Family Program in Cork, Ireland, Parents and Children aged 4 to 17
Cork is located in the south of Ireland. Apart from being the second largest city of the country, it also is the capital of the Munster province. The city has about 150.000 inhabitants and its history and location combine in a fascinating mixture of tradition and modernity.
This Family program is adapted to every member of the Family and will enable you to enjoy holidays in Ireland altogether while improving your English.
Adults will work on different subjects in order to improve their skills: Vocabulary recording – building a lexical notebook, talking about new sports and trends, speaking: everyday activities and general trends, present a tradition from another country, finding things in common, agreeing and disagreeing, writing emails to a friend…The tuition aims at improving the ability to communicate in English and includes work in pairs and groups
- 20 lessons per week
- Minimum level: A1
- Max students per class: 10
- Schedule: 09.00 – 13.20
- Lessons take place at Cork English College (Cork City center)
12-17 years old: English + Multi-Activity
- 20 lessons per week
- The program takes place at Douglas Community College (15 min by bus from the Adult school)
4-12 years old: Activity Camp
Younger students will learn English through activities, the program takes place at Mardyke Arena (20 min walk from the Adult school).
They will enjoy up to 8 activities per day, all in English in order to develop their communication skills.
Students will be divided into 3 age groups: 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 years old. They can choose from two schedules:
· 08.30 to 15.00
· 08.30 to 17.00
Example of activities 4-6 years old: bouncy castle, mini obstacles, monster bowling, face painting, croquet, construction games
Example of activities 7-9 years old: Hockey, dodge ball, hip hop dance, circus skills, arts & crafts, drama
Example of activities 10-12 years old: soccer, swimming, basketball, dance, fun fitness, frisbee golf
Families will be hosted in private modern apartments, located in Cork city center. All amenities can be found near the apartments: cafes, restaurants, shops…
All apartments include kitchen and cooking facilities, living area, bathroom with shower, heating, TV, internet (in most apartments, cannot be guaranteed). Bed linens and towels are provided.
The adult school is within walking distance and the junior school is accessible by bus (direct bus). Bus ticket provided by the school.
2019 Dates and Fees
Adult registration fee: 70 EUR per one parent or both parents
Adult books and study materials: 50 EUR per student
- 2 / 3 bedroom apartment (up to 4 people): 675 EUR per week
- 5 bedroom apartment (up to 5 people): 800 EUR per week
The price includes
- 20 lessons per week (adult + 11-17 year old students)
- Accommodation as booked
- Daily activities for children (as booked)
- 1 full day excursion on Saturday (Multi-Activity Package only)
- Certificate of attendance at the end of the program
- Learning materials + books
Bus ticket will be provided for students on the full courseand activity programme.
Note: the prices do not include international travel and health insurance and flights which have to be booked separately.