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English for Environmental Science course in Edinburgh, Scotland

Who needs English for Environmental Science? It’s not just ecologists who need English for Environmental Science!  Professionals working in the energy industry, forestry industry, conservation, town planning, countryside management and tour guides all need to be able to explain key concepts common in environmental English.  You…

The Water of Leith runs through Edinburgh and provides scenic spots along the way.

Scotland has many places for you to visit at the weekends and after your course.

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Legal English course in Edinburgh

Who needs Legal English? Anyone who works in the law in an English-speaking context needs Legal English. Most people think this means only solicitors and barristers, but in fact there are a range of other professionals who also work in the law, such as paralegals or legal secretaries. There are…

Small group General English classes in the mornings. A maximum of 5 students per group.

1-to-1 Legal English classes in the afternoons. Focus on the specific English you need for your work. Courses available for 25 or 30 hours per week

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Environmental English Course in Scotland, United Kingdom

Intensive 1-week Environmental English Course will be held 11th - 15th May 2015 and 7th - 11th September 2015 Environmental English courses at ECS Scotland are suitable for a wide range of professionals working in areas such as landscape or ecosystem surveying, renewable energy, ecology and nature conservation. Environmental experts, park rangers…

Edinburgh is the perfect place to take part in an Environmental English course. Although a town, it has an abundance of nature within its boundaries.

Within one hour of Edinburgh there is a plethora of inland and coastal sites of interest for environmentalists, the Bass Rock is just one of these.

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Bildungsurlaub courses in Edinburgh, Scotland

Are you looking for a Bildungsurlaub course in Edinburgh? ECS Scotland has Bildungsurlaub recognition for the states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Hessen, Hamburg and Saarland.   Bildungsurlaub is available for our General & Specialist English Combination Courses for 30 hours per week at levels B1 …

Bildungsurlaub courses in Edinburgh

General & Business English course

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5-day Legal English Course with TOLES exam

Improve your written Legal English skills and gain an internationally recognised TOLES* qualification in Legal English ECS Scotland is a registered TOLES examination centre in Edinburgh.  We will be holding an intensive 5-day Legal English skills and TOLES* exam prepartion course four times per year. The course will…

Improve your written Legal English skills

Intensive 5-day course and TOLES exam in Edinburgh

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TOLES exam and TOLES preparation course

What is TOLES? TOLES stands for Test of Legal English Skills and was developed to test the legal English skills of those working in the legal profession who do not speak English as a first language.  It is not a pass/fail examination: all candidates receive a certificate indicating…

The TOLES exam tests your accuracy in Legal English written skills.

Refine your drafting skills in English to do well in the TOLES exam.

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Why is it important to learn Business English?

The importance of Business English. In the 21st century we live in a truly global society, where communication with almost every part of the world is possible. The spread of English as the language of international business has made it more important than ever for people working with colleagues, clients…

Learn Business English with 1-to-1 lessons or as a combination course which means some hours of General English in a group + Business English individual lessons.

Combine small group general English classes with Business English 1-to-1 lessons. There is a maximum of 5 students per group.

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