Timetable

Our timetable below contains current details of all our drop in classes and activities for newcomers to Edinburgh. Everything is free of charge and there is no need to book – just come along and join in! We are open for 50 weeks of the year, closing only for public holidays at Christmas, New Year and Easter.

Please visit our Register for classes page for more information on how to get started.

The Welcoming Timetable

You are welcome to join any time, it is free & drop-in, no need to book in advance 🙂

Day Time Activity Description
Monday 10.00am – 12.00pm English Beginners 2 For those with a basic understanding of English (A2)
12.30pm – 1.30pm

 

Arabic Cafe An opportunity to practise some Arabic words and phrases and enjoy learning about different cultures. All Arabic learners and Arabic speakers welcome!
1.00pm – 3.00pm

 

English Advanced For those with a very good understanding of English, looking for further improvement (C1)
3.00pm –  5.00pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
5.30pm -7.30pm English Beginners 1 For those with little understanding of English (A1)
Tuesday 10.00am – 12.00pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
1.00pm – 3.00pm

 

English Upper-Intermediate For those with a good working understanding of English (B2-C1)
3.00pm – 5.00pm Skills for living & working in Edinburgh Advice and info about everyday living in Edinburgh plus practical help with CVs & all types of job application forms & interviews
3.30pm – 5.00pm Digital Skills Drop In Help with everyday use of computers and the internet
5.30pm – 7.30pm English Advanced For those with a very good understanding of English, looking for further improvement (C1)
Wednesday 10.00am – 12.00pm English Beginners 1 (1st floor)

and at the same time a

Complete Beginners class (5th floor)

For those with little understanding of English (A1) 

For those with no understanding of English

12.30pm – 2.00pm Open Book Reading Group Shared reading group to enjoy fiction and poetry together
1.00pm – 3.00pm

 

English Advanced For those with a very good understanding of English, looking for further improvement (C1)
3.00pm – 5.00pm Skills for living & working in Edinburgh Advice and info about everyday living in Edinburgh plus practical help with CVs & all types of job application forms & interviews
3.00pm – 5.00pm Scotland for Newcomers Get to know Scotland with a different outing or activity every week
5.30pm – 7.30pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
Thursday 10.00am – 12.00pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
1.00pm – 3.00pm

 

English Upper-Intermediate For those with a good working understanding of English (B2-C1)
3.00pm – 5.00pm Skills for living & working in Edinburgh Advice and info about everyday living in Edinburgh plus practical help with CVs & all types of job application forms & interviews
5.30pm – 7.30pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm English Beginners 1 (1st floor)

and at the same time a

Complete Beginners (5th floor)

For those with little understanding of English (A1)

For those with no understanding of English

12.30pm – 2.30pm English Conversation Café Have fun and improve your English through conversation with other learners and local volunteers
Saturday 11:00am – 3:00pm Creative Space Enjoy your choice of creative activities in our fabulous fifth floor classroom