Learn English in Dublin city centre at Babel Academy. Our top English language courses are General English, Business English, Exam Preparation (IELTS, FCE and CAE) and Intensive one to one. Join our regular social events and cultural excursions to practice your spoken English outside the classroom, make international friends, and experience the best Irish sights. For kids and teenagers, our summer school (close to Dublin bay) and school groups packages (year round) are popular options. We offer fun and engaging activity programmes in addition to English lessons. Babel Academy language travel package options include host family accommodation, airport transfers, internship support service, and more. Our friendly staff are here to support you in preparation for your trip abroad and throughout your stay. Contact us to see how we can help you get the most from your educational travel experience.
Babel Academy General English classes are interactive, creative and challenging so that you can really live English. You and your classmates will experience English in real-life contexts. We supplement the core curriculum with a variety of authentic materials such as newspapers, web pages, magazines, extracts from literature and a range of other teaching materials. Our teachers will help you to understand Irish life, history and culture. We invite you to practise and develop your language skills outside the study environment by joining in our Social and Cultural Programme.
This course is suitable for you if you need a certificate to prove your level of English for a university course, to improve career opportunities or for a personal challenge.
Our most popular courses are for IELTS and Cambridge First examinations. Your teacher will help you to gain confidence in speaking, perfect your grammar, and expand your vocabulary. Exam preparation can be stressful so we help you to develop effective study and exam strategies. Our focus is on helping you to achieve the highest possible score in the exam.
We offer an exam booking service if you would like us to book an exam for you in Ireland.
Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
Intensive 25+ hrs/wk, General 15-25 hrs/wk
If you are a professional or a student on a business course, this course is a great opportunity to enhance your career prospects.
Our courses focus on the functional language and vocabulary that you need in business communications: phone conversations, face-to-face meetings, interviews, emails and business correspondence.
If you are also looking for an internship in Dublin to develop your skills and experience in an English speaking workplace, we can provide support.
Small, 2-5 students, Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students
General 15-25 hrs/wk, Relaxed 10-15 hrs/wk
English Summer School:
Our Summer School in Manor House, Raheny, close to Dublin Bay, is open late June to mid August. We offer a fully immersive language learning programme. We take care of all aspects of the trip including accommodation, meals and transport. Our social activities programme has something for everyone. Our friendly staff are always happy to answer questions or provide extra information and advice if needed. We provide support from the preparation stages of the journey to departure.
We offer school group packages all year round. We have years of experience working with leaders on educational travel tours in Ireland. We know there are both rewards and challenges to bringing students on a language learning trip abroad.
We offer school groups:
• Support in preparation for the trip and throughout your stay
• Flexibility to cater for special requests
• Interactive, engaging English classes
• Specific focus for classes
• Wide variety of social and cultural activities to choose from
• Host family accommodation for full immersion
• Logistical supports, such as airport transfers and travel passes
• Emergency contact number if you require immediate support outside of office hours
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