CORK - CORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Our Cork centre is based at the Bishopstown campus of Cork Institute of Technology. The campus is situated in the western suburbs of Cork city, and the centre of this historic town is just a short bus ride away. CIT is a modern, safe and secure campus, much of it built in the last thirty years.

  • Single en-suite study bedrooms
  • Modern classroom facilities
  • Large airy refectory Indoor and outdoor sports facilities
  • Attractive social/evening venue
  • Coin or card-operated launderette
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24/7 campus security
  • 1 Full Day excursion Killarney National Park
  • 1 Full Day excursion Fota Wildlife Park
  • 1 Full Day excursion Kilkenny + Kilkenny Castle
  • 1 Half Day excursion Jameson Distillery in Midleton (Jameson Experience)
  • 1 Half Day excursion Kinsale
  • 1 Half Day excursion Cork Walking Tour
  • 1 Half Day excursion Cork + Cork City Gaol

Entrances:

  • Jameson Distillery
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • City Gaol

ANGLO+ COURSE: 

  • 17.5 hours tuition per full week
  • Personal copy of QSE course book
  • Online placement test – Students assigned to their levels and groups before arrival

ANGLO+ LESSON TIMETABLE:

• 80 mins – QSE Course
• 80 mins – QSE Course
• 50 mins – Project Work

ANGLO+ out of class learning sessions: ( Sample):

Session 1 – Local visits – students interact with English speakers to learn about local life and culture
Session 2 – Public debate and speaking – students discuss current topics with guest speakers
Session 3 – University life – students interview university staff and produce a promotional video
Session 4 – British heritage workshops – students research and present one of local traditions

In total 4 Sessions of 3.5 hours each led by a team of 1 teacher and 1 activity leader

AIM:

To increase students knowledge of life and culture in the UK and Ireland, through use of English Language

Sample activity in Cork centre:
DEBATE AND PUBLIC SPEAKING – Conversation Club at the Cork Institute of Technology:

Meet and question some of Ireland’s leading revolutionaries with guest lectures from people in areas such as Offshore wind farms, sustainability in industry, and design thinking.

ASL COURSE STRUCTURE

ASL LESSON TIMETABLE:

• 80 mins – Business English: QSE Course
• 80 mins – Business English: Topic of the Day
• 50 mins – Presentation Work

ASL INTERNSHIP:

Session 1 – Conferences and interactive workshops – Guests Speakers
Session 2 – Tour of local company
Session 3 – University and work experience – Volunteer projects
Session 4 – ASL Research and Blog: Interviews & Surveys

4 Sessions of 3.5 hours each led by a team of 1 teacher and 1 activity leader

ASL Course Aims:

Students will learn how to communicate confidently and effectively by using English in a variety of work situations
Students will learn how to successfully apply for jobs and make a work related phone calls
Students will learn the rules and regulations in the modern workplace
Students will practise to take Trinity SEW Examination

TRINITY SEW EXAMINATION ( not included in the standard package):

Trinity’s Spoken English for Work (SEW) exams provide a reliable and valid scheme of assessment that measures progress and development of English language use in a work context.
Exam Levels: B1, B2, B2+ and C1
The certificate states the level of pass as follows:
◗ Distinction
◗ Merit
◗ Pass

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SAMPLE TIMETABLE - CORK