Why you need to do an FCE or CAE

Many English language students reach a point in their learning where the motivation to sit in a classroom begins to wane and a desire to use English in a more practical real-world manner becomes stronger. Students consider finding jobs in Ireland or abroad, or they start thinking about further study; doing a Masters programme in their field etc.However, when stud ...

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ULearn Cinema Nights: Dublin Meets Hollywood

The ULearn Cinema Nights bring Hollywood to Dublin... kind of. Ok, so that's not exactly true, but our cinema nights certainly give our English students the opportunity to practice their comprehension skills in a very real world experience; the movie theatre! Personally, I'm a huge movie fan, so going to the cinema is always a treat for me! But enough about me... ...

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Winter is Here!

Hello Students!!!The snow has finally reached the city centre. The temperatures are staying around the 1 - 3 degrees Celsius rate, and so winter has arrived in Dublin.So, we're asking you to share your best photos of SNOW in DUBLIN or IRELAND on our Facebook wall.  This is not a competition guys, it would just be great to see all the different ...

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The Last Week Before Christmas

Hi Guys!!!Hope you're all making fun plans for the holidays. More importantly, hope you're all getting ready for the ULearn Christmas Party!But of course that's not all that's happening this week, we still have our weekly activities for you, including going to see the lovely live animal crib, a movie afternoon to see Get Santa (Yeah!!!!!)Here's your WHAT'S ON pos ...

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Let’s get sporty!

So you might have noticed that we have started to get sporty around ULearn recently with more and more sporty events popping up on our social calendar! With our Phoenix Park runs and our weekly game of football, we’ve made an active start to the year but we are still not happy! We plan to get more active with more students involved throughout 2014!We wa ...

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ULearn English School Dublin learns about Georgian times!

One of English School Dublin’s social events this week was a very interesting visit to the Georgian Museum, Number 29. Our group learned about the history of the house, the people who lived there and the kind of lifestyle they lived in Georgian Dublin. But what are we talking about when we say Georgian Dublin?Some typical Georgian houses in DublinThe name ‘Ge ...

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The Apps that make life easy!

Moving to a new city is never easy and when you come to learn a new language it makes the experience even more difficult. Internet and smartphones have made life easier recently – we can now read online reviews of hotels, bars, restaurants and English schools before we arrive. There are also many helpful apps that can . Here is a guide to some apps that could m ...

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Dublin – Bike crazy?

As a city, Dublin may not have the routes of Amsterdam when it comes to cycling but in the last 10-15 years we have seen the number of bikes on the streets of Dublin grow and grow.  Bicycles have become very popular for transport to work or college or just for leisurely, relaxed cycles!Is it safe?Many of the students at English School Dublin fee ...

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Irish football and the glory days!

On Friday at 7pm a small group of ULearn English School Dublin students will be playing football at the sports grounds of University College Dublin. Our weekly game is sure to be as skilful and competitive as always but if circumstances were different the only important game for all of Ireland would be the Ireland versus Germany World Cup Qualifier in Koln.It has ...

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Irish Castles

Castles can be found in almost every corner of Ireland. These impressive old structures can be up to 1000 years old in some cases and many are visited by tourists. Just last weekend English School Dublin students visited Kilkenny where the wonderful Kilkenny Castle is built. This riverside castle is one of Ireland’s most visited tourist attractions because of ...

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