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  • Small classes
    A personalised education in a small and comfortable environment of nine students maximum.
  • Private tuition
    Designed to each individual student’s interests and need. They can be taken at your home, your office or at our academy in Castle Terrace.
  • Native tutors
    You will be taught by native speaking, well-qualified tutors with a long experience in teaching Spanish.
  • All materials included
    Handouts and books adapted to your needs and focused on improving your skills.
  • Central location
    Located in the Castle Terrace, well connected with regular buses and parking nearby.
  • Online support
    Extra online support and DVD library service if you miss one lesson or want to practice your Spanish at home.
Small Groups

Small Groups

Gain confidence in Spanish with a maximum of nine students per class.
Spanish tutors

Spanish tutors

Experienced, qualified native Spanish teachers will guide your learning process.
Student extras

Student extras

Online course material, an extensive free DVD library, and cultural events.
Central location

Central location

Our academy is at Castle Terrace, with plenty of buses and parking nearby.

Learn Spanish today

Based in central Edinburgh at Castle Terrace, SALT offers Spanish lessons to all levels from beginner and intermediate to advanced and superior. Our small group and private Spanish classes are taught by experienced native-speakers. SALT (Spanish Academy Language & Translation) is the first centre dedicated exclusively to the teaching of Spanish and Hispanic culture in Edinburgh.


£5 off autumn courses

Early bird discount: receive £5 off if you book before 25th August. Can you find a better deal?
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Spanish for Primary

Spanish course for primary school teachers: the tools they need to teach Spanish at primary education level.
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All our services

SALT offers a wide variety of Spanish lessons in Edinburgh. Click here and find out the best option for you.
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SALT is different

Why should you come  to SALT? Why are our lessons so unique? Reasons to study with us.
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Reasons to study Spanish at SALT

  • Individual attention in small classes

    We believe in a very personal and high quality education and small groups are essential for it. SALT's comfortable and relaxed environment allows you to feel more confident and your tutor can give you a more support and individual treatment.
  • Classes for all abilities

    From absolute beginners to highly proficient students, SALT's courses offer something for everyone whatever your Spanish ability. We also offer summer courses that focus on speaking and Spanish and Hispanic culture.
  • Private classes and tutoring

    Your process may be faster than in a group and you will gain confidence in a closer environment. Lessons are designed around each individual student’s interests and needs and can be taken at your home or office, or at our academy at Castle Terrace.

They say...

  • I was looking for a fun and friendly place for Spanish lessons in Edinburgh. Eduardo and Jorge are great guys and I am enjoying learning with them. I would highly recommend this Spanish academy in Edinburgh if you're thinking of taking up the language or improving your existing knowledge.
    Simon L,
  • I had private Spanish tuition classes with SALT for a year and was able to fit the classes around my busy final year at University. Thanks to SALT I passed all my exams, received a distinction in the oral and I am now currently working in Spain!
    Alexandra R,
  • I have been going there for 5 terms and love it! The SALT team are so enthusiastic and very good teachers. I'm looking forward to next term. Anyone looking for Spanish lessons in Edinburgh should try this Spanish school.
    Christine M,
  • We are very satisfied with SALT's translation service. They are professional, precise, efficient, punctual and  competitively priced. Very recommendable.
    Isabel Alba, Marketing & Communication Manager, Grupo Arelance (Spain)
  • Excellent teachers, friendly environment and learning is tailored to your level and expectations... I would highly to recommend it!
    Sheila B,
  • The classes are small and friendly, and the Spanish teachers are excellent. The course structure and content are very well-prepared and the materials and other resources always stimulating. In my view, Spanish courses at SALT are heads above anything else on offer in Edinburgh.
    Claire S,

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01 Sep

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30 Aug

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29 Aug

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29 Aug

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29 Aug

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29 Aug

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29 Aug

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28 Aug

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28 Aug

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28 Aug

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28 Aug

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28 Aug

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28 Aug

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27 Aug

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27 Aug

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27 Aug

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27 Aug

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27 Aug

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27 Aug

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27 Aug

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27 Aug

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