Project Description

SIC 30 – Semi Intensive 30, English Course for Teachers

CPD Continuous professional development – Overseas teacher course in Dublin: This course includes language teaching methodology and English language training for overseas teachers who need to use English in the classroom.

Key Points

Semi Intensive 30 – English Course in Dublin (For Teachers)

The SIC30 – Semi Intensive English Course for Teachers, provides 20 group lessons in the mornings with 10 individual (private) lessons in the afternoons.  The morning class (Standard Course 20 lessons) aims to improve your competence in general English skills.  The afternoon lessons (private lessons) are tailored to your specific requirements.

During the afternoon private lessons you might wish to focus on a particular skill, such as your speaking. And/Or you may prefer to focus on a particular „Practical Skills“ topic.

List of suggested topics, for teachers:

  • Using technology in the classroom.
  • Creating conditions for learning, room layouts, learner motivation and participation. 
  • Course planning and review methods. Feedback, testing and evaluation.
  • Suggested methods for teaching the four language skills.
  • Teaching methodologies.  
  • Teaching mixed ability classes.
  • Teaching examination courses.
  • Accuracy v fluency, common errors and false friends.
  • Learn about the Irish Educational System.


You can choose from a number of Dublin accommodation options all pre-screened by the Horner School, most of which are within walking distance of the school.

Social Programme

We organise an excellent  programme of tours and excursions throughout your stay.  Click here for further details


Horner School of English, Semi Intensive 30 English Course for Teachers –  inclusive of the following services:

  • Previous participants on this course have received funding under the Erasmus + Programme  Key Action 1: Learning Mobility of Individuals
  • Tuition  on this Course is – 30 lessons per week with a morning & afternoon timetable – Monday to Friday.
  • Welcome Pack is included with maps of the city and other important information.
  • Use of the Self Access Library is included
  • Use of the Computer Room is included
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access throughout main school building is included
  • Level assessment on arrival and graded end of course certificate is included
  • Use of the Student Coffee Room is included
  • Use of the Garden Area is included
We provide full administrative backup, including a dedicated accommodation officer and an academic director to oversee your progression. Each lesson is equal to 50 mins. Course Textbooks are available to purchase at the school. Monday is the starting day for all courses. When Monday is a public holiday, Tuesday is the starting day. A course registration fee applies to all course bookings.

Horner School Map

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