Type of Programme One-to-one, personalised English language tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.
Type of House: Split-Level Bungalow
Teaching Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Master of Arts (MA), H.D.E., T.E.F.L. Experienced primary, secondary and tertiary teacher, fluent in Spanish with some French. Wide experience in teaching English to non-native speakers as Director of Studies and in TEFL for individual adults and small groups.
Hobbies and Interests
Music, reading, theatre, swimming, tennis and general sports
Excursions and Local Attractions
County Sligo, nestling in the splendour of the majestic North West, offers its visitors a fine variety of mountains, lakes and beaches. Sligo town (20,000), the busy thriving capital of the region, has a special atmosphere, rich in culture and history. Carrowmore tombs are reputed to be more than 4000 years old!! Excellent golf courses, abundant lake, river and sea fishing available locally; the Hawk's Well Theatre offers nightly entertainment; horse riding (cross country, trekking, jumping); traditional Irish music and dance available nightly. Donegal is within easy reach, with its rugged coastline, mountains and moors, and its Gaelic speaking Western Coast.
Accommodation, Facilities and Local Area
Terry and Olivia welcome you to their lovely, split-level bungalow in the country, with 5 bedrooms (two with independent bathrooms) and study/office area with availability of fax and internet. Extensive gardens and patio area. Situated 8 km from Sligo City and 3 km from Sligo Regional Airport. Close to the sea with fishing, hill walking, golf, horse-riding, theatre, cinema, traditional music, beautiful scenery and walks. Many years experience in catering for adults learning English. Olivia is a teacher of Home Economics and an excellent cook and housekeeper who prides herself in her beautiful home. Courses available all year round.