Rie Returns!

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Rie studied here 12 years ago.  She returned home to Japan after a year here and worked as a translator.  She is back in Ireland studying celtic calligraphy, and called in to Alpha to say hello. Check out how much (or how little) people have changed since 2002!  Thanks so much for visiting us Rie!

Almudena’s Work Experience

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After one month and half…. After one month and a half working in an Irish company I know that this is one of the best decisions of all my life. At the beginning I wasn´t sure if it would be a good opportunity to improve my English, but I need more professional experience on my Curriculum Vitae. My main concern … Read More

International Happiness Day 2014

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Today is the International Day of Happiness.  This is a very new tradition started by the UN just two years ago, but is already gaining a lot of support from all over the globe. For more information about the International Day of Happiness (and to practise your English reading a little…) read the short article on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_of_Happiness.

10,000 likes on Facebook!

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We are delighted to announce that we just reached a huge milestone on our Facebook page with 10,000 likes! We plan to bring you more interesting, engaging and educational/entertaining content in the days, weeks, months and years to come! If you haven’t already, why not “like” us on Facebook now: http://fb.com/alphacollegeofenglish.

Happy Valentine’s Day from Dublin!

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Meet Sergio and Anna. They are two students who met in Alpha College – Sergio is from Spain and Anna is Italian.  They met in Dublin and improved their English by talking to each other and the rest is history… Since recording this video with us before they went to live in Spain, we are delighted to announce that Sergio … Read More

Santa came to visit the Alpha kids!

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Over the weekend, we invited the kids of the Alpha team into the school to have a Christmas party and watch “The Snowman” on the big screen. There was a special surprise guest who came to say hello to the Alpha Kids and give them a little something each!

Omani National Day

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To celebrate the birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said and National Day in Oman we shared some delicious baklava in the canteen.

Alpha Night School – Trailer

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To celebrate Hallow’een, some of our team dressed up a spooky students… We will have the world premier of our Night School video tomorrow but here is a little teaser of some of the preparation and behind the scenes views of the video.

Student Testimonial Kanji

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Kanji came to us from Japan, after winning a Government of Ireland scholarship. We asked him to share his thoughts on Ireland, Dublin and Alpha College.

Dublin win the All Ireland Football Final

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Dublin recently played in (and won!) the All Ireland Football Final 2013.  We sent our Venezuelan Sports Reporter Frederik along to meet some of the fans from both Dublin and Mayo to try to understand what this “Gaelic Football” was all about and how it’s so different from soccer.