EF at a glance…
The personal touch
We have a limited number of places on each course – to guarantee you maximum personal attention. Despite increased demand, we have not increased our numbers. We will not compromise the quality of your tuition. We promise you exclusivity in the material and in the programme we provide to you. We at Essential French Language College promise to maximise your potential regardless of your level.
Highly Trained Teaching Team:
French nationals, our teachers have been trained exclusively in the Essential French teaching method, guaranteed to maximise each student’s potential.
Maximum of between 4-12 students per class (depending on the programme) , so we can focus on your problem areas. We are also the only grind school in Ireland that provides online help 24/7. You can rest assured that we are there to help you outside of class hours!
Student Friendly Programme:
Having listened carefully to our students over the last 26 years, we provide you with what every student needs : vocabulary pack, swot sheets, flash cards, study tips, revision notes. All exclusive to our students! All proven to score maximum marks in the exam. Along with this we have developed unique tricks, tips, rhymes etc to enable our students to learn the material effortlessly!!
Classes At Your Level:
Our classes are streamed. Weaker pupils revise basics before moving forward. Advanced pupils follow more challenging programmes to guarantee top grades.
What do we look for in a potential student?
- We want students who want to succeed and are willing to put in time and energy to get the best grade possible for them. All of our students must follow our advice carefully so we can guide them on the road to success. Pupils need to be motivated and determined to benefit from EF’s unique learning experience.
- We have developed a blended learning approach to some of our programmes.
For JC, 5Y and LC:
- Each student receives 2.5 hours of tuition per week. We have introduced a 2-week cycle of Face2Face tuition blended with weekly online classes. Wherever there is an oral element to our lessons, the class size is extremely small to ensure that you participate and receive as much personal attention as possible.
For 2nd Year and TY:
- Each student receives 1.5 hours of tuition per week in EF classrooms. Our 2nd Year programme gives students a valuable head start on the JC course as well as giving individual support and guidance with CBA’s. The short 12-week TY programme is ideal for busy TY students who want to get ahead in French.
Essential French Language College, is a provider of French grinds for 2nd Year, Junior Certificate, Transition Year, 5th Year and Leaving Certificate students and Irish Grinds for Leaving Certificate students in Cork.