Ireland| DublinATC Language Schools Dublin
The General English language course at ATC Dublin has 20 hours per week and is designed to improve the student's understanding of the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students may begin each Monday on a continuous enrollment system. All levels from elementary to advanced are catered for throughout the year. By the end of the course, students will see an overall improvement in their standard of English language and improved confidence in their language ability.
Course: from $ 323,20 / week
Accomodation: from $ 253,17 / week
Course + Accomodation: from $ 576,37 / week
min 1 week
The Intensive English language course syllabus is based on the need for accuracy in spoken English. The Intensive course is 26 hours per week, and includes the General English program (20 hours) and a further 6 hours per week taken over two afternoons with a focus on discourse structure and oral fluency. During the afternoon sessions, students may request areas of improvement in negotiation with the teacher and other students.
Course: from $ 420,15 / week
Course + Accomodation: from $ 673,33 / week
The General English syllabus is 15 hours (15 x 60) per week and is designed to improve the student's understanding of the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. All levels from elementary to advanced are catered for throughout the year. This course runs in the afternoons and is designed for those students who wish to have free time to explore the city or do other activities.
Course: from $ 253,17 / week
Course + Accomodation: from $ 506,34 / week
B2 First Exam is an examination programme that focuses on improving written and spoken English along with the provision of key examination techniques from our qualified teachers. This programme is comprised of 20 hours (20 x 60 minutes) of General English tuition per week
Course: from $ 280,10 / week
Course + Accomodation: from $ 533,27 / week
min 12 weeks
The C1 Advanced Exam Preparation Course focuses on improving written and spoken English along with the provision of key examination techniques from our qualified teachers. This programme is comprised of 20 hours (20 x 60 minutes) tuition per week.2021 Courses Beginning - Monday 20th September for 12 weeksPlease note:The minimum age to study in ATC Dublin is 17 years of ageA minimum of 6 students per class is required to run the courseA minimum C1 level of English is required for entry to these coursesCourse price excludes textbook and exam fee
Ireland| DublinATC Language Schools Dublin
This course aims to help teachers develop their communicative competence in English, while learning about Irish culture and heritage. The course content introduces teachers to a variety of themes in Irish culture (both historical and contemporary culture).Teachers will explore who the Irish are; looking at their literature, folklore, music and dance. Teachers will learn about important social and political landmarks in Irish history and the road to Irish independence. Teachers will also look at emigration and the Irish diaspora, meeting some of Ireland’s most famous (and infamous) emigrants, and will examine the huge cultural and social changes Ireland has experienced in the 21st century.The aim of this course is to help teachers:Develop their communicative competence in English with a particular focus on the interactive skills of speaking and listening.Provide teachers with a broad overview of traditional Irish cultural heritage.Provide teachers with an insight into contemporary Irish culture and society.Provide teachers with a broad overview of Irish social and political shifts, from British rule, through independence, to the modern Irish Republic.ATC’s 1 week Irish Culture and English Language Development course can be combined with another Teacher Training and Development course or a General English course, to form a 2-week programme, contact us for details.
Course: from $ 430,93 / week
The aim of this CLIL for Secondary Teachers course is to help secondary teachers –Develop their knowledge of the CLIL methodology,Identify the language demands of their curricular subjects,Adapt materials and design activities to support their students in their CLIL learning,Plan and deliver CLIL lessons with confidence,Support colleagues in CLIL teams to implement a cross-curricular approach to content and language integrated learning.Applicants must have minimum level of B1 level of English, as outlined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. If you would like to confirm your level, please contact us.ATC’s 1 week CLIL for Secondary Teachers course can be combined with another Teacher Training and Development course or a General English course, to form a 2-week programme, contact us for details.
Project-based teaching promotes learning across a broad spectrum of knowledge, skills and competencies. Students engaged in project work are given the opportunity to develop their 21st century skills of inquiry, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, flexibility and leadership. They learn important communication skills of negotiation, mediation, information exchange, and goal-oriented cooperation. The right project is motivational and supports students in self-directed learning.This course is practical and explores a variety of digital tools to facilitate collaborative online learning, using a project-based methodology. Teachers will learn how to successfully organise and manage a project, from the initial project idea to the final student output. Throughout the course, teachers will look at ways of using technology as a tool in project-based learning, fostering digital literacy skills in their students. The course also focusses on ways teachers can monitor and feedback on language use and work on language development during a project cycle.The main aim of this course is to help teachers:plan and implement a successful project using digital technologies,support students in the development of digital literacy skills by using technology to acquire, organise, store, demonstrate, and communicate information,support students in their language development during a project cycle.ATC’s 1 week Project Based Learning in the Digital Age course can be combined with another Teacher Training and Development course or a General English course, to form a 2-week programme, contact us for details.
ATC’s Refresher Course for Language Teachers is a practical course that explores ideas, techniques and resources for language teaching and learning, where the primary focus is on the development of the students’ communciative competence.Teachers look at ideas for designing engaging, collaborative real-world tasks to help develop the students’ communicative competence across all language skills, and deepen their knowledge of the target language system.We explore the task-based method that underpins this approach and look at a framework for developing task-based lessons. Teachers will develop lessons and teaching materials appropriate to their teaching context.The course also introduces teachers to a range of digital resources to support students in independent study, and becoming lifelong language learners.The aim of this course is to help teachers –Explore fresh ideas and techniques for developing engaging, communicative lessons,Select and design resources to support students in their communication and in their language development,Design tasks which are pedagogically underpinned by a task-based approach,Plan and deliver a variety of task-based lessons with confidence.ATC’s 1 week Refresher course can be combined with another 1 week Teacher Training and Development course or a General English course, to form a 2-week programme, contact us for details.
This practical STEAM methodology course looks at engaging, collaborative and interactive activities that secondary teachers can use to create cross-curricular lessons that focus on STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Maths). This course specifically focuses on the effective set up, delivery and assessment of project-based lesson content and how it can encourage learner autonomy and 21st Century Skills.The main aim of this course is to help secondary teachers:plan STEAM lessons that will suit their particular subjects and learner needs while ensuring a cross-curricular focus,understand how to integrate digital literacy, sustainability, inclusion and diversity into project-based STEAM lessons and materials,develop materials, select digital resources and design activities which are engaging and motivating for students,focus on learner autonomy, project-based learning and deliver STEAM lessons in a student-centred way.ATC’s 1 week STEAM for Secondary Teachers course can be combined with another Teacher Training and Development course or a General English course, to form a 2-week programme, contact us for details.