About ESL, Why choose ESL?
About ESL

Why choose ESL?

Why choose ESL?

Lowest prices guaranteed

We offer the lowest prices on all adult courses and will refund 100% of any price difference if you find the same programme cheaper with another agency or directly with the school.

Exceptionally high client satisfaction

Last year, 97% of our students claimed they would recommend ESL. The majority of our new students contact us after a recommendation.

A-Z service & full support

Our experienced, multilingual team are here for you before, during and after your stay to ensure you have the experience of a lifetime. You can always rely on our support in the unlikely event that anything should go wrong during your time away.

Free administration and inscription

Unlike some other agencies, we organise all of the administrative steps of inscription completely free of charge. This includes study, accommodation, transfers, visas and any further communication with the school or destination.

Award-winning agency

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

Certified quality

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

100% Security

ESL is a member of the Swiss travel industry’s travel guarantee fund. It reimburses the all-inclusive amounts of your language study stay, in the unlikely event of bankruptcy or insolvency of the service provider before or after your departure.

Over 20 years’ experience

With over 20 years' experience organising language studies abroad, we have placed thousands of students all over the world, creating strong local relationships. Our influence with partner schools means more security for you.

Ratings & reviews

We publish tens of thousands of unedited student reviews on our websites. This information is there to help you choose the school and destination that is right for you.

A sustainable organisation

ESL – Education believes passionately in sustainable development and every decision taken within our organisation is considered in terms of its global impact.

A worldwide organisation

With offices around the world and staff that speak dozens of languages, ESL – Language studies abroad is a truly international organisation.

Quality control

We regularly visit partner schools. It is very important for us to have a strong relationship with our partners and to keep up with local developments. This enables our team to give you the best advice.

Unique and innovative programmes

We work with trusted partners to develop original programmes based on the needs and feedback of our students.

Academic excellence

Our background in education ensures that we thoroughly understand language learning and keep up to date with the latest developments in teaching.

The best language schools

We select partner language schools according to demanding criteria. As well as academic excellence, a partner school must provide high quality facilities, a welcoming environment, appropriate accommodation, small class sizes at a range of levels, great location, first-class teaching and an exciting activities programme (and much more besides). Our partners are established, internationally recognised and accredited by reputed national and international bodies.

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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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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Ana Briones Gallego

In October, I took an English course in Byron Bay, a small city in Australia, in the region of New South Wales. This experience was absolutely incredible. Byron is a very special place; the pace of life is relaxed, people are really nice and the surroundings are amazing. I spent most of my free time at the beach, where I could see dolphins and whales, only a few meters away from the coast. The main sport here is surf, so even if you’ve never tried, you have to give it a go. At night, there are many bars with live music. The school is very welcoming and all teachers are always helpful. I recommend Byron Bay as a destination, as it’s really similar to paradise! You will learn English whilst feeling constantly on holiday!

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