English course in Spinola Bay
A spectacular location, just 20 metres from the Sea!
Information on the English School in Spinola Bay
The English School in Spinola Bay is located in one of the best spots in Malta, surrounded by restaurants, cafes, bars and just across the road from the water's edge, in one of the most characteristic parts of the town of Saint Julians.
This beautiful language centre is definitely modern and offers comfortable, bright and large classrooms fully equipped with interactive projectors and whiteboards. Air conditioning runs throughout the summer months, for maximum comfort during the lessons and during your daily breaks at school. Should you wish to spend your breaks outside, you can enjoy the roof garden, with benches and umbrellas, or have a snack and a coffee at the school's cafeteria... or even take a bath in the school's private swimming pool!
During your English Course in Spinola Bay you will have access to a free and fast wi-fi connection, available throughout the whole school perimeter, a Library with reading books and DVDs and a beautiful computer room. And, most importantly, you get to enjoy a super welcoming atmosphere offered by your international school mates and by the great school team, ready to help you with everything you may need during your stay in Malta, including tours, activities and welcome events.
Trust us, it’s a small school but with a big hearth, you will certainly feel home during your English course in Spinola Bay!
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Choose your English course in Spinola Bay
General or Intensive English Course in Spinola Bay for Adults
[+] This English course teaches students practical English through thematic, interactive and engaging lessons. The program covers all four communication skills: reading, writing, oral expression and comprehension. Included in the course price is also a variety of useful and fun extra-curricular activities and workshops, an ideal way to socialize with classmates and practice your English! >> Read more
One to One Lessons in Spinola Bay for Adults
[+] To make the most of your language course, you can integrate some individual English lessons with your group course. Thanks to individually tailored lessons, you will have a double advantage: you can interact with other students in the morning classes, then focus on your individual improvement in the afternoon. Having a tutor at your disposal is very useful. You can focus on your weaknesses (comprehension, speaking, writing, reading, etc.) or develop target vocabulary. >> Read more
English for Work in Spinola Bay
[+] A well-balanced combination of simulations, tutorials, and thematic lessons are used in this English course in Spinola Bay. Students learn in a practical and engaging way the language to negotiate a contract, manage human resources, and present business scenarios… you’ll learn how to deal with international work environments, give advice and warnings, and solve problems. This course is devoted exclusively to motivated adult students. >> Read more
IELTS Exam Preparation Course in Spinola Bay
[+] The goal of the IELTS Preparation Course is to provide you with the techniques necessary to achieve the best possible result. Teachers will guide and support you throughout and the course also utilises exam past papers so that you are prepared for what appears on the test. The IELTS Preparation Course offers the opportunity to learn in a structured and precise manner, giving you a better understanding of texts, context, generic meaning and vocabulary! >> Read more
Certify your study stay in Spinola Bay
What certificates can you get?
At the end of your English language course you will receive a certificate of participation stating the dates, the type of course and the language level you have achieved. This certificate of partecipation is a nice addition to your CV. Remember that to get your level certified and recognised internationally, you will have to take a test like the IELTS or TOEFL, for example. You can apply for your examination directly at school, there are normally 2 sessions every month.
Are you also looking for accommodation?
Tips, tricks and links - Independent accommodation
[+] No matter why you're after an independent accommodation, maybe that was your first choice anyway, or you simply couldn't find anything available through the school... When the time to find a private accommodation comes, there are some tips and tricks that might come in handy. Find out more about the ... >> Read more
[+] This is the perfect solution for students wishing to be in close proximity to other students studying at the school. The apartments are the most cost-effective solution in comparison to renting your own apartment or a hotel. You will find them equipped with everything – kitchen, bathrooms, laundry ... >> Read more
[+] Staying with a host family offers you a unique and unforgettable experience – a cultural exchange which will leave you with lasting memories. You’ll be staying at the home of a local family, where you’ll have your own room (single or twin on request) in a sociable and hospitable environment. T ... >> Read more
Extra activities, learn while having fun!
What extra activities are available for the students in Spinola Bay
Each English Course includes a variety of educational and social activities for free, which are specifically designed to promote linguistic practice and socializing. Activities are ongoing and differ from week to week, involving teachers and participating adult students that come from all around the world. There are also varied activities such as concerts and movie nights that can be purchased directly at the school, so make sure you inquire! Among the free activities, you'll find:
- Pronunciation Classes;
- Arts and Food Cultural Evenings;
- Sports, Walking and Hiking;
- Guided Tours of surrounding areas and local markets;
- Focus Groups for conversation practice;
Why study English in Spinola Bay
Find out why this destination may be the right choice for you!
Spinola Bay is within walking distance to many points of interest for students and tourists. In downtown Saint Julians, just a few hundred feet away from the school, there's a large shopping centre, with an endless array of boutique shops and cafes.
Spinola Bay is one of the most beautiful bays on the island of Malta, its characteristic mark is the small traditional colorful boats called "luzzu", spread out along the bay that fill the landscape with colour. It is a beautiful area to stroll around, watch the sunset or have a drink on a terrace.
Spinola Bay is considered a magic place, as it gives you a feeling of being personable and unique but at the same time it’s a cosmopolitan location that will allow you to enjoy your free time, together with your international friends and classmates. It’s also considered as the most romantic spot in the island, that’s why you can find with the iconic “Love Statue” , where couples from all over the world secure their love locks and take pictures and selfies.
Statistics, some interesting numbers
Does this English course meet what someone of your age and nationality needs? Check it out by comparing the facts.
- GERMAN17 % 17 %
- POLISH16 % 16 %
- ITALIAN13 % 13 %
- FRENCH7 % 7 %
- RUSSIAN7 % 7 %
- SPANISH5 % 5 %
- CZECH5 % 5 %
- OTHER30% 30%
Here the age groups at the English school in Spinola Bay:
- 18-2931 % 31 %
- 30+40+50+69% 69%
Structure and timetable of English course in Spinola Bay
First day in Spinola Bay
The first day begins at 08:30 with reception, registration and a short language test. The test is nothing to worry about, it’s specifically designed to put you in a class with other students of a similar level to yours. The test will be followed by a session / welcome speech, the handing out of the teaching calendar and other activities, and possibly lessons.
Welcome Package Tipically, on their first day of English course in Spinola, students get a welcome package, including a manual with information about Spinola and Saint Julians, the schedule of classes, some detailed information about your English course in Spinola Bay, suggestions for free time activities, a list of extra learning activities, the school regulations and some important contact information including the emergency telephone number of the school (which you can contact 24 hours a day during your entire stay).
Welcome Event On the first day of your course you are invited to a welcome event. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet other students on your English course and from the school.
As of your second day, you will start with the regular timetable. For courses of 20 lessons/week, it typically starts at about 09:00 am up until 12:30, with a coffee break in the middle. For courses of 30 lessons/week, the timetable also includes an afternoon session, typically from 13:30 up to 15:00.
NOTE: At certain times (often in the High Season), the school opts for a “Double Banking” time table, this means that your lessons will be held in the morning one day, and in the afternoon the day after. Naturally, the overall amount of lessons you booked will be completed.
Useful information about Spinola Bay
Not to be missed!
- Blue Lagoon Comino
- Clubbing in Paceville
- Mdina Old Town
- The “Popeye Village”
- A "Maltese Festa"
- Ftira & Pastizzi
- Gozo Tour by boat
- Spinola Bay
How to get around Spinola Bay
The best way to travel lightweight and securely, is to use your mobile and Google Maps to organize your commutes, you probably use it already, but just in case… try it out here: Google maps. Also, in most English speaking countries worldwide you can use private transport services such as Uber and Bolt. Please try them out, you will find the Apps on your mobile App store, most students use these services to commute from and to school, sharing the rides with their class mates.
Cost of living, some examples
- Full menu from McDonalds: €6.00
- Ftira: €6.00 – €7.00
- Coke: €1.20
- Beer 0.5lt: €2.50 – €3.50
- Sandwiches / Snacks: €1.20 – €1.50
- Pastizzi Taditional Snacks: €0.35 – €0.40
- Coffee: €1.00
- Cinema: €7.00
- SIM Card: €10