English for speakers of other languages classes and support

The Welcoming


  • Running 11 classes per week, both face to face and online. All in-person classes are drop-in, with placeslimited to 30 students per class. More details on the Welcoming website.
  • All classes take place Tuesdays to Thursdays.
  • No one-to-one provision.

Weekly face-to-face classes

  • One complete beginner (A0) class
  • Three beginner (A1) classes
  • One pre-intermediate (A2- B1) class
  • Three intermediate (B1) classes

Weekly online classes

  • English Upper-Intermediate (B2)
  • Beginners/Elementary (A1-A2)
  • Intermediate (B1)


Register on the website. Once registered, The Welcoming staff will contact to provide information about classes.

Contact details

David Carpenter, 20/1 Westfield Avenue, Edinburgh EH11 2TT. Email


More information on The Welcoming English language classes