Youngeun (Jenny) has been with us for many months and before returning home to Korea we wanted to ask her to share her thoughts about her time in Dublin.
Last week, our group of Russian Teachers met the Minister for Education and Skills, Mr. Ruairi Quinn.
We had a great afternoon at our Student Christmas Party with food, singing and even Santa!
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!
Pavlo from Ukraine has spent the last 3 weeks with us here in Alpha. He spent his own holiday time in Dublin improving his English so we wanted to ask him what he thought of his stay.
To celebrate the birthday of Qaboos bin Said al Said and National Day in Oman we shared some delicious baklava in the canteen.
To celebrate Hallow’een this year, some of our team imagined what it would be like if we had an English language “Night School” for spooky students…
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.
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.
We asked Ante to share this thoughts on his time with us in Dublin and what he is doing in general.
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.