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English Courses

From ages 8 (and younger) to age 80 (and older), we have courses to suit everyone.

See the full course listing here.

Teacher Training

Interested in a career in ESL? Since 1975 we have been offering Teacher Training programmes to native and fluent speakers of English.

The Irish Dept. of Education CELT programme is officially equivalent to the British CELTA and TESOL programmes and costs about 35% less.

Read more about the CELT programme here.

Testimonials

elizabethElizabeth from Austria
It's not only our students that your lovely staff have turned into Irish fans, we teachers can't wait to visit again next year.

Dmitry Fanasiutin Russia testimonialDmitry from Russia

I had the most unforgettable memories from my trip to Ireland and I have fallen in love with this beautiful country.  My mind has been blown away by the amazing views of green landscapes, fresh air and the power of the waves and wind at the Cliffs of Moher. I felt as if I was standing at the end of world. I had the most amazing time in Dublin School of English and I hope to return there again…

Ayano from Japan
I had a great time in DSE. When I arrived, I couldn't speak English very well. Our teachers taught us very kindly. They helped me after school with questions like banking and transport and life in Dublin. Now, I have a lot of friends from other countries!

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Spotted on Groupon for EUR 59 - an "Accredited Online 180-Hour Master TEFL Course".
Please note that these courses DO NOT qualify you for teaching in an ACELS/QQI school in Ireland. Remember, if it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, etc...!
This sentence reproduced verbatim from the "Enjoy TEFL" website FAQ page (without permission) should be all the warning you need:
"19. Internationally Accreditated:
The Enjoy TEFL Online Course is an internationally accreditatedqualification that our local partners recommend taking before you start employment. They recognize that Enjoy TEFL is the only provider offering TEFL and Mindfulness, which schools find excellent. Our local partners are looking for Excellent Teachers who understand the benefits of Mindfulness."
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1 week ago

Opening bank accounts? Let me save you some time: AIB Bank will not open bank accounts for students staying on courses of 8 months. That means all English language students. Their pathetic excuse? They are "made implement these rules" by the Central Bank of Ireland. It's funny (not) how the Central Bank of Ireland do not agree and how other banks have chosen to interpret the rules differently. Disgraceful behaviour for a state owned bank. If you need a bank account our partners in Bank of Ireland will happily open one for you. Just ask at the DSE reception desk. #aibbank #useless #boi #bankofireland ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Dublin is a wonderful city to get around on by bike. Get with the programme: Dublin Bicycle Market (used bikes) (with the usual, common sense warnings about stolen bikes) ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

FREE classes Dublin School of English, 11 Harcourt Street, from 25/05 until 17/06 every WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY at 14:00. Just drop in. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Not everyone is into sports. Check out some offerings from Arts & Crafts Day in our junior and teenage summer centre. ... See MoreSee Less

Not everyone is into sports. Check out some offerings from Arts & Crafts Day in our junior and teenage summer centre.

4 weeks ago

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