International Young Adult

International Young Adult Programme
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Course Info

International Young Adult Programme

Atlantic Language’s International Young Adult Programme offers a mix of English language tuition and cultural activities specifically designed for young adults aged 16 to 19. This programme gives young people the independence to develop their communication skills through collaborative group and project work. Galway is the perfect location for curious young adults keen to discover a new culture.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Lessons per week

28 (21 hours)


English lessons
Morning: 9.00 – 10.30 & 11.00 – 12.30, Mon – Fri
Afternoon: 13.30 – 15.30 Tue, Thurs & Fri


CEFR B1 to C1, Pre-Intermediate to Advanced
Online testing prior to arrival
Speaking Test after arrival

Course Length

2 weeks (14 nights)


3 – 17 or 17 - 31 July 2022


Afternoon Activity: 14.00 – 16.00
Half-day excursion: 14.00 – 17.30
Full-day excursion: 9.30 – 17.00
Evening Activity: 20.00 – 22.00
See sample programme for more details.

Minimum Age

16 - 18 years


Homestay (full-board), Residence (self-catering) available at a supplement for 18-year-olds.

Airport Transfers

From Dublin airport
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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Improve your English language skills in interactive, communication-based classes with focus on self-guided project work
Choose from 3 topic-based tuition options – Prepare for University, Global Citizenship, Climate Change.
Half-day excursions to sites such as Bunratty Castle, National Museum of Country Life, Glengowla Mines
Full-day excursions to West Coast highlights such as Connemara, Aran Islands, Cliffs of Moher, Westport
Plenty of free time for independent exploration of Galway city

Tuition options

We have three tuition options. Each of these are task-based and aim to improve your knowledge and understanding of the topic as well as your English skills.


Prepare to Study at University

This course focuses on the skills you need to succeed at university. Improve your critical thinking, lecture note-taking, research & presentation skills, as well as academic writing. Ideal preparation for students who are about to embark on a university course.
Global Citizenship

Global Citizenship, Diversity & Inclusion

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Climate Change

Climate Change: Think Globally, Act Locally

This project-based learning programme offers guided workshops and a group research project. Explore topics surrounding climate change and the impact we can make as individuals. Discover the activists driving change and the role decision makers play. Examine current international agreements and speculate about the future.
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Activity Programme

Discover the best the west of Ireland has to offer with full-day excursions to the Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher. Half-day trips include beautiful Connemara and a Corrib River Cruise from Galway City. Enjoy an interactive walking tour on your first day as well as exciting afternoon activities including kayaking at Rusheen Bay, zip-lining, indoor wall climbing, bubble football and an Escape Room.

What’s included?

All-inclusive package includes:

  • 21 hours of specialist tuitionItem 2
  • Full board accommodation – homestay (14 nights)*
  • Diverse activity programme (see sample)
  • Return airport transfers to/from Dublin airport
  • Commuter bus ticket
  • Welcome pack and city map
  • Level test, course materials, certificate of completion
  • Free Wi-Fi in school
  • Emergency phone contact

* Residence (self-catering) available at a supplement for 18-year olds

Summer in Galway

Galway Girl – Sharon Shannon, Mundy and Galway city
Galway Girl – Sharon Shannon, Mundy and Galway city
Cliffs of Moher (weekend excursion)
Cliffs of Moher (weekend excursion)
Bunratty Castle and Folk park (weekend excursion)
Bunratty Castle and Folk park (weekend excursion)
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Galway Girl – Sharon Shannon, Mundy and Galway city
Cliffs of Moher (weekend excursion)
Bunratty Castle and Folk park (weekend excursion)
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