Home Tuition

The programme

We know that every student has different learning goals and language needs. Home Tuition is a completely goal driven and personalised programme

  • Minimum Course Length

    2 weeks +

  • Lessons a Week

    20 lessons per week
    45 minutes per lesson

  • Minimum English Level

    Beginner - A1 -
    Advanced C2

  • Cost

    €1,350+ per week

  • Start Dates

    Any Monday
    (on bank holidays, courses start on Tuesdays)

  • Maximum Class Size

    12 in winter
    14 in summer

  • Minimum Age

    17 in low season
    16 in high season

  • Lesson times

    Mon - Fri 9.00 - 12.30 - all year round
    (in high season, classes begin at 8:30)

Who is the course for?

At GCI, we know that every student has different learning goals and distinctive language needs. Home Tuition is a completely goal-driven and personalised programme of English language training.

This unique programme is designed to provide learners with maximum progress in minimum time within a totally immersive environment. It is intensive English language training at its best, and as you are in your teacher’s own home you continue learning even after your formal classes have ended.

Students will have their own personal teacher and the opportunities for learning and practising English every moment of their stay is fundamental to the programme. Learning English in the teacher’s home will provide you with a personalised one-to-one tuition. You will also experience the authentic way of living in an Irish family in which your English language skills develop quickly and naturally.

The programme includes accommodation, tuition, activities and excursions.

Course objectives

  • A completely personalised programme designed specifically for you
  • To improve English language level quickly, confidently and effectively
  • An intensive and comprehensive focus on your particular language needs
  • To communicate effectively in a variety of practical settings
  • To practice business related themes including presentations, chairing meetings, writing reports as you decide

Course content

  • One to one learning
  • The teacher will clarify the goals and objectives of each lesson
  • Personalized learning goals – student to fill out a needs analysis prior to arrival
  • 20 lessons per week, 45 minutes/lesson (30 or 40 lessons possible on request)
  • Lessons will have learning outcomes as per CEFR (Common European Framework)
  • Full board executive host family accommodation
  • Study report each week of the programme
  • GCI Certificate at the end of the programme

This Home Tuition course is the ideal for many different types of students. It can suit adult learners and motivated learners who need to learn effectively as well as business professionals who need to improve English for career prospects. Or even young learners, who wish to be in an enjoyable and safe environment and prefer the comfort of homestay.

Minimum 18 years