Summer 2020 Update

We’ve been following the Scottish Government’s announcements about the COVID-19 situation in Scotland carefully, and this is our plan for reopening. Thanks so much for your patience!

Online Classes
Now - Friday 7 August

We are offering classes online, via Zoom. We have a reduced timetable at first.

General English (Monday-Friday)
Elementary: 0930–1120
Pre-Int: 0930-1120
Intermediate: 1140-1330
Upper Int: 1140-1330
Advanced: 0930-1120

Exam Preparation
FCE: Tuesday and Thursday, 1800-1950
CAE: Monday and Wednesday, 1800-1950

(IELTS and Intermediate Plus classes will not start in July)

We are charging the same affordable prices as always, and as an extra bonus, we’re reducing our maximum class size from 12 to 8 for now. We think this is a good number for online classes. You can book your classes on the portal in the same way as always, with the same flexibility. We are using the same books and following the same syllabus as usual.

Private Classes
If you want a class adapted to you at a time that suits you, we’re offering private classes online for an amazing £20 an hour in July. This is half our normal price! Contact us for more information and to book.

Face to Face Classes
From August 10

We will resume face-to-face classes from Monday 10 August. Of course, the safety of our students and staff is incredibly important, so things will be a little different. We'll have smaller class sizes and may change class times a little so you don't interct with many people. We'll also make sure that we have hand sanitiser available and take other appropriate measures. We’re following government rules carefully and will update this page, Facebook and Instagram when we know more!

Social Life
We know that you love coming to Alba not just for the classes, but for the social life too. From Monday 13 July, we’ll offer outdoor social activities (like picnics and walks in the park) with social distancing. We’ll post information about these on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

Contact Us
If you have any questions, please contact us!