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New Beginner English Classes Starting Now

entral School Students Enjoy the Sea Air in Dublin

New to English? We have classes for you opening in September from Monday to Friday, 09:00-11:00 and 11:00-13:00.

Starting from Stage 1 of the world-renowned Callan Method course, students will learn all the essential vocabulary and grammar for speaking English in everyday situations.

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Summer Special Offer – 10% off and free books

English School Dublin English Class

Get a 10% discount and free course books!

This offer is now extended to the end of August!.

Applies to courses of 10 hours or more per week for a minimum of two weeks booked and paid for by the end of August

Included in this offer:

  • 10% Off!
  • Free Course Book (value €15)
  • Free Grammar Book (value €25)

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New Beginner Classes Start Next Week

New Stage 1 Classes at the Central School of English

New to English? We have classes for you opening next week from Monday, 25th of February.

Starting from Stage 1 of the world-renowned Callan Method course, students will learn all the essential vocabulary and grammar for speaking English in everyday situations.

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Bring a Friend to School – Get €25 off

Central English School Dublin students jumping at the Cliffs of Moher

Enjoying your classes? Tell a friend – if they sign up for a course, we’ll give you €25 off your next payment.

With our Refer-a-friend Scheme, you can get €25 off your next payment simply by recommending our school to your friends.

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New Cambridge Exam Classes Start This Week

Book an English Course in Dublin

Pass your Cambridge exam with the Central School of English! After a short break, the Cambridge First and Cambridge Advanced exam preparation classes at 9am are back from Monday, 3rd September.

You can study for either the Cambridge First or the Cambridge Advanced every day, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 11am. If you can’t come every day – no problem! Simply choose the days that are best for you.

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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.