Reviews of English Communication School, Sliema, Malta

Total No. of Reviews: 33
NOTE: All evaluations are authentic. Only former participants who have booked a course with us at the school can publish evaluations after the end of the course. Schools could therefore not manipulate evaluations and you can trust in all published evaluations.

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English Communication School, Sliema, Malta
3.9/5.0 
(33 reviews)
City 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 3.9/5.0 
Facilities 3.2/5.0 
Social activities 3.1/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.0/5.0 
Value for money 3.8/5.0 
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Host Family 3.3/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 3.3/5.0 
Other 3.3/5.0 
Individual Reviews
15. Sep. 2014
1. Grigorii (20 years)  - 
1. General English Course - 2 weeks

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30. Jul. 2014
2. (33 years)  - 
2. General English Course - 2 weeks

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29. Jul. 2014
3. (36 years)  - 
3. Intensive English Course - 1 week

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Multi ethnic groups and the heterogeneity of the age of the participants
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we are peaceful and serene because the school is well organized and ther's always someone taking care of the students' needs
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great location
28. Jul. 2014
4. (32 years)  - 
4. General English Course - 2 weeks

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14. Jul. 2014
5. (27 years)  -  Russian Federation
5. Intensive English Course - 1 week

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You can smoke in the little garden inside.
7. Jul. 2014
6. (23 years)  - 
6. General English Course - 2 weeks

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Quality of teaching and teacher.
23. Jun. 2014
7. (36 years)  - 
7. Intensive English Course - 2 weeks

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English learning
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About the activities and the visit of Malta: It is a good idea to ask for tips to the professors of the school.
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Well organized transfer; The school reception could be better (right door after the entrance). The Mercury Residence is correct, but is not so clean.
12. May. 2014
8. (23 years)  - 
8. Intensive English Course - 4 weeks

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Friendly teachers
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Ensure that students are assigned to the correct group for which they pay money
24. Mar. 2014
9. Valerio (34 years)  - 
9. General English Course - 3 weeks

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3. Mar. 2014
10. Laurent (59 years)  - 
10. General English Course - 1 week

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11. Feb. 2014
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11. General English Course - 2 weeks

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Good school
3. Feb. 2014
12. (52 years)  - 
12. General English Course - 2 weeks

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reliability and affability
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Positive comment. It's a small school but well handled. I have been in the low season and therefore also the services were limited (recreational spaces etc.)
9. Dec. 2013
13. (20 years)  - 
13. Intensive English Course - 15 weeks

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25. Nov. 2013
14. Ekaterina (29 years)  - 
14. Intensive English Course - 3 weeks

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30. Sep. 2013
15. (53 years)  -  Croatia
15. General English Course - 2 weeks

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QUALITY OF TEACHING
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TAKE MORE HOURS
30. Sep. 2013
16. Igor (53 years)  -  Croatia
16. General English Course - 2 weeks

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21. Sep. 2013
17. Liudmila (42 years)  - 
17. General English Course - 4 weeks

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better not go in August!
21. Sep. 2013
18. Marta (27 years)  - 
18. General English - 4 weeks

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16. Sep. 2013
19. (29 years)  -  Spain
19. General English Course - 3 weeks

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The teacher was great, the location too.
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I didn't book the accommodation with the school, but my classmates weren't happy with the family or apartments. I recommend to book the accommodation by yourself, I was at Corner Hostel, and it was really good.
16. Sep. 2013
20. (40 years)  - 
20. General English Course - 2 weeks

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Good atmosphere.
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Teachers change too often.
10. Sep. 2013
21. Marco (26 years)  - 
21. General English Course - 3 weeks

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2. Sep. 2013
22. Julia (44 years)  - 
22. General English Course - 2 weeks

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2. Sep. 2013
23. Francesco (40 years)  - 
23. General English Course - 2 weeks

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2. Sep. 2013
24. (26 years)  - 
24. General English Course - 2 weeks

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The atmosphere and some teachers.
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Do not be afraid to express concerns or to request what you may need.
2. Sep. 2013
25. (23 years)  - 
25. Intensive English Course - 3 weeks

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immersion in the language, the emphasis on communication
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should go for a longer period
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teachers were good, but classes and dressing room were extremely small and uncomfortable, the machine with food and drink did not work well
26. Aug. 2013
26. Sara (28 years)  - 
26. General English Course - 1 week

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24. Aug. 2013
27. (24 years)  -  Netherlands
27. General English Course - 4 weeks

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It is a small non-comercial school, with small classes and plenty attention for everybody.
31. Jul. 2013
28. (52 years)  - 
28. General English Course - 2 weeks

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My teacher Anthea and my classmates.
20. Jul. 2013
29. (24 years)  - 
29. General English Course - 2 weeks

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The setting of the lesson: every student has the opportunity to listen and speak to the class
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To learn English it's better to travel on your own
9. Jul. 2013
30. Vanessa (33 years)  - 
30. General English Course - 1 week

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I was placed in a higher level. It was clear on the first day that my level of English was lower. I talked to the teacher but then the next day there was a different teacher so I had to stay in that class all week. Besides, one of the girls was doing a business course and they made us do exercises from that course although they knew we had not booked the business course. The vocabulary was really specific and hard to understand. The thing is that they used our class to teach this girl because she was the only one in her course. My rating on this school is low.
24. Jun. 2013
31. (34 years)  - 
31. General 20 + 5 Course - 1 week

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Everything was great.
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Very good school, great teachers.
19. Jun. 2013
32. (35 years)  - 
32. General English Course - 1 week

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School right in the city center, with access to everything...
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Intensive course even with only morning lessons on a weekday ...
15. Apr. 2013
33. (28 years)  - 
33. General English Course - 1 week

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Multiple extracurricular activities, very friendly staff. The school is well located, close to the harbor and the shopping area.
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Mercury Residence is well located on the border with St. Julians, the nightlife. Most school teachers are not native (not British English), but good professionals using a good methodology.

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