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. Soemtimes 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