Conversational & General English
As an authorized Cambridge Preparation centre of English, all our classes, courses and programs follow the Cambridge curriculum and International framework for ESL. However, it’s not about exams.
Conversational English for All
All our ESL (English as a second language) classes and courses are designed for foreign nationals who live, work or study in the Kildare area and are looking to improve their English language skills such as reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar etc. all in a friendly and proactive environment.
Our English for All classes are designed with general and conversational English in mind so wither your language skills are basic, medium or at an advanced level, our conversational English course is for you.
Typically our students are studying, working as Au pairs or are in other employment. Our classes are comprehensive, with a focus on all sections of the English language with a large focus everyday conversation and general use of the language. Our small classes with an average of 5 students with a maximum of 8 per class offer speedy progress, quick development and learning all while having fun, that is our objective.
Our general English classes are suitable from the basic to the advanced and all wishing to improve and converse with confidence and are available for private and groups.
The CEFR standard by which English levels are measured:
Beginner / Elementary – A1, A2
Elementary / Lower-intermediate – KET (A2)
Lower-intermediate – PET (B1)
Intermediate – PET (B1)
Upper-intermediate – FCE (B2)
Advanced – CAE (C1)
Conversational & General Course Content includes
Each course is designed specifically with clear aims and objectives to ensure each student makes enjoys good progress with each course and program. All main areas necessary for the completion of our courses are covered which include the following
- Reading and Writing,
- Speaking and Listening,
- Vocabulary, Grammar and Pronunciation in addition to these with all other key areas covered.
We place a very large significance on our students becoming more confident with increased knowledge and fluency in speaking English.
All our courses and classes are taught through interaction and always within a relaxed atmosphere and approach. Students are encouraged to ask questions, to participate and get involved fully in each class and the educational process. We are fully committed to the highest standards of teaching, ensure that each student learns and progresses in a supportive, friendly and caring environment. This is something we monitor very carefully and each student’s progress is analysed to ensure that he/she is achieving the maximum.