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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 people from many different countries and to get beneath the surface of another culture. Let’s make it happen together! We offer immersion language programmes in more than 50 countries on 5 continents.
 
From finding the perfect destination, course and school to assisting with accommodation and visas, we offer a professional, free service before, during and after your stay. Whatever your goals or current language level, our team will make sure you have the experience of a lifetime.
 

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Study options

  • 23 languages
  • More than 250 destinations
  • Intensive language courses
  • Small group language courses
  • Courses from 1 week to 48 weeks
  • Language exam courses
  • Language for work
  • Language PLUS courses with additional activities
  • One-to-one language courses
  • 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:
 

  • English exams - Cambridge First (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE), TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS
  • French - DELF/DALF, TCF
  • German – TELC, Goethe Zertifikat
  • Spanish – DELE
  • Italian - CILS
  • Mandarin - HSK
  • Portuguese – CAPLE, CELPE Bras
  • Russian - TRKI 


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 third time at the 2014 STM 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 2014, 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

At the beginning of my stay I was a little bit home sick- it was difficult to get used to so many changes! Luckily I could quickly socialize and made good friends with some students from Ticino, it´s good so we speak in German together. Also in the host family at the beginning everything was new for me, there has been some contrasts, but we could deal with them, we needed some time to get to know each other! Now it´s fantastict! We really get along very well with each other and also with the other students in the house the athmosphere is great! The city of Freiburg is very likable, it´s small but there is everything we need to make the stay very enjoyable, especially the pubs are great! I am very lucky to have a perfect teacher, so that I can benefit as much as I can from my courses. The time went by so fast - I am sad to leave soon, I will really miss all this!

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The school is located in a good location. The hours at class are convenient. The school is very good at accommodating all levels and worked to ensure that I got the attention I needed in order to improve. As a first time learner of French, they made the lessons easy to understand and were very patient with me. I felt very supported and feel more comfortable in speaking French than when I started. The excursions were also interesting and at a good price. The housing accommodation was clean and in a good location.

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I chose Whistler because I wanted to ski and learn English. I like that the campus is close to everything; the bus stop, dinner places and only 50m from the ski lifts. There’s also a ski locker where I can store my gear. All the teachers are nice and there are dogs to pat between classes, it’s nice to have them around. My homestay family is fantastic. I always eat good food. I would recommend IH Whistler to people wanting to learn English and enjoy the mountain life.

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