English in Gozo

Adult learners | All levels

Gozo

Gozo is Malta’s sister island. It is more rural and smaller with its own distinct character and relaxed atmosphere, picturesque villages where to enjoy an aromatic cup of coffee in a quiet and peaceful environment. It also boasts a stunning coastline with crystal clear waters

Our programs

A wide range of courses: group classes, one-on-one classes, standard and specialized lessons to suit specific needs, exams preparation, etc… with high qualified teachers in multicultural classes. Activities, sporting and cultural excursions are available to enjoy the free time.

General English course

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of 45 minutes each in group of 15 students maximum

 

Develop your language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), improve your knowledge of grammar and learn how to use it in practice. Every Monday (or the first Monday of the month if you are a beginner).

General English in mini groups

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of English lessons per week, in groups of 6 students

Allow greater personal attention and develop skills faster. Every Monday (or the first Monday of the month if you are a beginner).

Intensive English course

30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in two parts:
  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English
  • 10 further lessons (7.5 hours) of communication skills, which may be with different students

Suitable for you if you would like to become a confident speaker of English and maximize your ability to use English in everyday situations. Intensive English is a group course which is ideal for learning everyday English with an emphasis on fluent communication and practical language skills. 

Intensive Englishin mini groups

  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of English lessons per week, in classes of 6 students

Allow greater personal attention and develop skills faster.

General English+ EAP

30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in two parts:
  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of General, in group of 12 students.
  • 10 further lessons (7.5 hours) of English for Academic Purposes, in classes of 6 students.
Students attend Standard General English course (20 lessons) plus 10 lessons of EAP (English for Academic Purposes) per week. 
EAP programme is designed to improve the knowledge and usage of academic English thus facilitating the entry onto undergraduate courses. Course length: 10 weeks. Special start dates:05 Jan, 13 April, 14 Sept 2015.

Premium Intensive Business in mini groups

30 lessons (22.5 hours) per week, in groups of 6 students:
  • 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English
  • 10 lessons (7.5 hours) of additional Intensive Business conversation classes

Suitable if you already have a working knowledge of English and want to extend your business vocabulary and develop your English language for your workplace and your professional life, with extra communication practice. Ideal for company-sponsored students. Minimum level required B1.

Private Executive Business - weekend

A two-day program, during the weekend.

Tailored on special needs relevant to the world of international business communication.

FCE Cambridge ExamPreparation course

  • 30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in group of 10

 

A preparation for the FCE exam, lessons dedicated to all 5 exam papers: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Use of English. Minimum level required B1.

CAE Cambridge Exam Preparation course

  • 30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in group of 10 students

An intensive course for students who have already achieved B2 level (or C1 if you wish to go for a 4 week course). The course will provide you with a thorough preparation for the CAE exam. The lessons will be dedicated to all 5 exam papers: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Use of English. You will need an F1 visa in order to take this course.

CPE Cambridge Exam Preparation course

  • 30 lessons (22.5 hours) of English lessons per week, in group of 10 students

CPE is the most advanced of the Cambridge exams, designed for learners who have achieved an extremely high level of skill in the English language. You can join this course if you have passed CAE and/or your level is C1 (or C2 if you wish to go for a 4 week course). You will need an F1 visa in order to take this course.

Teacher course CELTA

Full-time intensive course over four weeks (from 08.45-17.30)
  • 120 hours: around 50 hours of input sessions, 6 hours of teaching practice and 6 hours observing experienced and qualified teachers

The CELTA course is designed for people with little or no English teaching experience. Equivalent to IELTS 8 or 9 required.

English for 40+

A special program for mature students, including 20 lessons (15hours) of General English in groups of 6 students

Cultural excursions to Valletta and ‘The Silent City’ of Mdina, ‘Three Cities’, as well as special dinner shows.

Private English

From 2 to 30 one-to-one lessons per week (up to 22.5 hours per week)

Suitable to work on a particular area of your interest or concentrate on some of your weaknesses or special needs. Lessons are 45-minute sessions and can be scheduled flexibly.

Private Englishfor 2

  • 2 lessons per week

A program of any number of private tuition lessons per week can be taken as a complete study course, or linked with other courses.

Our accomodation

LAL propose the following types of accomodations

Host Home

Carefully selected families, in the neighbouring districts of our various schools.

Note :

  • Half Board accommodation.
School Residence

Same building of the school, each room (single, twin or double) is part of a three-bedroom apartment with spacious common areas and kitchen; shared or en-suite bathrooms are available. Common areas are cleaned twice a week.

Included :

  • 3 bath towels provided every week.
  • Bed linen changed once a week or more often if necessary.
Grand Hotel

en-suite accommodation, with sea view rooms, from standard double to suites.

Note:

  • just 10 minutes from the school.
Kempinski Hotel

located in the countryside, surrounded by beautiful hotel gardens.

Note:

  •  just few minutes from the city centre.

Our activities

LAL propose the following types of activities

Fun excursion :

  • Citadel Cinema : one ticket included, from 48 €.
  • Welcome Pizza : a pizza in a terrace, price on request.
  • Beach Trip : sandy beaches and clear water for a swim, for snorkeling, etc..; from 7 €.
  • Jeep Tour : a chance to explore the less easy to get to spots on the island; from 30 €.
  • Dining Out : good food and drinks on a friendly evening in an excellent restaurant; from 18 €.
  • Live Music at Zeppi’s Pub : live music and a friendly atmosphere,on a Friday night out ; price on request.

Sightseeing excursion :

  • Hop on hope off Sightseeing Bus – Full Day : A nice and cheap way of getting around the islands and seeing the major sites; from 10 €.
  • Guided Walk - Half Day : beautiful walking routes around the island to see the beauty of the Mediterranean wildlife; from 25 €.

Nature excursion:

  • Comino Boat Trip – Half Day : A ferry tour around the little island, to swim in the Blue Lagoon, snorkel in Crystal Bay and enjoying the sun and spectacular views; from 16 €.

Sport excursion:

  • Adventure Tour – Full Day : two options from :  Abseiling at Dwejra, Biking on the North coast, Snorkelling at Mgarr Ix Xini and Adventure Hiking at mistral rock. experienced instructor, equipment and picnic lunch included; from 65 €.
  • Sea Kayaking - Full or Half Day : Exploring the  coastline by kayak, enjoying stunning scenery, visiting  sea caves and picturesque beaches; from 65 €.

TIPS FOR TRAVELERS

Laundry:

Host home: A reasonable amount of clothes can be washed from the family; additional laundry must be washed by the students themselves.

Residence: Laundry service available at extra charge.