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ESL Accreditations

ESL Accreditations

ESL Accreditations

We believe that the quality of our services should be, first and foremost, measured by the satisfaction of our customers, but many international organisations have also chosen to place their trust in us and officially certify our language travel programmes:

English UK partner agency

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - English UK partner agency
ESL – Language studies abroad is an official agent of English UK. This respected organisation grew from a merger of two of the most important quality control bodies: ARELS and BASELT.
 
Membership conditions include:
  • High standards of teaching
  • Qualified teachers
  • Extensive language programmes
  • Carefully selected host families
  • Students’ nationality mix 

Business English UK partner agency

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - Business English UK partner agency
ESL – Language studies abroad is an official agent for dedicated business language training centres in the UK.

Quality English partner agency

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - Quality English partner agency
The Quality English label is only accessible to well-respected independent schools offering quality programmes complying with strict standards. ESL – Language studies abroad is an official partner agent.

SALTA

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - SALTA
Founded in 2003, SALTA (Swiss Association of Language Travel Agents) establishes precise and uniform quality standards. As a member of SALTA, ESL – Education guarantees the greatest possible security in terms of the quality and reliability of its services and that of its partner schools.

ALTO

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - ALTO
With members in more than 30 countries on the 5 continents, ALTO brings together specialised language travel organisations working according to its demanding quality charter.

STM Star Awards

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - STM Star Awards
ESL – Language studies abroad has been repeatedly voted “Star Agency Europe” by thousands of language schools around the world. 

IALC partner agency

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - IALC partner agency
This association brings together more than 80 independent language schools with the same quality standards. These are submitted to regular inspections.

WYSE Travel Confederation

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - WYSE Travel Confederation
For more than 50 years, WYSE has been the biggest and most influential organisation in the field of youth travel. It counts some 350 members in 60 different countries.

WYSE Work Abroad Association

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - WYSE Work Abroad Association
This association brings together organisations actively engaged in the organisation or promotion of work abroad programmes. It sets high quality standards for its members and works with governments to promote work abroad programmes.

Label of quality for Swiss tourism (Level 1)

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - Label of quality for Swiss tourism (Level 1)
The quality label for Swiss tourism was initiated by several Swiss tourism institutions including the Swiss Federation of Tourism (FST), the Swiss Tourism Office (ST) and the Swiss Association of Tourism Directors (ASDT). ESL has fulfilled all necessary conditions to achieve level 1 of this quality label.

ICEF

ESL - ESL Accreditations  - ICEF
ESL Education has been recognised by the world leader in event organisation for international education professionals.

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

Florian D.

I spent 24 weeks at EC in Malta, for an intensive course. It was one of the best experiences of my life and I don’t regret it at all! In 6 months, my English level improved a lot. Malta is a beautiful island full of places to visit – I spent 6 months there and I wasn’t even able to see everything!

If you’re still unsure about a language stay, stop doubting and go! It will be the best experience of your life.

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Héloïse E.

My stay at Kings in Boston was very successful. I loved the idea of travelling far away on my own. When I arrived at the airport, the adventure started. Kings Boston is located in a natural, beautiful setting, far from the noise of the city. Classes are provided by motivated, native teachers, and this makes the learning process faster. I improved a lot! Also, during classes we talked about interesting topics, and what’s cool is that we watched many videos, news reports and movies. I find this teaching method very practical; it’s different from the traditional ones that I experienced at school or uni. Another thing I liked a lot was that my afternoons were free, so I could explore Boston from 12:30pm until late at night. Kings gives you a lot of independence and freedom. If you want to burn off the greasy and boring food of the cafeteria, the school organises many sport activities every day, and there is also a gym (open until late). All the other activities are as cool as the sports ones: you’ll be able to spend a day in an amusement park, a weekend in Washington or New York, a night on a boat or a day at the beach (but be careful, as some activities can be very expensive, from 25 to 300 dollars).

Rooms are not luxurious – they’re basic and not great, but at least they’re big enough for two people.

In general, I spent 3 unforgettable weeks at Kings. Boston has thousands of things to offer, and if I can give you a piece of advice, travelling alone is even better, as on site you’ll meet so many people from around the world!

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Alexandra I.

On 15th May 2017 I packed and went to Ireland. I was supposed to stay for 2 months and travel by myself for the first time! The transfer from the airport to my host family went well (a member of the school staff took care of it). This is where I realised that my English was pretty bad and that my very French accent was a big barrier.

My host family was adorable and gave me a city map, explaining which buses I had to take and where the school was.

The first day was frightening. Luckily, the school organised some group activities every day (which allowed me to make new friends) and excursions every weekend. In addition, the teachers did their best to help us integrate.

Ireland (despite some negative aspects, such as the rain, greasy food and some dirty streets in the capital) is a marvellous country with incredible landscapes and a warm and open-minded population.

After my first month with a host family, I decided to move to a student residence. ESL and ISI were super quick and effective with this change.

At the end of my trip, I had improved my English a lot (B1 > B2), and I can say that in Dublin, I had one of the most enriching experiences of my entire life.

A couple of tips: try to avoid people who speak your native language; if you can, stay in the country for more than a month (you need at least 1 week just to get used to the new place and 1 month to feel at home); visit as many places as possible and don’t skip your classes!

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