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Grammar Videos

English School Dublin Grammar Videos

Here you’ll find a selection of video guides to English grammar from our Youtube channel.

Feel free to browse them here or visit our Youtube channel

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Getting a PPS number in Ireland

getting a PPS number in Ireland

The PPS number – how (and when) to get one

When you start work in Ireland, you will need a PPS number. This is the number that the State uses to identify you when determining what taxes to deduct from your pay or when it pays any benefits to you, such as Unemployment Benefit.

So, how do you get one?

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Past Simple: Grammar Practice for St Patrick’s Day

Have fun learning English

This week the Central School blog will focus on the past simple tense. It will also give you a look into the life of Saint Patrick.

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Talking about the future

Central School of English students climb a mountain

People who come to Dublin to work and study English have very busy schedules and can often feel that they are completely swamped with all the work and study commitments that they have.

At the Central School of English we understand that no matter what line of work you are in, finding time to figure out a new language on top of maintaining a job can be very difficult indeed.

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Valentine’s Day Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Central English School students at a Valentine's Day Speed Dating event

February is a special month for many reasons. It is the shortest month of the year. We all know that February is also a very romantic month. February 14th is known worldwide as Valentines Day.

It is also the only month of the year which adds an extra day every four years. Every four years is a leap year which means that February has 29 days in some years rather that it’s usual 28 days.

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