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Learn English in Scotland

Learning English in Scotland offers an enriching and captivating experience, immersing language learners in a land of breathtaking landscapes, fascinating history, and warm hospitality. 

Beyond the classroom, learners can explore ancient castles, rolling hills, and serene lochs, embracing the rich heritage and traditions that shape Scottish culture. Learning English in Scotland not only equips students with valuable language abilities but also leaves them with cherished memories of a remarkable journey through this captivating and welcoming country.

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Where to study English in Scotland

Immersive English learning intertwined with the essence of Scottish culture

For a truly immersive experience, Edinburgh stands out as an exceptional destination to learn English in Scotland, and CES Edinburgh language schools offer top-tier language education combined with an authentic taste of Scottish culture.

Experiences & Courses in Scotland

Immersive English language-learning

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CELTA English Teacher Training

in Edinburgh, Scotland

The CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is the most widely recognised and respected initial teacher training course internationally. 

  • 18+
  • B2
  • 4 weeks +
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Standard English

in Edinburgh, Scotland

On the first day in class students have a welcome presentation and induction talk. This is followed by an orientation tour around the city to help you get acquainted with the wonderful city of Edinburgh. It is a really great, and unique way to begin your language learning.

  • 16+
  • A1
  • 2 weeks +
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Methodology + Language Development for English Teachers

in Edinburgh, Scotland

Our partner school, close to the pulsating heart of Edinburgh but far enough away to allow complete focus, is the perfect choice to meet like minded teachers from around the world to share best practice on development and methodology.

  • 20+
  • B1
  • 1 weeks +
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Prepare for your English learning experience in Edinburgh

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6 Reasons to Study English in the UK

When studying another language, it is very important to study it in its native country, in order to have a complete immersion experience. Studying, for example, the English language in your home country may not be as efficient or practical as studying English in the UK. 

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British English terms & phrases you will hear when studying English in the UK

Have you ever watched a British tv show or movie but had difficulty catching some of the vocabulary or phrases even though the main characters were speaking English? Strange, right? This situation is especially familiar to those who learned English as a second language and that are not so familiar with ‘British English’ terminology.

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Language Learning Facts You Might Not Know

Each one of us realizes, in a different stage of our lives, that learning a second (sometimes third) language is a must-do activity. Some of us do it with pleasure, some totally hate it. Here I will present you with some interesting facts about language learning.

Studying English in Scotland FAQs

Have questions?

What is the journey time from Edinburgh to London?

It is approximately 5 hours by train or an hour by plane.

Does it get very cold in Edinburgh in the winter?

It can get quite cool. Check the weather forecasts prior to your departure and pack accordingly.

Wondering if Scotland is the right place to learn English?

Our experts are on hand to help you craft the ideal English language learning experience.