Accomodation / Cultural Tours


ACCOMMODATION:

ELA offers a full range of accommodation, including host families, school residence, guest houses, hostels, apartments and hotels. With such a vast selection available, students of the school can be confident of finding what they require.

Malta is famous for its hospitality!

Malta is famous for its hospitality!

All accommodation is located within walking distance of the school or on the main bus route. Accommodation bookings are only confirmed when an invoice is issued and when a 50% deposit is received.

For full details please contact the school. Very special prices are offered to our students. This will be verified when we give students the websites of the type of accommodation they are interested in.

ELA ACTIVITIES/CULTURAL TOURS

The language school organizes a large range of activities.

The language school organizes a large range of activities.

ACTIVITIES: English Language Academy offers a full programme of activities as well as guided sightseeing tours. ELA offers a wide range of activities to suit every age, taste and budget. Our leisure programme is changed every week thus ensuring that our students make the most of their stay on our sunny island and includes cultural excursions to the many historical sites dotting the country, a variety of water sports, sporting tournaments and horse-riding. We also cater for individual requests such as wine tasting, abseiling and car rental.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:
1st January New Year’s Day
10th February Feast of St. Paul’s Shipwreck
19th March Feast of St. Joseph
Good Friday
31st March Freedom Day
1st May Worker’s Day
7th June Sette Giugno
29th June Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul
15th August Feast of the Assumption
8th September Feast of Our Lady of Victories
21st September Independence Day
8th December Feast of the Immaculate Conception
13th December Republic Day
25th December Christmas Day
Lessons missed on these days will be made up during the rest of the week.

GENERAL INFORMATION
COURSES: Classes are run between Mondays & Fridays. The school is closed on public holidays; any sessions missed on these days will be made up for on the other days of the same week. Due to varying travel schedules, alternative arrangements can be made. Students’ level of proficiency is established through a written assessment test
and an informal oral test on the first day of school. Tests can be sent for (and are also available on our website) and completed before the commencement of the course. All students who attend a minimum of 80% of the course are entitled to a certificate of attendance. Each session is of 45 minutes.
SPECIAL & EXAMINATION COURSES: For students opting to take specialised courses in specific areas (e.g. English for Medical or Legal;. Banking and Accounting,
Cambridge First Certificate, etc) at least 1 week advance notice is required to arrange availability of adequate lecturers. Students may bring their own textbooks and material for these specialised courses. Kindly note that no examination registration fees are included in our prices and students intending to register for any examination should do so
as early as possible. We can assist with the registration at no extra charge. Courses can also be tailored for mini groups (two to four students who would like General English
or English for Specific Purposes.) We also organise mini group of maximum 6 students over the summer, please contact the office for more details.
INDIVIDUAL TUITION: Classes need not be held in the classroom. Alternative arrangements can be made through our administrative office.
COURSE MATERIAL & REGISTRATION FEE: The school provides basic course material at a nominal charge of €20.00 Course Registration Fee of €15.00 applies.
TRANSFER RATE: Transfer from Malta International Airport to Accommodation, return €40.00 maximum 2. For only one way transfer € 23, maximum 2 persons.
ACCOMMODATION: All accommodation is located within walking distance of the school, or on the main bus route.
ACTIVITIES: English Language Academy offers a full programme of activities as well as guided sightseeing tours.
ORGANISED GROUPS: Special rates and arrangements available for organised groups of students travelling together.
LONGER DURATION: Students who book courses of 3 weeks and over, qualify for special rates.
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: Lessons missed on these days will be made up during the rest of the week
BOOKING CONDITIONS
Reservation Procedure: A deposit of 50% of the total fee (including accommodation if applicable) should reach ELA at least 2 weeks before the commencement of the
course. Balance to be paid on arrival. In the case of late bookings an immediate deposit has to be paid.
Cancellation Fees/ Change of course: €20.00 processing fee:
Students who change levels need to pay an additional €8.00 if they want their new workbook
Accommodation cancellation fees:
• For cancellations received in writing more than 7 working days before arrival there is no cancellation fee.
• If accommodation is cancelled less than 7 working days in advance an accommodation cancellation fee may apply. The fee will depend on the individual
accommodation provider
Should a student have ay complaints about any aspect of their language stay, this has to be reported IMMEDIATELY to the ELA department concerned. This is mostly done to
ensure overall satisfaction of the client. As such,complaints received once the course is finished, unfortunately cannot be considered.
Payment: You can pay us directly, by credit card or through a bank. Personal cheques are not accepted. Please allow 10 days for bank transfer. Bank charges (if any) must
be paid by the student on arrival.