General English Courses

Half-Day Group Course

The Half Day General English course enables you to brush up your English knowledge whilst having the afternoon free for other activities, perhaps to explore Edinburgh’s history, architecture, culture or shops.  You learn in small groups and benefit from 20 lessons (15 hours) per week with each lesson lasting 45 minutes. The schedule runs as follows:

  • 09.30 – 11.00 First teaching block
  • 11.00 – 11.15 Tea/Coffee break
  • 11.15 – 12.45 Second teaching block

Courses start every Monday. The length of the course can be chosen by you – book as many weeks as you wish. For real progress, we recommend a minimum of 4 weeks.

Outside the summer season, our groups are smaller and we may have to reduce the time table accordingly. Please refer to terms & conditions in our application form.

Monday to Friday : 9.30 – 12.45

Course Summary

Start Dates

Lessons /week

Number of weeks

Fees /week

Max 10 students
Lesson duration 45 min

Every Monday

20

2 – 6

£255

7 – 11

£235

12 – 19

£225

20 – 35

£210

36 +

£200

For one week, please add a supplement of £ 70 to the 2-6 week price

Half Day Group + Spoken Performance

If you want to see fast progress and really gain confidence in your spoken English, then the General English Plus Spoken Performance option is for you. This option is for those students who wish to take steps towards obtaining fluency in English. The course will also include discussions on UK culture and current affairs.

In addition to the General English course in the morning, this course will also cover:

  • Speaking and listening skills
  • Fluency development for social interaction
  • Grammar and vocabulary development
  • Common error correction
  • Pronunciation – rhythm, intonation and stress
  • Idiomatic and colloquial language

This English course is available in Edinburgh all year round and students can start every Monday.

Monday to Friday : 9.30 – 12.45 and 13.45 – 15.15

Course Summary

Start Dates

Lessons /week

Number of weeks

Fees /week

Max 10 students

Lesson duration 45 min

+ option: Spoken Performance or IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE Exam Preparation

Every Monday

30

2 – 6

£315

7 – 11

£295

12 – 19

£280

20 – 35

£255

36 +

£245

For one week, please add a supplement of £ 70 to the 2-6 week price

Afternoon Classes

We offer a variety of afternoon English courses which focus on improving conversational English skills or academic exam preparation.

Afternoon Course Details:

  • Small classes with a maximum of 10 students
  • Beginner to advanced classes available
  • 10 lessons per week
  • Fully tailored through our online placement test
  • Regular starting dates

Afternoon Spoken Performance group courses.
Monday to Friday: 13.45 – 15.15h.

Course Summary Number of lessons Number of weeks Fee per week
General and conversational English, focusing on speaking. Max group size is 10 students. Courses start every Monday. 10 lessons per week 1-2

3-4

5+

£130

£120

£110

Afternoon English Exam Preparation.
Monday to Friday: 13.45 – 15.15h.

Course Summary Number of lessons Number of weeks Fee per week
Exam Strategy and Preparation for FCE, CAE, CPE or IELTS exams. Max group size is 10 students. 10 lessons per week 1-2

3-4

5+

£130

£120

£110

Combi Course

Combining private English lessons with group sessions gives students the best of both worlds. Students can enjoy one-to-one learning and group participation in the same course. Combination Option English students can work with others in a relaxed atmosphere in the morning and receive intensive one-to-one English training in the afternoon whilst continuously benefiting from high quality inlingua learning methods.

Package Details:

  • Combine group lessons in the morning with one-to-one English lessons in the afternoon
  • Morning group options include Business English (max 4 students) or General English (max 10 students)
  • 10 to 20 private lessons per week
  • Available all  year-round
  • All English levels catered for (beginner and advanced subject to availability)

 

Course Summary

Start Dates

Combination p.w

Fees /week

Extra week/s

Group lessons + Private Tuition in the afternoon

Every Monday

20 group + 10 private

£760

£650

30 group + 10 private

£815

£700

20 group + 20 private

£1195

£1080

Private Tuition

One-to-one tuition is available all year round with one of our experienced teachers. Students will benefit from individual attention and lessons tailored to their unique needs and requirements. One-to-one tuition is available in blocks of 20, 30 or 40 lessons per week. This option is ideal for students who want to see fast progress in their English in a short period of time.

Advantages of One-to-One Lessons:

  • The most effective and intensive way to learn English, or to brush up on existing English language skills
  • 100% flexible: the structure of the lessons is personally tailored to suit the individual learning needs and requirements
  • Increased confidence  in English with a fully focused, bespoke programme designed for the individual

Timetable flexible, available all year

Course Summary

Number of lessons

Fees /week

Extra week/s

One-to-one tuition

20, 30 or 40 lessons per week

Lesson duration 45 min, minimum 2 lessons

20

£900

£850

30

£1350

£1300

40

£1750

£1700

Possibility to have lunch with the teacher: £300 per week
NB: cost of the meal for the client to be paid directly at the restaurant.

Evening Courses

General English Evening Course Details

  • Small classes with a maximum of 10 students
  • Focus on conversational English skills
  • Courses from 8 to 12 weeks
  • Lessons take place two evenings per week from 18.30 – 20.00
  • Beginner to advanced classes available
  • Regular starting dates

Evening General Conversational English
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 18.30 – 20.00h

Course Summary Number of Students Number of weeks Fee per term
General and conversational English. All levels. Group tuition / IELTS Exam Preparation. Max group size i 10 students. 5-10 12 £270
4 10
3 8

Evening English Exam Preparation.
Mondays & Wednesdays: 18.30 – 20.00h

Course Summary Course dates Number of Weeks Fee per term
Exam Strategy and Preparation for IELTS or CAE Various start dates 12 weeks with a minimum of 5 students £270

NB: We are open on Bank Holiday Mondays. FCE preparation courses are available on Saturdays.

Terms and Conditions

Course fee:

Prices include: Tuition, access to student library and lounge, Wi-Fi and coffee and tea at any time.
Please note that there is a registration fee of £50 per person apart from evening courses.

Students age:

All our students have to be 18 years of age or older to enrol.

Deposit and Payment:

A 10% non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. The remaining balance is due three weeks prior to the course starting or in full if booking is made at the last minute. inlingua Edinburgh reserves the right to refuse the student or cancel the course if payment has not been received prior to the course starting.

Insurance:

We recommend students take out appropriate travel and health insurance. Inlingua Edinburgh does not accept responsibility for any loss or injury however caused during the student’s stay in the UK.

Cancellation:

up to 28 days prior to course starting: deposit
28 days to 14 days: 30% of total amount
14 days to 7 days: 50% of total amount
7 days to 3 days: 75% of total amount
less than 3 days: 100% of total amount

Once a course starts there will be no cancellation or rescheduling privileges.

Home stays need to be cancelled 21 days prior to scheduled arrival and inlingua will refund the fee less the non-refundable booking fee of £40.00. Cancellations made less than 21 days before arrival will be charged with one week home stay fee ( £185.00, £215.00 or £255 depending on category).

Day group tuition at inlingua Edinburgh

Our minimum group size is 3 students and maximum 10.
In case of 1 or 2 students only in a group Inlingua Edinburgh reserves the right to reduce the lesson total at its discretion as follows:

  • 4 group lessons = 2 private lessons
  • 6 group lessons = 3 private lessons

Evening group tuition at inlingua Edinburgh

For less than 5 students we adjust the course length as follows:

5-8 Students 12 weeks
4 students 10 weeks
3 students 8 weeks

Intensive Exam Preparation

Exam fees are not included in the cost of the course and are as follows:

IELTS £145
CPE £148
FCE £139
CAE £142

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