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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.

ESL winner in 2010, 2011, 2014 and… 2015!

For the fourth time, ESL was voted Europe’s Star Study Abroad Agency. ESL received the award at the STM ...

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

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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.


  1. Star Agency Europe

    ESL – Language studies abroad won Star Agency Western Europe for the fourth time at the 2015 ST Star Awards. 


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


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


    In 2014, 97% of our students would recommend ESL – Language studies abroad to their friends and relatives. 


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


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My stay in Byron Bay was really good, I was in the accomodation downstairs of the school of Lexis and it was nice, the people that I met there were amazing, they make a family with all the new people who come and they are so friendly.

The teachers from the school are awesome, I have improved my English a lot and they create the classes like games to entertain the students and make the classes light for them, because some people are there 5 months or more without holidays and it´s hard being a long time studying English.

About the town of Byron Bay I can say that the place is really nice, you have a lot of different beaches such as Main Beach, Talow Beach, Wategos Beach, etc. You can visit the Light House too and behind of Tallow Beach you can find a natural park that it is amazing.

I really recomend go to the sunset in Main Beach if you have the opportunity because it is a magic sunset. You can find people playing the drums while you are watching the sunset.

For me the experience was short because i only was there 2 months but I will try to go back again. If you want to go to Australia, most of the people are going to tell you go to Byron Bay.

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I really enjoyed my stay in Japan. The family was great, a couple of friendly pensioners who were always in a good mood. They also hosted an American student, who was very friendly too. However, the distance to the school was quite long, I found: there was a 30-minute metro journey and then I had to walk for 10 minutes to reach the school. I liked the school but the classes were a bit difficult for me since I had no prior knowledge of Japanese, so I would recommend future students to learn some bases before they arrive. The teachers took care of the whole class and went out of their way to help us. There weren’t many students, but the atmosphere was great. Although well located in town, the school isn’t easy to find, so new students, including me, easily get lost in the first days. The city of Kobe is a very pleasant town and a fairly quiet one compared to other Japanese cities. The locals are warmer, ready to help you if you need it (to find your way, for example). The city is not overcrowded and there’s always space in the metro. Kobe is located between the mountains and the sea, so it offers activities for every taste. Kyoto and Osaka are not far away, with many things to do and see as well. Many Japanese festivals take place during the summer. Still, there was one negative point, the return: there was no escort service to the airport and I went to the wrong airport; I only just caught my flight.

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My stay in Galway was great, you can meet a lot of people from different countries. The school is modern and friendly. The city is cool and you can do a lot of activities. The school is also quite modern and the staff is nice.

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