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Legal English & TOLES Courses in Edinburgh

Develop your Legal English vocabulary and communication skills, taking into account your specific line of work.

Legal English and TOLES exam preparation courses are suitable for lawyers, paralegals, legal secretaries, law students, professors of law or professionals working in legal departments.

The course takes place at our training centre in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Course Profile: Legal English Combination

Legal English courses combine 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 speaking and listening group is a multi-level class for B1 to C1 participants. We believe this reflects real world multi-level communication scenarios.

What to expect in the speaking & listening group:

  • Practise your conversation and communication skills, including; turn-taking, interaction patterns, listening habits, and small talk
  • Carry out discussion, problem-solving, and presentation tasks
  • Learn about cross-cultural theory and how your cultural characteristics are different from those of other nationalities and how this affects communication


The one-to-one classes focus on specific, individual needs for Legal English and will develop your work-related vocabulary and communication skills.

What to expect in the Legal English 1-to-1 class:

  • develop specific vocabulary for legal English
  • improve general and social English language skills and your pronunciation
  • enhance your communication skills with English-speaking clients and colleagues
  • raise your awareness of intercultural issues and ‘global English’
  • practise using English for negotiating, explaining and telephoning
  • work on specific legal areas such as contracts, employment law, family law, correspondence
  • prepare for the TOLES exam, if required
  • work on your specific requests

Course Level

Suitable for:

Intermediate B1Advanced C1

Course Summary

  • 15, 20, 25 or 30 hours per week
  • Start any Monday
  • Minimum age 30

Group - 10 hours

  • Maximum 5 students per group
  • Multi-level B1 to C1 speaking and listening class

Legal English Individual Tuition - 5, 10, 15 or 20 hours

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

Legal English at ECS Scotland

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.

Popular requests include preparing for an interview, writing a report or emails, conference calls and small talk with clients. You can also work on pronunciation and speaking skills or you could do a grammar review or vocabulary building.

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 specific vocabulary for legal English
  • improve general and social English language skills and your pronunciation
  • enhance your communication skills with English-speaking clients and colleagues
  • raise your awareness of intercultural issues and ‘global English’
  • practise using English for negotiating, explaining and telephoning / conference calls
  • work on specific legal areas such as contracts, employment law, family law, correspondence
  • prepare for the TOLES exam, if required
  • work on your specific requests

Course Level

Suitable for:

Beginner A1Advanced C2

Course Summary

  • 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 hours per week
  • Start any Monday
  • Minimum age 30
  • 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

Legal English at ECS Scotland

Prices: Legal English Combination

Total hours
per week
Speaking & Listening group
maximum 5 students
Specific English 1-to-1 Price GBP
per week
From Monday 4th March 2024
15 10 hours group 5 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £525
4 - 6 weeks = £510
1 - 3 weeks = £625
4 - 6 weeks = £595
20 10 hours group 10 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £680
4 - 6 weeks = £665
1 - 3 weeks = £925
4 - 6 weeks = £875
25 10 hours group 15 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £900
4 - 6 weeks = £885
1 - 3 weeks = £1170
4 - 6 weeks = £1115
30 10 hours group 20 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £995
4 - 6 weeks = £980
1 - 3 weeks = £1440
4 - 6 weeks = £1365

15

Speaking & Listening 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

From Monday 4th March 2024: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £625 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £595

20

Speaking & Listening 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

From Monday 4th March 2024: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £925 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £875

25

Speaking & Listening 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

From Monday 4th March 2024: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £1170 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £1115

30

Speaking & Listening 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

From Monday 4th March 2024: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £1440 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £1365

Please note Speaking & Listening groups are multi-level groups with B1 - C1 level students participating.

Price Includes

  • All teaching
  • Materials
  • Tea/Coffee at break
  • WiFi
  • Use of self-study material
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Personal language report
  • TOLES examination fee is NOT included in the course price
  • If the TOLES exam is booked with a course at ECS Scotland, the exam fee and one coursebook is 200 GBP
  • To book the TOLES exam only, please see prices and locations here: https://toleslegal.com/for-exa...

Prices: Individual or private group

Hours per week 1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP) 2-to-1 price group per week (GBP) Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per group per week (GBP)
10 £690 £800 £1000
15 £1005 £1110 £1300
20 £1300 £1400 £1600
25 £1575 £1775 £1975
30 £1800 £1900 £2100

10

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £690

2-to-1 price group per week (GBP): £800

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per group per week (GBP): £1000

15

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1005

2-to-1 price group per week (GBP): £1110

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per group per week (GBP): £1300

20

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

2-to-1 price group per week (GBP): £1400

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per group per week (GBP): £1600

25

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1575

2-to-1 price group per week (GBP): £1775

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per group per week (GBP): £1975

30

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1800

2-to-1 price group per week (GBP): £1900

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per group per week (GBP): £2100

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
  • TOLES examination fee is NOT included in the course price
  • If the TOLES exam is booked with a course at ECS Scotland, the exam fee and one coursebook is 200 GBP
  • To book the TOLES exam only, please see prices and locations here: https://toleslegal.com/for-exa...

Course Timetables: Legal English Combination

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 speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class -
11:00 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
11:30 13:10 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 : 

speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:10 : 

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 : 

speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:10 : 

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 : 

speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:10 : 

11:30 - 13:30 : 

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

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:10 : 

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 : 

speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:10 : 

11:30 - 13:30 : 

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

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 13:10 : 

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.

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 speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class 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 16:10 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Free Specific English 1-to-1 Free -

Monday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

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 - 16:10 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Tuesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

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 - 16:10 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Wednesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

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 - 16:10 : 

Free

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

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 - 16:10 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Friday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

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 - 16:10 : 

Free

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 13:30 : 

13:30 - 14:30 : 

14:30 - 16:10 : 

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

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 speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class speaking & listening - group class 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 : 

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 : 

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 : 

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 : 

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 : 

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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