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School Quality

School Quality

The dynamic establishments that we have selected all offer you the same basic advantages ensuring the success of your language course:

Quality Institutions

All of the schools that we work with have been established partners for several years and are internationally recognised. They are affiliated to federations and/or professional associations and are accredited by the following quality control insitutions:
An effective academic structure allows us to offer a wide range of courses at all levels. Whatever your knowledge you can thus follow a course that is suitable for you in any of the ESL partner schools.

Stimulating lessons in small groups combine dynamism and serious study and use a modern methodological and didactic approach to create a motivational classroom atmosphere that facilitates rapid progress. It is a new way to learn a language - effective and attractive.

Teachers are well-qualified and experienced in teaching their native language to foreigners and place particular emphasis on actively exploiting the international composition of their classes to create a motivational working atmosphere.

Different accommodation options and a wide range of leisure activities offer you a busy and enjoyable life outside of lessons. The quality of cultural excursions and human relations abroad are the other essential aspects of the success of a language course. This is why our partner schools carefully select a variety of accommodation options and develop attractive activity programmes.

Accreditations

AAIEP

ESL - Accreditations  - AAIEP
This association exercises the function of national professional association regarding English language schools. It brings together the schools working according to a quality charter.

ACCET

ESL - Accreditations  - ACCET
This association provides institutional accreditation for organizations whose primary function is for educational purposes and also for organizations offering continuing education. ACCET accredits non-collegiate continuing education and training organizations throughout the United States as well as programs abroad. ACCET is similar to the British Council in the UK, visiting all their accredited schools every 3 years. The schools accredited by ACCET are among the best in the USA.

ACPET

ESL - Accreditations  - ACPET
ACPET is an association of independent providers of education services and/or of higher education for Australian and international students.

ALTO

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.

ASILS

ESL - Accreditations  - ASILS
This association brings together the best schools teaching Italian in Italy. Its aim is to manage the commercial and didactic competence of member schools and to enforce European quality standards in the linguistic field.

BAC

ESL - Accreditations  - BAC
This accreditation is responsible for maintaining academic standards for higher education and specialized studies in Great Britain. It accords particular attention to foreign students.

British Council

ESL - Accreditations  - British Council
This British governmental organization examines and determines the quality of language schools.

Business English UK partner agency

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

CEELE

ESL - Accreditations  - CEELE
This association stemming from the University of Alcalá is the symbol of quality guarantee for Spanish schools in Spain. All ESL partner schools have successfully passed the CEELE inspection.

EAQUALS

ESL - Accreditations  - EAQUALS
This Pan-European association brings together all service providers concerned with language teaching, with the aim of securing the quality of the service providers of the private and public economy.

EduSa

ESL - Accreditations  - EduSa
Previously known as ELTASA (English language Travel Association of South Africa), EduSA is now a sub-sector of SAYTC (South African Youth and Travel Confederation) and brings together actors of the language travel industry in South Africa. It aims to promote and encourage growth in the sector by guaranteeing the quality and professionalism of its members.

ELICOS

ESL - Accreditations  - ELICOS
(English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students)Only schools meeting quality criteria are accredited by this official Australian label.

English Australia

ESL - Accreditations  - English Australia
This official Australian label accredits only schools fulfilling certain quality criteria.

English New Zealand

ESL - Accreditations  - English New Zealand
This federation, which brings together private, accredited schools teaching English, is recognized by the New Zealand Department of Education.

English UK partner agency

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 

FaDaF

ESL - Accreditations  - FaDaF
This national organisation guarantees the quality of the teaching body and content of German as a foreign language lessons given in Germany’s schools and universities.

FELTOM

ESL - Accreditations  - FELTOM
Based in Malta, this federation only recognizes patented and eminent schools.

FIYTO

ESL - Accreditations  - FIYTO
(Federation of International Youth Travel Organizations)
This association has been in existence for 50 years and is the largest and most influential organisation in the domain of youth travel. FIYTO counts approximately 350 members, spread throughout 60 countries.

FLE

ESL - Accreditations  - FLE
In France, this quality label, put in place by the CIEP (Centre International d'Études Pédagogiques), from now on allows foreign students to identify and recognise French language schools guaranteeing an excellent quality of teaching. The FLE assurance of quality is issued to language schools which meet a number of criteria, also entitling them to be featured in the directory established by the CIEP.

IALC partner agency

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.

ICEF

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

IH

ESL - Accreditations  - IH
International federation of regularly inspected schools that work according to quality criteria of a high standard.

Instituto Cervantes

ESL - Accreditations  - Instituto Cervantes
The Cervantes Institute is a public institution which was founded in Spain in 1991 to promote Spanish language teaching and knowledge of the cultures of Spanish-speaking countries throughout the world.

Label of quality for Swiss tourism (Level 1)

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.

Languages Canada

ESL - Accreditations  - Languages Canada
The Languages Canada objective is to guarantee that its members provide high-quality services

MEI

ESL - Accreditations  - MEI
This association brings together Irish schools teaching English. Members of MEI are also recognised by the Irish Department of Education.

NEAS

ESL - Accreditations  - NEAS
Australian national governmental accreditation organisation for the recognition of educational institutions. The objective of this organisation is to guarantee the teaching quality of English language schools.

Quality English partner agency

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.

Relsa

ESL - Accreditations  - Relsa
(Recognized English Language Schools Association) This association brings together Irish schools teaching English. The members of RELSA are also recognised by the Irish Department of Education.

SALTA

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.

STM Star Awards

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

WYSE Travel Confederation

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 - 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.

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

Hannelore V.

Bournemouth is a pleasant city with a nice beach, lots of sports facilities and beautiful gardens. My two-weeks stay was a great experience. I took classes at Kings. This school has a very good reputation and its teaching staff is very professional and friendly. Here I was able to practise my English with native speakers. I find it important to use my English in real-life situations since the language is becoming increasingly important internationally and in interdisciplinary contexts. I stayed with a British host family, something I really recommend. In retrospect, I would even recommend attending a summer school at a younger age, for instance, during one's last high-school year. ESL really helped me along in my decision-making and I gained great confidence in this organization. I had a most unforgettable experience and would not hesitate repeating it!

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Irene Moreno Ibáñez

This has been such an incredible new experience for me… it’s surpassed my expectations and I’m hardly ever home! I’m really liking the course at St. Giles International. My teacher is pretty energetic which is really nice because it livens up the class and helps you feel less embarrassed to speak up.

New York offers so many cultural and entertainment options. I participate in as many of the activities organised by the school as I can; for example, we went to the Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets baseball game, and I thought it was something interesting and different.

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Guillermo Perdiguero Ruiz

I wanted to study here at Kings to improve not only my level of general English, but also my knowledge of legal English. Holding a degree both in business administration and management and in law, I believe that studying here is an opportunity to further my legal career.

On one hand, during the classes we learned a considerable amount of new terms and vocabulary, which are clearly important from many points of view: from the perspective of someone seeking to pass a specific exam or to someone who simply wishes to improve their CV or learn general English for daily life.

On the other hand, the shared apartments that belong to Kings are just a few minutes away and the perfect convenience for someone interested in studying here. In addition to its privileged nearby location and having every necessary service, the living spaces are new and perfectly equipped for daily use.

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