Welcome to Caledonian Language School!

Our school is accredited by the British Council and the Scottish Qualifications Authority for the teaching of English as a foreign language. Caledonian is also a member of English UK, the association for recognised English language services in the UK and the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

Caledonian Language School

Old Buildings, English Lessons and Fried Food

We have asked our students to describe their experience at the Caledonian Language School. The result? Have a read below and stay tuned for some more:

My name is Margaux and I am 16 years old. I am doing a five-day English course in Edinburgh with my English class from Switzerland. I have been to the Caledonian […]

Want to Study English in Edinburgh but What to Expect?

You’ve decided you really want to study English in Edinburgh – new culture, fascinating city, new experiences. Yet you are not sure what to expect and if you’ll like it. How does it work living with a Scottish family? Will I make new friends?

So here are few recommendations by one of our students to help you make the most of […]

“Now I Have Special Friends from Different Countries”

Before starting a new experience abroad, it is normal to have many questions about everyday life in the UK – food, traditions, culture, etc… Listening to real-life experiences can be very helpful.
In the next few months we’ll be posting interviews with some of our students – These will give you useful insights about your experience in Edinburgh, […]

Finding a Job in Edinburgh

So, you’ve decided to pack your bags and move to Edinburgh. Moving to another country can be very scary, especially when you are worrying about finding a job. A lot of our students worry that they won’t be able to find a job in Edinburgh because of their level of English; but it is actually easier […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Caledonian Language School|0 Comments

From South Europe to Edinburgh: Useful tips for living in Edinburgh

I’ve been living in Edinburgh for 2 and a half years. I know it’s not a very long time, but I’d like to give you some friendly advice on living in Scotland. You may think that some of the advice I am going to give you is just common-sense, but when you are in a […]

By |August 18th, 2016|Caledonian Language School|0 Comments

From Italy to Edinburgh: Studying at the Caledonian Language School

I attended Caledonian Language School during spring 2016. My purpose was to improve my level of English and gain more confidence in speaking it. I had a good starting level, at least in grammar and written English, but I wasn’t able to speak in every situation without getting a bit embarrassed, especially in formal (and important) […]

By |August 4th, 2016|Caledonian Language School|0 Comments

Are you interested in becoming a Host family?

The Caledonian Language School is currently seeking host families for our international students.

Ideally we are looking for families who would be willing to provide B&B or half board for vegetarian, halal and other diets. However, you can choose between  self-catering, where the student will provide their own food and cook for themselves, and half board, where you […]

By |June 28th, 2016|Caledonian Language School|0 Comments

Students Enjoy Visit from Stockbridge Pipe Band

Caledonian Language School was delighted to welcome Stockbridge Pipe Band last night for a fantastic evening of Scottish music and food. The Students enjoyed listening to the band play some traditional pipe music and were delighted to be given the opportunity to play the bagpipes. Combined with some Scottish drinks and snacks such as Whisky, […]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Caledonian Language School|0 Comments

Improving my English in Edinburgh

Why did I choose Scotland? I’m addicted to travel and learning about new cultures. I’d already been to London and Dublin so I thought that studying English in Edinburgh would be a good idea.

All I knew about this country was thanks to TV series such as Outlander or movies like Braveheart. In short, I only knew […]

By |June 9th, 2016|Caledonian Language School|0 Comments

The Caledonian Language School Welcomes Research Student

The Caledonian Language School would like to welcome Karen, a University of Edinburgh masters student, who has spent the last week at our school performing research.

Karen’s MSc dissertation research is on the attitudes of part-time adult L2 learners towards collaborative learning in an L2-immersion environment. It adopts a mixed methodology involving classroom observations, questionnaires and […]

By |May 26th, 2016|Caledonian Language School|0 Comments