Fantastic options in Ireland (from around €300)

Fantastic options in Ireland (from around €300) By EAL / Andrea Crivellaro / Jose Maria Molina A / Maxine Cazenave Weekend no. 1: Cork to Dublin If you love Games of Thrones we have a perfect trip for you… Became one of your favorite characters for one day. Drink the same beer as Tyrion, follow…

EXCELLENT WEEKENDS IN IRELAND FROM € 100 TO € 500

EXCELLENT WEEKENDS IN IRELAND FROM € 100 TO € 500 Introduction by A.C.N. HI! We are B1+ Students at CEC, and we have designed this project for future and current students in Cork (Ireland). The project is based on different activities depending on the budget that you have. In each budget you will find 2…

Talk & workshop focused on project based learning!

Project Based Learning Strategies in Education and Training:  Impact on Stake-holder Motivation, Outcomes and Constraints As part of the UNESCO Conference on Learning Cities and the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival, the CEC Research Team will present a short talk and accompanying workshop on September 20th, 2017 from 17:30 – 18:30. The talk will contain an…

10 Fun Facts about Cork which you probably didn’t know before

10 Fun Facts about Cork which you probably didn’t know before* *in our humble opinion We all know the basics – that Cork is the second-largest city in the Republic of Ireland, that Cork English College is the best language school in the world* – but did you know the below facts? Read on and…

CEC IELTS Test Centre 5th Anniversary

CEC IELTS test centre celebrated its 5-year anniversary on Friday, 21st July. Invitations were extended to all CEC and IELTS staff as well as students, candidates and representatives of local organisations. Each attendee received an IELTS goodie bag and was entered into a draw to win fantastic prizes. Congratulations to one of our students, Martina…

CEC IELTS Test Centre 5th Anniversary / IELTS Open Day

CEC IELTS Test Centre is celebrating its 5-year anniversary this July. CEC ran its first IELTS exam in 2012 with only 20 students. Since then, CEC has welcomed over 7,000 candidates and helped them achieve their goal of passing the IELTS exam. We are delighted to be celebrating 5 years of successfully running the IELTS exam and we look…

Summer Weekend Trips at CEC

The summer is a busy time here in CEC as we open our doors to our summer school. We are looking forward to welcoming students from the four corners of the world. This promises to be another exciting and fun filled summer at CEC. To ensure that students get to fully appreciate everything that Ireland…

Cork MidSummer Festival : Free things to do :)

Cork MidSummer Festival You may be in Cork to study at Cork English College, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get out there and party (or eat) once in a while. “The Cork Midsummer Festival helds from the 16th to the 25th of June 2017, is an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival that uses the city…

Easter in Ireland

It’s the time of year when the flowers begin to blossom, the birds are singing and lambs are running through the fields. You guessed it, Easter is upon us again and the Easter Bunny is getting ready to deliver eggs to all the children! So what do Irish people do at Easter? As Ireland’s population…

St. Patrick’s Day in Cork

Ah, St. Patrick’s Day, the most ‘Irish’ time of the year – a day full of shenanigans, tomfoolery, and most importantly, craic. But what really is St. Patrick’s Day? What started off as a religious festival commemorating Christianity in Ireland has turned into a worldwide celebration of Irish heritage and culture. Cork English College is…

Tips to prepare the IELTS Exam!

Preparing for the IELTS Exam?    Here are some top tips to better prepare for it.   Familiarise yourself with the test format and the timing of each part of the speaking and writing tests. Know what kinds of questions are asked in each part of the paper. Once you are familiar with the format,…

Valentine’s Day in Cork

Spending the most romantic day of the year in Cork? Not sure how to celebrate? Don’t worry, Cork English College has got your back! Below are some fun ideas for your February 14th!   Day trips to Irish towns Sure, Cork is a pretty awesome city, but there are plenty of other places nearby which…