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to East LothianA-Z-booklet

  This A-Z_booklet is a guide

to East Lothian. Find out what to know and where to go!

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Welcome!

Facebook iconOur aim is to encourage people like us (who have come to live in East Lothian) to share experiences about their new life here.

We want to help you to settle down, make some friends and to provide any information you need, as we know it is not an easy step to start a new life in another country.

We hope that you like our idea and join us! Smile

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spring

Come along to our group at Fisherrow!

ESOL

 Would you like to enrol in an English class in East Lothian?

  • Check potential classes which are held in Musselburgh, Haddington, Dunbar and North Berwick. Find out which class is right for you.
  • Contact Andy Stuckey, ESOL Coordinator, astuckey@eastlothian.gov.uk or phone/text on 07540 457 449.

How to pay?

  • The Fisherrow website group and conversation groups are free.
  • For all others you have to pay. Before you start your new class you have to pay before you start.
  • However, you might be able to have lessons paid by opening an ILA (Individual Learning Account). (An ILA is Government help for students who do not have a university degree) 

What is an ILA and how apply for it.

Go to the Learning English page for more information about help with classes and paying for courses too.

Help for people in work INFORMATION

ESOL learners are welcome to apply.   Please click on the purple CONTACT BUTTON below if you want to be referred.

 

SHAZIA'S MOUNTAIN

First impressions on visiting Europe. A special holiday

Things to do in East Lothian

We recommend visiting the John Gray Centre in Haddington.
It has lots of different activities year round!

Tense? ! A Listening Quiz

Listen to this joke and complete the gaps!

Elephant Ears - Listening Quiz

Joke no. 4. TEST YOUR SKILLS HERE! A listening quiz + phrasal verbs practice

Learn a lesson! Holiday in Madrid

A story about my holiday to Madrid!
It was a bad start to my holiday....

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY

let us know how you celebrate Mother's Day in your country

SUNDAY THE 15TH OF MARCH - MOTHER'S DAY

LET US KNOW HOW YOU CELEBRATE MOTHER'S DAY IN YOUR COUNTRY

SMART WORKS = FREE interview clothes ?!

Do you need smart clothes for an interview?
Check out this website which is offering free outfits. The location of the store is in Edinburgh.

A Wine story

a wine story

A passionate story about an extraordinary and unforgettable experience

One of Andy's joke - A listening quiz

Andy's 10th joke as a listening quiz. Try it and tell us what you think of it.

Memrise - FREE from Cambridge University

Memrise

We would like to recommend to you an Upper-intermediate English on-line course from Cambridge University - it's free!
You can find another level on the website. Why not start now?

An Australian adventure

Inna's story about a precious time in Australia

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