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Virtual General English - 20h per week

Course Code: VI-GE20
  • 20 lessons live classes
  • 5 lessons  guided self-learning
  • Each lesson = 60 min
  • Online Activity Programme
  • Access to the CEC Virtual Platform 24/7
  • All classes are taught by an experienced CEC teacher
  • Maximum 15 students per class

Learn English online with CECCEC Virtual General English classes focus on effective communication and include comprehensive work on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation

As well as improving students listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. All groups classes are taught by an experienced CEC teacher with other classmates to enjoy the learning experience with. Special emphasis is given to effective & accurate communication, with error identification & correction playing an active part of each class. CEC teachers are ever present during class time to offer guidance, support and a friendly face. 

Each CEC Virtual Class includes access to our E-Learning platform for guided self-study giving students 24/7 learning, to improve upon the language and skills learnt during class time.

Online English courses with Cork English College

Placement Testing

Each student will take an online placement test in order to determine their current level. The placement test allows our academic team to understand each student’s strengths & weaknesses and where they are in their learning journey. In order to place them in a class level which best suits them.


Monday to Friday – 4 hours each day

09:00 – 11:00

30-minute break for refreshments

11:30 – 13:30

All class times follow Irish Standard Time (IST)

5 additional hours of guided self-learning using CEC’s extensive online platforms. All self-learning is planned and assigned by CEC teachers in line with daily classes.

What’s Required for CEC Virtual

To join our virtual classrooms, students will need a PC, laptop, tablet or mobile device with a stable internet connection. Students device of choice will also need to have a webcam & microphone to interact with classes. All CEC Virtual classes are conducted through Zoom software which is free to download.

CEC Virtual in a Nutshell

  • Online placement test to ensure you are in the correct level.
  • Advance access to Solo Study to start revising your English before joining classes.
  • Teacher delivered online lessons are supported by guided self-study where students can further practice the language and skills covered in the lessons and study in preparation for their lessons.
  • Regular progress tutorials with your teacher to help you target areas for improvement
  • Speaking skills assessments at your level with guidance for improving
  • Teacher led online lessons to help you expand and improve your English language knowledge and communicative ability.
  • Hours of self-study materials with instant feedback and the ability to repeat exercises and retest yourself.
  • All exercise results saved in your online account allowing you and your teacher to see your progress and successes.


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Additional week: €150

SPECIAL OFFER:   NO Registration Fee (instead of €35) for all bookings made before June 30th.

FREE Trial Lesson

Would you like to try a lesson before you enrol our online English course? 

Book your FREE Trial lesson now by contacting us!

Course Details:

Dates: Every Monday throughout the year
Minimum Level: Beginner
Age Group: 16+

€ 200.00 per week

Make an Enquiry

Why Choose CEC Virtual?

Be part of the award-winning CEC learning experience.
Learn from experienced and highly qualified teachers.
Share the experience with students from around the world.
Enjoy a free online activity programme.
Access to CEC’s comprehensive new learning platforms
Regular feedback and guidance from CEC teachers
End of course certificate.

quote I am sad to leave Cork because I enjoyed my stay here very much. I met a lot of nice people and want to say thank you to the teachers and staff at the school. I hope to come back again one day!

Mercedes, Spanish

quote Hi, I’m Gianluca, I’ve been here for 4 weeks. I met a lot of friends. The staff of the school is first class.

Gianluca, Italian
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Get in touch

Our friendly team are available on e-mail, telephone and Skype, and you can call in to meet us at our offices on St Patrick’s Bridge in the heart of Cork city centre. We answer all queries and bookings within 24 hours. We are here to help you and we operate a round the clock service to clients in case of emergency. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

+353 21 4551522

[email protected]