We at ESU Scotland were very excited at being given the opportunity to host the last World Members’ Conference in Edinburgh in September 2008. Over 250 delegates from 31 countries attended.

 ESU World 2008

We offer part-time EFL classes for non-native speakers. These are aimed at improving written and spoken grammar, comprehension and pronunciation and cover reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and the classes are an excellent way to meet new people, make friends, and learn about other cultures in a friendly and relaxed setting. The small and friendly multilingual groups are led by an experienced tutor. (All our teachers are native English-speakers.)

Our classes take place during the day and in the evenings at our building at 23 Atholl Crescent. Number 23 is the last building in the crescent at the Haymarket end and is DOWNSTAIRS underneath number 22.

You can join the courses at any time during the term.

We are able to run classes at all levels and start new classes, so if you don't see the level you are interested in, please call the office on 0131 229 1528 or email efl@esuscotland.org.uk.


Exam Preparation Classes
First Certificate (FCE) and Advanced Certificate (CAE) Preparation Class:
Tuesday & Thursday 10.00am-1.00pm
(6 hours per week, 120 per month)
Cambridge Proficiency Exam (CPE) Preparation Class:
Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm-9.30pm
(4 hours per week, 80 per month)
IELTS Preparation Class:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30am-11.30am
(6 hours per week, 120 per month)

General English Classes
Pre-Advanced Class:
Monday & Wednesday 5.30pm-7.30pm
(4 hours per week, 80 per month)
Intermediate Class:
Tuesday & Thursday 6.30pm-8.30pm
(4 hours per week, 80 per month)


We also offer more specialised short part-time and full-time courses to individuals and closed groups. These programmes are adapted to suit the specific needs of the student(s) and can include General English, Business English, Scottish Culture, English for Employment, Presentation Skills and Interview Techniques. Programmes can include visits and excursions to places of interest in and around Edinburgh.

Examples of courses we can provide:
  • Part-time Bring Your Baby Beginners English
  • Full-time General English
  • English for Employment
  • Business English
  • English Language and Scottish Culture
  • One to One English

  • For more information about these classes, please click here or email efl@esuscotland.org.uk for further details.

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