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Euro news roundup

Find out what’s going on in TEFL around Europe with the latest action from the United Kingdom, Ireland and, er, Malta. UK tightens English language test rules for foreign students In a bid by ministers to deter bogus applicants, tens … Continue reading

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Malta: English the language of opportunity

Malta: Students aged between 17 and 19 will be benefitting from an international public-speaking programme, with far-reaching aims, as the first concrete step of the English-Speaking Union’s establishment in Malta. English-Speaking Union director-general Valerie Mitchell has met head teachers and … Continue reading

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ESU aims to improve state of English language in Malta

Malta: The first steps toward improving the state of written and spoken English in Malta were taken with the official launch of the steering committee that will lead the way for a local branch of the English Speaking Union. Education … Continue reading

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Malta: IELS celebrates 25th anniversary

The Institute of English Language Studies (IELS) will celebrate its 25th anniversary in January. IELS, formerly part of LAL Group, has developed into an international English language teaching operation with an excellent reputation. The institute currently teaches around 10,000 students … Continue reading

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EFL in Malta?

Malta has fast become one of Europe’s premier EFL destinations, notes Tom West on the ELT Times online TEFL newspaper, as the island’s ties with the English language, coupled with its fantastic natural resources have made this an attractive location … Continue reading

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Malta claims to be taming its carousing students

Images of drunken language students running amok on Malta’s streets and having sex on the beach made headlines last summer, while locals protested loudly against the chaos caused by the young foreigners. This year a shake-up of English language tourism … Continue reading

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