Language course English in Gozo

BELS Gozo

Learn English in Gozo at our partner school BELS. BELS is a small, family run English language school for adults situated in Gozo, a sister island of Malta. It is ideally located in the country side, 5 minutes away from the nearest village Kercem and 25 minutes to the capital, Victoria. The school is run by a team of friendly language teachers who have a lot of experience with foreign students and do their best to make sure everyone feels at home straight away.

Key features of our partner English school in Gozo:

  • School validated by IALC (International Association of Language Centres)
  • Effective specialised adult learning programme
  • Classrooms fully equipped and air conditioned
  • Mix of international students
  • Intensive courses start each Monday
  • Audiovisual material and language laboratory
  • Free access library and computer room
  • Large garden, terrace and swimming pool

Social Programme

Alongside English courses, the school organises a range of cultural & entertaining activities for you to enjoy whilst you learn English in Gozo. Examples include:

  • Motor biking
  • Jeep safaris
  • Horse riding
  • Scuba diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Paragliding
  • Boat rides through the caves & lagoons and round the island 
  • Visits to historical and archaeological sites such as Ggantija (Neolithic temples older than the Egyptian Pyramids)
  • Cinema and poetry evenings 

Joining the activities is a great way of completing your English course and the best opportunity to meet new people and practice your English.

Intensive

The intensive course focuses on the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking using general topics. The courses are organised according to the needs and level of the students.

Group lessons take place in the morning. 20 lessons per week (max.12 students per class).

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 260 465 670 875 1080 1285 1490 1575 1675 1855 2035 2055 2135 2295 2455 2615
Intensive with residence, double room , no meals 485 895 1305 1715 2125 2535 2945 2995 3270 3625 3980 3935 4170 4485 4800 5115
Intensive with residence, single room , no meals 555 1035 1515 1995 2475 2955 3435 3635 3990 4425 4860 5015 5340 5745 6150 6555
Intensive with host family, double room , halfboard 545 1015 1485 1955 2425 2895 3365 3715 4080 4525 4970
Intensive with host family, single room , halfboard 585 1095 1605 2115 2625 3135 3645 4035 4440 4925 5410
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 360 665 970 1275 1580 1885 2190 2015 2260 2505 2750 2515 2720 2925 3130 3335
Intensive with residence, double room , no meals 585 1095 1605 2115 2625 3135 3645 3435 3855 4275 4695 4395 4755 5115 5475 5835
Intensive with residence, single room , no meals 655 1235 1815 2395 2975 3555 4135 4075 4575 5075 5575 5475 5925 6375 6825 7275
Intensive with host family, double room , halfboard 645 1215 1785 2355 2925 3495 4065 4155 4665 5175 5685
Intensive with host family, single room , halfboard 685 1295 1905 2515 3125 3735 4345 4475 5025 5575 6125
Starting dates:  

02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   12/06/2023 - 01/09/2023 : €20 per week
Info host family:  

A twin room can only be booked by two persons travelling together.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 02/09/2023 : €85 per week
double room : 11/06/2023 - 02/09/2023 : €65 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 02/09/2023 : €115 per week
double room : 11/06/2023 - 02/09/2023 : €80 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Malta airport : EUR 65
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Malta airport : EUR 120

All prices inclusive:

  • adminstration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • welcoming package

Airport transfer: Is it compulsory for all students to book an airport transfer on arrival.

Students staying for 8 weeks or longer might need to buy more than one book.

All courses have a minimum level of elementary (A1).

In 2023 the school is closed on the following days: 10/02/2023, 31/03/2023, 07/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 07/06/2023, 29/06/2023, 15/08/2023, 08/09/2023, 21/09/2023, 08/12/2023, 13/12/2023, 25/12/2023 & 23/12/2023 - 07/01/2024

Minigroup

The minigroup course consists of 20 or 30 lessons per week in the morning with 6 students per class at the most.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Prices 2023

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR  £/GBP  $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Mini-Group without accommodation 355 655 955 1255 1555 1855 2155 2155 2155 2155 2155 2155 2155 2155 2155 2155
Mini-Group with residence, double room , no meals 580 1085 1590 2095 2600 3105 3610 3155 3330 3505 3680 3615 3770 3925 4080 4235
Mini-Group with residence, single room , no meals 650 1225 1800 2375 2950 3525 4100 3795 4050 4305 4560 4695 4940 5185 5430 5675
Mini-Group with host family, double room , halfboard 640 1205 1770 2335 2900 3465 4030 3875 4140 4405 4670
Mini-Group with host family, single room , halfboard 680 1285 1890 2495 3100 3705 4310 4195 4500 4805 5110
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Mini-Group without accommodation 465 875 1285 1695 2105 2515 2925 2925 2925 2925 2925 2925 2925 2925 2925 2925
Mini-Group with residence, double room , no meals 690 1305 1920 2535 3150 3765 4380 3771 3946 4121 4296 4231 4386 4541 4696 4851
Mini-Group with residence, single room , no meals 760 1445 2130 2815 3500 4185 4870 4411 4666 4921 5176 5311 5556 5801 6046 6291
Mini-Group with host family, double room , halfboard 750 1425 2100 2775 3450 4125 4800 4491 4756 5021 5286
Mini-Group with host family, single room , halfboard 790 1505 2220 2935 3650 4365 5080 4811 5116 5421 5726
Starting dates:  

02/01, 09/01, 16/01, 23/01, 30/01, 06/02, 13/02, 20/02, 27/02, 06/03, 13/03, 20/03, 27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 17/04, 24/04, 01/05, 08/05, 15/05, 22/05, 29/05, 05/06, 12/06, 19/06, 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08, 14/08, 21/08, 28/08, 04/09, 11/09, 18/09, 25/09, 02/10, 09/10, 16/10, 23/10, 30/10, 06/11, 13/11, 20/11, 27/11, 04/12, 11/12, 18/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course materials:  

€25, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   12/06/2023 - 01/09/2023 : €60 per week
Info host family:  

A twin room can only be booked by two persons travelling together.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 02/09/2023 : €85 per week
double room : 11/06/2023 - 02/09/2023 : €65 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 11/06/2023 - 02/09/2023 : €115 per week
double room : 11/06/2023 - 02/09/2023 : €80 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Malta airport : EUR 65
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Malta airport : EUR 120

All prices inclusive:

  • adminstration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • welcoming package

Airport transfer: Is it compulsory for all students to book an airport transfer on arrival.

Students staying for 8 weeks or longer might need to buy more than one book.

All courses have a minimum level of elementary (A1).

In 2023 the school is closed on the following days: 10/02/2023, 31/03/2023, 07/04/2023, 01/05/2023, 07/06/2023, 29/06/2023, 15/08/2023, 08/09/2023, 21/09/2023, 08/12/2023, 13/12/2023, 25/12/2023 & 23/12/2023 - 07/01/2024

Host family

Share in the daily life and experiences of an English-speaking host family: a great opportunity to immerse yourself in local life of Gozo, and practise your English in a friendly and informal atmosphere. You can choose to stay in a single or double room with half board

Single-use apartment

A single-use apartment is a perfect option for those students who want privacy and complete independence. The apartments are located in Kercem (Countryside apartments) and Xlendi (Seaside apartments). The bathroom, kitchen and other facilities do not have to be shared with other students.

Sea view self–catering apartments
The sea view apartments are located in Xlendi a seaside village in the south west of Gozo. Available all year round (although more popular in the summer months), the sea view apartments are 2 minutes away from the sea & 45 minutes on foot to the school. Each apartment can accommodate up to 4 persons and comprise of 1 or 2 bedrooms, a dining/ living room, a fully equipped kitchen & bath/shower.

Country view self-catering apartments
The country view self–catering apartments are located in a quiet street in Kerċem and enjoy wonderful country views from good sized terraces. Each apartment includes 1 or 2 bedrooms, a large sitting/dining room, a well-equipped kitchen & a shower or bath room. This accommodation is about 5 minutes’ walk to school, a 3 minute walk to the village centre of Kerċem and a 25 minute walk to the capital Victoria.

Please indicate on the booking form WHICH apartment you wish to book (subject to availability)

Residence

The BELS Gozo Residence is lcoated in the heart of Victoria (Gozo’s capital city ) and offers 2 comfortable furnished apartments, with 4 bedrooms each. Your room has air-conditioning and lots of natural light. The apartments also have a terrace, from which you can see the town. Furthermore, the residence apartments consist of a TV, Wi-Fi in the living area, bathrooms (private bathroom may be booked at an additional charge) and a fully equipped kitchen. Bed linen and towels are provided and changed once a week. Distance to the school is only 20 minutes walking! Nearby you’ll find all necessary facilities such as the local council, post office, banks and various shops.

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