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LSI Sliema English Language Academy, Saint Julian's, Malta
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Language Studies International’s partner school - The English Language Academy - in Malta is ideally located to explore this small but beautiful island. The school is situated just minutes from the seafront in the bustling town of Sliema and is equipped with modern facilities and professional teaching staff.

This LSI-affiliated school, known as The English Language Academy, was established in 1988 and was one of the first English language schools in Malta. The school is situated minutes from Sliema’s main promenade on the northeastern coast of Malta.

It is a founder member of the Federation of English Language Teaching of Malta (FELTOM), and prides itself on having staff who are friendly, helpful and approachable. The school is also licensed for the EU Socrates exchange programme for educational courses.

The English Language Academy is housed in a traditional honey-coloured building and boasts well equipped and air-conditioned classrooms. The school attracts students from 50 nationalities around the world, with a high number coming from Russia, Italy, Spain and Brazil.

The English Academy in Malta offers a wide range of courses including:

● General English
● One-to-One English
● Exam preparation ( TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge English)
● Business English

Courses are taught according to a 20, 30 or 40 hour per week schedule. Each of the classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and lessons are taught in small groups (maximum 10) with emphasis placed on speaking, listening and group discussion. Students are housed through the school in hostels, hotels or the school’s Homestay programme.

The English Language Academy in Malta organises a varied social programme including, horse-riding, water sports, guided sightseeing tours and nights out. The school’s extra-curricular programme changes every week and takes advantage of all this small-but-beautiful country has to offer.


Founded in 1965, the LSI group of schools are known worldwide for delivering high quality English tuition. The group have schools in large cities around the world, providing students with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the language while living in an exciting and interesting environment.

The English Language Academy in Malta opened its doors in 1988 and it is an LSI-affiliated school which means it follows LSI’s core curriculum, teaching methodology and ethos. Students at the English Language Academy can follow a wide range of courses which are ‘learner-centred’.

Each course has a structured curriculum that focuses on full language immersion as well as encouraging students to hone their grammar and pronunciation.

Teaching at The English Language Academy is in classes of around 8-10 students and learners are encouraged to participate fully in all activities. Students learn the language through speaking, listening, writing and vocabulary and class discussion in English is actively encouraged.

To encourage students to practice their English outside of the classroom, the school provides a wide range of social and sports activities, which are in abundance on Malta.


The English Language Academy in Malta has around 25 teachers in low season (winter) and up to 70 teachers in high season (summer). All teachers are native-level speakers and all hold either a TEFL, CELTA or BA English qualification.

Feedback and Testing:

On arrival at the school, each student is given a level assessment test before they are placed in one of six levels of language ability. Regular review of project work, weekly test results, and personal attention is given to help improve students’ English skills. Upon successful completion of their course, students receive a certificate.

Type of courses

LSI in Malta has a wide range of General English courses tailored to every language-learning need. Courses are designed to rapidly improve communication in everyday situations while also focusing on reading, writing and vocabulary. Students following a general course participate in group activities such as role-play and some courses also include specialist modules on a range of subjects.

The school also offers premium one-to-one courses which are especially popular for students employed in a professional career. Courses are open to all levels, from Beginner to Advanced, and students can also choose to have one-to-one tuition. Class sizes are small, with a maximum of 10 students, and learners are fully immersed in English throughout the course.

General Languages Courses at LSI Malta include:

1. General 20: 20 lessons per week (4 lessons per day) with a course duration of 1-50 weeks.
2. Intensive 30: 30 lessons per week with a course duration of 1-50 weeks
3. Intensive 40: 40 lessons per week which combine 10 lessons of general English and 30 lessons of specialised exam preparation lessons. Duration of 1-50 weeks.
4. One-to-One Premium Courses: The English Language Academy offers intensive one-to-one tuition in courses of 15-30 lessons per week. Each lesson is adapted to the student’s needs. One-to-one classes are particularly useful to professionals and executives who need to use English for their work. Course duration: ongoing.

Time and Days of the week where the course is taught: All General English courses are taught at the school building from Monday to Friday. Standard courses are generally taught in the morning, intensive courses are all day until around 16.15

Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Course certificate: Certificate of Achievement at the end of each course.

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LSI Sliema English Language Academy, Saint Julian's, Malta

The Republic of Malta is a small archipelago of islands located in the Mediterranean Sea, between Sicily and the North African Coast. The country is made up of a chain of three islands (Malta, Gozo and Comino) covering just 122 square miles and has a population of 450,000 people. Malta has been ruled by the Romans, Moors, French and British, among others, who have all left the islands with a rich cultural, historical and architectural legacy.

The official languages of Malta are Maltese (an Italian-influenced language)and English, making it an ideal destination for those students who wish to study English in a year-round warm climate. There is no shortage of things to do in Malta, from swimming and snorkeling in the Mediterranean Sea to sampling the country’s vibrant bars and restaurants. Students can also take an island cruise or tour some of Malta’s important historical sites such as the stunning Auberge De Castille in the capital of Valletta.

The English Language Academy is situated in the major tourism centre of Sliema, which offers fast-paced nightlife, excellent shopping and a beautiful coastline. The small size of the Maltese islands makes getting around easy, there are an excellent bus network and plenty of cycle lanes for those who want to get out and about by bicycle.

For a tempo and scene change from Malta itself, students can hop to the smaller sister islands of Gozo and Camino, where you can find less crowded beaches and a laid-back atmosphere.



The English Language Academy in Malta offers host family accommodation where students have the opportunity to experience Maltese culture and life, as well practising their English with native-speaking hosts. The school-appointed accommodation officer visits each host family every six months to check that everything is up to standard. Accommodation postcode: Contact the school for more information Walking distance from the school: All properties are within walking distance or a short bus ride to the school. Room Description: Features of Homestay in Malta: ● Single rooms or twin rooms. ● Shared bathrooms ● Half board (breakfast and dinner) or full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) ● At least one daily meal with host family.

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Price/week: £144

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