English + Sport Programmes in Ireland
Are you interested in your children attending an English course abroad? One exciting option in Europe is Ireland, and the Cork City is one of the most popular destinations.
As Ireland’s 2nd largest city, Cork lies only 270 km from the capital, Dublin. It is well known for the warm welcome visitors receive, strong family values and some wonderful food and entertainment. A great option for English learning is Cork English College.
Why Cork English College?
CEC as it is often called, is one of Ireland’s most famous English language Colleges. It is located in the very heart of the city in 3 beautiful buildings. This family-run college works hard to connect students of different nationalities and age groups by creating a friendly environment. Each student is made to feel like part of the CEC family.
When studying English here students can choose between 2 types of accommodation:
Host Family – Students live with an Irish family who will help them to practice their new English skills outside of the classroom.
Student Residence – These options and very comfortable with 24-hour security (single or twin rooms with a kitchen and shared living room)
Students also have chance to have fun outside of class. They go shopping with friends, enjoy full-day excursions arranged by the school, and evenings activities like discos & karaoke.
CEC offers exciting and unique courses of English language learning together with sport. These programmes are designed for students with any level of English. The most popular courses are:
English & Golf with Fota Golf Academy
This course is available for students from ages 11-17, and includes 4 afternoons of training at the Fota Golf Academy, supervised by Professional golfer Brian Kelleher.
English & Munster Rugby Programme
This is available for students from ages 11-17, and involves 25-hours of rugby in addition to language learning. Munster has one of Ireland’s best rugby teams.
English & Horse-riding Programme
This course is available for students from ages 11-17 and contains 5 horse riding lessons per week.
FC Porto Football Camp
This is available for students from ages of 11-17, and includes 15-lessons of football a week supervised by professional coaches from FC Porto in Spain. Each student receives a full FC Porto training kit for the course (shirt, shorts, socks).
You can see more information on CEC and their other courses here.
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