General English Courses

Morning Group Lessons

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 15 hours per week.

The course aims to give you confidence in communicating in an English speaking environment. The course is taught in weekly modules focusing on speaking and listening covering essential grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and common English phrases. General English is designed for students who wish to improve their ability to communicate in English while experiencing the vibrancy and excitement of Edinburgh.

  • Hours per week 15 hours
  • Maximum class size 10 students
  • Start date Any Monday
  • Timetable 9.30am-12.45pm – Monday to Friday (15 minutes coffee break at 11 am)
  • Course length Flexible/minimum 1 week
  • Levels From A1 CEFR (Beginner) to C1 CEFR (Advanced)
  • Nationality Mix Multinational (fluctuates with seasons)
  • Minimum Age 18+
  • Additional charges £50 Booking fee and from £30 for course material

General English can also be combined with spoken performance, exam preparation (IELTS, CAE, CPE, FCE, TOIEC) or Business English to create an intensive programme.

2018 Prices

  • 1 to 6 weeks: £255 per week
  • 7 to 12 weeks: £235 per week
  • 13 weeks and more: £225 per week

Special offer! Get 20% OFF

From the 5th November 2018 to the 1st March 2019 study more … pay less.

We think that winter is the perfect time to study English in Edinburgh. We are delighted to offer you a discount of 20% off tuition.

  • 1 to 6 weeks: £204 per week (was £255 per week)
  • 7 to 12 weeks: £188 per week (was £235 per week)
  • 13 weeks and more: £180 per week (was £225 per week)

More detailed information on the course and level descriptions can be found here

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

For information on requirements for deposits, payment of fees and the refund policy, including the arrangements and deadlines for cancellations you can find our Terms and Conditions here

Morning Group Lessons + 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.

  • Hours per week 22.5 hours
  • Maximum class size 10 students
  • Start date Any Monday
  • Timetable Monday to Friday, 9.30am-12.45pm (15 minutes coffee break at 11 am) and 13.45 – 15.15
  • Course length Flexible/minimum 1 week
  • Afternoon options available: Spoken Performance or IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE Exam Preparation
  • Levels From A1 CEFR (Beginner) to C1 CEFR (Advanced)
  • Nationality Mix Multinational (fluctuates with seasons)
  • Minimum Age 18+
  • Additional charges £50 Booking fee and from £30 for course material

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

2018 prices 

  • 1 to 6 weeks: £315 per week
  • 7 to 11 weeks: £295  per week
  • 12 to 19 weeks: £280 per week
  • 20 to 35 weeks: £255 per week
  • 36 weeks and more: £245  per week

Special offer! Get 20% OFF
From the 5th November 2018 to the 1st March 2019 study more … pay less.
We think that winter is the perfect time to study English in Edinburgh. We are delighted to offer you a discount of 20% off tuition.

  • 1 to 6 weeks: £252 per week (was £315)
  • 7 to 11 weeks: £236 per week (was £295)
  • 12 to 19 weeks: £224 per week (was £280)
  • 20 to 35 weeks: £204 per week (was £255)
  • 36 weeks and more: £196 per week (was £245)
Afternoon Classes

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

Afternoon Spoken Performance group courses.
General and conversational English, focusing on speaking.

  • Hours per week 7.5 hours
  • Maximum class size 10 students
  • Start date January, April and September 2019
  • Timetable Monday to Friday: 13.45 – 15.15h
  • Course length Flexible/minimum 1 week
  • Levels From A1 CEFR (Beginner) to C1 CEFR (Advanced)
  • Nationality Mix Multinational (fluctuates with seasons)
  • Minimum Age 18+

2019 Prices:

  • 1 week: £130
  • 2 weeks: £260
  • 3 weeks: £360
  • 4 weeks: £480
  • 5 weeks and more: £110 per week

Afternoon English Exam Preparation.
Exam Strategy and Preparation for FCE, CAE, CPE or IELTS exams.

  • Hours per week 7.5 hours
  • Maximum class size 10 students
  • Start date January, April and September 2019
  • Timetable Monday to Friday: 13.45 – 15.15h
  • Course length Flexible/minimum 1 week
  • Levels From A1 CEFR (Beginner) to C1 CEFR (Advanced)
  • Nationality Mix Multinational (fluctuates with seasons)
  • Minimum Age 18+

2019 Prices:

  • 1 week: £130
  • 2 weeks: £260
  • 3 weeks: £360
  • 4 weeks: £480
  • 5 weeks and more: £110 per week
Morning Group lessons + Private Lessons

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.

  • Hours per week 22.5 or 30 hours
  • Maximum class size 10 students (group sessions)
  • Start date Any Monday
  • Course length Flexible/minimum 1 week
  • Levels From A1 CEFR (Beginner) to C1 CEFR (Advanced)
  • Nationality Mix Multinational (fluctuates with seasons)
  • Minimum Age 18+
  • Additional charges £50 Booking fee and from £30 for course material

Package Details and Prices:

  • 15 hours (group lessons) + 7.5 hours (private lessons): £760 per week(£650 extra week/s)
  • 22.5 hours (group lessons) + 7.5 hours (private lessons): £815 per week (£700 extra week/s)
  • 15 hours (group lessons) + 15 hours (private lessons): £1195 per week (£1080 extra week/s)

Special offer! Get 20% OFF
From the 5th November 2018 to the 1st March 2019 study more … pay less.
We think that winter is the perfect time to study English in Edinburgh. We are delighted to offer you a discount of 20% off tuition.

  • 15 hours (group lessons) + 7.5 hours (private lessons): £608 per week (was £760 per week)
  • 22.5 hours (group lessons) + 7.5 hours (private lessons): £652 per week (was £815 per week)
  • 15 hours (group lessons) + 15 hours (private lessons): £956 per week (was £1195 per week)

 

Private Lessons

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.

  • Hours per week from 15 to 30 hours
  • Maximum class size one-to-one
  • Start date Any Monday
  • Timetable Flexible
  • Course length Flexible/minimum 1 week
  • Levels From A1 CEFR (Beginner) to C1 CEFR (Advanced)
  • Nationality Mix Multinational (fluctuates with seasons)
  • Minimum Age 18+
  • Additional charges £50 Booking fee and from £30 for course material

This option is the most effective and intensive way to learn English or to brush up on existing English language skills. It is also 100% flexible: the structure of the lessons is personally tailored to suit the individual learning needs and requirements. You will increase your confidence in English with a fully focused, bespoke programme designed for you.

Packages and prices 2018 

  • 15 hours per week: £900 per week (£850 extra week/s)
  • 22.5 hours per week: £1350 per week (£1300 extra week/s)
  • 30 hours per week: £1750 per week (1700 extra week/s)

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


Special offer! Get 20% OFF
From the 5th November 2018 to the 1st March 2019 study more … pay less.
We think that winter is the perfect time to study English in Edinburgh. We are delighted to offer you a discount of 20% off tuition.

  • 15 hours per week: £720 per week (was £900 per week)
  • 22.5 hours per week: £1080 per week (was £1350 per week)
  • 30 hours per week: £1400 per week (was £1750 per week)
Evening Courses

Evening General Conversational English Course
Focus on conversational English skills

  • Hours per week 3 hours (2 x 90 minutes)
  • Maximum class size 10 students
  • Start date January, April and September 2019
  • Timetable Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18.30 to 20.00h
  • Course length 8 to 12 weeks depending on the number of students
  • Levels From A1 CEFR (Beginner) to C1 CEFR (Advanced)
  • Nationality Mix Multinational (fluctuates with seasons)
  • Minimum Age 18+

Details and prices: £270 per term
The Course length will depend on the number of students

  • 3 students: 8 weeks
  • 4 students: 10 weeks
  • 5 to 10 students: 12 weeks

Evening English Exam Preparation
Exam Strategy and Preparation for IELTS or CAE

  • Hours per week 3 hours (2 x 90 minutes)
  • Maximum class size 10 students
  • Start date January, April and September 2019
  • Timetable Tuesdays and Thursdays from 18.30 to 20.00h
  • Course length 8 to 12 weeks depending on the number of students
  • Levels From A1 CEFR (Beginner) to C1 CEFR (Advanced)
  • Nationality Mix Multinational (fluctuates with seasons)
  • Minimum Age 18+

Details and prices:£270 per term
The Course length will depend on the number of students

  • 3 students: 8 weeks
  • 4 students: 10 weeks
  • 5 to 10 students: 12 weeks

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