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Do not worry! The process is quite simple. Have a look at the courses we have on offer, choose the course you like and the date you want to start. You will find a short description of each course and the booking steps next to it.                                                                                                Click on: Book Now https://englishtalks.ie/application-booking/  to register. If you are still not sure what to do, just give us a call +353 85 7219897 or email on info@englishtalks.ie our friendly multi language speaking staff will assist you right away.

 

Do not worry! Our staff speak English, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Chinses.

A: Please take our free online placement testhttps://englishtalks.ie/placement-test1/  We will get the results right away and inform you by email within 1-2 days.

English Talks is located in the centre of Cork city centre, only 15 min drive from the international Cork airport, a walking distance from the bus station, close  to the city shopping centres, retail shops, pubs, cinemas, hotels, gyms, and other facilities.

 

You can start class any Monday (except for bank holidays and holiday breaks like Easter or Christmas when the school is closed). Please contact us for the full academic calendar.

You can by a Bank Transfer, Credit Card or PaytoStudy, TransferMate, Transferwise – choose the most convenient way for you.

Yes, it is. English Talks is covered by a special government protection called ‘Learner Protection’, which means that in case of an unlikely event of school closure, a student will receive their money back or will be transferred to a similar partner school/college delivering the same kind of course. We work with ODON insurance company.

Classes are from minimum 6 -15 students max.

We receive students from all over the world; after taking the placement test and interview students are put in to the right group.

You can study in the morning 9:00am -12:15pm or afternoon 1:00pm -4:15pm (with a 15 min. break at 11am and 3pm)

Accommodation can be arranged separately by the school from 1 week to 4 weeks or more. The most popular stay is with a host family or in a student apartment in twin room.

If you’re staying with a host family, you will be collected by the host or a school representative (by previous arrangement). You can take a taxi from Cork airport, keep the receipt and we will refund you the cost (max. €20). If you arrive in Dublin, the most popular kind of transport is a bus/coach. The  journey to Cork tales only 3 hours and cost €15-€20. Comfortable coaches are available just outside the terminals. www.aircoach.ie , www.goabus.ie , www.expressway.ie

Yes, a medical insurance is obligatory. When you buy a course with us, the insurance is purchased by us.

If you want to work and study in Ireland, you should choose an academic programme of 25 weeks. You will be able to work up to 20hrs p/w and 40 hrs during holidays. We will explain you the registration process and assist with collecting the right documents. Just contact us any time.

All non-EU students need at least €3,000 to study in Ireland on an academic course. You can transfer the money to your Irish bank account on arrival. Apart from that amount, you need to pay for your course first and cover the one-off immigration registration fee of €300. Accommodation and day to day living costs are relatively cheap compared to other popular countries

Yes, we organize many social and cultural activities, trips (local and national), informative visits, celebration days, etc. You will definitely not be bored here. Please visit our Photo Gallery

Of course, you can renew your academic course twice. Just let us know at the reception and we will be happy to assist you.

 

Yes, it is compulsory to sit an end of course exam. You can choose TIE, Pearson, IELTS or Cambridge exam and register for it when enrolling on the course.

 

Yes, your progress will be monitored throughout your studies, you will take progress tests and the final test indicating your level of English. You will receive a Certificate of Achievement at the end of your course with us.

 

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