Language courses and immersion stays in Ireland

Language First Ireland is a language centre providing French classes in the Halfway Village,between Cork and Bandon. The school is located at the following address: Ballyhooleen, Ballinhassig, T12YA48.

We also provide English courses and immersion stays in the South of Ireland for children, teenagers and adults.

Would you like to learn English in Ireland? We specialize in immersion stays with Irish host-families for teenagers aged between 14 and 18 years and adults courses in general and business English. All our language courses and stays are individual to guarantee a real immersion in the language.


Would you like to learn French ? Our native French teachers provide quality classes for all levels: children, Leaving Certificate students, adults. Fun French classes for children and preschooler, adult classes, one to one, duo, group, grinds. All classes are taking place in our school in the Halfway Village, post code T12YA48. Call us on 0857893407 to inquire!  Enrolments now open for 2023-2024!


English and Horse-riding camp

Language First Ireland provides English immersion stays with horse-riding camp. Accomodation in host families and pony camp where only English is spoken. All our stays are individual. This means that students are placed in Irish equestrian centre and the only language spoken during the camp is English.

English and Summercamp

The most popular language stays are the multi-activities summercamps. They put emphasis on adventure sports and challenge to suit the age of participants. They learn new skills in new and exciting environment on activities such as rock climbing, coasteering, sea kayaking and sailing, archery… For teenagers aged 14-18 years old, the summercamp includes an expedition where they camp out for two nights.

Immersion stays for adults

LFI also offers English courses in Ireland for adults. Wether you need to improve your general English or your business English, our courses will allow you to improve quickly your vocabulary and your fluency in spoken English. Our immersion stays for adults in Irish host families can also include leisure activities.

Accomodation in Ireland

County Clare, Ireland - August 25, 2014: Rural farm houses among farmland.

All our students stay in host families in the South of Ireland. It is the best way to practise English and experience true cultural exchange.

Language First Ireland offers French classes for children in the Halfway Village. The weekly sessions last one hour and our teachers are native French speakers. Children learn through games, songs, arts and crafts and fun activities. Available for babies, pre-schoolers aged 3 to 5 years old and primary school children.

Are you preparing your Leaving Certificate in French? LFI provides French Leaving Cert grinds . Our native French teachers will help you getting the grades you need for the exam. All of the four skills of the exam will be fully prepared, especially the oral and aural part of the exam. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

Our French classes for adults are especially designed to improve your speaking skills, your vocabulary and your fluency. We teach French through roleplays, conversation, grammar games, listening activities… One to one, duo or group classes available.

Are you a primary school looking for a visiting French native teacher? LFI provides this service to local schools. Do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

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