The English Academy

The English Academy is situated Beside O'Connell Street Bridge which leads onto Dublin’s main thoroughfare, O’Connell Street, right in the heart of this culturally renowned city centre.

We provide year round English courses at all levels. We are specialists in Cambridge English and IELTS exam preparation courses which equip students with the English qualifications needed to secure themselves a better job, career or for entry to university.

The English Academy School of English is an Authorised University of Cambridge Open Examination Centre, the only one in Dublin City Centre. We were the first active University of Cambridge Computer based test centre in Ireland.

The English Academy is also a Cambridge English Teachng Awards centre running the internationally recognised Cambridge CELTA. If you pick any country in your Atlas to go and teach ELT in, you can be pretty much guaranteed that the Cambridge CELTA TEFL qualification will be the one recognised there.

Our experienced teachers, superb nationality mix and bright, well equipped modern school mean our students have a memorable learning experience for learning English in Dublin, all at very best price in Dublin guaranteed.

This Week........

Teacher Training (TEFL) - Interviews are now underway for our next University of Cambridge CELTA Teacher Training courses which start on Monday the 24th of August.  If you are considering a career change or looking to join the exciting world of EFL teaching, please contact our Teacher Training CELTA department as soon as possible as all courses sell out well in advance. We are contactable on 01-8726600 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  Application form is available for download here  CELTA Application Form


Note for Visa Students:  Please note that course fee protection insurance is now available on all courses of over 3 month duration in accordance with guidelines laid out for learner protection by The Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training Act 2012). We were the first ACELS school in Ireland to offer this specific insurance.

 Looking to renew your Visa? Looking to take an exam? Then contact reception today or email us on  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for advice and guidance on how we can satisfy your needs at the best price possible. Our best price gurantee is available all year round.


English courses - registrations are open for all our 2015 courses. We have classes at all levels from Elementary (A1) to Proficiency (C2) running all year round in the morning, afternoon and night (part time).

You can study and take a Cambridge English exam with us such as Cambridge KET, PET, First, Cambridge Advanced or Cambridge Proficiency. Our teachers are trained Cambridge Examiners and the classes start from as little as €200 per 4 weeks. Choose The English Academy for the best arena to prepare for the exams.  If you are interested in Cambridge PET, FCE, CAE or CPE then contact reception now or email us on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


 Cambridge Exams - The English Academy is an Open Centre for the University of Cambridge Main Suite Examinations, we were Ireland's first active Computer Based Test Centre also. Exams are open to all students whether you are currently studying in a School or not. Choose the The English Academy, the best Dublin School of English for exam preparation courses. Bookings are now being accepted for the following exams (BEC, KET, PET, FCE / FIRST, CAE / Advanced & CPE). Either download the application form and email it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or contact reception today! Exam Entry Form


Cambridge English Examinations 2015 Summer availability -- Dates & Prices


PET (Computer based)

11 Sept 2015


1st September 2015


PET (Paper based)

14 Nov 2015


1st October 2015



FCE (paper based)

20 August 2015


20 July 2015

email re late entries

FCE (computer based)

25 Sept 2015


1 Sept 2015


FCE (computer based)

17 October 2015


1 October 2015


FCE (Computer  based)

27 Nov 2015


10 Nov 2015




Exam Date


Closing Date


CAE (paper based)

21 August 2015


20 July 2015

email re late entry

 CAE (computer based)

19 Sept 2015


 1st Sept 2015


CAE (Paper based)

17 October 2015


20 Sept 2015


CAE (paper based)

5 Dec 2015


31 Oct 2015



CPE (computer based)

2 October 2015


10 September 2015





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Special offers for Summer 2015


The EnglishAcademy is pleased to announce that we have some very special deals at the moment for course purchased for Summer! Please contact reception or email us for more information on

Free Classes

icon2 Would you like to improve your English? Do you find it hard to find money for English classes? Then why not join our morning free classes taught by trainee teachers?  Monitored by experienced tutors, these trainee English teachers will help you improve your fluency, your pronunciation and your confidence in English. Contact Reception for further information. Please note names now being taken for our next course starting in a few weeks.

Cambridge CELTA Dublin - TEFL Teacher Training

icon3 Teaching English Remains a Strong Career Choice in the Recession. Our next CELTA (Certificate English Language Teaching for Adults) commences on the 24th of  August 2015. If you wish to teach English in Ireland or abroad our 4 week full time course equips successful applicants with a world wide recognised Certificate awarded by the famous University of Cambridge. For further information take a look at our CELTA (TEFL Training) page or alternatively phone or email The English Academy Dublin for further details (01-8726600).

Ultimate Guide to CELTA webinar

Watch the Ultimate Guide to  CELTA webinar and find out: 

- what it’s really like to be an English language teacher 

- how gaining CELTA can help you get a job 

- how you can take CELTA 

- course content and format 

- call or email  us for more information.



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