Griffith Institute of Language offers a wide variety of English language programmes.
Common aspects of all programmes are:
- All English language classes are highly communicative and fun
- The focus is always on the learner developing their confidence to use English
- We use the best materials designed to get students communicating
- Our English language teachers are highly qualified and experienced
General English - 20 hours contact time (15 + 5 as an elective) (includes 1 elective choice)
Delivered at 5 levels (Beginner English/Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced) 
(Duration 2 - 52 weeks)
The General English Programme is structured to develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing in general contexts.
 For a level to be opened there needs to be a minimum of 8 students presenting at the level.
Electives 5 hours contact time per week
Included in your 20 hours of contact time is an elective choice, where you the learner decide what areas you want to improve, Electives take 5 hours contact time per week and include the following selection, but if there is demand we can also offer others!
This elective is primarily for students who wish to improve their speaking skills and for those who just like to speak!
This Business English class elective is primarily for learners who are in a business environment or are looking to develop business English skills for future use.
When demand is high for a specific exam to be offered as an elective we offer exam preparation for that exam. It can also be taken as a double elective (10 hours per week). Please see exam training for the list of exams that may be offered as an elective.
English for Academic Purposes
This elective is for learners planning to study at an English Speaking University or with an interest in Academic English.
This elective is for students who learn best by learning grammar, have an interest in grammar or for those students who feel that grammar is an area that needs improving.
This elective is for learners who need or desire to improve their vocabulary. Focus is placed on using recently learnt vocabulary to develop skills for internalising and taking ownership of the language.
Focus on Writing
This elective is primarily for learners who need to improve their written communication skills and also for those who have an interest in writing.
Focus on Listening
This elective is primarily for learners who need to improve their listening skills and also for those who really enjoy learning by listening.
Focus on Reading
This elective is primarily for learners who need to improve their reading skills and also for those who really enjoy learning by reading.
First Certificate Examination (FCE) (Intermediate and above)
Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) (Advanced only)
Business English Certificate (BEC) (Pre-intermediate and above)
International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE) (Upper intermediate and above)
International Legal English Certificate (ILEC) (Upper Intermediate and above)
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Intermediate and above)
Test of International English Certificate (TOIEC) (Pre-intermediate and above)
Do you have a specific need that is not described above? Do you require English for a specific purpose? Contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to talk to you about meeting your learning needs.
Whatever your English language learning needs are we can meet them with experience, expertise and care.
Griffith Institute of Language is delighted to make a very special offer of on-campus accommodation and English language tuition in the summer of 2011, to learners of English across the world. From just €315 per week (based on a minimum of two weeks) you can live and learn in our campus situated in Dublin’s city centre. That’s right, accommodation and tuition for just €315 per week.
What do you get for your money?
20 X 45 minute classes per week (15 hours). The option of more tuition is available if you want to study harder! Click here for an indicative timetable.
- Cultural Activities
Two cultural activities per week in the afternoons - Day trips at the weekends are also provided as optional extras
- Accommodation check out the Griffith Halls of Residence here
Shared Rooms (2 beds per room)
Bed linen and one bath towel provided per bed space
Functioning Kitchen with crockery, cutlery and cooking implements
- Elective classes for €50 extra per week (minimum 2 week sign up) Please click on the Elective tab to view our our range of electives.
- Day Trips at the weekend to famous places in Ireland €45 per person
Academic Calendar for Special offer: Tuition is to begin on any Monday as described below:
June July* August / September June 6th Week 1 (intake date) Sold out! August 1st Week 1 (intake date) June 13th Week 2 (intake date) Sold out! August 8th Week 2 (intake date) June 20th Week 3 (final intake) Sold out! August 15th Week 3 (intake date) June 27th Week 4 (final week -ends Friday July 1st) Sold out! August 22nd Week 4 (intake date) - - August 29th Week 5 (intake date) - - September 5th Week 6 (intake date) - - September 12th Week 7 (final intake date) - - September 19th Week 8 (final week - ends Friday 23rd)