HERE ARE SOME LINKS YOU MAY FIND USEFUL 

 

 

GENERAL 

 

SCILT, Scotland's National Centre for Languages - Information and advice on languages and language teaching in Scotland. In particular, SCILT provides support and professional learning opportunities for language teachers and works with schools across Scotland to promote the benefits of language learning.

 

Bilingualism Matters - research into bilingualism at Edinburgh University.  We often link up with them to support them in their research.

 

The European Bookshop - Online bookseller with a vast selection of foreign language books.  If they do not have the book you are looking for in stock, they will do their best to get it for you.

 

Berlitz- Berlitz is a leadership innovation and language training institution providing in-depth instruction of more than 50 foreign languages and ESL materials with face-to-face learning, online live instruction and self-study to make language learning easier and flexible for users

 

A Guide to Phonics for Parents and Schools- This guide is an excellent resource on phonics, written by Michael Morris, and offering a good introduction and brief history on the subject, as well as offering lots of useful resources like phonemes and graphemes that educators and parents can use in developing children's phonetic awareness.

 

Lingo Flamingo - Another partner of ours.  Lingo Flamingo is a social enterprise orginally based on the West Coast of Scotland who offers language classes in retirement homes in a bid to keep dementia at bay.

 

Linguee On-Line Dictionary -   It does not only give a translation, but also looks up relevant passages  on the web and shows the word or phrase in relevant context.

 

The Chinese Bookshop- Online Chinese Bookseller based in the UK.

 

Word reference - An online dictionary.

 

SPANISH

Edinburgh Spanish Circle offers talks, usually in Spanish, on Spain and Latin America.

 

Blog on living in Edinburgh - in English and Spanish.  Written by Adrian, one of our tutors.

 

SALT Edinburgh -Spanish lessons in Edinburgh for all levels from beginner to advanced.

 

La Tundra- Independent creative and cultural magazine in Spanish produced and printed in the UK since 2011

 

Habla y Olé - one week Immersion courses while exploring the country. 

 

Spanish Speaking Resources- Useful resources to look at before travelling to Spanish speaking countries

 

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE

Tupiniquim Kiosk - makes delicious Brazilian juices and gluten free pancakes.

 

Brazilian Sensation is a Brazilian restaurant which offers traditional Brazilian dishes.


RUSSIAN

The Scotland-Russia Forum The Scotland-Russia Forum offer information and events about all aspects of Russia and its neighbours as well as Russian courses for adults - click here for more information.

 

GREEK

Edinburgh Greek School offers classes in modern Greek for adults at all levels.  For more information email Katy - kanderson12@btinternet.com

 

OTHER LEARNING PURSUITS

The Guitar Lab

 

The Guitar Lab is Edinburgh's East Side guitar academy. Whether a complete beginner or already gigging or recording, The Guitar Lab will help you to get your skills to the next level.

Yakety Yak Language Cafe

 

PO Box 24154

EDINBURGH

EH3 1GU

 

Tel: 07826 555134

 

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