English language holidays for professionals
On this page you will find out about the two types of English language holiday course we offer – both are English language holidays for professionals of art and design and creative industries. The difference is in choosing off the language activities menu or opting for private coaching.
‘Creative Professional – Immersion‘:
A fun, social & touristic English Language holiday course specifically for international professionals/art practitioners.
Discover highlights of Scottish creative culture while gaining professionally relevant social English language skills.
15 hours of high-quality structured English language classes.
With an experienced, qualified ESL teacher (mornings: 9.30 -12.30, Monday to Friday) within our private language learning space. Our course content is specific to English language skills for creative professionals.
A further 20+ hours of fun guided language learning and practice.
Daily afternoon/evening and weekend ‘immersion’ activities, including our unique, ‘Meet the Makers,’ programme which places you in the heart of local businesses to learn English in professional contexts.
- Coffee/tea biscuits/snacks
- Lunch daily
- Invitation to eat evening meals with your group
- Meal with your accommodation hosts
- Local produce taster menus
- A glass of wine, whisky or soft drink every evening.
Your language holiday will taste great!
We showcase local produce and regional specialties – especially good featured on our Meet the Makers tours.
QUALITY ‘TIME OFF’
It's your holiday and we want you to love it!
Choose from a menu of complimentary activities, including visiting our spectacular Scottish scenery, castles and glens, mountain-biking, golf, fishing – even an afternoon learning survival skills – all within the Strathearn area.
Your hosts Kenny and Ruth love to socialise...
…and we’ll invite others to do so too. In addition to the fellow learners in your small group, you will have a range of native speakers to meet and talk with. It is relaxed, friendly – and a very good way to improve social and professional English language skills.
Welcome to your private café
Blue Noun is a former cafe housed in a beautifully converted church. We love it because we can offer you a superb, warm and comfortable learning space daily from 7 am until 10 pm, including daily newspapers, coffee/snacks, a reading library, comfortable reading areas, free wifi and a laptop bar.
Fantastic & friendly hosts
Accommodation is NOT included in your course fee, but we do arrange it for you. When you book, choose between a Homestay with one of our trusted local families, a B&B or a Hotel.
Prices start at £180 per week.
We'll help you!
Travel to Crieff is NOT included in your course fee.
Travel around the Strathearn Region to reach planned activities is.
Crieff is around 50 miles from both Edinburgh and Glasgow Airport and it is easy to get here.
Airport pick-up service available at additional cost.
Fantastic & friendly hosts
Our activities are thoughtfully designed to be enjoyable & interesting while improving your professional English skills.
Over the week we get to know you and your learning needs and personalise the course content for you.
We offer English language holidays for professionals in art and design & creative industries because we know what English skills you need. Find out how we do it here.
Language learning is not just for the able-bodied!
Our English language school is fully accessible to disabled guests. Watch our video here.
We will need information about what your particular accessibility needs are to best serve you and match your complimentary activities and accommodation.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME*
Our school has a healthy diversity policy which celebrates cultures, genders and peoples mixing: if you don’t enjoy this, then our school is NOT for you.
‘Creative Professional – Coaching +’:
Also an English language holiday for professional arts practitioners, this more intensive English Language Course swaps 12 hours of weekday touristic activities for 12 hours of one-on-one coaching.
(Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 2-5 pm).
The morning group class. is the same and all evening & weekend social activities are included.
This course is ideal for preparing for a specific presentation / job interview / training.