Learn English in Dublin
15th June - 17th August For Ages: 13-17 years
Our Dublin Homestay Programme is located at EC Dublin, our modern English school in the centre of the city. Students studying here can expect modern facilities, a great learning environmen and enjoyable English lessons. Students can explore the great attractions this fun city has to offer, such as Stephen’s Green Park, Dublin Castle and the Medieval Quarter, to get a taste of rich Irish cultural heritage.
Meal plan: Full board
Type of room: Twin room with shared bathroom
Learning centre: Terenure College
Journey to school: Around 45 minutes by public transport
Transport to activities: Travel pass around €40 per week
School: + (353) 1 905 8830
Bookings: + (356) 23 790555
EC leader to student ratio: 1:15
The programme includes: 5 halfday activities per week, 4 evening activities per week, and 1 full day activity per week (based on a 2-week programme).
Minimum stay: 1 week
English course: 20 General English lessons per week (15 hours)
Students per class: 15 maximum
Arrival day: Saturday
Departure day: Saturday
Please note, packages include accommodation for 7 nights per week, thus arrival on a Saturday and departure on a Sunday will incur an extra night’s fee. More than 2 extra nights will incur a full extra week fee.
Airport transfers are compulsory unless students are accompanied to the school/their accommodation by a guardian.
Living in a homestay is a wonderful experience. This unique option lets you stay in a local home and discover a different lifestyle and culture. Practise your language skills in a natural setting, while enjoying all the comforts and pleasures of a warm, welcoming home. Enjoy the unique opportunity to share the day to day life of your homestay providers, as well as learning about the diversity of the local culture. EC staff members are available at all times to help students adjust to life in a new environment, and to serve as a liaison between them and their homestay provider. Homestays are arranged directly by EC or by our accommodation partners.
Students eat breakfast at their homestay. Cereals, toast, fruit, tea, coffee.
Packed lunch is provided by the homestay, consisting of a sandwich, fruit, and a drink is recommended by the school.
A hot meal will be provided each evening at the homestay.
If you have specific diet requirements (e.g, gluten free/vegetarian/Halal), please let us know before your arrival.
|Sunday||Welcome / Meet your Host Family||Free Evening with Hosts|
|Monday||Themed Lessons||City Centre Orientation||Free Evening with Hosts|
|Tuesday||Themed Lessons||Sports (Gaelic Football)||Irish Dancing|
|Wednesday||Themed Lessons||Visit to Dublinia||Free Evening with Hosts|
|Thursday||Themed Lessons||Irish Culture Day||International Food Day|
|Friday||Themed Lessons||Bowling||Oscars Movie Night|
|Saturday||Trip to Croke Park Stadium|
|Sunday||Free Morning/Afternoon||Irish Cultural Event|
|Monday||Themed Lessons||Natural History Museum||Free Evening with Hosts|
|Tuesday||Themed Lessons||Botanic Garden||Dragon's Den|
|Wednesday||Themed Lessons||Sports (Hurling)||Free Evening with Hosts|
|Thursday||Themed Lessons||Rock n Roll Race – City Centre||Oscars Movie Night|
|Friday||Themed Lessons||Clown College||International Food Day|
|Saturday||Departure / Full Day Trip to Howth or Bray|
This is a sample programme only, changes may occur.