IELTS and Cambridge English Exam Preparation in Edinburgh



If you are a non-native speaker of English and you want to study a degree in the US and Canada, a TOEFL is an exam required by most to prove proficiency in English.

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It measures your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks in English. Many Universities in Europe and other countries also accept TOEFL (IELTS is popular outside USA). Popularity of TOEFL is growing.

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IELTS exam preparation
Intensive, Part-time and Distance Learning IELTS exam preparation courses
from £30 to £435 per week

ELA specialises in exam preparation courses for the internationally recognised IELTS (International English language testing system) exam. IELTS is an entry requirement to the UK Universities (undergraduate or postgraduate courses) and also Univerisities in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It is also recognised by many governments and international employers. IELTS is one of only two SELT exams recognised by UKVI (UK Visas & Immigration). When preparing your documents to apply for a Tier 4, make sure you have the IELTS for UKVI certificate. 

At ELA the IELTS Exam Preparation course is offered as Intensive 25 hour or Immersion 30 hour course, so our serious students can immerse themselves in the Academic English and exam skills 5-6 hours a day.

Cambridge English exam preparation
Cambridge Exam Centre
from £180 to £360 per week

At ELA our general English syllabus is based on 'Cambridge English'. Most of the content you would need for PET, FCE, CAE and CPE would be covered in four to eight weeks of the 25 hour a week Intensive English course. Our exam preparation course is aimed at giving you extra lessons based purely on Exam strategy and practice.

You would typically study three hours a day general English and then two hours a day exam preparation. The prices below are for a total of twenty-five hours per week full time and ten hours per week part time (pure exam prep classes).

Trinity SELT and Trinity exams for groups
Trinity GESE and ISE
from £180 to £360 per week

ELA-Edinburgh offers Trinity GESE, ISE and SEW as part of English language courses for middle and high-school groups preparing to take one of the exams.

BULATS exam preparation

ELA specialises in preparation courses for the internationally recognised The Business Language Testing Service - BULATS exam.

Life in the UK test
Life in the UK test preparation for immigration purposes

Life in the UK test can be prepared independently in your own time. 
However, we recognise that some people feel they require additional support to feel confidently during the test. 
For such candidates we can offer a 1 week part-time course or an intensive weekend course. 

Pearson PTE
from £180 to £360 per week

Hundreds of our students have successfully passed exams at ELA to go onto university, improve their position within the work place or progress within their domestic education systems.  Preparing for and taking exams, is often an anxious and pressurised process! It's important to feel confident that you know what you're meant to be doing and are preparing in the most effective way.

from £180 to £360 per week

If you are a non-native speaker of English and you want to study a degree in the US and Canada, a TOEFL is an exam required by most to prove proficiency in English.

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