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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

mvaInternational Educational Center DOMINANTA
We would like to thank you for our latest trip to DSE. All students have enjoyed their trip to Ireland and they are very thankful for such a great opportunity to study English at you school. The results of visiting the school are wonderful. Every student passed the exams successfully. We also would like to say a word about host families. All of them were very kind and hospitable and treated our students as members of their families. All our students and their parents highly appreciate all the work you did for them.

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.

Anton-from-RussiaAnton from Russia
I really enjoyed my stay at DSE summer school in July 2011. I met many students from different countries. I had different teachers, but I liked all of them. Special thanks to Denis and Rebecca. I stayed with lovely family, Mary and Tony. They are really nice people, very kind and careful. They were my teachers too. Hope to come again next summer and to stay with them. Thank you.

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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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5 hours 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

7 hours 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 day 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

6 days 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.

3 weeks ago

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