X

Reviews of English Communication School, Sliema, Malta

Total number of reviews: 56
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 56 reviews of former students of English Communication School
Overall Rating
English Communication School, Sliema, Malta
4.0/5.0 
City 4.3/5.0 
Organisation 4.1/5.0 
Facilities 3.5/5.0 
Social activities 3.3/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.1/5.0 
Value for money 3.9/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay 3.1/5.0 
Shared Flat 3.1/5.0 
other 3.1/5.0 

Individual Reviews

English Communication School
5. Sep. 2017
1.  (21 years) - Poland
1. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Homestay
5. Sep. 2017
2. Rachele (23 years) - Italy
2. Course:  General English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Balco Harmony - Hostel
1. Sep. 2017
3.  (26 years) - Switzerland
3. Course:  Intensive English Course - 5 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
28. Aug. 2017
4.  (43 years) - Italy
4. Course:  General English Course - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
8. Aug. 2017
5. Oleksandr (29 years) - Spain
5. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Balco Harmony - Hostel
3. Aug. 2017
6. Mirko (28 years) - Italy
6. Course:  General English Course - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
29. May. 2017
7.  (47 years) - 
7. Course:  Intensive English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Balco Symphony - Hostel
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Preparation and availability of the teaching staff
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Beware of accommodation for your stay
Other comments
I will definitely be back
8. May. 2017
8. Yasue (39 years) - Japan
8. Course:  General English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Balco Symphony - Hostel
10. Nov. 2016
9. Amina (32 years) - 
9. Course:  General English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Balco Symphony - Hostel
24. Oct. 2016
10.  (50 years) - 
10. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Atmosphere
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Be active in the classroom
Other comments
Cool school in a cool place.
28. Sep. 2016
11.  (38 years) - 
11. Course:  General English Course - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
very organized, competent teachers
Other comments
I was happy and I think that in the future I'll surely repeat the experience. Good value for money: ok!
12. Sep. 2016
12.  (37 years) - 
12. Course:  Intensive English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The organization and the personal and humane manners. Plus, the level in the classes to improve the language.
21. Aug. 2016
13.  (25 years) - 
13. Course:  General English Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The teacher's attitude and the class' dynamism.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
A dynamic and interactive school, but you do not practice enough all of the skills required for the Cambridge exam, such as speaking, listening and no writting. More grammar should be studied.
Other comments
You get advice at any time for various problems.
9. Aug. 2016
14.  (16 years) - 
14. Course:  General English Course - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
I had little time, but I think that the teaching methodology has begun to take effect from the second/third day onwards .... the very fanciful structure ..... the teaching professionalism.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
possibility of inclusion even at spot, for those who had not booked, the daily group activities programs, allowing them for a better integration.
Other comments
The age group of the participants, such as the learning level, have their importance and it would be nice to respect them both.
3. Aug. 2016
15.  (50 years) - 
15. Course:  General+5 (20 Gruppo + 5 Individuali)  - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The welcoming and the availability
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
At least a two weeks course
19. Jul. 2016
16.   - 
16. Course:  General English 20 - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Shared apartment - Medium/High Season
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The good organization and the quality of teaching.
Other comments
Everything was great.
8. Mar. 2016
17.  (54 years) - 
17. Course:  Mini Group 20 - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The teacher. It is kept manageably small
Other comments
Class was mixed with beginners who had a different progress level. I would have liked a common/same starting date/level of the participants.
26. Oct. 2015
18.  (40 years) - 
18. Course:  Intensive English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
19. Oct. 2015
19.  (28 years) - 
19. Course:  General English Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Teachers' instruction and the very familiar environment.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Preferred accommodation in dorms with other students to get the most from the experience
Other comments
Really recommended, I talked to people who had previously attended greatest schools(and perhaps the most technologically equipped)and it was a much more pleasant experience at ECS
5. Oct. 2015
20. Andrea (26 years) - 
20. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Balco Symphony - Hostel
25. Aug. 2015
21.  (47 years) - 
21. Course:  Intensive English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Homestay
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The availability of the school representative... I didn't like at all the accommodation, and I wish the organizers go and see also for themselves the location that they're offering... with dogs, cats and parrots a normal person struggles to settle in.
28. Jul. 2015
22. Ophelie (31 years) - 
22. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
13. Apr. 2015
23. Ilaria (29 years) - 
23. Course:  Intensive English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
15. Sep. 2014
24. Grigorii (20 years) - 
24. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Mercury Residence
30. Jul. 2014
25.  (33 years) - 
25. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The location
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
A two-week course is not enough.
Other comments
Teachers don't have an English accent. The level test is awful.
29. Jul. 2014
26.  (36 years) - 
26. Course:  Intensive English Course - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Multi ethnic groups and the heterogeneity of the age of the participants
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
we are peaceful and serene because the school is well organized and ther's always someone taking care of the students' needs
Other comments
great location
28. Jul. 2014
27.  (32 years) - 
27. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Nothing. Methodology from the 20s. Classrooms are not adapted, you can not even play a listening.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Choose a good school and get as much infomration about it as you can.
Other comments
They don't even summarise what you have learnt. Nothing. The test level is a joke and is at least 67 years old. No speaking whatsoever.
14. Jul. 2014
28.  (27 years) - Russian Federation
28. Course:  Intensive English Course - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The Teacher
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
You can smoke in the little garden inside.
7. Jul. 2014
29.  (23 years) - 
29. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Quality of teaching and teacher.
23. Jun. 2014
30.  (36 years) - 
30. Course:  Intensive English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Mercury Residence
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
English learning
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
About the activities and the visit of Malta: It is a good idea to ask for tips to the professors of the school.
Other comments
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
31.  (23 years) - 
31. Course:  Intensive English Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Friendly teachers
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Ensure that students are assigned to the correct group for which they pay money
24. Mar. 2014
32. Valerio (34 years) - 
32. Course:  General English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Mercury Residence
3. Mar. 2014
33. Laurent (59 years) - 
33. Course:  General English Course - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
11. Feb. 2014
34.   - 
34. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The teacher
Other comments
Good school
3. Feb. 2014
35.  (52 years) - 
35. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
reliability and affability
Other comments
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
36.  (20 years) - 
36. Course:  Intensive English Course - 15 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Homestay
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The teachers
25. Nov. 2013
37. Ekaterina (29 years) - 
37. Course:  Intensive English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
30. Sep. 2013
38.  (53 years) - Croatia
38. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
QUALITY OF TEACHING
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
TAKE MORE HOURS
30. Sep. 2013
39. Igor (53 years) - Croatia
39. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
21. Sep. 2013
40. Liudmila (42 years) - 
40. Course:  General English Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Mercury Residence
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
better not go in August!
21. Sep. 2013
41. Marta (27 years) - 
41. Course:  General English - 4 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
other
16. Sep. 2013
42.  (29 years) - Spain
42. Course:  General English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The teacher was great, the location too.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
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
43.  (40 years) - 
43. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Good atmosphere.
Other comments
Teachers change too often.
10. Sep. 2013
44. Marco (26 years) - 
44. Course:  General English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Mercury Residence
2. Sep. 2013
45. Julia (44 years) - 
45. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
2. Sep. 2013
46. Francesco (40 years) - 
46. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
2. Sep. 2013
47.  (26 years) - 
47. Course:  General English Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Mercury Residence
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The atmosphere and some teachers.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Do not be afraid to express concerns or to request what you may need.
2. Sep. 2013
48.  (23 years) - 
48. Course:  Intensive English Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Accommodation
Mercury Residence
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
immersion in the language, the emphasis on communication
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
should go for a longer period
Other comments
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
49. Sara (28 years) - 
49. Course:  General English Course - 1 week

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
24. Aug. 2013
50.  (24 years) - Netherlands
50. Course:  General English Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating
Value for money
Detailed review
City/place
School organization
Facilities (library, classrooms)
Social activities
Quality of teaching / language progress
Additional information
Positive aspects of school
It is a small non-comercial school, with small classes and plenty attention for everybody.

In the press:
Press mentions
Press mentions
Trusted by:
trusted by
trusted by
{$words.androidicon_alt}
+
{$words.appleicon_alt}
+
{$words.vtapptablet_alt}
+
{$words.vtappmob_alt}

Learn English with our free app

Vocabulary Trainer

+10.000.000 Downloads