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English for Tourism and Hospitality Services in Edinburgh

This course is suitable for employees working in a variety of tourism and hospitality industry areas such as hotels and accommodation facilities, restaurants, information centres, tourist attractions and public transport services. The courses are held at our training centre in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Staff working as guides, rangers, tour managers, travel consultants, resort workers, hospitality and catering staff and other tourist related industry services will also find this course useful.

Popular requests include: hotel services language, reception or information desk services, giving city and country tourism information, explaining day trips or concerts and activities, booking/reserving accommodation and tickets, restaurant and eating information, guided tours and itinerary planning. Many other topics are available on request.

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Course Profile: Tourism & Hospitality Services Combination

English for Tourism & Hospitality Services courses combine 1-to-1 classes with working in a small group in the mornings to develop speaking and listening communication. Reflecting real world and workplace multi-level communication scenarios, learn how to communicate effectively across different cultures and differing levels of English. Maximum 5 students per group.

Please note the Effective Communication group is a multi-level class for B1 to C1 participants. We believe this reflects real world multi-level communication scenarios.

The one-to-one classes focus on specific, individual needs and will develop your work-related vocabulary and communication skills for the tourism or hospitality sectors.

What to expect:

  • develop general English fluency so you can express yourself precisely with foreign colleagues and clients
  • learn specific tourism and topic based vocabulary for your area of work
  • improve your pronunciation
  • review grammar points as needed
  • prepare tourist information, leaflets, location presentations or write emails
  • fine tune your listening skills
  • visit Edinburgh tourist sites, either in your own time or with your 1-to-1 teacher
  • have your questions answered and work on your own requests

Course Level

Suitable for:

Intermediate B1Advanced C1

Course Summary

  • 15, 20, 25 or 30 hours per week
  • Start any Monday
  • Minimum age 18
  • Average age 28 - 55+

Effective Communication group - 10 hours

  • Maximum 5 students per group
  • Multi-level B1 to C1

English for Tourism & Hospitality Individual Tuition - 5, 10, 15 or 20 hours

  • Level specific 1-to-1 classes
  • Focus on your specific line of work

English for Tourism Services course

Course Profile: Individual or private group

Individual Tuition (1-to-1) classes focus on specific, individual needs and develop your work-related vocabulary and communication skills. You can choose exactly what areas of English you want to focus on during the whole course.

You could also spend time outside the classroom on visits to tourist attractions and sites of interest with your teacher (extra transport and entrance fees may be charged).

Private mini groups are available for 2 to 5 students with a similar level of English. You can study with your colleagues, friends or family.

What to expect:

  • develop general English fluency so you can express yourself precisely with foreign colleagues and clients
  • learn specific tourism and topic based vocabulary for your area of work
  • improve your pronunciation
  • review grammar points as needed
  • prepare tourist information, leaflets, location presentations or write emails
  • fine tune your listening skills
  • visit Edinburgh tourist sites with your 1-to-1 teacher, if requested
  • have your questions answered and work on your own requests

Course Level

Suitable for:

Beginner A1Advanced C2

Course Summary

  • 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 hours per week
  • Start any Monday
  • Minimum age 18
  • all participants in a private mini group should have a similar level of English
  • private mini groups must book the course together at the same time

English for Tourism Services course

Prices: Tourism & Hospitality Services Combination

Total hours
per week
Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students
Specific English 1-to-1 Price GBP
per week
+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*
15 10 hours group 5 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £525
4 - 6 weeks = £510
+ £600
20 10 hours group 10 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £680
4 - 6 weeks = £665
+ £600
25 10 hours group 15 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £900
4 - 6 weeks = £885
+ £600
30 10 hours group 20 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £995
4 - 6 weeks = £980
+ £600

15

Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students: 10 hours group

Specific English 1-to-1: 5 hours 1‑to‑1

Price GBP
per week: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £525 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £510

:

+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*: + £600

20

Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students: 10 hours group

Specific English 1-to-1: 10 hours 1‑to‑1

Price GBP
per week: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £680 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £665

:

+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*: + £600

25

Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students: 10 hours group

Specific English 1-to-1: 15 hours 1‑to‑1

Price GBP
per week: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £900 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £885

:

+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*: + £600

30

Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students: 10 hours group

Specific English 1-to-1: 20 hours 1‑to‑1

Price GBP
per week: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £995 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £980

:

+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*: + £600

Please note Effective Communication groups are multi-level groups with B1 - C1 level students participating.

*Live Online 1-to-1 classes available before and/or after face-to-face classes in Edinburgh

Price Includes

  • All teaching
  • Materials
  • Tea/Coffee at break
  • WiFi
  • Use of self-study material
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Personal language report

Prices: Individual or private group

Hours per week 1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP) 2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP) Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP)
10 £695 £400 £275
15 £955 £550 £400
20 £1300 £725 £530
25 £1550 £850 £660
30 £1750 £950 £800

10

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £695

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £400

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £275

15

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £955

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £550

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £400

20

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1300

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £725

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £530

25

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1550

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £850

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £660

30

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1750

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £950

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £800

For 2-to-1 and private mini groups, clients should have a similar level of English and must book at the same time. Price includes; all teaching, materials, tea/coffee at break time, personal language report and attendance certificate

Price Includes

  • All teaching
  • Materials
  • Tea/Coffee at break
  • WiFi
  • Use of self-study material
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Personal language report

Course Timetables: Tourism & Hospitality Services Combination

Effective Communication group + Specific English 1-to-1. 15 or 20 hours per week course

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:00 11:00 Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class -
11:00 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
11:30 12:30 Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) -
11:30 13:30 Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) -

Monday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Tuesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Wednesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Friday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 12:30 : 

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Please note timetable may need to change. Your specific timetable will be issued in your Letter of Confirmation once you book your course.

Effective Communication group + Specific English 1-to-1. 25 hours per week course

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:00 11:00 Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class -
11:00 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
11:30 13:00 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 -
13:00 14:00 Break Break Break Break Break -
14:00 15:30 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 -

Monday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Tuesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Wednesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Friday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 13:00 : 

13:00 - 14:00 : 

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Please note timetable may need to change. Your specific timetable will be issued in your Letter of Confirmation once you book your course.

Effective Communication group + Specific English 1-to-1. 30 hours per week course

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:00 11:00 Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class -
11:00 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
11:30 13:30 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 -
13:30 14:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
14:30 16:30 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 -

Monday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Tuesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Wednesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Friday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 13:30 : 

13:30 - 14:30 : 

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Please note timetable may need to change. Your specific timetable will be issued in your Letter of Confirmation once you book your course.

Course Timetables: Individual or private group

10 to 30 hours Individual Tuition & private mini group

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:30 11:30 10 hour course 10 hour course 10 hour course 10 hour course 10 hour course -
09:00 12:30 15 hour course 15 hour course 15 hour course 15 hour course 15 hour course -
09:00 13:30 20 hour course 20 hour course 20 hour course 20 hour course 20 hour course -
09:00 15:30 25 hour course 25 hour course 25 hour course 25 hour course 25 hour course -
09:00 16:30 30 hour course 30 hour course 30 hour course 30 hour course 30 hour course -

Monday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Tuesday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Wednesday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Thursday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Friday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Saturday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

09:00 - 12:30 : 

09:00 - 13:30 : 

09:00 - 15:30 : 

09:00 - 16:30 : 

These times are for information only, course times may need to be changed. Please check your Letter of Confirmation for your specific course times.

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