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About Marina Campenni

Marina is the school administrator. She is the source of all you need to know about the school, it's classes, it's social activites and, well, everything else. Aside from her role at the school, she's also an artist and animator. Marina is always smiling.

Marina Campenni

Central School of English, Dublin students at the Cliffs of Moher

Wednesday: IMMA| Saturday: Au Pair Club Café | Sunday: The Cliffs of Moher

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Central School of English students at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland

Wednesday: Botanic Gardens | Saturday: Au Pair Club Café | Sunday: Guinness Storehouse

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Central English School Dublin students at the Cliffs of Moher

Wednesday: Trinity College & The Book of Kells | Saturday: Au Pair Club Café | Sunday: The Cliffs of Moher

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Central English School Dublin Students at Gelndalough

Wednesday: St Patrick’s Cathedral | Friday: Pub Night at Workman’s Club | Saturday: Au Pair Club Café | Sunday: Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough

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Powersourt Gardens English School Trip

Wednesday: Hugh Lane Gallery | Saturday: Au Pair Club Café | Sunday: Enniskerry Village & Powerscourt Gardens

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FCE Exam

  • Reading and Use of English: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Shows you can deal confidently with different types of text, such as fiction, newspapers and magazines. Tests your use of English with tasks that show how well you can control your grammar and vocabulary.

  • Writing: 1 hour 20 minutes

    Requires you to be able to produce two different pieces of writing, such as letters, reports, reviews and essays.

  • Listening: 40 minutes

    Requires you to be able to follow and understand a range of spoken materials, such as news programmes, presentations and everyday conversations.

  • Speaking: 14 minutes

    Tests your ability to communicate effectively in face-to-face situations. You will take the Speaking test with one or two other candidates.