English for work course in Malta

(Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursday 17.00 – 18.30 though there is flexibility for group bookings)

Many people move to Malta for employment but find they have insufficient language skills to effectively do their job. This course is held in the late afternoon to allow students to attend after work and covers General English for everyday life and the kind of language used on the job to communicate with work colleagues.

Minimum booking = 4 weeks

Life skills Functional language Reading Listening
  • Filling in forms
  • Telephoning
  • Netiquette
  • Writing emails
  • Deal with everyday situations such as shopping, at the post office or bank, using public transport, asking for travel information, ordering something to eat, etc.
  • Time management
  • Solving problems
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Job interviews
  • Polite requests
  • Making a suggestion and giving advice
  • Making a complaint
  • Agreeing and disagreeing
  • Asking for permission
  • At the doctor’s
  • Comparing and contrasting
  • Describing people, places and things
  • Directions
  • Expressing preferences
  • Giving instructions
  • Making arrangements
  • Shopping, restaurant and pub language
  • Social expressions
  • Find the most important information in newspaper articles, advertisements, leaflets etc.
  • Understand simple personal letters, messages, instructions, short stories, memos and notices.
  • Understand the most important information in brochures.
  • Understand the topic when people speak slowly and clearly.
  • Understand the main points in messages, announcements, TV news items, etc.
  • Understand language connected with everyday activities e.g. personal and family information, shopping, local area.

There will also be a focus on pronunciation, allowing the learners to be more intelligible and understand better understand natural spoken English.

Example add-on components:



  • English skills for hotel, bar, restaurant and other short-term work •
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction and soft skills •
  • Writing resumes and application letters •
  • Tour guiding •
  • Handling bookings and reservations •
  • Marketing and promotion •
  • Managing customers and staff •



  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Visa applications
  • CVs and applying for work
  • Interview skills
  • Common everyday situations



  • Safety and workplace vocabulary •
  • Dealing with workplace problems and injuries •
  • Giving instructions •
  • Dealing with bosses, coworkers and clients •
  • Reading signs, blueprints and instructions •


Held 3 times a week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays) 17:00-18:30
Minimum 4 weeks booking = 18 hours
Price €65 per week

– Subject to availability

– No registration fee or course resource fee applicable

– Minimum 3 / maximum 12 students per group

If you have any questions about
English for work course in Malta, feel free to contact us:
(+356) 2138 4139, (+356) 2137 0597

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