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ILC offers the BEST language classes in the Highlands with native speakers who are both highly qualified and experienced professionals.

Classes are once per week and include:


ESOL with Mo and Al

Mo has a Law degree with Languages from The University of Edinburgh, a post-graduate Spanish teaching degree from The University of Dundee and Cambridge DELTA. Mo also has 33 years experience of teaching languages, from the top private schools in Edinburgh and Gerona, Spain to 17 years at Inverness College, UHI. Giving 120% commitment to helping students reach their potential, we teach with energy, passion and attention to detail. We are proud to achieve consistent student satisfaction, excellent pass rates and high retention levels. Mo also goes regularly on language courses herself to Spain and France to keep her languages at C2 level and for CPD.

Originally an Archaeology graduate, Al has over 20 years experience of teaching overseas, including Turkey, Latvia, Colombia, China, and the USA, Al is CELTA qualified, with a love of teaching and learning from his students. Particularly experienced with low level classes, as well as specialist 1:1 tutoring, IELTS and TOEFL exams, Al hopes to make his classes effective, stimulating, and challenging. His classes are hugely popular.

Prices and Timetables for ESOL Classes 2020/2021

We also have afternoon and evening leisure classes in French, Spanish, Italian and German.

Days, times and levels of language classes 2020/2021



SPANISH with Mo, Mhairi and Robbie

Mhairi is a lecturer in Spanish Language and Literature at The University of Edinburgh. Having lived and worked in Spain, she is almost always taken for a Spaniard. She is a gifted, inspiring linguist, with attention to detail and cares deeply about her students' progress. She also teaches for Kip, providing extra support for school curriculum. Her enthusiasm, professionalism and empathy are her hallmark.

Robbie is a Honours graduate in Law and Spanish from The University of Edinburgh. He has lived in Chile and Barcelona, and is completely bilingual. He has a wicked sense of humour and brings this sense of fun to his classes. He has been tutoring for four years. His passions include music and football.



FRENCH with Mo and Mhairi

Mo is a passionate Francophile and has spoken French for 40 years. She is often taken for a native speaker. She has worked, lived and studied in Paris and Corsica, as well as now working as a French speaking tour guide around the Highlands. Her classes are dynamic and addictive and she has quite a following in the sector and throughout the region. Good news travels fast! Most business comes from word of mouth recommendation.



GERMAN with Ursula Gebicke

Originally from Stuttgart, Ursula is an adopted Highlander. She has been here for 25 years and has lots of experience of school curriculum and has taught all ages, from children to adults. She is also a brilliant human being. Her students are very loyal and make good progress in her classes. She is gentle and patient.



ITALIAN with Futura Mazzucco

Futura is from Liguria, in the north-west of Italy. She moved to Inverness 6 years ago with her Italian partner and she is deeply in love with the Highlands. She has taught all ages, from children to adults first in Italy and now here in Scotland. She loves learning new languages herself and she is intrigued by different cultures. Her students find her classes inspiring and well organised.

Days, times and levels of language classes 2020/2021

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