Intensive English

Benefit from learning English in a group combined with personal one-to-one lessons focusing on your English language needs.


Intensive English

Our Intensive English course is one of the most popular courses at ESE in Malta and is ideal for adults who would like to improve their English level in a shorter time frame.  By combining group study sessions with one-to-one lessons, you enjoy the benefit of group interaction and the opportunity to focus on any particular areas of English language during the one-to-one sessions with you teacher.

Course Fast Facts 
Entry level:Starter +
Minimum age:18 years
Length of course:Minimum 1 week
Start date:Every Monday
Lessons/week:20 Group (15 hours) +
10 Individual (7.5 hours)
Class size:Maximum 12




General English

The group course will help you improve your fluency,  improve your general level of English and understanding of the English language.  You will also develop your vocabulary around topics of general interest which are relevant to everyday life and develop the four core language skills  - listening, speaking, reading and writing. Learning English in a multinational group of students of a similar language level to yourself means that you benefit from real life practice. As you get used to different accents and levels of English, you will find it is easier to communicate in English outside the classroom.

In combination with your group sessions, you will follow one-to-one sessions with a teacher in the afternoons. It's up to you to decide with your teacher which areas of language you would like to work on. You might want extra fluency practice, some practical writing tips or vocabulary building around a specific topic of your choice.

As an Intensive English learner you will follow 20 General English group lessons (of 45 minutes each) and 10 individual or one-to-one lessons (of 45 minutes each) per week. Your level of English is determined by our Academic staff either through the ESE online placement test (which must be submitted at least 14 days before you start your course) or through a short test which you sit for on your first day at school.

You can continue to improve your English through self-study by accessing our free ESE e-Learning programme from the time you enrol until three months after you finish your course.