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The Au Pair Club is Back

Central School of English Dublin Au Pairs jump at Glendalough

The Au Pair Club returns, virtually

That’s right! We’re delighted to announce the return of the Au Pair ClubAu Pair Club from tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon. Well, in an online, socially-distanced kind of way at least.

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Early Summer Offer – Up To 15 per cent Off All Courses

In the park with students from the Central School of English

Early Summer Offer – Up To 15 per cent Off All Courses

Get up to 15% off!

Our EARLY SUMMER SPECIAL OFFER lasts for four weeks only

Applies to all courses booked and paid for by the 15th of May.

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Social Activities 11 to 15 March

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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Social Activities 4 to 8 March

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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Social Activities 26 February to 1 March

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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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.