Study English in beautiful Edinburgh

At Alba English, we have different English courses in Edinburgh. From General English to exam preparation, we’ll help you learn the English you need. Not sure which is the right one for you? Just contact us and we’ll help!

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General English Intensive

Do you want to go shopping, have a job interview or make friends in English? Then our General English course is for you!

General English Part-Time

Living and working in Edinburgh? Our flexible part-time courses let you choose your timetable.

IELTS Exam Preparation Classes

What IELTS score do you need to reach your goals? Let us help you get the score you want.

First Certificate (FCE) Exam

Will you be one of the 3 million people taking a Cambridge exam this year? Make the most of your experience in Edinburgh by taking the FCE.

Advanced (CAE) Exam

Do you want to prove you have an advanced level of English? The CAE is an essential addition to your CV. Get ready with our classes.

Proficiency (CPE) Exam

The ultimate challenge. Put yourself ahead of the crowd with the highest level Cambridge exam.


Our TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) Exam Preparation classes focus on the grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and the exam skills you need.

English for Specific Purposes

If you’ve got a particular aspect of English you need to master, like Legal English, Aviation English or Medical English, we can help!

Business English Courses

Our Business English classes are focused on the professional language needed to communicate effectively in a business environment.

Summer Courses

Make the most of your summer by learning English in one of the most beautiful cities in the UK, Edinburgh.

CV Workshop

Looking for a job in the UK? Book a place on our CV workshop to check over your English CV. It’s free!