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With its splendid docks and surprising hills, this small town with a population of 23,860, is located 12 kilometers southeast of Dublin and is one of Ireland's principal ports.
Despite its proximity to Dublin, Dun Laoghaire is a tranquil destination which makes it an ideal location to learn English while also enjoying opportunities to participate in cultural and athletic activities.
Dun Laoghaire has become very popular amongst youngsters thanks to the cinema and the stores that you can find throughout the town's streets.
13 - 17 years old
2 weeks: June 29 to July 13*
3 weeks: June 29 to July 20*
4 weeks: June 29 to July 27
The counselors will arrive together with the students, no matter the length of the program, but will return with the group that is staying for 4 weeks.
* Indicative return date
The program takes place, without a doubt, in the town's top academic center, where students can take advantage of spacious classrooms, a bookstore, a student room, a basketball court, a volleyball court, ping-pong tables...
The program includes 20 lessons per week in international learning groups. Following a language test taken on the first day, each student will be placed in their corresponding English course level. Students will receive a complete program consisting in vocabulary, conversation, comprehension and grammar... Each lesson is equivalent to 45 actual minutes of class.
The best way to learn English and absorb the country's culture is by living with an Irish family. Only one Spanish-speaking student will stay in each family and students will receive full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
The program boasts a diverse schedule of activities, excursions and sports.
On Mondays there will be a full day excursion to the most emblematic nearby places such as Glendalough, Malahide Castle, Kilkenny and its castle, Phoenix Park or The Boyne Valley. During part-day excursions, the visits will be in and around Dublin to the places of most interest - Dublin Castle, Dublinia, Trinity College, St Patrick's Cathedral, the Viking Adventure Center.
The academic center has excellent sports facilities allowing the program to incorporate a variety of different sports. All athletic activities will be organized and supervised by our team of counselors.
Students will be accompanied at all times by Spanish and native Irish counselors.