English practice Read More
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What our students say...

 
  • Sherezade (Spain)

    Studying at this school is a great way to become fluent in English. I totally recommend coming to the Central School of English!"
  • Jeanne (France)

    I've learnt more in 3 months in the school than one year at University! And the teachers are great, funny and interesting in different ways, lovely!
  • Viviana (Italy)

    I have learnt a lot by studying with both the Callan Method and the more traditional methods. I am confident that I am getting the best possible help.
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Ready to start speaking English?

You can book a course (recommended if coming from outside Ireland), take a free trial class (if you are in Dublin) or simply ask for more information. We would love to hear from you!

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