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Malta Homestay

Learn English in Malta

5 January - 2 February 13-17 years
6 April - 28 April 13-17 years
22 June - 1 September 13-17 years
4 January - 1 February, 2020 13-17 years

Live in a comfortable, local home and experience a new culture with your homestay. Enjoy a warm environment and home-cooked meals.

Staying with a Maltese family is a great way for students to practise their English outside of school whilst learning about the culture of this Mediterranean island. All our homestay providers are licensed by the Malta Tourism Authority and approved by EC’s Accommodation staff who visit all host families regularly.

Meal plan: Full board
Type of room: Twin/triple room with shared bathroom
Learning centre: EC Malta/St. Martins College
Journey to school: Around 30 minutes by EC bus

Optional Activities:
Diving Course Padi Open Water (Summer only)
Diving Course Padi Advanced (Summer only)
Sicily Day Trip

Michael Pisani

Programme Manager


School: +356 23 790 000
Bookings: +356 23 790555
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EC leader to student ratio: 1:15

The programme includes: 5 halfday activities per week, 4 evening activities per week, and 1 full day activity per week (based on a 2-week programme).

Minimum stay: 1 week

English course: 20 General English lessons per week (15 hours)

Students per class: 15 maximum

Arrival day: Saturday

Departure day: Saturday

Please note, packages include accommodation for 7 nights per week, thus arrival on a Saturday and departure on a Sunday will incur an extra night’s fee. More than 2 extra nights will incur a full extra week fee.
Airport transfers are compulsory unless students are accompanied to the school/their accommodation by a guardian.

Living in a homestay is a wonderful experience. This unique option lets you stay in a local home and discover a different lifestyle and culture. Practise your language skills in a natural setting, while enjoying all the comforts and pleasures of a warm, welcoming home. Enjoy the unique opportunity to share the day to day life of your homestay providers, as well as learning about the diversity of the local culture. EC staff members are available at all times to help students adjust to life in a new environment, and to serve as a liaison between them and their homestay provider. Homestays are arranged directly by EC or by our accommodation partners. 


Students eat breakfast at their homestay. Cereals, toast, fruit, tea, coffee.

Packed lunch is provided by the homestay, consisting of a sandwich, fruit, and a drink is recommended by the school.

A hot meal will be provided each evening at the homestay.

If you have specific diet requirements (e.g, gluten free/vegetarian/Halal), please let us know before your arrival.

Sat Arrivals  
Sun Free Day / Orientation Walk
Mon Placement Test & Themed Lessons Valletta & Malta Experience Welcome Party
Tue Themed Lessons Comino
Wed Themed Lessons Bay Street Shopping & Beach International Night
Thu Themed Lessons Rocky Beach Sliema Optional Activity: Boat Party
Fri Themed Lessons Pool Party
Sat Free Morning Sandy Beach Treasure Hunt
Sun Free day / Optional Sicily or Gozo Trip (extra charge) 
Mon Mdina & Badger Karting Themed Lessons Neon Party
Tue Swimming Harbour Cruise Themed Lessons Optional Activity: Sports
Wed Bowling Themed Lessons International Night
Thu Marsaxlokk & Vittoriosa Themed Lessons Optional Activity: Grand Prix
Fri Water Park Themed Lessons BBQ
Sat Departures / Full Day Trip to Sicily or Gozo for Students Staying 3+ Weeks

*Students may stay with host families on free evenings.

This is a sample programme only, changes may occur.

French 20%
Italian 17%
Russian 17%
Japanese 7%
German 5%
Australian 3%
Other 31%

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