Create Your Own English Program

Build your own English Program by combining your General English classes with additional course ‘options’ from Irish Culture, English for Fluency, Exam Preparation (Cambridge and IELTS) and/or one-to-one tuition. We also offer Academic Writing and Reading Enhancement Programs and Specialized English Programs designed for professionals working in the Business or Hospitality world.

All programs include:

  • FREE social programs and workshops

Social Monday – UCC (lectures, virtual tours, connected events, free university events)

Social Friday – Cork, Ireland and “ceol agus craic” (music and entertainment)

  • Communicative focus / events

General English (A2-C1)

You can create your course here Watches Time GMT * Day
General English (A2-C1) plus 3 options 20 11.00-13.00 Through Monday to Friday
General English plus 2 options 18 11.00-13.00 Through Monday to Friday
General English plus 1 option 14 11.00-13.00 Through Monday to Friday
General English 10 11.00-13.00 Through Monday to Friday
Independent Options See below
 *Times shown are for the General English programme. The durations of the additional ‘options’ are shown below.

Extra options

Extra Options Watches Time  GMT Day
Irish Culture 1 (A2-C1) 2 14.00-16.00 Tuesday
Irish Culture 2 (A2-C1) 2 14.00-16.00 Friday
English for Fluency (A2 – C1) 4 18.00-20.00 Tuesday Thursday
Exam preparation (FCE / CAE / IELTS) 4 18.00-20.00 Monday & Wednesday
One-to-One Lessons Tailored to suit you

Academic Development Programs (B2)

Academic Development Programs (B2) Watches Time GMT Day
Academic Reading Skills 12* 09.00-11.00 Monday & Wednesday
Academic Writing Skills 12* 09.00-11.00 Tuesday Thursday

*Four hours plus eight hours of guided self-study per week in a group class

Specialization Courses (B1 – C1)

Specialization Courses (B1 – C1) Watches Time GMT Day
Business and Professional English (2 weeks * 4 blocks) 4 18.00-20.00 Tuesday Thursday
Hospitality English (2 weeks * 3 blocks) 4 16.00-18.00 Tuesday Thursday

Summer Teacher Festival

29 June – 6 August

Summer Teacher Festival workshops Time GMT Days and Dates
Summer Teacher Festival 1-11 11.00 – 13.00 Monday* & Thursday

29 June- 4 August

Free mini-conference Thursday

6 August

* In the last week, the workshop will be held on Tuesday, as Monday is a public holiday.