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Upcoming Term

🟥 COVID-19 update: Our concession rate is not available on our online payment platform. Keep in mind that you need to inform us by email before enrolling if you think you may be eligible for our discounted rates. We will not be able to issue a refund of the difference if you pay before sending us the proof of your status.

🟥 COVID-19 update: While our Spring Term courses remain online for adults, according to the Scottish Government Covid-19 regulations, we will be able to hold our Youth Courses on-site.

Our Spring Term 2021 will kick start on April 19. We have now completed a year of successful online terms. Our teaching team is fully trained and experienced in providing you with an authentic classroom experience. Limited-time deal: 10% Early Bird discount on all enrolments until Sunday, the 28th of March.


Our conversation-based immersive method develops your ability to speak in real-life situations. Experienced native French teachers will guide you from "Bonjour!" to fluency! A year ago we introduced our new official textbook: Edito. This will be the textbook your class is going to use.


  • General French Courses (3h/week)
  • Clubs and Workshops: Club de Traduction (2h/week); Perfectionnement (1h30/Week), Lunch Conversation (1h/week)
  • On-Site Youth courses (Saturdays, 1h/week)
    Click here to familiarise yourself with course contents.
    Browse our courses offer with our Spring Term leaflet.


How does it work? Our team will ensure your smooth adaptation to the most intuitive tools available in the market. ZOOM will be your video-conference platform and APOLEARN will be your distance learning platform.

You’ll master these tools and French 🇫🇷 in no time! For more info, click here.


Login to your account, browse our course offer, and book online. If this is your first time using our online enrollment platform Extranet, before subscribing you may want to take a look at this page first.

Maximise your chances of getting assigned to the class that is most appropriate to your level! Take our free online placement test. This test will evaluate your skills in writing, reading, and understanding. A free oral assessment with one of our friendly teachers will follow. Alternatively, our level progression chart below will help you work out various stages of French proficiency. We use this chart for all our general classes.

A bientôt!
In the meantime, for further queries, email us or 0131 285 6030.

Couldn’t make it for the enrolments on time this term? Consider our year-round offers such as Private Tuition or Corporate courses.

Institut Français Écosse 2021