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    Studying a language abroad gives you so much more than language skills. It’s the fastest way to achieve fluency in a language, naturally, but this is also your chance to explore the world on your own terms, to meet new people and get beneath the surface of another culture. Whatever your goals or current language level, our award-winning team will help you have the experience of a lifetime.

    Lowest prices guaranteed

    We offer the lowest prices on all adult courses and will refund 100% of any price difference if ...

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    Early Bird offer – save up to ‎£180 all year round

    The earlier your book, the more you save!      3-4 months before departure 4-5 months before departure More than 5 months before departure 4-5 weeks  ​booked £45  £70 £90 6-7 weeks  ​booked £90 £110  £135 8 ...

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    Alumni offer – up to EUR 400 discount for our former students

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    About the programmes

    Whether you are studying, working or you just love travelling, these communication-based courses will give you fast and measurable progress with speaking, listening, reading and writing. Choosing from 23 languages and more than 250 destinations, from 1 week to 48 weeks, your course will be customized according to your individual needs. Popular study options include:
     
    • Intensive language courses
    • Small group language courses
    • Exam preparation courses
    • Language for work
    • Language for specific purposes (electives)
    • One-to-one language courses 
    • Language PLUS courses with additional activities
    • Private language courses in the teacher’s home

    Official exams

    An official language certificate is an asset for your future, recognised by employers and academic institutions around the world. Some of the most important include:


    We offer exams and preparation courses in destinations worldwide.

    Lowest prices guaranteed

    ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market! If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

    5 REASONS TO CHOOSE ESL – LANGUAGE STUDIES ABROAD

    1. Star Agency Europe
    2. ESL – LANGUAGE STUDIES ABROAD IS EUROPE’S STAR AGENCY  

      ESL – Language studies abroad won Star Agency Western Europe for the fifth time at the 2016 ST Star Awards. 

    3. BEST PRICE GUARANTEE 

      If you find our programmes cheaper with another language travel agency, you will be refunded 100% of the price difference.

    4. FREE AND PERSONALISED SERVICE 

      We offer you free and personal advice before, during and after your language course abroad.

    5. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION 

      In 2016, 97% of our students would recommend ESL – Language studies abroad to their friends and relatives. 

    6. CERTIFIED QUALITY 

      ESL – Language studies abroad is accredited by quality control bodies in the tourism and education industries.  

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    TESTIMONIALS

    Andrea Quattrone

    I decided to go on a language trip to Newcastle upon Tyne with ESL and now I can say that it was one of the best choices I have ever made. I learned about ESL online; at first, I was very impressed by their website’s precision, and then, by the staff’s availability and professionalism. They were all extremely helpful and precise in clarifying all my doubts!

    In the beginning, I went on this trip just to improve my English knowledge and skills, but it soon became one of the best ways to strengthen incredible relationships. I am still very close to some of the people I met during my stay and I really would like to develop these friendships in the future and take them as good excuses to travel more.

    Anyone can say that England is a truly unique country, but going there is the only way to deeply understand this statement. The habits, the breakfast, the buildings… there are so many things to discover. And British people are so enthusiastic that they make you feel warm even in a place that isn’t!

    The weekend excursions were my favourite thing! Edinburgh, the Lake District, Alnwick Castle (Harry Potter’s one!)… The moments I spent in these places were truly unforgettable!

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    Inés Miranda Santillana

    My experience at EC Malta was fantastic. I chose a mini-group Business English course, as I only had one week and I wanted to focus and improve as much as possible. This was definitely the right choice and I will do it again. Teachers were amazing, very caring and dynamic; they would advise and correct us all the time. Also, during breaks, they would bring coffee and pastries! The school staff was lovely and always helpful. There were plenty of afternoon and evening activities! Don’t miss the welcome dinner, as it’s a great opportunity to meet the other students, nor the excursion to Mdina, the “Silent City”. Although Malta is small, there are many things to do and places to visit. I highly recommend it!

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    María Bautista Villaverde

    Learning French at the Institut Européen de Français was a great experience. I refreshed my French and got ready for my third Erasmus term. Classes are interactive and practical. Life in Montpellier is quiet, but – as it’s a student town – there is always something to do.

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