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BELS Malta

BELS Malta is situated in the heart of St. Paul’s Bay, in a modern building directly on the central bus route and only a stone’s throw away from the seaside. The school comprises of 8 spacious, air-conditioned classrooms, on-site BELS residence, free access to computers, Wi-Fi and coffee/ snack/ drinks vending machine.

Why MALTA?

Why BELS MALTA?

1.
English is the predominant language spoken in Malta. Malta is a bi-lingual country. 1.
Located in the heart of the seaside town St. Paul’s Bay.
2. A wide variety of cultural & historical sites, bustling cities & quaint villages to visit. 2. Ideal for students who are looking to combine language & leisure.
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The Island of Malta

The Maltese Archipelago is situated at the centre of the Mediterranean, less than 95km south of Italy. With a history that dates back to the 6th century BC, Malta has recently earned its reputation as being one of the most popular English language learning destinations in Europe.

The native English tongue, warm Mediterranean climate, year round sunshine and clear blue sea are just some of the things that lend themselves so well to choosing Malta as a destination.
On the 1st May 2004 the Maltese Islands became part of the European Union.

Places to visit

Valletta

Jean Parisot de Valette, French Grand Master of the Order of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, built Valletta, the capital, after the Great Siege of 1565. The baroque-style building, many of which survived the blitz of the Second

World War, fully reflect Malta's rich heritage of archaeology, history, architecture, art and culture.

The walled-in city stands high above sea level on a peninsula which is flanked by the famous Grand Harbour on the south side and Marsamxett Harbour to the north. Its streets are set in a grid-like pattern.

Students can visit Valletta during the day or in the evening. Cafes are mostly Italian in style. Try Café Cordina, Eddies and Café Premier, all located in Republic Square and ideal for watching the world go by.

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Top 3 things to do on Malta

Visit a Maltese 'festa': watch the band playing, visit the beautifully lit church, taste some Maltese nougat and enjoy the award winning fireworks.

Try a Maltese snack such as 'pastizzi', a flaky pastry with a goat's cheese or pea filling.

Take home a Maltese souvenir – there are many to choose from like home-made honey or olive-oil, lace, silver filigree jewellery, knitwear, ceramics and locally blown glass ornaments.

Things to do

1. Book a Harbour Cruise

The Grand Harbour in Valletta is the world's third largest natural harbour. Students can experience this and more as they cruise around Malta's many harbours aboard a Harbour Cruise.
Learn about the fascinating history of Valletta, the Three Cities and how Malta dealt with the Great Siege of 1565 and The Second World War in 1942. On board the Harbour Cruise you will sail around the two natural harbours on either side of Valletta – Marsamxett Harbour and the Grand Harbour.

2. Go Shopping

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Leisure for Adults

BELS organises weekly cultural and entertainment activities for students to choose from. The warm summers and mild winters that characterise the Mediterranean climate make the Maltese Islands the ideal destination for individuals seeking to combine English languages courses in Malta with enjoyable holiday making in their free time.