Understand English in Dublin (Irish English)

How to understand English in Ireland (accents, pronunciation and expressions)

Understand English in Ireland

Most of the time, students arriving to Ireland will come with a fair knowledge of English. We’ve all watched movies in English, studied in school, listened to music…and when we move abroad we are not too worried because, at least, we have the basics! Then we arrive and the reality of the city you’ve chosen hits you. The accent is so different from what you learnt in school and there are expressions you hear every day that you have never heard before (and have no idea what

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How to build an English school in Dublin

Thank you for the last 2 years!

Thanks for all your support

We would like to say a huge thank you to every one of you! Today is our second birthday and while we are still a toddler we have grown a lot in the last two years. This time 2 years ago, we had one class, no staff and hundreds of dreams. Now we have had hundred of students, have the best team we could dream of and a thousand more dreams.

Everest has made such progress thanks to our incredible teachers, our amazing office staff and interns

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Fluent in English Brain Implant

Amazing Discovery: Be Fluent in English in 10 Minutes – Created by Dublin Neuroscience PhD

Fluent in English in 10 minutes not 10 years
Neuroscience technology lets you learn a language in 10 minutes!

 

As some of you know, our Director of Studies has recently completed her PhD in Neuroscience in Trinity College Dublin. The focus of her research was on bilingualism and its effect on the brain. This weekend, she is going to Finland to present some very exciting findings at the  Learning and Plasticity (LaP). This new discovery will allow students to become fluent in English or any language in between 10 and 20 minutes!

 

Direct

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Learn Irish English for Paddy's Day

Paddy’s Day in Dublin 2017: Expressions, Phrases, and Information

Learn Irish English Expressions for Paddy’s Day

‘Well, what’s the craic? Do you have a couple of DEADLY Irish expressions ready for Paddy’s Day?’

 

“What’s the craic, are we heading to the parade?” Translation : What is the plan, shall we go to see the parade?
“Stall the ball, I’m just after waking up!” Translation: Give me a couple of minutes, I have just woken up.
“Well we would want to get a move on” Translation: We need to hurry up.
“It’ll be grand, sure.” Translation : Don’t worry, everything will be ok
“Are you coming

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The Women of Everest Language School

The Women of Everest

Anne-Marie Connolly

– Director of Studies, Doctor of Neuroscience and proud owner of Everest! Anne-Marie grew up in Tipperary, Ireland and has been teaching English for more than 10 years now. Her incredible care for the students and staff, her authentic and unique teaching methods and her supportive personality are just some of the things that make Anne-Marie a wonderful woman, a great teacher and a fantastic colleague to work with.

 

María Lago Salcedo

– Director of Operations, Spanish teacher and another proud owner of Everest Language School. María moved

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Updated: Cambridge Exam Dates 2017 Dublin – CAE and FCE

Cambridge Exam Dates 2017
Dublin exam dates for CAE & FCE

The new dates for the Cambridge exams from March to December 2017 are out now.  If you’re interested in signing up for one of the following exam dates book your Cambridge Preparation Course.

These are the dates for the General English Certificates

LEVEL
WRITTEN AND LISTENING EXAM
 WINDOW FOR SPEAKING EXAM
CLOSING DATE
PRICE

FCE
04 March 2017
24 February – 05 March
10 February
€175.00

FCE
08 April 2017
31 March – 09 April
16 March
€175.00

FCE
13 May 2017
05 – 14 May
21 April
€175.00

FCE
06 June 2017
26 May – 11 June
12 May
€175.00

FCE
24 June 2017
16 – 25 June
02 June
€175.00

FCE
27 July

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13 English Idioms and Proverbs

13 English Idioms and Proverbs (Meanings and Examples) List of 13 English Idioms and Proverbs While you are talking with native speakers, they sometimes say things you don't understand. This is not because you don’t have the vocabulary to understand them, but because the sentences just don’t make sense to you. On the other hand, [...]
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Ielts in Dublin

8 Most Common Questions about IELTS for Irish Medical Council

IELTS for Irish Medical Council Which IELTS do I need (Academic or General)? If you are doing the IELTS for the Irish Medical Council you will need to do the Academic IELTS. The Academic IELTS is needed for most courses in colleges and university. The General Training exam is used for visa purposes in some [...]
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Irish Music and Dance

Irish Music and Dance

by Eva Boes

Something you have to see when you are in Ireland and absolutely can’t miss is the traditional Irish music and dance. It’s famous all over the world and known as typically Irish.

You can hear traditional Irish music in some souvenir shops, music shops, live in a pub or on the street.

 

Famous Irish musicians

Not all Irish musicians are making traditional Irish music but are famous for their own kind of music. I’m sure you have heard of Sinéad O’Connor, U2, Van Morrison, Enya, The Dubliners,

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Autumn in Ireland

Autumn in Ireland

 

I’m sure you heard already, that it’s possible to have all four seasons in one day here in Ireland. Well there is something else special about the autumn in Ireland. It’s not only that you feel it’s getting colder and that we are having more rain, but the Irish calendar actually starts autumn earlier than in other countries.

 

Irish Calendar

The official starting date of autumn is the 22 September but in Ireland autumn starts in August and lasts until October. The Irish people say that this is also changeable, but

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