Year-round English Courses
We have full-time courses in General English for all levels from Elementary (A2) to Proficiency (C2). The General English courses place emphasis on developing students' overall ability to communicate confidently in English. They also prepare students for international exams such as IELTS and Cambridge English.
The minimum enrolment period is 1 week and you can start any Monday of the academic year.
- Monday to Friday: 9 am - 1 pm +an extra optional free class for all 20-hour students on one afternoon each week. Day to be advised on the first morning of the course
20 hours of tuition per week + 2 hours free workshop each week
- To download the course application form, please click here.
- To check Course dates and price, please check the following link Price List
UCC Language Centre aims to help students develop their English speaking, listening, reading, writing and communication skills in a practical and focused manner to allow them to live, work, study and travel effectively in English-speaking contexts.
Studying English at UCC Language Centre allows students to improve their English language knowledge and develop their communicative ability in an international university setting with small classes with a mix of student nationalities from around the world. Classes are available at Levels A2 to C2, including interim level classes (e.g. B2 and B2+).
To check Full-time course description, please click the following link Full-time Course Description.
Sample Timetable for Full-time Students
Placement Test & Induction
Language focus: grammar analysis and practice
Integrated Skills: using grammar in context. Developing accuracy when speaking and writing
Exam focus (e.g. speaking practice)
|Listening focus||Reading skills||
Presentation or test
|11.30-13.00||Functions practice: developing use of English in context||Exam focus (e.g. word formation)||Writing focus||Speaking focus||Review of language and skills studied during the week|
(e.g. Tour of Cork City / How to recognise varieties of English)