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.
Cem is studying Business Administration in Istanbul and wants to improve his English to further his education by doing a masters in Ireland, UK or America. We asked him why he chose to come to Ireland to improve his English and of course, what he thinks about Alpha College.
Today is Friday the 13th of September – a very unlucky day for those who believe in the superstitions… The fear of Friday 13th as a date is know as Paraskevidekatriaphobia. Are you superstitious?
We asked Sandra – who arrived with almost no English 8 months ago – to tell us about her time here in Dublin with us.
We asked Dina to tell us what she thinks of Dublin and Alpha College
We asked one of our Spanish students – Isabel, who is a teacher in Spain – to share her thoughts on Dublin and Alpha College.
I’ve been telling people for years that Ireland is the true centre of the world…
The World Economic Forum produced a report before the summer about the International Travel and Tourism industry. The 481 page document is very detailed with lots of interesting data but obviously, here in Alpha College, we were most interested in how Ireland performed in some key areas and we did pretty well! For Customer Service, Quality of Natural Environment and Safety … Read More
To celebrate International Left Handers day we played Left Handed Pictionary with some of the Alpha staff… Many claimed they wouldn’t have drawn any better even if they used their right hands… Happy International Left Handers Day from Alpha College of English!
“Some years ago the stork supposed to bring me home , had taken the wrong way and missed the right country. I really love the Irish style (personally more than the English one.. but shh ;)) I love your way to make everybody feel comfortable and at home, I love your red hair and freckled faces and as a good … Read More
We asked two of our Turkish students – Burcu & Melis – to explain the celebration which takes place today to mark the end of Ramadan.
One of our students just sent us this great video he made while he was in Dublin.
Ripper Street is filming its second series outside Alpha College this week. The show centres around an area of London in 1889, recently after the Jack The Ripper murders. There have been many period dramas and films shot on our street as the street is one of the best examples of Georgian architecture in the UK and Ireland.
After many months of studying with us in Dublin, Carlos has returned home! We asked him to give us his thoughts on Dublin and Alpha College.
A Vicious Circle – a situation you cannot improve because one problem causes a series of other problems, which causes the first problem again…
We recently welcomed another group from Italy for a short stay English and cultural programmer here in Dublin. We asked their leaders what they thought about the experience.
We asked Carmen who was studying and working with us to give us her views on Alpha, Dublin and why she thinks learning English is important.
Before Benjamin left us last week we asked him to let us know what he thinks about Dublin and Alpha College.