Monday, April 24, 2017
ID: 204
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom: New 3 bedroom flat, with balcony, second floor, in the very trendy former port area of the city. It is modern, warm, comfy & quiet. Yet, we are surrounded by a great variety of fantastic bars & restaurants (3 Michelin Stars). And only 10 minutes from the city centre by a very frequent bus service. The Royal Yacht Britannia is 5 minutes walk away at Ocean Terminal (a cruise ship stop); it offers shopping, restaurants, cinema & day spa. We are close to historic sites/places of interest.

Type of Programme
One-to-one, personalised English tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.

Type of House: Apartment - Scotland, United Kingdom

Eurolingua English Homestay in Edinburgh

Teaching Qualifications and Experience

MA Theology and Religious Studies
Diploma in Liberal Studies

I have been working as a language trainer for 19 years, mostly adults & mostly Business English/specialised English. My professional background prior to this, and with an overlap of several years, was in Public Relations & also print Journalism.

Dan (English, Comparative Literature, Philosophy graduate), is a teacher and lecturer of English language as well as Literature and Philosophy.

We had a language/business skills training company in Eastern Europe where we worked only with multinational companies & large banks.

Hobbies and Interests

Tai Chi & Meditation. Time with friends & family.
Reading, mainly non-fiction (science, philosophy, poetry), walking, Arts & Culture, local history, meeting people & traveling.
I write poetry/short stories.
Dan shares my interests but also likes cycling, tennis, linguistics, photography.

Accommodation

Cosy room - single bed, wardrobe, desk, chest of drawers.
Double room - king bed, fitted wardrobes, desk, chest of drawers.
Both modern, comfortable, warm, south-facing. Private bath by arrangement.

Eurolingua English Homestay in Edinburgh

Eurolingua English Homestay in Edinburgh

Eurolingua English Homestay in Edinburgh

Excursions and Local Attractions

There are too many options to mention them all. Edinburgh is a brilliant place - it has history (castles, dungeons and ghosts), culture (art galleries, theatres, museums and Festivals), beautiful architecture (the New Town and the Old Town, both UNESCO world heritage areas), green places and open space.

There are hills and beaches within the city and good sporting facilities for almost every imaginable taste. Cycling, Tennis, Golf, Swimming Pools and Gyms, Bowling to name a few.

Edinburgh is also a good centre for touring Scotland's Highlands and Lowlands, lochs, rivers and mountains.

We live in the very trendy port area at the Shore, Leith, with its bars, cafes and restaurants, including 3 Michelin Star restaurants. The Royal Yacht Britannia is berthed 5 minutes walk from our flat, at Ocean Terminal which has shops, restaurants, gym, beauty spa, cinemas and children's entertainment. To get to the city centre from our flat takes 10 minutes by bus which leaves every 5 minutes.

Eurolingua English Homestay in Edinburgh

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