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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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    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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    Reduction for family, spouse, friends or group

    Friends and family Enjoy excellent discount when booking a language study stay at the same time as friends or ...

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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 fourth time at the 2015 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 2015, 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

    I liked the 25+ programme lessons especially the vocabulary quiz, the speaking and listening parts and practicing meetings.
    There were nice social programmes, many different activities. I chose Portmerion in North Wales and The Lake District, both are great. My hosts are friendly and nice people. The food was very good every day.
    Chester was for me a great experience in a small cute city.

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    I appreciated the diversity of the lessons, the mixture of grammar and conversation.
    The family was very nice, present and available. I wouldn't change anything.
    All in all It was a wonderful experience, enriching and it allowed me to meet people from any country. I visited the countryside and Chester is a beautiful city.

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    Paula Franco Giménez

    I chose Freiburg because a friend of mine recommended it to me and I am totally happy with this choice.
    I like it a lot here, I have a lot of friends from different nationalities. The city is very beautiful, there is a lot of things to do! We go bowling, we go to parties and I love to hang out at Seepark, the beautiful park with a little lake not far from our residence.
    As I am here since February, I could go skiing in winter and I will enjoy the summer season as well. That´s perfect.
    The residence is really good. There is many french speakers, sometimes it is a bit difficult, but I can totally cope with it. The school is beautiful, the teachers in my opinion are very good.
    When I came here I didn´t even know how to say "hello" and now I am able to have a conversation! I would absolutely recommend this experience with ALPADIA!

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