These courses cover all areas of language study in optimal conditions (small groups of 8 to 12 students). Each student will enjoy personalized guidance. In this way you can easily make rapid progress and improve your language level, which will enable you to move onto the specific courses programme if you wish to do so.
The standard course teaches the fundamentals of the language, both written (reading and writing skills) and oral (listening and speaking skills). It focuses on the use of the language in everyday situations. This type of course is appropriate for students who want to enhance their language knowledge and put it into practice.
The intensive course is based on the same model as the standard course, but the pace is more intense and the subjects are covered in more depth. During the afternoon, the class has a more communicative approach and a wider range of conversational subjects is covered. The intensive course is ideal for students who want to make rapid progress.
This kind of course is the best option for students with precise objectives and limited time. The teacher designs the course according to your needs and your goals. Courses can take place in classrooms for academic purposes, or, for instance, in a restaurant to practise a business lunch scenario.
This kind of course is a combination of both a group course (standard or intensive) and a private course. This type of course would be the ideal solution for those students who wish to learn the language in a group and to further and improve their skills individually.
Exam preparation courses
Official certificates that indicate your language level have world-wide recognition and represent an important tool for your future. Each examination focuses on specific aspects of the language. We offer courses leading to the following internationally renowned official certificates: Cambridge FCE/CAE/CPE, TOEFL, IELTS, ZD, ZMP, DELE and CILS.
These courses enhance your language level, your spoken fluency and your communicative skills in a business context: taking part in meetings; speaking on the telephone; writing briefings, business letters and emails. Business courses are offered in combination with general courses.
These types of courses provide intensive language practice in specific subjects. Our partner schools offer a variety of specific courses focusing on different professional domains: finance, law, banking, marketing, etc. A minimum English level of intermediate is required for these courses.
Course combined with internship
After a general language course, student have the opportunity to consolidate their language skills during an internship. Internships are adapted to your level and your field of interest. This combination is a great occasion to discover by the practice the world of work in another country.
University certificate and diploma programmes
In Australia and in England, we offer different types of programmes with the aim to obtain a university certificate or diploma. These programmes follow a language course programme and they have the objective to improve and to use your knowledge within a professional context in many different activity fields.
Courses in the teacher’s home
Ideal for participants with urgent needs and limited time, this is a very intensive program that enables a direct focus on your needs by studying and living with your teacher. Courses are private, which means that they will be tailored to fit your specific requirements after an analysis of your needs and your language level. This option will enable a linguistic immersion which is both highly efficient and rewarding in terms of personal interaction.
Some of our partner schools offer initial teacher training qualifications for anyone considering a career in language teaching. Mixing methodology with language skill development, they represent an essential first step towards an exciting and enjoyable new career.
Some schools offer refresher courses for language teachers. These courses are an excellent way for teachers to expand their linguistic and didactic knowledge. The world of teaching being in constant development, these courses allow you to keep direct contact with new methodologies and to share your experiences with other qualified teachers.
For more information, visit the “teacher training
” section on our website.
Language studies abroad for 50 years and over
Our « 50 + » programmes propose language studies abroad for people of 50 years and upwards who wish to learn or improve a language.
All ESL-Language Studies Abroad’s partner schools provide course material for their students. Learning materials vary according to the choice of course. The latest teaching coursebooks or authentic documents may be used. Some schools include the course material fees in the school fees (see "included in the price"), others charge it separately depending on the duration of the course and possible change in level or according to the specialisation of the course. In that case, it will cost you EUR 40 on average.