English School Tuition

Choosing the right course for you is very important. Our guide below can help you find your perfect learning experience, choosing the course that suits your needs.

Need help with English School Tuition or other information? Please feel free to contact us and we’ll help you find the best option.

On all of our courses, you can expect:

• Interesting, engaging topics
• Wide range of tasks including; presentations, debates, surveys and creative activities
• Teacher feedback every lesson
• Regular classroom based assessment
• A fully English speaking environment
• Development of skills to take you beyond the classroom: critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, communication and confidence

English School Tuition

General English

This is a great course for all – around improvement. Through tasks and engaging activities, you can build a solid English base. You will focus on communication and increase your fluency and accuracy.
English School Tuition

Intensive English

Like the General English course, this is a great course for all -around improvement with the added opportunity to focus on the English language skills of your choice. Your morning classes focus on communication, using tasks and engaging activities focussing on the world around you. In the afternoons, you get extra support from a teacher focussed on what you would like to develop. Our teachers will ask you to complete a needs analysis to find out how best to help you.
English School Tuition
English School Tuition

Super Intensive English

This course is our most intensive experience. With 6 hours of tuition each day, you can maximise your learning by focussing completely on your studies. Your morning classes focus on communication, using tasks and engaging activities focussing on the world around you. In the afternoons, you get extra support from a teacher focussed on what you would like to develop. Our teachers will ask you to complete a needs analysis to find out how best to help you.
English School Tuition
English School Tuition

English Plus

More than just English, this is a great course for all–around improvement, with an added focus on an area that can prepare you for further studies or the workplace:
  • Culture & Etiquette
  • Leadership
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Work Place & Job Search
On ‘English Plus’ you use the mornings to develop all aspects of your English language , focussing on communication and increasing your fluency and accuracy. In the afternoon session you focus on your specialist topic, developing both language and skills.
English School Tuition
English School Tuition

Get Ready for IELTS

On this course, you develop all aspects of your English Language in the mornings. You focus on communication and increasing your fluency and accuracy. In the afternoons, focus on developing exam skills for IELTS (International English Language Testing), a widely recognised English proficiency test. It’s the opportunity to practise the sections of the exam, get tips and strategies from our teachers and receive teacher feedback. This course can help you do your best in the exam.
*This is exam preparation only.

When you are ready, we can help you enrol for your exam at an Edinburgh exam centre.

IELTs preparation course dates and external exam dates (booked independently by students):

Two-Week
Course* (Mon-Fri)
Four Week Course
(Mon-Fri)
Academic and GeneralAcademic Only
Start datesStart datesExam DatesExam Dates
28-Jan14-Jan09-Feb
25-Feb11-Feb09-Mar
25-Mar11-Mar06-Apr
22-Apr08-Apr04-May
20-May06-May01-Jun
17-Jun03-Jun29-Jun
05-Aug22-Jul17-Aug
02-Sep19-Aug14-Sep
30-Sep16-Sep12-Oct
04-Nov21-Oct16-Nov
18-Nov30-Nov

* If you intend to sit the exams after a two-week course, we recommend you book the exam in advance. If you are attending the four-week preparation course we can guide you with your level and you can book the exam in the first week of study.

For information about the exam, the Information for Candidates booklet gives advice on the format of the IELTS test, and how to prepare.

English School Tuition
English School Tuition

OET EXAM

The Occupational English Test is an international English language test for the healthcare sector. It assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who wish to register and practise in an English-speaking environment. Mackenzie School is the Edinburgh venue for the OET examination in partnership with International House London. For dates and prices call for more information on +44 131 555 5315 or email [email protected]

One-to-one

Lessons with just you and one of our teachers will enable a tailored experience especially for
you. Please contact us to discuss this option and the English School Tuition.