Take your English to the next level!

★★★★★ 4.9/5 on Google

At Alba English, everyone can afford high-quality English courses! Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced learner, we have the perfect English language course for you. Enrol today!

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Study in the heart of Edinburgh

Alba English School

Since 2012, we have provided high-quality English classes in small groups with a personal approach in a relaxed & professional atmosphere.

The school is in a beautiful traditional building with modern facilities. We have a multilingual team and qualified teachers. They will help you learn English, share cultures and make new friends. We organise weekly social activities, and many students have called Alba English a ‘home from home’.

Why choose Alba English School?

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Great Location

We are located in the heart of beautiful Edinburgh, next to the university and one of the biggest parks.

Flexible & Drop-in Lessons

You can book, schedule, re-schedule, or cancel your classes yourself. You can study as little as 90 minutes per week.

Affordable Classes

We are the best value Edinburgh language school, with quality English classes from just £7 an hour. English classes should be for everyone!

High-Quality English Courses

We offer courses for all levels, from beginner to proficiency, and can help you prepare for exams like FCE, CAE and IELTS.

British Council Accredited

Our qualified and dynamic teachers make learning enjoyable.

What our students say


We’re proud of the learning environment we provide but don’t just take our word for it. Find reviews from our students about their experiences at Alba English School below.


We are more than just an English School!

Our mission is to provide high-quality courses in a comfortable learning setting in the heart of the beautiful Scottish capital. All our students are known by name and are part of the family. We are not just a school; we are proud to be a place to exchange storiesshare cultures and make new friends. Many of our students have called Alba English a ‘home from home’

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