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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 and tourist guides who need to work effectively in English, will also benefit from this course.

Why come to Edinburgh for an Environmental English course?

Although a town, Edinburgh itself and the surrounding areas have an interesting mix of inland and costal landscapes and geographical features for environmentalists and nature enthusiasts. What better place to improve your English skills in an environmental context?!

The course includes classroom English language tutorials in our British Council accredited language school in Edinburgh and site visits to places of environmental interest inside and outside of Edinburgh, including talks by local rangers and organisations. 

The course is taught by qualified English teachers with a background in Environmental Science.

During the Environmental English course at ECS Scotland you can expect to:

  • develop your general English and environment specific vocabulary so you can communicate effectively with colleagues and clients in English
  • discuss environmental issues in English such as resource management, public access, invasive species and so on
  • improve your pronunciation for giving presentations and guided walks
  • practise writing reports or visitor information such as brochures, leaflets, signs, information panels, as required
  • review grammar points, as required
  • you have the oppportunity to request topics of interest

Course details:

  • 30 hours of English language tuition and on-site visits
  • small group, maximum 8 participants
  • participants should have an intermediate to advanced (B1 - C1) level of English
  • needs analysis and Skype interview before arrival
  • £395. Price includes: all teaching, materials and course visits, attendance certificate and language report

For information about the course or accommodation options, or if you have any questions, please email us.  Please book a place on the course here.

Who needs English for Environmental Science?

Other Environmental English courses

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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