Atlantic Language Galway, Galway

From 315.- EUR
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Key points

  • Ireland's most beautiful coast, city of culture
  • High academic standards
  • Warm welcome, modern and professional school

The school

Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (B2 First, C1 Advanced), IELTS
School size
L
Accommodations
Host family, Apartment
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
17 years
Average age
26 years
Nationality mix
Brazil, Italy, Spain, etc..

Our partner school, established since 1993, is situated in the very heart of the city centre. The building has been especially designed to welcome a large number of students and offers modern facilities, bright and spacious classrooms equipped with quality audiovisual material. During your stay you will have access to a library and a multimedia room in order to facilitate further language learning. During the high season, extra classrooms are made available. The school is recognised for its competent team of teachers coming from different backgrounds as well as for its warm and welcoming atmosphere. Finally, there is a rooftop terrace where students can go during their breaks and after class to relax and chat with their new friends whilst taking in the magnificent view of the famous Galway Bay and Galway city itself.

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Accreditations

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • Optional language workshops
  • Job Club
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • Activity programme

Lowest prices guaranteed

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Standard course

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 315.- EUR
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 14
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (full-board on weekends)
Gort na Coiribe Shared apartment, single room, no meals (18+)
1
315 EUR
585 EUR
605 EUR
2
520 EUR
1000 EUR
1040 EUR
3
725 EUR
1415 EUR
1475 EUR
4
930 EUR
1830 EUR
1910 EUR
6
1340 EUR
2660 EUR
2780 EUR
8
1750 EUR
3490 EUR
3650 EUR
12
2390 EUR
4970 EUR
5210 EUR
16
3150 EUR
6570 EUR
6890 EUR
24
4670 EUR
9770 EUR
10250 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (15.06-11.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (apartment) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 40 EUR

Extras

Course material deposit (to be paid on site)
Deposit for textbook to pay onsite if level or syllabus change
20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (1-5 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
One-to-one course (6+ lessons) (per lesson) 50 EUR
Special diet (host family) (per week)
Vegan, halal, celiac/gluten intolerant
40 EUR
Extra night (host family) 40 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Private
350 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
private
700 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Meeting Service
150 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
Meeting Service
300 EUR

Students may need a new textbook if they change levels or the syllabus changes. A new book costs €30, or it can be rented, which requires a €20 deposit that will be returned if the book is kept in good condition.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
17.03 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 03.08 / 26.10.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (host family)
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end (host family)
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (apartment)
Departure: Saturday following course end (apartment)

Intensive course

Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 365.- EUR
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary (A1) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 14
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (full-board on weekends)
Gort na Coiribe Shared apartment, single room, no meals (18+)
1
365 EUR
635 EUR
655 EUR
2
620 EUR
1100 EUR
1140 EUR
3
875 EUR
1565 EUR
1625 EUR
4
1130 EUR
2030 EUR
2110 EUR
6
1640 EUR
2960 EUR
3080 EUR
8
2150 EUR
3890 EUR
4050 EUR
12
2870 EUR
5450 EUR
5690 EUR
16
3790 EUR
7210 EUR
7530 EUR
24
5630 EUR
10730 EUR
11210 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (15.06-11.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (apartment) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 40 EUR

Extras

Course material deposit (to be paid on site)
Deposit for textbook to pay onsite if level or syllabus change
20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (1-5 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
One-to-one course (6+ lessons) (per lesson) 50 EUR
Special diet (host family) (per week)
Vegan, halal, celiac/gluten intolerant
40 EUR
Extra night (host family) 40 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Private
350 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
private
700 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Meeting Service
150 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
Meeting Service
300 EUR

Students may need a new textbook if they change levels or the syllabus changes. A new book costs €30, or it can be rented, which requires a €20 deposit that will be returned if the book is kept in good condition.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
17.03 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 03.08 / 26.10.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (host family)
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end (host family)
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (apartment)
Departure: Saturday following course end (apartment)

Combined business course, 20+10 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week From 380.- EUR
Lessons
General (group): 20 of 45 minutes
+ Business (group): 10 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 14
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
General (group): 09:00-12:30
Business (group): 13:30-15:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (full-board on weekends)
Gort na Coiribe Shared apartment, single room, no meals (18+)
1
380 EUR
650 EUR
670 EUR
2
650 EUR
1130 EUR
1170 EUR
3
920 EUR
1610 EUR
1670 EUR
4
1190 EUR
2090 EUR
2170 EUR
6
1730 EUR
3050 EUR
3170 EUR
8
2270 EUR
4010 EUR
4170 EUR
12
3350 EUR
5930 EUR
6170 EUR
16
4430 EUR
7850 EUR
8170 EUR
24
6590 EUR
11690 EUR
12170 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (15.06-11.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (apartment) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 40 EUR

Extras

Course material deposit (to be paid on site)
Deposit for textbook to pay onsite if level or syllabus change
20 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (1-5 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
One-to-one course (6+ lessons) (per lesson) 50 EUR
Special diet (host family) (per week)
Vegan, halal, celiac/gluten intolerant
40 EUR
Extra night (host family) 40 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Private
350 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
private
700 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Meeting Service
150 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
Meeting Service
300 EUR

Students may need a new textbook if they change levels or the syllabus changes. A new book costs €30, or it can be rented, which requires a €20 deposit that will be returned if the book is kept in good condition.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
17.03 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 03.08 / 26.10.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (host family)
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end (host family)
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (apartment)
Departure: Saturday following course end (apartment)

B2 First exam preparation course, 30 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 1355.- EUR
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 14
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (full-board on weekends)
Gort na Coiribe Shared apartment, single room, no meals (18+)
4
1355 EUR
2255 EUR
2335 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (apartment) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 40 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (1-5 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
One-to-one course (6+ lessons) (per lesson) 50 EUR
Special diet (host family) (per week)
Vegan, halal, celiac/gluten intolerant
40 EUR
Extra night (host family) 40 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Private
350 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
private
700 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Meeting Service
150 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
Meeting Service
300 EUR

Students may need a new textbook if they change levels or the syllabus changes. A new book costs €30, or it can be rented, which requires a €20 deposit that will be returned if the book is kept in good condition.

Starting dates 4 wk
06.07 / 04.08.2020
Exam dates
Computer based: 31.07.2020
Paper based: 27.08.2020
Bank holidays
17.03 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 03.08 / 26.10.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (host family)
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end (host family)
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (apartment)
Departure: Saturday following course end (apartment)

C1 Advanced exam preparation course, 30 lessons/week

Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1), 4 week(s)
4 weeks From 1355.- EUR
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Upper-intermediate (B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 14
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (full-board on weekends)
Gort na Coiribe Shared apartment, single room, no meals (18+)
4
1355 EUR
2255 EUR
2335 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (apartment) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 40 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (1-5 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
One-to-one course (6+ lessons) (per lesson) 50 EUR
Special diet (host family) (per week)
Vegan, halal, celiac/gluten intolerant
40 EUR
Extra night (host family) 40 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Private
350 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
private
700 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Meeting Service
150 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
Meeting Service
300 EUR

Students may need a new textbook if they change levels or the syllabus changes. A new book costs €30, or it can be rented, which requires a €20 deposit that will be returned if the book is kept in good condition.

Starting dates 4 wk
06.07 / 04.08.2020
Exam dates
31.07 / 28.08.2020
Bank holidays
17.03 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 03.08 / 26.10.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (host family)
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end (host family)
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (apartment)
Departure: Saturday following course end (apartment)

IELTS exam preparation course, 30 lessons/week

Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1), 2 - 48 week(s)
2 weeks From 645.- EUR
Lessons
30 of 45 minutes
Course duration
2 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate (B1-B2) to advanced (C1)
Students/class
Max 14
Minimum age
18 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:30-15:00
Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Week(s)
Without accommodation
Host family, single room, half board (full-board on weekends)
Gort na Coiribe Shared apartment, single room, no meals (18+)
2
645 EUR
1125 EUR
1165 EUR
3
900 EUR
1590 EUR
1650 EUR
4
1155 EUR
2055 EUR
2135 EUR
6
1665 EUR
2985 EUR
3105 EUR
8
2175 EUR
3915 EUR
4075 EUR
12
36855 EUR
39435 EUR
39675 EUR
16
4215 EUR
7635 EUR
7955 EUR
24
6255 EUR
11355 EUR
11835 EUR

High & low seasons

Supplement course high season (1-11 weeks) (per week) (15.06-11.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (host family) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 25 EUR
Supplement accommodation high season (apartment) (per week) (13.06-13.09.2020) 40 EUR

Extras

Course material deposit (to be paid on site)
Deposit for textbook to pay onsite if level or syllabus change
20 EUR
IELTS exam fee (to be paid online) 215 EUR

Options

One-to-one course (1-5 lessons) (per lesson) 55 EUR
One-to-one course (6+ lessons) (per lesson) 50 EUR
Special diet (host family) (per week)
Vegan, halal, celiac/gluten intolerant
40 EUR
Extra night (host family) 40 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Private
350 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
private
700 EUR
Airport transfer from Dublin (pick-up)
Meeting Service
150 EUR
Airport transfer from/to Dublin (pick-up and drop-off)
Meeting Service
300 EUR

Students may need a new textbook if they change levels or the syllabus changes. A new book costs €30, or it can be rented, which requires a €20 deposit that will be returned if the book is kept in good condition.

Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Exam dates
On request
Bank holidays
17.03 / 10.04 / 13.04 / 04.05 / 01.06 / 03.08 / 26.10.2020
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020
20.12.2020 - 02.01.2021

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (host family)
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end (host family)
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start (apartment)
Departure: Saturday following course end (apartment)

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.1/5
Overall rating

50% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

4 students gave their opinion about this school

20 years old - France
/ 5
19 weeks, October 2017 – March 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
29 weeks, August 2015 – March 2016
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja sehr grosse. Vor allem beim Sprechen habe ich viel gelernt. »
19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Irland war einfach super! Ich würde Galway auf jeden Fall weiter empfehlen. Meine Gastfamilie war einfach super! Ich habe noch immer ein sehr enges Verhältnis mit Ihnen und werde auch in Kontakt bleiben. Sie wohen sehr zentral und sind immer für dich da. Sehr toll!
10 weeks, January – March 2015
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Auf jeden Fall. Da ich sehr viel mit meiner Gastfamilie gesprochen habe und somit viel dazu gelernt habe. »
19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
27 weeks, January – July 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability

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Host family
Full immersion in the local culture is the best way to learn a language. Staying with an Irish family means sharing in the lifestyle of a new culture on a daily basis and having an unforgettable experience. The families are chosen with care and know the school well. Students stay in a single room and benefit from half board during the week and full board at weekends.

Gort na Coiribe shared apartment (from 18 years)
Providing students with the freedom to cater for themselves, all of the school apartments are an ideal option for those who wish to live with other international students close to the city centre. They are comfortably furnished and equipped to meet students’ needs, including a shared kitchen, a living room as well as a washing machine and free Wi-Fi connection. Each of the apartments accommodates between 2 and 8 students with the choice of a single bed, a double bed or twin bedded rooms. The school’s Accommodation Services co-ordinates the mix of students staying in each apartment to provide as much of a nationality variety as possible.

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Gort na Coiribe Residence

General information

Gort na Coirbe apartments are purpose built for private residence. In this beautiful residential setting we endeavour to promote an atmosphere that is safe and comfortable, close to all the necessary amenities.

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
20 minutes
Means of transportation:
walking
Average public transport cost:
~18 EUR weekly ticket
Walking distance to public transport:
2 minutes

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
4 minutes
Coffee shops:
2 minutes
Restaurants:
2 minutes
Shops:
3 minutes
Pharmacy:
2 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Sunday from 2:00 pm
Saturday until 10:00 am
Entry card (building)
Key (building)
Electronic key
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h
Deposit
Students need to sign damage or loss liability agreement form

Meals

Use of kitchen
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk
In summer only (Mon-Fri from 09:00 to 17:00)
Smoking area
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen
Oven
Microwave
Cutlery available
Vending machine
Laundry
1 washing machine, coin operated In summer, extra machines available : 2.50 EUR per loan
Common area/lounge
Wi-Fi internet access
Cable internet access
TV in common room
DVD-player in common room
Balcony/terrace
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles)
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
9
: 9 m2/ : 16 m2
Twin
6
: 10 m2/ : 20 m2
Air conditioning
Heating
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided
Bed sheets provided
Towels provided
Toilet paper
Only upon arrival
Ensuite toilet
Upon request
Ensuite shower
Wash basin
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning
Desk
Wardrobe
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access
Cable internet access
Floor
Wooden floor
Balcony
Safe deposit box
Room key provided

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