General English


Course Outline

The General English course allows participants the opportunity to develop all of their language skills in a relaxed but dynamic international setting. Students will develop their fluency and accuracy, as well as their command and use of the English language as they progress through each level. The Combination Course* allows students to focus exclusively on their individual language needs during private lessons. Atlantic Language also offers private closed group tuition to groups of 8 or more travelling together tailor-made to the groups’ specific language learning requirements.

Standard General English Course Details

The course includes:
• 20 morning lessons or 20 afternoon lessons

Intensive General English Course Details

The course includes:
• 20 morning lessons and 10 afternoon lessons

Who is it for?

International students seeking to improve their command of written and spoken English.
There are 6 class levels from Beginners to Advanced (A1 to C1).

Course Start:

Every Monday*

Course Content:

This course covers all aspects of the English language including speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading and writing. The focus is on improving the student’s ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

Minimum Age:


Minimum Level of English

A1+ on the CEFR (Elementary)

Location of Course

Galway City

Accommodation Options:

Apartment/Residence and Host Family

*Combination Course combining General English with Private Lessons is available low season only

Key Facts


Standard: 15 Hours / 20 lessons

Intensive:  22.5 hours / 30 lessons

Combination: 15 hours General English + 5 hours One to One



AM: 09:00 – 12:30  or  PM: 13:30 – 16:45


AM: 09:00 – 12:30 & 13:30 – 15:00


A1 CEFR Beginners
A2 CEFR Elementary
B1 CEFR Lower Intermediate
B2 CEFR Upper Intermediate
C2 CEFR Advanced
C1 CEFR Proficiency

Course Length

Flexible / minimum 1 week

Minimum Age

18 years

Start Day

Any Monday

Maximum Class Size

14 (Average: 10 – 12)

Nationality Mix

International, mixed