Questions about our English courses
When can I begin my course?
You can begin our courses on any Monday. If you prefer to begin on another day please contact us.
When do I need to book my course?
Usually we will accept your booking just 2 days before you want to begin but if you also need accommodation it is advisable to book at least 2 weeks in advance
What do I need to bring with me on the first day?
You should bring your ID (passport or ID card), a pen or pencil and some paper or a notebook
Do I need to do a test so that you know my level?
Yes, you will do a short level test on the first day of your course
Will I receive a certificate when I finish my course?
Yes, you will receive a certifcate with your English level written on it
Will I receive a student card?
If you want a student card you can request one free of charge from the school reception
How may people will be in my class?
There will be a maximum of 14 students in your class. Sometimes there are fewer than 14 students in the class.
Where will my classmates be from?
Your classmates will be from many different countries
Can I eat and drink in the school?
Only water is permitted in the classrooms. There is a kitchen where you prepare food during your breaks. The kitchen has a fridge and a microwave oven and also a kettle for making tea and coffee. You can eat and drink in the kitchen and in the student common room
How old must I be to study at the Language Institute Edinburgh?
You need to be a minimum of 16 years old when you begin your course