[lg policy] Malta: EFL industry continuing to grow from strength to strength

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 15 18:35:24 UTC 2009

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The Malta Independent

EFL industry continuing to grow from strength to strength

The Maltese EFL (English as a Foreign Language) business is expected
to be negatively affected this summer, in view of the current global
economic situation and the fact that the UK, which is one of Malta's
main competitors in the English language student sector, is in a
position to offer a cheaper product because of the weakness of

The Malta Independent on Sunday met up with Federation of English
Language Teaching Organisations Malta (Feltom) executive officer
Isabelle Pace Warrington to discuss the current situation and
prospects for the Maltese EFL sector.

The British and Irish EFL industries are, for obvious reasons, Malta's
main competitors in Europe and despite Malta's more enticing
attributes - its culture, sun, sea, good weather, safety and friendly
people - the weakness of Sterling and the dollar are having an impact
on the Maltese EFL business, Ms Pace Warrington explained.

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