The Maltese archipelago lies virtually at the centre of the Mediterranean, 93 km south of Sicily and 288 km north of Africa.
The archipelago consists of three islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino with a total population of over 400,000 inhabitants occupying an area of 316 square kilometers.
Malta is the largest island and the cultural, commercial and administrative centre.
Gozo is the second largest island and is more rural, characterised by fishing, tourism, crafts and agriculture.
Comino, the smallest of the trio, has one hotel and is largely uninhabited.
Malta was a British colony for over 160 years. This historical legacy explains why English is one of the two official languages spoken in Malta. This, together with an excellent climate and the option to turn learning into a holiday, make Malta an ideal place for studying English.
Apart from life in the classroom, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to practise the living language. Malta is one of only a few truly bilingual countries. English language newspapers, books and magazines are sold everywhere, many TV and radio channels broadcast in English, movies are in English, and much of the Islands’ cultural programme is in English.
You’ll have two holidays in one: language learning and a Mediterranean experience. Here, you’ll find that warm, southern hospitality blends perfectly with Anglo-Saxon traditions to create a charm unique to these Islands.
Enjoy a backdrop of unrivalled weather, stunning scenery and all sorts of activities from sports to cultural tours. All language schools organise extra-curricular programmes to help you make more of your stay by getting to know the country and its people.
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