Language Travel, ESL Club 50
Language and culture courses ESL Club 50

Language courses abroad for the over 50s

Learn a language abroad, with people from your own generation! Jump into a new language and culture; you will improve your skills quickly while experiencing an exciting cultural exchange in one of our exceptional destinations. Top features: enriching holidays and new language skills!

A language experience immersed in the local culture

Our language courses are designed especially for people over age 50. You can choose to have this experience in a quiet seaside location or in a buzzing city – it depends on your preferences and lifestyle. You will be encouraged to practise your communication skills and to participate in the different activities; this will help you immerse yourself in the local cuisine and history. You will enjoy an incomparable cultural exchange, based on a deeper knowledge of the language!
The lessons are entertaining and are always specific to the destination and its individual characteristics. You will approach grammar and vocabulary in a relaxed environment and improve your language skills while enjoying a pleasant holiday, surrounded by a new language and culture. 

​Why choose ESL?

We have been organising language holidays abroad for over 20 years and we put our vast experience at your service to guarantee you a smooth trip and holiday. You will be in good hands before, during and after your trip – our clients’ feedback and testimonials can confirm that.
 
Choose the destination of your language trip! Visit our office in London; our advisors will be happy to meet with you face-to-face and help you turn your projects into reality. Meet them during a personalised, free interview with no obligation, and find the best programme for you! We are also available by phone and email with one main goal: to help you make the right choice. 

Lowest prices guaranteed

ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market in the UK! If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Information days

ESL – Language Travel will be out and about in London. Come and meet us at one of our information days in your area.

5 REASONS TO CHOOSE ESL – LANGUAGE TRAVEL

  1. Star Agency Europe
  2. ESL – LANGUAGE TRAVEL IS EUROPE’S STAR AGENCY  

    ESL – Language Travel won Star Agency Western Europe for the fifth time at the 2016 ST Star Awards. 

  3. BEST PRICE GUARANTEE 

    If you find our programmes cheaper with another language travel agency, you will be refunded 100% of the price difference.

  4. FREE AND PERSONALISED SERVICE 

    We offer you free and personal advice before, during and after your language course abroad.

  5. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION 

    In 2016, 97% of our students would recommend ESL – Language studies abroad to their friends and relatives. 

  6. CERTIFIED QUALITY 

    ESL – Language studies abroad is accredited by quality control bodies in the tourism and education industries.  

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TESTIMONIALS

Florian D.

I spent 24 weeks at EC in Malta, for an intensive course. It was one of the best experiences of my life and I don’t regret it at all! In 6 months, my English level improved a lot. Malta is a beautiful island full of places to visit – I spent 6 months there and I wasn’t even able to see everything!

If you’re still unsure about a language stay, stop doubting and go! It will be the best experience of your life.

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Héloïse E.

My stay at Kings in Boston was very successful. I loved the idea of travelling far away on my own. When I arrived at the airport, the adventure started. Kings Boston is located in a natural, beautiful setting, far from the noise of the city. Classes are provided by motivated, native teachers, and this makes the learning process faster. I improved a lot! Also, during classes we talked about interesting topics, and what’s cool is that we watched many videos, news reports and movies. I find this teaching method very practical; it’s different from the traditional ones that I experienced at school or uni. Another thing I liked a lot was that my afternoons were free, so I could explore Boston from 12:30pm until late at night. Kings gives you a lot of independence and freedom. If you want to burn off the greasy and boring food of the cafeteria, the school organises many sport activities every day, and there is also a gym (open until late). All the other activities are as cool as the sports ones: you’ll be able to spend a day in an amusement park, a weekend in Washington or New York, a night on a boat or a day at the beach (but be careful, as some activities can be very expensive, from 25 to 300 dollars).

Rooms are not luxurious – they’re basic and not great, but at least they’re big enough for two people.

In general, I spent 3 unforgettable weeks at Kings. Boston has thousands of things to offer, and if I can give you a piece of advice, travelling alone is even better, as on site you’ll meet so many people from around the world!

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Alexandra I.

On 15th May 2017 I packed and went to Ireland. I was supposed to stay for 2 months and travel by myself for the first time! The transfer from the airport to my host family went well (a member of the school staff took care of it). This is where I realised that my English was pretty bad and that my very French accent was a big barrier.

My host family was adorable and gave me a city map, explaining which buses I had to take and where the school was.

The first day was frightening. Luckily, the school organised some group activities every day (which allowed me to make new friends) and excursions every weekend. In addition, the teachers did their best to help us integrate.

Ireland (despite some negative aspects, such as the rain, greasy food and some dirty streets in the capital) is a marvellous country with incredible landscapes and a warm and open-minded population.

After my first month with a host family, I decided to move to a student residence. ESL and ISI were super quick and effective with this change.

At the end of my trip, I had improved my English a lot (B1 > B2), and I can say that in Dublin, I had one of the most enriching experiences of my entire life.

A couple of tips: try to avoid people who speak your native language; if you can, stay in the country for more than a month (you need at least 1 week just to get used to the new place and 1 month to feel at home); visit as many places as possible and don’t skip your classes!

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