I had a really nice host family and I really enjoyed my stay in their house. It’s where you learn things about the real Irish life
English in Action
The ISI “English in Action” summer camp is a fun and exciting way for teenagers to learn English. Located in the city centre, just five minutes from O’Connell Street, the programme includes 20 hours tuition per week and over 25 hours of stimulating social & cultural activities. Classes combine General English Lessons with English in Action Projects, aimed at building confidence when using English in everyday situations. Our friendly host families live 35 minutes from the city centre, with direct access by public transport.
The activity programme combines sporting, cultural and engaging activities designed to challenge and inspire our students. With activities every afternoon, two evenings per week and one full day tour at the weekend, this is a programme students will not forget. For further information, you can download our English in Action summer camp brochure here, or contact our Junior Programmes Manager Zivile for direct quotes.
For a sneak peak at what's in store this summer, watch our video below:
This programme consists of 20 hours tuition per week, including General English and English in Action Projects, designed to encourage interaction in a practical environment. With General English lessons taking place in the classroom, English in Action Projects are a wonderful opportunity to engage with local, native speakers through street surveys, interviews, educational role plays, and short trips to the vast array of local markets.
Our highly qualified and experienced teachers have been handpicked for their dynamic and energetic teaching approach, guaranteeing an engaging and rewarding student experience. Students will cover 2-3 topics per week.
A sample of these topics are listed below:
- Crime & Punishment
- Music, Movies & Art
- Pop Culture & Social Media
- Irish Culture
- History & Folklore
- Adventure & Travel
- Money & Advertising
- Health, Medicine & Science
English in Action Projects also take students outside the classroom. Students are encouraged to present their findings from each project to the class in the form of a lively presentation, debate, etc., and are encouraged to make use of the whiteboards and computers to illustrate their findings.
The class is given an opportunity to ask questions about the presentation, and a vote is taken at the end of the lesson to decide which projects were the most engaging, informative, and educational. Below are some descriptive examples of the engaging English in Action Projects the students will participate in:
- Tourist Office Visit
- Garden of Rememberance Excursion
- Artistic Exhibitions
- Street Surveys
- Historical Market Visit
The camp takes place in Belvedere College, a prestigious and historic private high school in Dublin’s city-centre. The school has been a centre of excellence for many years, and in fact, James Joyce was a student there in 1894. The school boasts excellent facilities which we are delighted to offer to our students including:
- Bright classrooms with interactive whiteboards
- Student Restaurant
- Courtyard for relaxing breaks
- Outdoor secure courtyard
- All weather outdoor sports pitch
- Indoor gym hall
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