Based in the centre of this beautiful, historic, and fun Scottish city, we enjoy a strong international reputation for providing high-quality English language teaching in a warm and professional atmosphere. We have courses to suit every English language skill level from beginner to academic qualifications. We believe that students should be happy and relaxed while studying. That's why at inlingua Edinburgh we don't only concentrate on providing the best in-class language teaching, we also look at each student's particular needs. Individual attention and personal service are of prime importance to us. We help you find accommodation and help with your travel arrangements while you are in Scotland. We have social evenings which can include board games, 5-a-side football, theatre groups, traditional music and visits to a café or pub. At weekends in the summer we run tours around Scotland, accompanied by a teacher who offers information and ensures English is always spoken.
All staff is qualified to British Council requirements. The school is a test center for Trinity College London and also an official preparation center for Cambridge ESOL exams. The school is in the center of Edinburgh and has a computer suite, a study library, overhead projectors in classrooms, a kitchen, a garden, and a common room
Kaplan International College Edinburgh offers an impressive range of English courses in the magnificent and bustling environment of Edinburgh, the cosmopolitan capital city of Scotland. Scotland’s unique blend of natural beauty and romantic tradition makes it a popular destination for thousands of tourists every year. Whether it is the taste of Scotch whisky, the sound of bagpipes or the warmth of the Scottish people that draws you here, there is no better place to learn English and experience Scottish culture than in its majestic capital city. The college is in the very heart of Edinburgh, just minutes from the stylish shops of Princes Street and the imposing fortress of Edinburgh Castle. The college is housed in an elegant Georgian building and offers excellent facilities including free wireless Internet connection and a multimedia room with the latest language-learning technology.
Learn English & live in your private teacher's home around Edinburgh with Home Language International! Home Language International (HLI) is a family-run business offering language courses in more than 20 languages in over 30 countries worldwide, including English lessons at an experienced private teacher's home in UK. More than 5,000 students take advantage of our services every year. Ian Josephs, Danielle Josephs, their 5 adult children and an expert team of dedicated staff all put in very long hours for HLI. You stay in an experienced teacher's family home, have one-to-one English lessons and then continue to use the language during the rest of your stay in Edinburgh. Because you are the only student, you are guaranteed individual attention. The lessons are completely designed for you, so the teacher will focus exactly on what you need. Mealtime conversation, television and social contacts are all in English. All of our teachers in UK have a university degree (or equivalent) and/or a recognised teaching certificate. All teachers have been visited by one of our local organisers. Their qualifications have been checked and their homes throughly inspected. During your stay in Edinburgh, a local organiser will monitor your progress and make sure your experience is both happy and successful. Home Language International (HLI) is accredited by the Accreditation Body for Language Services (ABLS), Association of Language Travel Organisations (ALTO), and UNOSEL.
Global School of English is proud to be a Scottish owned and family run school. The school was established in 2010 and has quickly established a reputation for providing high quality English language courses in a relaxed and welcoming setting in the centre of Edinburgh. Global School of English is located in the upper floors of an 18th-century townhouse building in the historic New Town of Edinburgh which provides the ideal location to enjoy the culture, history, arts and music, great food, sports, and beautiful scenery that Edinburgh has to offer. We are 15 minutes walk from Waverley train station and 10 minutes walk from the main Edinburgh bus station. Quality is important to us. We are accredited by the British Council under the Accreditation UK scheme and are also a member of the International Association of Language Centres (IALC). We are also one of the few English language schools to be approved by the British Standards Institution against the internationally recognized ISO9001:2008 quality standard. We are committed to improving your English language skills and making sure you get the most out of your experience in Edinburgh, whether you want to gain entry to a UK university, pass an examination such as IELTS, enhance your employment opportunities, or simply enjoy your time visiting Scotland. Our professional teachers and staff are strongly committed to delivering quality teaching and personalized customer services in a welcoming, international environment all year round. We offer a range of courses all year round and you can choose to study from as little as one week to one year or more. You can also participate in regular social and cultural events which include local sightseeing trips. Recent trips have included visits to local sights such as the Botanical Gardens, Glasgow, Linlithgow Palace, Arthurs Seat and more! We also have a weekly conversation club where you can meet other students and practice speaking. Whatever your requirements, our friendly staff are on hand to assist you and ensure that you enjoy your stay in Edinburgh.
13 year round classes with free Wi-Fi connectivity Student common room Student computer room with reference library and study facilities Student garden with BBQ and seating area Dedicated teacher training suite Free high-speed Wi-Fi access 24 hour emergency phone facility Tea and coffee facilities City centre location Many excellent cafes/sandwich shops all within a short walking distance from the school Dedicated academic and social programme team to help with studies and extracurricular activities
The school is located in a beautiful Georgian building in the city center, a short walk from the famous Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and the Botanic Gardens. The facilities include free internet access and Wifi. There are a student study center and student common room with TV and drinks facilities. As a smaller school, we are able to help students accomplish their goals in a highly supportive environment. We pride ourselves on offering a relevant and enriching experience.
Basil Paterson has a long tradition of academic excellence and with over fifty years of experience in English language teaching we remain dedicated to empowering each student in their future English communication. Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic New Town, Basil Paterson provides a unique academic environment, where you study alongside native speakers studying for UK examinations or taking the Cambridge CELTA course. Experienced and qualified teaching staff work hard to ensure that you receive a high level of academic support, encouraging your progression. The focus is on learning both inside and outside the classroom and classwork is complemented by our varied social and cultural programme. As the largest open exam centre in Scotland for IELTS and Cambridge English, we are best placed to guide you through your exam preparation courses. Studying at Basil Paterson means you have classes and take your exam in the same building. We also offer a guaranteed place on the next available exam.
IH InTuition Languages is a market leader in language home tuition - where students live and study one-to-one in complete immersion at their teacher's home. Courses are personalized to each student's individual requests and academic requirements - from General English to Exam Preparation and Business and Professional courses, our programmes are entirely customized to each student's needs. Accelerated progress is guaranteed in a one-to-one environment and complete immersion, even outside formal classes. With a network of more than 600 teachers across the UK, Ireland, Malta, the USA, Canada, Australia, France, Spain, Germany and Italy, we are able to offer the broadest range of language learning experiences and adventures. Established in 1990, IH InTuition Languages is a proud member of the International House World Organisation, one of the world’s premier language teaching organizations. We are British Council accredited for the teaching of home tuition courses in the UK - the first organization to be granted this accreditation.
that was very nice, the city was amazing, the school was great, the teachers were competent. I'd like to go back next year if it works, Irina and I are in love with Edinburgh. We did not have a test of our knowledge in English, which I found less... more
Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a traveler, there is a language course in Edinburgh that is right for you. There are English courses available for all fluency levels, ages and time durations. Just select a course type from the list below to get started.
General English courses are for adults who want to improve their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in English. Most general English courses are for adults age 16 and up. 2 - 48 week courses available. Most courses average 30 classes per week.
English test preparation courses are for students who want to prepare for English proficiency tests to improve job prospects or gain admission into a university.
Professional English courses are for professionals who want to study English in a specific area, such as business, medicine, law, aviation, and hospitality.