IELS Malta an LAL language Centre

The School – IELS MaltaIELS Malta

IELS (Institute of English Language Studies) is a leading provider of English Language courses and related tourism services.

It was founded in 1985 when only 2 other schools were in operation in Malta and is one of the founding members of FELTOM (Federation of English Language Teaching Organizations of Malta).

The School has an excellent academic record and prides itself on being the only school in Malta accredited to run both CELTA & DELTA University of Cambridge ESOL Teacher Training courses.

Today, IELS is one of the largest Educational Centers’ in Malta, operating 3 English language schools on the islands of Malta and Gozo with a total capacity of 168 classrooms.facebook

What do we offer?

  • 30 years of Academic experience and superior quality
  • A vast range of Language Courses and a flexible approach to various requests
  • Individual attention
  • Qualified and experienced Teachers
  • Great location and modern facilities
  • Spacious, bright, fully air-conditioned classrooms
  • Excellent nationality mix
  • Flexibility
  • Vast choice of activities, sightseeing tours and fun-filled events
  • 24-hour student support service
  • School owned student residence
  • Wide range of accommodation options in host families and hotels to suite any taste and budget
  • Great prices and value for money
  • Dynamic and professional team

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The English Course in Malta Consists of:

  • General English Course in Malta: 20 lessons of 45 minutes
  • Intensive English Course in Malta: 30 lessons of 45 minutes
  • Exam Preparation courses
  • Business courses
  • Teacher Training (Celta & Delta)
  • English for 50+
  • Up to a maximum of 12 students per class (Average: 10 students)
  • Students with some level of English will be able to start any Monday
  • Highly qualified, experienced English teachers
  • Planned social activities

Prices for the English School in Malta

See the full price list on the school’s website.

Also, you can contact our staff at any time for a detailed price quote: Contact All About Languages / 1 (800) 620 – 5567

Prices include:

  • English course in Malta plus accommodation (where applicable)
  • Course materials
  • Registration fees
  • Accommodation placement fees
  • Level evaluationAccreditations
  • Course certificate
  • Internet use at the English school in Malta

Sliema in Malta

Malta is a beautiful island set in the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, with a unique character and colourful history.

Malta can offer students a total immersion experience in a warm relaxed atmosphere. The Maltese people are renowned for their hospitality and friendliness towards tourists. This also contributes towards making this archipelago one of the safest places in the world.

English is an official language in Malta, so this is a great place to learn the language. LAL’s centre in Sliema is one of the island’s foremost language schools.

School facilities description

All three IELS English Language schools are very well equipped and have modern facilities.

  • IELS Adult Centre in Sliema is a spacious modern school, fully air-conditioned, with 100 well-quipped classrooms, bookshop, library, internet café, self-access centre, free WiFi at the lobby area, spacious student lounge with plasma TVs and snack/drinks vending machines.
  • IELS Gozo School is a modern boutique school offering eight airy and bright, air-conditioned classrooms, reception, student information desk and video room.
  • IELS Summer School for Young Learners is located just off the Sliema Strand. The school has an open-plan lounge and reception with a large plasma screen, 60 bright and airy classrooms, vending machines for drinks and snacks, and a large courtyard where students can enjoy their break.

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Accreditation and affiliation

IELS is Licensed by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports and is Fully Accredited by FELTOM (Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations Malta).

IELS is also a member of ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations), FIYTO (Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations) and WYSET (World Youth Student & Educational Travel).


IELS employs a professional and dynamic leisure team which offers a very wide range of activities as well as excursions and sports.

The most popular activities are Boat Parties, excursions to Valletta and Mdina, Full day trips to Malta’s sister islands Gozo and Comino, Diving courses and Dive trips, Beach parties and BBQs.

There are also plenty of other activities on offer to suit any taste and budget

Standard General English

Many students coming to learn English in Malta choose the General English Course which aims to improve your competence in general English. The course provides systematic practice in the four main areas of language learning: reading, writing, speaking and listening.

The first session concentrates on stabilising and improving present knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

The second session is fluency based with the objective of improving communication skills and helping students to gain confidence in spoken English. This course is ideal if you want plenty of free time to explore Malta and soak up the local culture.

  • Course length: 1 week +
  • Class Size: 12
  • Lessons per Week: 20 (15 hours)
  • Lesson Duration: 1 lesson is 45 minutes
  • Levels: All
  • Start Dates: Every Monday

Beginners only on first Monday of each month.

Standard Intensive English

  • Course length: Minimum 1 week
  • Class Size: 12
  • Lessons per Week: 30 (22.5 hours)
  • Lesson Duration: 1 lesson is 45 minutes
  • Levels: All
  • Start Dates: Every Monday

Beginners only on first Monday of each month

Whether your aim is to learn a new language or to improve your English skills, this is the right course for you.

Our Intensive English course will help you to build your confidence in the different language skills, listening, writing, reading and speaking so as to reach an understanding of native speakers and to be able to communicate with confidence and fluency.

Intensive English is designed to give the student a solid foundation in the English language and is ideal for students who need to improve their fluency in a relatively short time.

Students are encouraged to use the English language by means or role-play, group discussions and a variety of real life situations.

Business English

Our Business English Course is topic based and designed to provide a flexible learning programme.

The focus is on functional language in specific situations.

The lessons are largely task based and are planned to extend vocabulary, improve pronunciation, provide practice and develop confidence and fluency in a lively and communicative way. The course is suitable for students who would like to be effective communicators in a variety of business contexts.

Exam Preparation

This option allows maximum flexibility and can be added to any of LAL’s programmes.

Private tuition gives you the opportunity to focus on individual needs – extra work on pronunciation, vocabulary building or English related to your business or professional life.

We even offer a web-based course so you can study at home, or improve your English further before or after a traditional course.

Accommodation details

IELS offers all types of accommodation in single or shared rooms:

  • Residential – IELS has its own Residence called Day’s Inn, for students 18+, as well as offers various 3-5 star hotels for all the tastes and budgets
  • Host families – standard and executive Host family accommodation on Half Board basis

Useful Resources

Oficina de Turismo de Malta
FIYTO – Federation of International Youth Travel Orgaisations

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