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Reviews of BELS, St. Pauls Bay, Malta

Total number of reviews: 36
NOTE: All reviews are authentic. Only students who booked their course through us can publish evaluations here, and only after the end of their programme. These evaluations then are not manipulated in any way, neither by us nor by the school, and can be trusted as honest opinions about personal experiences with the school.

Average Rating

Based on 36 reviews of former students of BELS
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BELS, St. Pauls Bay, Malta
4.3/5.0 
City 4.2/5.0 
Organisation 4.2/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 3.8/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.4/5.0 
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Homestay 4.1/5.0 
Shared Flat 4.2/5.0 
other 4.2/5.0 

Individual Reviews

BELS
16. Oct. 2017
1.  (30 years) - 
101. Course:  General English Intensive [Английский] - 2 weeks

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9. Oct. 2017
2.  (30 years) - Slovakia
102. Course:  General English Standard - 4 weeks

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5. Sep. 2017
3.  (16 years) - Italy
103. Course:  General English Standard - 2 weeks

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1. Sep. 2017
4. Chiara (16 years) - Italy
104. Course:  General English Standard - 2 weeks

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20. Aug. 2017
5.  (16 years) - Netherlands
105. Course:  General English Standard - 1 week

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14. Aug. 2017
6. Edwin (48 years) - Netherlands
106. Course:  General English Standard - 1 week

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28. Jul. 2017
7. Cheikh Malainine (22 years) - France
107. Course:  General English Standard - 24 weeks

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18. Jul. 2017
8. Aleksei (13 years) - Russia
108. Course:  Junior camp (12-17 years) - Homestay - 2 weeks

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10. Jul. 2017
9.  (9 years) - Italy
109. Course:  General English Standard - 1 week

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10. Jul. 2017
10.  (51 years) - Italy
110. Course:  General English Standard - 1 week

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17. Oct. 2016
11. Lisa  (24 years) - 
111. Course:  General English Standard - 3 weeks

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5. Sep. 2016
12.  (48 years) - 
112. Course:  General English Intensive - 2 weeks

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The availability, the kindness and the efficiency of the teachers
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
to use both spaces as the technological tools
12. Aug. 2016
13.  (54 years) - 
113. Course:  General English Standard - 2 weeks

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The teacher was very open-minded and gave us additional task. She responded very well to everyone.
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The class rooms are a bit small and there was only one room with a projector.
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There should be more joint activities organized to get to know each other better. In the summer there were not a lot of elderly students (50 plus) there. It would be good if some activities were customized for this generation.
9. Aug. 2016
14. Aitor (43 years) - 
114. Course:  General English Intensive - 4 weeks

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9. Jun. 2016
15. Vladislav (23 years) - 
115. Course:  General English Intensive - 4 weeks

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6. Jun. 2016
16.  (23 years) - 
116. Course:  General English Intensive - 4 weeks

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The work of administrators at the reception, the quality of teaching of some teachers (Clair)
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Choose the school in Malta with a small percentage of Russian students. BELS School is one of them.
18. Apr. 2016
17.  (33 years) - 
117. Course:  General English Intensive - 2 weeks

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Everyone knows everyone. The school is small but mighty.
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All leisure activities organized by the school.
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The staff of the school is very friendly, willing to help, flexible - they have all the positive characteristics you could wish for. I will come back next year. High recommended!
14. Sep. 2015
18.  (32 years) - Russian Federation
118. Course:  General English Intensive - 2 weeks

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Location. Teaching.
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I spent two wonderful weeks on Malta in BELS school. The ideal location of the school allowed me to enjoy studying as well as swimming and being on Malta. Most of the students were older than 25 years old, so they had some life experience, which made conversations during lessons much more interesting. The teaching process was organized very well. Especially I would like to thank my teachers Dayton and Lorraine for their interesting and useful lessons.
6. Sep. 2015
19. Alberto (51 years) - 
119. Course:  General English Intensive - 2 weeks

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31. Aug. 2015
20.  (37 years) - 
120. Course:  General English Intensive - 3 weeks

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The familiar environment.
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There are no pc to be used for individual exercises.
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I made very few writing exercises and a few specific exercises of listening and pronunciation.
18. Aug. 2015
21.  (36 years) - 
121. Course:  General English Standard - 3 weeks

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availability of those who work in there
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Many teachers are young but well prepared
8. Jul. 2015
22.  (48 years) - 
122. Course:  General English Intensive (1 Wo.) + General English Standard (1 Wo.) - 2 weeks

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Very competent teacher. Very good imparting of the course material. New, good rooms. Customized group level. International students
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The city Valetta! The interaction between historic city centre and new elements is very well accomplished. Anybody from tourists to diplomats cross in the smallest space. Rabatt and Medina on the main island and you should check out the museums.
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The school is really very good. I had a bit of bad luck with the private accommodation, but many were extremely pleased with the private accommodation.
28. Oct. 2014
23. Chiara (22 years) - 
123. Course:  General English Intensive - 3 weeks

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13. Oct. 2014
24.  (26 years) - 
124. Course:  General English Standard - 3 weeks

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The availability of the administration and the atmosphere in general.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
If it could be a very formative experience or not it depends on you only. The school gives you all the possibility to take the maximum advantage from this experience. The best part is the numerous occasions to socialize and to use the English in real life. It is not only a school.
10. Oct. 2014
25. Daniel (25 years) - 
125. Course:  General English Standard - 2 weeks

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25. Aug. 2014
26. Mariarosaria (36 years) - 
126. Course:  General English Standard - 2 weeks

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25. Aug. 2014
27.  (32 years) - 
127. Course:  General English Standard - 2 weeks

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Small and quiet school. The average age suited me well (about 25-30ans)
7. Oct. 2013
28.  (53 years) - 
128. Course:  General English Standard - 2 weeks

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The advanced course had a good teacher
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We wasted quite a lot of time on the test the first day. they should send it in advance so we can start with the course before midday on Monday.
5. Aug. 2013
29.  (25 years) - 
129. Course:  General English Intensive - 2 weeks

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I liked the informal atmosphere and the small size of the school, which allowed a personal relationship between teachers and students. I appreciated the careful management of the director and the teaching quality assessment carried out every week.
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The target audience of the school is very diverse, both as age and as nationality, so that a comparison is made very rich and interesting.
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School serious and effective
10. Jun. 2013
30. Linda (37 years) - Italy
130. Course:  General English Standard - 1 week

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11. May. 2013
31.  (26 years) - Italy
131. Course:  General English Standard - 2 weeks

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The staff.
21. Jul. 2012
32.  (16 years) - 
132. Course:  Group 20 - 1 week

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the teachers and the garden
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there's no Internet connection available
4. Jun. 2012
33. Izabela (41 years) - Poland
133. Course:  Group Course 30 - 2 weeks

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30. May. 2012
34.  (32 years) - 
134. Course:  Group 20 - 2 weeks

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the mother tongue teacher (Susan)and the ease with which I moved between the accommodation and the school, that are located close by.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
it is useful to print a copy of the Bels school price list, just in case there were to pay extra, to avoid errors as it happened to me
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the apartment in the residence of the school was absolutely perfect because it was near the sea and practically adjoining the school, and then easily accessible.
19. Sep. 2011
35. Cristobal (20 years) - Spain
135. Course:  Group 20 - 3 weeks

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Malta is not cheap.
14. Sep. 2011
36.  (17 years) - Spain
136. Course:  Group 20 - 3 weeks

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The teachers are very cheerful and amazing.

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