Monday Workshop: Song Lyrics | Wednesday Trip: Dublin Castle | Friday Pub Night: Turk’s Head | Saturday Au Pair Club: Board Games | Sunday Day Trip: Giant’s Causeway

Monday, 23rd January

Monday Workshop Series: Learn English through lyrics of popular songs

At 5, Talbot street

From 2pm to 4pm

Price: Free and open to all students!

A new year and a new series of workshops on learning English through the lyrics of famous songs! This week you will go through the lyrics of the song ‘Thinking out loud’ sang by Ed Sheeran. Focus on the pronunciation of the words, through listening and reading exercises, and on their meaning! Get the general sense of the song and discuss it! Hear it here.

Wednesday, 25th January

Visit to Dublin Castle & Chester Beatty Library

Meet at 2pm at 5, Talbot Street

Castle admission ticket: €5.50

Library admission ticket: FREE

Once a military fortress, a prison, treasury, courts of law and the seat of English Administration in Ireland for 700 years, Dublin Castle now functions as a site for important State receptions and Presidential Inaugurations. The Chester Beatty Library is in the grounds of Dublin Castle and is renowned for its outstanding collection of Asian and Middle Eastern art. It currently hosts an exhibition of beautiful oil paintings by Chinese artist Hong Ling.

Friday, 27th January

Pub Night: Turk’s Head

Price: Free in, buy your own drinks

Location: 27 Parliament St, Dublin 2

Meet there at 9pm or at the school reception at 8:50pm.

The Turk’s Head is renowned for its extravagant design, complemented by mosaics & Spanish style architecture making a refreshing change from a traditional pub… but old habits die hard: join us for one or more good pints!

Saturday, 28th January

Au Pair Club: Board Games

1pm to 3pm – At 5, Talbot Street

Price: Free and open to all au pairs!

This Saturday join Pasqualina for a challenging and fun board games session here at the Central School of English. It’s a fun way of practising your English, too!

Sunday, 29th January

Day Trip: The Giant’s Causeway

Price: €60

Departure: 6.30am. Meet at 6.20am at the Molly Malone Statue on Suffolk street.

Please note: This trip must be booked in advance. Book at the reception before Thursday lunchtime.

This trip includes a stop at the dark hedges, a tour of the Giant’s Causeway, crossing the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, a photostop at Dunluce Castle, and some time in Belfast city.

Click here for full tour details.