BELS English Language Schools

BELS English Language Schools

BELS is an owner-run, fully accredited, group of boutique English language schools, founded in 1997 and located on Malta & Gozo. Paul’s Bay, Malta.

BELS is an owner-run, fully accredited, group of boutique English language schools, founded in 1997. The BELS English language schools group includes:

- BELS Gozo for adults seeking a professional, calm, environment; where learning English is their top priority

- BELS Malta for adults who want to pursue learning English in a modern and trendy environment, where they wish to integrate their Engli

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Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 07/06/2024

Taking in another magical sunset. This time from atop the Citadella in Gozo. 💛🧡

Top 12 Beaches in Malta 05/06/2024

Looking for some fun in the sun? Come explore the best beaches in Malta with us! ☀️ 🌊Explore turquoise waters, golden sands, and hidden coves from Golden Bay to Slugs Bay. Learn more. 👇

Top 12 Beaches in Malta We’ve put together a list of the best beaches in Malta. Read our guide for the best locations suggested by locals.


We are thrilled to announce that BELS Malta has become an accredited member of Eaquals! 🎉

This milestone reaffirms our dedication to providing excellent language education. EAQUALS accreditation goes beyond a simple inspection; it represents a mark of quality, comparing our standards against international criteria and providing a roadmap for continuous improvement.

Here's how EAQUALS benefits our students and staff:

🌍 Independent advice and support from global experts
📚 Assurance of principled and effective academic programmes
🏅 Continuous high standards in teaching and learning year after year

Join us on this journey to even greater heights. | [email protected]

10 Children’s Books to Improve English 29/05/2024

Help your children discover the joy of reading and ignite their imagination with our list of 10 must-read books. 📚✨ Plus, they'll improve their English skills too! 👇

10 Children’s Books to Improve English Our list of 10 must-read books for kids will transport them to magical new worlds while advancing their English skills.

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 24/05/2024

An afternoon at the beautiful tal-Massar Winery in the stunning Gozitan countryside- it’s one of the top activities with our students at BELS Gozo, and it’s easy to see why!

🍃You’ll be treated to breathtaking views in the peaceful Gozitan countryside.

💛You’ll be greeted by warm, friendly hosts and owners eager to share their knowledge, passion and fantastic wines.

🍷You get to indulge in high-quality wines made with natural, local grapes while enjoying the company of your new international friends from school.

Join us in Gozo for a delightful wine-tasting experience at Tal-Massar Winery! Use the or send us a message to plan your trip.

15 Brilliant Reasons to Study English in Malta 22/05/2024

Looking for a location to study English abroad? 🌎 As an ex-British colony, Malta is a global destination for learning English. Here's why. 👇

15 Brilliant Reasons to Study English in Malta What are the benefits of studying English in Malta? And which destination should you choose? Here's why Malta and Gozo are your top choice.

15 Powerful Tips on How to Speak English Fluently 15/05/2024

Are you struggling to gain fluency in English? Our team of experts has compiled a list of tips to help you take your skills to the next level. Whether it's for personal or business purposes, his guide is the perfect starting point.👇

15 Powerful Tips on How to Speak English Fluently English students often ask for tips on how to speak fluently. Here are some expert suggestions to reach fluency in no time!

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 13/05/2024

Do you have children aged 7+? Here’s what your family vacation could look like this summer. ☀️🏖️

Join us at BELS Malta English schools between 24 June - 23 August. 👇

👉 You and your children will learn English using a communicative teaching approach and speak the language throughout classes.

👉 You’ll make visible progress in fluency and confidence while actively participating in fun activities and making international friends from all over the world!

We’ll take care of everything, including accommodation, transfers, and leisure activities.

Visit or email us at [email protected] to start planning your trip.

Guide to Unforgettable Family Holiday in Malta and Gozo 08/05/2024

Malta is an excellent choice if you're looking for a fantastic, family-friendly destination. Here's why. ☀️👇

Guide to Unforgettable Family Holiday in Malta and Gozo Whether you're planning a relaxing family holiday in Malta or looking to improve your English skills together, this is your ultimate guide.

10 Summer idioms to add to your Vocabulary 01/05/2024

Vibrant colours, outdoor adventures, and idioms convey the spirit of the season. ☀️🏖️ Join us to learn about summer idioms in English.👇

10 Summer idioms to add to your Vocabulary Start the new season by learning a few key English idioms related to Summer. Examine the list and practice using them in real contexts.

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 26/04/2024

A must do when in Gozo: Catch the stunning sunset from the ancient walls of Citadella. 🌅🇲🇹

And there’s even more to do at this historic gem. Here are some tips:

👉 Dive into Gozo’s past with guided tours or explore the exhibits.
👉 Capture the beauty of the panoramic views from different angles.
👉 Plan your visit during the serene hours before sunset to enjoy the tranquil ambiance.

Looking to plan a trip to Gozo? Discover the island with BELS English schools - visit for tips.

A Traveler's Guide to Gozo's Best Beaches 24/04/2024

Looking for a beach holiday location? 🏖️🌊 The island of Gozo boasts numerous beautiful beaches that are worth a visit. With so many options, we have shortlisted the top eight beaches you cannot miss. 👇

A Traveler's Guide to Gozo's Best Beaches Gozo's beautiful beaches are a must-visit. Here are the top eight. Pack your swimsuit and soak up the Mediterranean sun.

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 20/04/2024

Student Spotlight✨! A big congratulations to Gilberto who studied with us for three months. 🎓🇬🇧

He started as an intermediate student and completed his course with an upper-intermediate certificate. 🙌

Well done Gilberto, and thank you for choosing BELS, and sharing your positive energy and great vibes with our school and student community every day. ☀️

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 18/04/2024

Ready to tick surfing off your bucket list? 🌊🏄‍♀️ This summer is the perfect time to make it happen!

Whether you’re a teen or an adult studying English with us, you can take advantage of our surfing activities in collaboration with .

👉 Our teen camp programme includes optional surfing lessons, and adults can take the lessons independently too.

👉 You’ll love our location - Riviera Bay one of the most beautiful and raw sandy beaches on the island.

Write us a message or go to to learn more!

7 Types of English Classes for Children and Teens at BELS 17/04/2024

What are your summer plans? ☀️ Make the most of your summer and learn English with us at BELS Malta. 👇

7 Types of English Classes for Children and Teens at BELS Our schools offer a variety of English courses for young children, teens and young adults. Individual and group options based on level test. Learn more.

English Summer Camps Abroad: Why Malta is Your Go-to Destination 12/04/2024

Are you a parent who values English as a crucial part of your child’s educational journey? 🇬🇧 Or are you a teenager who would love to travel abroad and make friends from all over the world? 💛🌍 Make the most of the summer and join us at BELS Malta. 🇲🇹👇

English Summer Camps Abroad: Why Malta is Your Go-to Destination Here's why Malta, tucked away in the Mediterranean. is your go-to destination for English Summer Camps Abroad.

Current Packages 11/04/2024

Are you dreaming of a sunny break? Join us in April or May and take advantage of our new offer. 📣

Book a study trip with BELS Malta and Gozo for April/May and get a €50 per week discount on superior residence accommodation! (18+)

Use the link below or email us at [email protected] to learn more 👇

Current Packages Travel to Malta and learn English. Complete packages with courses, accommodation and more. View current offers.


🌙✨ Eid Mubarak from BELS Language Schools! Wishing all our Muslim students and partners a joyous Eid El Fitr filled with love and blessings. 💫


Join us for a summer of adventure, learning, and new friendships in our fully supervised teen camps (ages 11 and 16).

👉Improve English Skills through Expert-Led Courses
👉Learn about Diverse Cultures in a global community.
👉Experience Outdoor Adventures and Sunshine
👉Embrace the Sea and Engage in Water Sports.
👉Discover History and Culture on Local Excursions
👉Enjoy a Balanced Blend of Learning and Leisure
👉Deepen Language Skills Beyond the Classroom
👉Create Lasting Memories and Friendships
👉Enjoy Safety and Support with 24/7 Supervision

Learn more:

📅Camp Dates: 15 June - 1 September

📍Location: BELS Malta, St.Paul's Bay

Write to us at [email protected] to plan your trip.

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 30/03/2024

Happy Easter from everyone at BELS! 🐣🐰💐


We are thrilled to announce that Ian Scerri has recently joined our team as Head of Business Development. In this role, he will enthusiastically lead BELS' sales department.

You may recognise him, as Ian is a well-known figure in the industry, with over 20 years of experience in ELT. He started his career by enrolling as a seasonal EFL teacher, following his graduation as a teacher of English from the University of Malta. He followed this with a CELTA, Dip TESOL, and an MSc in Educational Management in TESOL from Aston University.

Ian is credited with introducing TOEFL iBT in Malta, where he also served as the Test Centre Administrator for over ten years. He has held various positions throughout his career, such as director of studies, school general manager, teacher trainer, and operations manager. He has also been a part of FELTOM's executive board. Ian regularly delivered workshops for the ELT council and MATEFL, and in 2016 was awarded the Inspiring ELT Professional Award for his contribution to the local ELT industry.

With abundant knowledge and experience, Ian is all set to seamlessly transition into his new sales role at BELS. He will work closely with our partners to nurture and build relationships and guide our enthusiastic and motivated sales team.

🗣️Languages: English, Italian, Maltese, Arabic
🌎Markets: Italy, Malta, Slovakia, Russia, Ukraine, Estonia, Bulgaria.
🤝 Meeting link:

Join us in welcoming him on board. Use the link above to schedule a meeting.

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 19/03/2024

Congratulations to Julian on achieving his C1 certificate after his 8-month stay with us. 🎓🇬🇧🙌

We're thrilled to have been a part of your journey. Best of luck with everything! 🤝💯

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 12/03/2024

We are thrilled that BELS Gozo, our year-round adult school, has been honoured with a second award this year. 🏆

Thank you to LanguageCourse.Net for awarding BELS Gozo with a 2024 Excellence Award.

Congratulations to Ryan Grech, Rafa Carraca, and the whole team at BELS Gozo for this achievement.

And thank you to all our students who gave us fantastic feedback that led to this award.

The Excellence Award is reserved for language schools that globally set the gold standard in customer satisfaction. It is based on the overall satisfaction of thousands of clients who book our schools through the agency annually.

We are committed to maintaining and exceeding our students' expectations.

👉 Discover our school and courses here:

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 08/03/2024

Celebrating women's day with smiles and beautiful flowers for all the incredible women at BELS. 🌸

Let's take a moment to appreciate women's strength, resilience, and achievements everywhere.


to summer evenings at Riviera Bay with our students 🌞

Riviera Bay (or Ghajn Tuffieha in Maltese) is one of the most popular and raw beaches on the island.

And luckily for us, just a 20 minute bus ride away from our school and residences.

Apart from sunbathing and swimming, at you can also:

🏄 Catch some waves with
🥙 Have a delicious meal at
🌅 Watch the incredible sunset.
🥾 Hike along the cliffs.

Dreaming of a summer vacation? Plan your stay with BELS English schools and discover the islands with us.

Send us a message, visit or email us at [email protected] to connect with a consultant.


Have you met Sonia? 👋

She started working with us in 2022 as a teen camp leader and teacher. Since then, she has played a vital role in our junior programs. This year, we are delighted to have her on board full-time as our Junior Program Assistant Manager.

She is the primary point of contact for any junior programs, including international teen camps, young adults, and closed groups.

Sonia's passion and firsthand knowledge of creating unforgettable experiences, educating and providing welfare and support to our junior students make her an excellent addition to our team. 🤝

Reach out to connect with Sonia!


Sunshine and smiles at 🌞Congratulations to this group of lovely students who completed their course today. Thank you for sharing your experience with us 🇲🇹🇬🇧.


We're currently at KSU's job fair and would love to meet you! 👋 Stop by to learn about summer job opportunities and exciting careers in the thriving ESL industry. 🇬🇧🇲🇹

Photos from BELS English Language Schools's post 17/02/2024

Spreading love and sweets around! Thanks to our students and team for the good vibes at our schools every day. 🫶🏼💐


Have you met Ana? 👋 She joined our team 6 months ago and has been thriving since! You may have met her at a fair, here at our schools, or virtually too.

Originally from Colombia 🇨🇴,in 2019, she decided to leave her home country to embark on a European adventure.

After spending some years living in France (yes, she’s also fluent in 🇫🇷!) she finally found her home in sunny Malta 🇲🇹, and luckily for us, here at BELS.

Why does she love working in this industry? She enjoys learning about different cultures, meeting new people, and expanding her world knowledge.

🌎Markets in her portfolio: Spain, France, Switzerland (FR), Hungary, Kazakhstan, Libya, Sweden, Estonia, United Kingdom.

🤝Book a meeting with Ana:


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Our Story

The BELS group includes two adult, year round English language schools in Malta and Gozo: one in Kerċem, Gozo and another in St. Paul’s Bay, Malta. BELS also runs a seasonal junior program during Easter, summer and autumn, in Malta:

- BELS Gozo for adults seeking a professional, calm, environment; where learning English is their top priority

- BELS Malta for adults who want to pursue learning English in a modern and trendy environment, where they wish to integrate their English learning experience with meeting new people

- BELS Juniors for teens travelling to Malta to learn English, wishing to make many new friends while participating in our exciting, fun and safe leisure programme.

At BELS, we strive to provide quality education for adults and teens alike; through the delivery of student-centred lessons. We create tailor-made courses which are based on students’ needs and wants, in a specialised setting, in state of the art schools. Our dynamic team and professional teachers all value our balanced international student mix and strive to provide our clients with best value for money.

Experienced Teachers:

The BELS schools boast a team of motivated teachers, who are handpicked & in possession of internationally recognised qualifications in TEFL. All teachers have several years of experience as teachers of English as a foreign language.

High Quality Courses:

Each course is specifically designed to help our students achieve their individual language goals. With small group sizes, the environment within the classrooms is designed to be relaxed, interesting & enjoyable.

Up-to-date Material:

As part of our commitment to offering our clients the best possible academic product available, BELS uses a course book & supplementary material for all levels & courses.

Teaching Facilities:

The schools’ teaching facilities include interactive white-boards, audio/visual equipment & libraries.


We consider accommodation to be a key aspect of your stay and therefore have made it a priority to find the type of accommodation that is most suitable for all your needs. All our options are located between a 5 and 30 minute walk from the school.

BELS offers the following types of accommodation options:

- School operated residences
- English speaking host families
- Shared apartments
- Hotels

Visit our website for more information on or our blog about learning English in Malta & Gozo.

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Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00