English Language Academic Year 25 Week Course

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The English Language Academic Year 25 Week Course is a visa eligible course and listed in the ILEP list.

Booking this course entitles Non-EU students to an eight months visa. It allows Non-EU students to take up part time employment of up to 20 hours per weekd for the duration of the English language course.

The ‘English Language Academic Year Programme is a 25 week English language course which combines General English Tuition with Exam Preparation for the TIE (test of interactive English).

85% attendance is necessary to fulfil visa requirements. The course results in a mandatory TIE (Test of Interactive English) external exam.

Course start dates:  Every Monday (except for national holidays) until 17 December 2018 and from 21 January to 2 December 2019

Group Size: 
Off season: Average number of students per class: 6
High season: Average number of students per class: 11
Maximum number per class at any time: 15

No. of lessons per week: 20

2019 Anniversary Price (1999 to 2019 – 20 years in Business)
TIE exam fee: €112 (including postage)
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Time table
Group: 9:30 – 10:15 10:15 – 11:00 Coffee Break 11:30 – 12:15 12:15 – 13:00


The price includes:

  • Registration fee
  • Teaching materials
  • Placement test
  • Course tuition (20 lessons/week)
  • Monthly guided exam preparation self study classes
  • Use of Internet, Library and Self Study Materials
  • Individual tutor and monthly tutoring sessions
  • Regular progress tests
  • Certificate of attendance (level mentioned)
  • Transport from Wexford bus station to accommodation on the day of arrival (with host family bookings only)

Slaney Language Centre Exam Policy




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