Exam Focus English

Key Facts

 

 

  • Address:  5 Lad Lane, Dublin 2
  • Age: Young Adults aged 16-29    Adults & Professionals aged 30+
  • Maximum class size: 14 students

LOCATION:

Apollo Language Centre’s Adult School is located in Dublin city centre within 5 minutes’ walk to Grafton Street and St Stephen’s Green.  The address at 5 Lad Lane, Dublin 2 is a much sought after location right next door to the new European Headquarters of LinkedIn.  Lad Lane is a quiet street just off Baggot Street in the city’s central business district and there is an abundance of coffee shops, bars, restaurants and shops on our doorstep making our school an ideal choice for a language course in Dublin.

THE SCHOOL:

The modern school building with 3 floors has 10 classrooms all equipped with audio-visual equipment, comfortable lounge & outdoor area with tea/coffee and snacks, quiet room for afternoon study, wifi throughout and charging docks for laptop/ipad use.  The building is serviced by an elevator and has a welcoming reception inside the front door.  View the school photos in the gallery below.

APOLLO SOCIAL:

‘The Apollo Experience’ continues outside the school when you will visit the best attractions that Ireland has to offer & get involved in the Apollo Social programme with our fantastic Apollo Experience staff.

ACCOMMODATION:

Accommodation is offered in brand new city centre student apartments in single bedrooms with private bathrooms within walking distance of the school for students aged 18+ as well as host family accommodation located in the suburbs of Dublin for students aged 16+.

Real World English + FCE

  • 25 hours per week: 08.45-13.15 Monday-Friday and 14.00-15.15 Monday-Thursday
  • Start Dates: Every Monday

Real World English + FCE available for levels Intermediate to Advanced, consists of 20 hours per week Real World English + 5 extra hours per week focusing on exam practice for the Cambridge First Certificate Exam (FCE). This combination course will prepare you to use English in ‘real world’ situations as well as providing preparation and practice for the FCE exam. At the end of each week, students will sit one part of an FCE exam, under exam conditions.

Real World English + CAE

  • 25 hours per week: 08.45-13.15 Monday-Friday and 14.00-15.15 Monday-Thursday
  • Start Dates: Every Monday

Real World English + CAE vailable for levels Upper-Intermediate to Advanced, consists of 20 hours per week Real World English + 5 extra hours per week focusing on exam practice for the Cambridge Advanced Exam (CAE). This combination course will prepare you to use English in ‘real world’ situations as well as providing preparation and practice for the CAE exam. At the end of each week, students will sit one part of an CAE exam, under exam conditions.

FCE Focus

  • 20 hours per week: 08.45-13.15 Monday-Friday
  • Start Dates: 4 week courses: 3rd July & 31st July 8 week course: 3rd July

FCE Focus available for levels Upper-Intermediate to Advanced, consists of 20 hours per week intensive preparation and practice for all components of the Cambridge First Certificate Exam (FCE). A huge emphasis is placed on preparing students for every aspect of the exam ensuring adequate cover of each of the skills.

CAE Focus

  • 20 hours per week: 08.45-13.15 Monday-Friday
  • Start Dates: 4 week courses: 26th June & 31st July 8 week course: 3rd July

CAE Focus available for Advanced level students, consists of 20 hours per week intensive preparation and practice for all components of the Cambridge Advanced Exam (CAE). A huge emphasis is placed on preparing students for every aspect of the exam ensuring adequate cover of each of the skills.

IELTS Focus

  • 20 hours per week: 08.45-13.15 Monday-Friday
  • Start Dates: Every Monday

IELTS Focus available for levels Intermediate to Advanced, consists of 20 hours per week focusing on improving students’ English as well as developing their exam techniques for the IELTS exam. At the end of each week, students will sit one part of an IELTS exam, under exam conditions.

APOLLO ADVANTAGES

  • No Summer supplements: We do not charge supplements on courses or accommodation during Summer
  • Tuition Hours: 1 hour/lesson = 60 minutes
  • Course Books: Apollo customised ‘Real World English’ course books
  • Apollo GO – Goals and Objectives: 1-1 tutorials half-way through their programme or monthly for long-term courses and again at the end of the course to ensure that the student’s individual goals are being reached.
  • Apollo Real World Learning: Apollo students will follow a structured programme to enable them to practice their English in real world situations such as job interviews, meetings, presentations, communicating by email & conducting skype calls though English.
Prices 2017 
Course Name Start Date 1-4 weeks per week 5-8 weeks per week 9-12 weeks per week 13+ weeks per week
Real World English + FCE

25 hours per week

Every Monday €290 €280 €270 €260
Real World English + CAE

25 hours per week

Every Monday €290 €280 €270 €260
FCE Focus

20 hours per week

4 week courses: 3rd July /31st July

8 week course: 3rd July

€250 €240 €230 €220
CAE Focus

20 hours per week

4 week courses: 26th June/31st July

8 week course: 3rd July

€250 €240 €230 €220
IELTS Focus

20 hours per week

Every Monday €250 €240 €230 €220

Additional Fees:

  • Course Books & Materials: 1-12 week course: €40, 13-25 week course: €75
  • Registration Fee: €50

 

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