Irish Summer Language Course

Monday 29 June – Friday 10 July 2020

Improve your language skills and boost your confidence on our Irish Summer Language Course this July. Taught by our skilled and experienced teachers, this two-week course, aimed at students entering 5th and 6th year, improves oral and written fluency, in an immersive classroom environment.

Please note, Summer Language Courses take place on our main school campus, 79-85 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.

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Students attending this course receive the following benefits:

  • Tuition from highly qualified and experienced educators.
  • Comprehensive, exam focused course notes, which support classroom tuition.
  • Strategies for maximising exam performance.


Irish Summer Language Course Content

The aim of this course is to enhance student proficiency in oral Irish, which accounts for 40% of the overall mark in the Leaving Certificate and to develop competency in both the language and literature sections of the exam.

Topics from:

  • Essay writing
    Essay, scéal, alt agus díospóireacht.
  • Comprehension
    Answering skills and techniques.
  • Prós
    In-depth analysis of the major prose pieces on the syllabus.
  • Filíocht
    All areas of the poetry covered with numerous question and answer samples.
  • Aural comprehension
    Includes extensive use of Department of Education material.
  • Grammar
    All major aspects of grammar covered in detail.
  • Oral exam preparation
    Comhrá Ginearálta.

Course Dates: Monday 29 June – Friday 10 July 2020

Monday - Friday9.30am-1pm

Please note:

  • All classes take place on our main school campus, 79-85 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.

1 subject€595
2 subjects€995
  • Credit Card payments accepted
  • 10% reduction for the second and subsequent members of the same family, attending the same courses. Please contact our office to avail of this discount.
  • Fees are non-transferable

Q: Can I be admitted to class without my card?

A: It is every student’s personal responsibility to ensure they have their card with them each time they attend classes at the Institute. We have the right to refuse admission to any student who does not comply with this regulation. If you have misplaced or have not received your card please come into our reception and we will issue you with a replacement or temporary card.

Q: Is there a place I can get lunch?

A: Yes, we have an onsite canteen serving a variety of sandwiches and drinks. Also, locally, there are sandwich bars and shops.

Q: My son/daughter is unwell and cannot attend. Can I have a refund?

A: No, there are no refunds. However, if you return the student’s admission card to us immediately, along with a short letter of explanation, at the discretion of management, a credit note can be put on the student’s file for future use or for use by a sibling.

Q: My son/daughter cannot attended the course. Can we buy the notes?

A: No. Teaching is a central part of all our courses. The notes are to facilitate recall and revision of the day’s work covered by the teacher.

Q: Am I entitled to the notes from classes that I was absent from?

A: Yes, however you must deal directly with your teacher in relation to this.

Irish Summer
Language Course Study Notes