Summer School

Summer School 2020


22 June to 28 August 2020 (10 weeks)

The language centre offers full-time summer courses in general English, exam preparation and business English. The general English courses are from pre-intermediate (A2) level to proficiency (C2)*.  One-to-one tuition is also available. The maximum number of students in a class is 15. Students may register for our summer school for a minimum of two weeks or up to a maximum of ten weeks, starting on any Monday.

In addition to your English classes we include a cultural social programme which offers excursions, visits, lectures and evening activities. Last year students visited a range of local attractions which included Blarney Castle, Cork City Gaol, Fota House, Mitchelstown Caves as well as attending events including quiz and bingo nights. The previous Summer School photographs are posted on our facebook page, please log onto https://www.facebook.com/UCCLanguageCentre (and click on photos).

All completed application forms should be returned by email to eflsummerschool@ucc.ie. All applicants must be 18 years of age at the beginning of their course. 

 

SUMMER SCHOOL COURSE OPTIONS

 

20 or 26 hours of Tuition + Social Programme

(Wednesday afternoon excursion + Thursday evening social event)

(*Note: No classes on Bank Holiday Monday, 3 August

MORNING OPTIONS

 (20 hours per week)

Monday to Friday 09:00 – 13:00

Option A

General English

Students will follow either a general or academic track depending on their learning aims.

2-10 weeks

Level

A2 - C2

Option B

Cambridge First Preparation Course (FCE)

Intensive classroom practice of all 4 papers following a course book, developing techniques and strategies for success. .

4 Weeks

Level B2+

Tue 4 – Fri 28 Aug

Option C

Cambridge Advanced Preparation Course (CAE)

Intensive classroom practice of all 4 papers following a course book, developing techniques and strategies for success.

4 weeks

Level C1

Tue 4 – Fri 28 Aug

Option D

IELTS Preparation Course

Intensive classroom practice of all 4 papers following a course book, developing techniques and strategies for success.

4,6,8 or10 weeks

Level

B1 minimum

GENERAL ENGLISH OPTION A (9.00 - 13.00) + AFTERNOON OPTIONS

(26 Hours Per week)

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 14:00 – 16:00

Option E

Business English

Classes focus on equipping students with the skills and vocabulary necessary for effective communication in business, including negotiating, giving presentations, networking, emailing etc.

2-10 weeks

Level

B2 minimum

Option F 

Focus on Speaking

 

Conversation classes on a variety of general interest topics using debates, discussions, and role-plays designed to develop fluency.

2 -10 weeks

Level

A2 - C2

Option G

One to One

Individual attention is given to the student in terms of specific language wants and needs e.g. presentations skills, specialised vocabulary, pacing tuition at student’s own language and motivation level. Students receive detailed feedback and strategies for improvement. 

2-10 weeks

Level

A2 - C2

Language Centre

Lárionad Teanga

G 36, O'Rahilly Building,University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

External Accreditation

Top