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General English Language Course for Adults (GE1)


Our Most Popular Programme

The General English Language Course is available  to adults. Adult English classes are held in the main school building on the Muckross Road opposite Killarney National Park

All General English courses cover the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, grammar, Vocabulary and pronunciation if necessary with a specific emphasis on improving oral communication and listening. Materials are taken from a whole range of diverse texts in order to tailor-make the programmeto each group of students.    


Course Name General English Language Course (GE1)
Age Requirement 18 +
Level Requirement

None:  6 different levels available from Beginner to Advanced (A1-C1)

Please see a short YouTube Playlist describing the different levels

Course Length As required by the student
Content 15 hours General English (Group Class)
Timetable Classes available all year 9.45 am –1pm; Mon-Fri
Average Group Size Sept-June: 1-5 students June-August 6-8 students
Price €350 per week



Who are the teachers?

All our teachers are experienced English language teachers with university degrees and appropriate English language teacher qualifications. All our teachers are native speakers from Ireland, England and America and are culturally very sensitive. The school directors have been teaching for more than 25 years and also have an MA in TESOL each.

  • More details at here
  • Please see a short YouTube video of adult students describing their English teachers.


Will my English level improve?

This depends on you! Everyone at the school will do their best to help you to improve your English. Please see a short YouTube Video of students discussing their improvement.




Video Reference from Adult Students:

Please see below a YouTube Playlist of short videos of former students describing their experiences here.




Fees also include:

  • All course materials
  • An information pack on arrival
  • Bus transport to and from school
  • Wi-Fi and internet access
  • A certificate of attendance and achievement on completion of course
  • Free bike rental on a first come first served basis
  • Free access to the self-access room with readers, Exam Papers, Pronunciation guides, Reading and Writing Practice, Grammar and Vocabulary Practice, DVDs and English Language Magazines.


Would you like more information?

If you have any questions please email us at info@ksoe.com 

If you want information on our English courses please click here

If you wish to book a course please click here