What is an ‘elective’ and how can I take part? How much does it cost?

An elective is a skill-based class available in addition to 15-hour courses. Topics include:

  • Grammar and Writing
  • Structured Grammar
  • Grammar in Context
  • Pronunciation
  • Reading and listening
  • Conversation Skills
  • Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) preparation
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE) preparation
  • IELTS preparation

These electives are available at 8.00 – 9.00 or at 12.25 – 13.25 Monday to Friday. The electives are level specific so for advice on which electives you can take, please email academic@isi-ireland.ie.

One elective is included in GE20 and AY20 courses, but not included on GE15 and AY15 courses. You have the option of adding on 1 or even 2 of these electives by following the below steps:

  • Email academic@isi-ireland.ie with your name and level and stating which elective you wish to participate in and at what time.
  • The Academic Manager will check availability.
  • Once confirmed, go to reception and pay the required fee.
  • For information regarding prices for electives, please email info@isi-ireland.ie.