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The Linguaviva Centre is the oldest English Language School based in Dublin. It's been teaching English to foreign students since 1977 and pride on being one of Ireland’s most reputable English Schools.
The Linguaviva Centre is the oldest English Language School based in Dublin. It is had been teaching English to foreign students since 1977 and prides itself on being one of Ireland’s most reputable English Schools. The school's focus is on quality and ensuring that every single student feels like part of “The Linguaviva Family”.
Due to the outstanding facilities, which include a library, fully equipped computer room with high-speed broadband along with WiFi throughout the entire building, student lounge, games room, student garden, media rooms for Students and so much more! students in school experience effective and enjoyable learning methods which highly contribute to their success.
The Linguaviva staff is highly experienced and qualified, some with more than 30 years of teaching experience, including teachers who hold an MBA, Ph.D., or other relevant qualifications in their fields from internationally recognized institutions. Bringing their experience to classes, teachers implement a practical approach into their lessons. As a result of this, students undergo a learning process that from the start prepares them for life after education.
General English course is aimed at learners who want to improve their all-around English and experience Irish culture.
The Linguaviva Centre offers its students General English intensive course (20 lessons) which is focused on CEFR linked learning outcomes, is task-based with an integrated skills approach, where learners can expect to make significant progress with speaking, listening, reading, and writing in English. Moreover, it has an Irish materials strand, which explores modern Ireland, the socio-economic context in which the learners are studying and living, as well as the culture and history of the country. Because the school feels that significant progress in English is paramount, they have integrated into the course both progress testing and externally assessed certification.
Linguaviva runs its Work and Study Programme all year round. It consists of a 25-week full-time course with a 10-week holiday period. Non-Eu students taking this course are entitled to a Visa including a work permit in Ireland.
These courses are recognized by ACELS and students who enroll are permitted to work part-time during the course period. Full Learner Protection is included with all courses in Linguaviva.
Students are permitted to work full-time (40 hours per week) in June, July, August, and September and from 15 December to 15 January. This is provided that the course holiday period (10 weeks immediately after the 25-week tuition period) overlaps with these dates. At all other times, students are permitted to work part-time for up to 20 hours per week.
Additional fees include:
IELTS exam - €225
TIE (Test of Interactive English) - €115
Insurance - €100
Besides the General English and Professional English courses, learners at The Linguaviva Centre have an amazing opportunity to try semi-intensive course General & Professional English 25 or 30 lessons.
25 lessons of General & Professional English build on the tenets of the 20-lesson course and offers Professional English modules which are CEFR learning outcomes linked while offering a more project-based approach for a professional person looking to work through English.
30 lessons are our most intensive option and are aimed at students looking to maximize their study time each week. This course comprises of 5 mornings and 4 afternoons study each week, where all afternoons are based on Professional English syllabus with a more project-based approach.
The school must confirm the availability of your chosen accommodation.
If the selected housing is not available for your dates, the school will offer another accommodation option for you to consider.
I don't need housing
The highest standard of host family accommodation is available to all Linguaviva students. Families are very carefully selected. All accommodation is inspected and monitored on an ongoing basis by our accommodation officer. Host families are situated in some of the best residential areas of Dublin.
Staying in an Irish home ensures total immersion in the language. Students feel at home in the warm, friendly atmosphere of Irish family life and many lasting friendships are made between the student and host family. Students are able to choose the type of room: single room - twin room - double room and meal options: half board (breakfast & evening meal, all meals at the weekend) or full board (breakfast, packed lunch & evening meal daily)
Linguaviva works with 3 city center residences all located between 15- and 30-minutes walk from the school. Each room comes with its own private en-suite. Utilities and crockery are provided as standard. Secure bike storage is also available. Each residence has full laundry facilities. There is also unlimited free Internet access in each room. 24-hour security and CCTV. The residence is available all year round.
The Linguaviva Centre, 45 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, DublinD04 VX52
Pay a deposit to reserve your spot
You have three days to cancel your booking with no fees if case you change your mind.
You have until 03/10/2022 to pay the remaining balance
Full cost of the course after prepayment deduction must be paid no later than four weeks before the start of the course.