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General English courses provide students with the opportunity to practise communication skills in a small group of up to 5 students. Speaking and listening skills are a priority with grammar, reading and writing covered as necessary for the group.
Combination Courses allow students to combine working in a small General English group with one-to-one lessons focussing on other specific language needs and topics which can include English for Business & Work, Medicine, Law, Finance, Environmental Science, Tourism, Marketing & Sales, Aviation, Military, Oil & Gas or help with presentation preparation, exams, report writing, or even more grammar.
Individual Tuition (one-to-one) enables students to work at their own pace, focussing on exact wants and needs.
Weekend English Refresher courses are for visitors to Edinburgh who plan to spend a long weekend in our beautiful city and want to refresh spoken English.
Academic English summer courses are held every summer before the UK university academic term starts in September.
Exam courses are available as Combination Courses throughout the year.
The IELTS exam is becoming the most popular English language exam in world and is used for entrance to university, visa applications and job opportunities. Academic and General IELTS courses are available throughout the year.
An intensive business English course which includes 50 hours online self-study and 60 hours (2 weeks) of in-house training in Edinburgh. There is the option of sitting the BULATS business English exam and gaining an international certificate of English.
Improve you spoken general English fluency in a small group in the mornings and in the afternoon focus on specific Business English vocabulary topics and skills for your line of work.
Focus on specific vocabulary needed for your work. Whether you need language for small talk and socialising with clients or writing emails and reports, handling telephone/conference calls or preparing a presentation, we can help you.
Improve your spoken general English fluency in a small group in the mornings and specific Legal English 1-to-1 classes in the afternoons. Suitable for lawyers, paralegals, students of law and legal department employees. TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) exam preparation available.
Focus on the legal language you need in English. Popular requests include writing contracts in English, language for mergers and acquisitions, English for meetings and negotiations with clients. TOLES (Test of Legal English Skills) exam preparation.
Improve both your General English communication skills and practical Legal English skills. Take the TOLES* (Test of Legal English Skills) exam at the end of the course and gain a recognised qualification in Legal English.
Improve your practical Legal English skills. Take the TOLES* (Test of Legal English Skills) exam at the end of this intensive course and gain a recognised qualification in Legal English.
Improve your spoken general English fluency in a small group in the mornings and specific medical English in the afternoons. Suitable for doctors, nurses, surgeons, dentists, pharmacists, students of medicine, and the general medical profession.
Focus on the specific medical language you need to use in English. Popular requests include help with preparing a presentation for a conference, taking a patient history in English, patient dialogues or roleplays for the PACES exam or OET exam.
Improve your spoken general English fluency in a small group in the mornings and specific financial English in the afternoons. Suitable for auditors, bank and finance sector employees, finance and accountancy students.
Focus on the specific financial language you need to use in English. Popular requests include language for socialising with clients, internal audits and control, financial markets, budgeting, debt and corporate distress.
Improve your spoken general English fluency in a small group in the mornings and specific environmental English in the afternoons. Suitable for professionals working in fields such as ecology, geology, hydrology, meteorology, soil science, tourism, state and private energy sectors.
Focus on specific English language you need to use in an environmental context. Popular requests include language for resource management, environmental law, land use, visitor information for national parks or nature reserves, giving presentations and leading guided walks.
Improve your general English speaking and listening communication skills in a small group and learn specific English vocabulary for tourism services with 1-to-1 lessons. This course is adapted to your profession and is suitable for all adults who work in the tourism sector.