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International House Edinburgh

40 Shandwick Place, EH2 4RT, Edinburgh

Accredited for English language teaching by the British Council, we help adults reach their potential by encouraging them to speak as much English as possible in small classes of no more than 10 students. Each member of our dedicated team of teachers and administration staff has a genuine passion for language education. We offer a welcoming environment for learners and a calendar of social and cultural events. The learning experience is always fresh and interesting due to our policy of regularly rotating our teachers.

Accreditations:
You'll get a 7% discount on tuition by booking your course at langart.net

School location

Special offers

Get 20% off if you study with us in winter!

Courses must take place in November, December, January or February. This offer is not available for sponsored courses and Erasmus+ courses. Course material and booking fee to be added.

General Information

  • Minimum age of students: 18
  • Lesson duration: 45 min
  • Maximum class size: 10
  • Average number of students in group: 5
  • Number of classrooms: 8
  • School's foundation year: 2005
  • Level placement test on the first day: yes
  • The nearest airport: Edinburgh Airport
  • Distance from the nearest airport: 11 km
  • School opening times: 9:00 - 20:00
  • School closed on national and regional holidays: 24.12.2023, 25.12.2023, 26.12.2023, 27.12.2023, 28.12.2023, 29.12.2023, 30.12.2023, 31.12.2023, 01.01.2024, 02.01.2024, 03.01.2024, 04.01.2024, 05.01.2024, 06.01.2024, 29.03.2024, 06.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 05.08.2024, 02.12.2024, 25.12.2024, 26.12.2024
  • Distance from the airport: EDI Edinburgh Airport km

Facilities

  • Library
  • Free WIFI
  • Dining room
  • Tea / Coffee room
  • Lounge with TV

Classroom equipment

  • Heating in all classrooms
  • Audio-TV in some classrooms

The price includes

  • Free certificate of course attendance
  • WIFI Internet at school
  • Language level placement test on the first day at school
  • Language test before the course
  • Organized activities at school

Course materials:

To be purchased at the school for an extra charge of course books from 30 £
included in the price

Top student nationalities

Courses

General English Morning Group Lessons 15h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 20
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week based on 12 weeks
Price: 288 £
310 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 5
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

The course is taught in weekly modules focusing on speaking and listening covering essential grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and common English phrases. General English is designed for students who wish to improve their ability to communicate in English while experiencing the vibrancy and excitement of Edinburgh. 

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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General English Morning and Afternoon Group Lessons 22.5h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 30
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week based on 12 weeks
Price: 367 £
395 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 5
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

If you want to see fast progress and really gain confidence in your spoken English, then the General English Plus Spoken Performance option is for you. This option is for those students who wish to take steps towards obtaining fluency in English. The course will also include discussions on UK culture and current affairs.

Course levels

Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Required minimum language level

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1

Course hours

9:00 - 12.15; 13:15 - 14:45; Monday - Friday

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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General English Morning Group 15h/week + Afternoon Private Lessons 7.5h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 30
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week:
Price: 851 £
915 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 5
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

Combining private English lessons with group sessions gives students the best of both worlds. Combination Option English students can work with others in a relaxed atmosphere in the morning and receive intensive one-to-one English training in the afternoon whilst continuously benefiting from high-quality inlingua learning methods. 

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course hours

Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 12:15 and 13:15 - 14:45

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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General English Morning Group 22.5h/week + Afternoon Private Lessons 7.5h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 40
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week:
Price: 949 £
1 020 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 5
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

Combining private English lessons with group sessions gives students the best of both worlds. Combination Option English students can work with others in a relaxed atmosphere in the morning and receive intensive one-to-one English training in the afternoon whilst continuously benefiting from high-quality inlingua learning methods.

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course hours

Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 12:15 and 13:15 - 16:30

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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General English Morning Group 15h/week + Afternoon Private Lessons 15h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 40
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week:
Price: 1 381 £
1 485 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 5
Maximum group size 10
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

Combining private English lessons with group sessions gives students the best of both worlds. Combination Option English students can work with others in a relaxed atmosphere in the morning and receive intensive one-to-one English training in the afternoon whilst continuously benefiting from high-quality inlingua learning methods.

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course hours

Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 12:15 and 13:15 - 16:30

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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Private Lessons 15h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 20
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week:
Price: 1 060 £
1 140 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 1
Maximum group size 1
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

Private tuition is ideal if you require or prefer individual attention throughout your stay. You will learn in an effective, dynamic, professional and interactive way. This English course is the most flexible and you are in total control of the structure, topics, and pace of the lessons

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course hours

flexible between 9:00 - 16:30; Monday - Friday

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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Private Lessons 22.5h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 30
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week:
Price: 1 590 £
1 710 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 1
Maximum group size 1
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

Private tuition is ideal if you require or prefer individual attention throughout your stay. You will learn in an effective, dynamic, professional and interactive way. This English course is the most flexible and you are in total control of the structure, topics, and pace of the lessons.

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course hours

Monday - Friday; flexible between 9:00 - 16:30

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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Private Lessons 30h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 48
lessons per week 40
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week:
Price: 2 120 £
2 280 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 1
Maximum group size 1
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

Private tuition is ideal if you require or prefer individual attention throughout your stay. You will learn in an effective, dynamic, professional and interactive way. This English course is the most flexible and you are in total control of the structure, topics, and pace of the lessons.

Course levels

Beginner, Elementary - Level A1, Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course hours

Monday - Friday, flexible between 9:00 - 16:30

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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Business English group 15h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 4
lessons per week 20
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week based on 3 weeks
Price: 512 £
550 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 2
Maximum group size 4
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

This course gives you the skills to communicate effectively through using English in a working environment and to improve your overall confidence when conducting business in English. The course also provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Business English students.

Course levels

Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course hours

Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 12:15

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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Business English group 15h/week + Private Lessons 7.5h/week

Minimum course length in weeks 1
Maximum course length in weeks 2
lessons per week 30
Lesson duration 45 min
Price per week:
Price: 1 135 £
1 220 £
Minimum age of students 18
Maximum age of students 100
Average number of students in group 2
Maximum group size 4
Certificate of course attendance yes

Course description

This course gives you the skills to communicate effectively through using English in a working environment and to improve your overall confidence when conducting business in English. The course also provides a great opportunity to network with fellow Business English students.

Course levels

Pre-Intermediate - Level A2, Intermediate - Level B1, Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1, Proficient - Level C2

Course hours

Monday - Friday; 9:00 - 12:15 and 13:15 - 14:45

Course start dates

15.04.2024, 22.04.2024, 29.04.2024, 06.05.2024, 13.05.2024, 20.05.2024, 27.05.2024, 03.06.2024, 10.06.2024, 17.06.2024, 24.06.2024, 01.07.2024, 08.07.2024, 15.07.2024, 22.07.2024, 29.07.2024, 05.08.2024, 12.08.2024, 19.08.2024, 26.08.2024, 02.09.2024, 09.09.2024, 16.09.2024, 23.09.2024, 30.09.2024, 07.10.2024, 14.10.2024, 21.10.2024, 28.10.2024, 04.11.2024, 11.11.2024, 18.11.2024, 25.11.2024, 02.12.2024, 09.12.2024, 16.12.2024
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Accommodation

Host Family Homestay

Accommodation is based on a single room (bed linen provided) with WIFI and use of communal facilities. Depending on which category you choose, you may have a private bathroom or a shared family bathroom. The families also provide access to laundry and a front door key for you to come and go at your leisure. Most of our hosts live within a 40-minute bus ride from our language centre and are thus within easy reach.

Price per week:
Price: 250 £
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Price includes: access to free WIFI in the building, access to kitchen, access to the laundry room, heating, bedding, private bathroom, towels, shared bathroom
Accommodation from - to Prices based on accommodation from Saturday prior to the course to Saturday after the course
Minimum age 18
Maximum age 100
Minimum stay in weeks 1
Distance from school by public transport 40 min
Extra nights bookable: Yes
Price per extra night 36-50 £
Accommodation Placement Fee charged by the school 60 £
High season supplement per week 35 £
High season dates 25.05.2024 - 29.09.2024


Supplements

Dietary supplement Vegan / Dairy Free / Gluten Free / Halal / Kosher 40 £ per week
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Terms & Conditions

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE BOOKING.
Description of the booking process, deposit payment, balance payment

1. Making a booking.
1.1 The booking will be made via langart.net through an online booking system.

2. Deposit payment
2.1 A deposit will be charged to the student at the time of booking.

3. Balance payment
3.1 The balance will be paid by the student to the school directly.
3.2 For the payment of the balance, the school will issue an invoice to the student, with the deposit deducted, and forward it to the student along with confirmation of enrolment and other documents relating to the booking. The invoice will include the methods of payment accepted by the school, as well as the deadline for payment.

 

For latest booking terms, to include changing the booking, cancellations, withdrawal from the course, and others, visit:

https://ihedinburgh.com/terms-and-conditions/

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