Nottingham Language Academy is a small independent language school situated in the heart of England in the vibrant and cosmopolitan City of Nottingham.

We would like our students to enjoy a unique learning experience in inspirational surroundings and we offer an exciting programme of English and Modern Foreign Language courses.

For full details on our school and the people who work in it, please visit our About Us section.


We offer a wide range of practical language courses and provide high quality teaching with flexible study options in a beautiful environment, designed to develop our students’ confidence and increase their motivation. Whether our students’ goal is to travel, live or work abroad, improve their job prospects, get a place at university, pass a language exam or improve their foreign language skills for business purposes, we have a course to suit them.

For more information and to book a course, please see our Learn English or Learn a Foreign Language sections.

NLA Brochures

If you would like printed material detailing what we offer, you can download our 2015 Brochure for information on all our English courses, or our Summer School Brochure for specific information on our Summer School Programme. Please contact us to request a copy in the post.

You can also download some of our brochures in alternative languages on our Brochures Page.


2015-12-14: Nottingham Language Academy wishes all its students and staff members Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year (in as many languages as possible)! Please send us an email if you spot any mistakes and if you can improve our little collection by adding new languages to the list. See you all on the 4th of January 2016!

  • English: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
  • Scottish: Nollaig chridheil agus Bliadhna mhath yr!
  • Irish: Nollaig Shona duit!
  • Welsh: Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Da!”
  • Arabic: Eid majeed wa ame saeeid!
  • Basque: Eguberri eta Urte Berri On!
  • Brazilian: Boas Festas e Feliz Ano Novo
  • Catalan: Bon Nadal i feliç any nou!
  • Chinese (Cantonese): Sing Dan Fae Lok. Gung Hai Fat Choi!
  • Chinese (Mandarin): Shen Dan Kuai Le Xin Nian Yu Kuai!
  • Czech: Stastne a vesele vanoce a stastny novy rok!
  • Danish: Glaedelig Jul og godt nyter!
  • Dutch: Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuw Jaar!
  • Finnish: Hyvää joulua ja onnellista uutta vuotta!
  • Flemish: Zalig Kerstfeest en Gelukkig nieuw jaar!
  • French: Joyeux Noel et Bonne Année!
  • Galician: Bon Nadal e Feliz Aninovo!
  • German: Frohe Weihnachten und ein glückliches Neues Jahr!
  • Greek: Hronia polla kai eytyhismenos o kainourios hronos!
  • Hungarian: Kellemes karácsonyi ünnepeket és boldog új évet!
  • Iraqi: Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah!
  • Italian: Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo!
  • Japanese: Meri Kurisumasu soshite Akemashite Omedeto!
  • Lithuanian: Linksmu Kaledu!
  • Norwegian: God Jul Og Godt Nytt Aar!
  • Polish: Vesowe Boze Narodzenie!
  • Portuguese: Feliz Natal e um Prospero Ano Novo!
  • Romanian: Crăciun fericit şi un an nou fericit!
  • Russian: S nastupaiushchim Novym godom i s Rozhdestvom Khristovym!
  • Serbian: Hristos se rodi!
  • Slovakian: Vesele vianoce!
  • Slovak: Vesele Vianoce i na zdravie v novom roku!
  • Slovenian: Vesele bozicne praznike in srecno novo leto
  • Spanish: ¡Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo!
  • Swedish: God Jul Och Ett Gott Nytt År!
  • Thai: Suk san wan pee mai!
  • Turkish: Noeliniz kutlu olsun ve yeni yiliniz kutlu olsun!
  • Ukrainian: Srozhdestvom Kristovym!
  • Vietnamese: Chuc mung nam moi va Giang Sinh vui ve!

2015-12-03: We have updated all of our MFL courses with new course dates for 2016. Visit the MFL homepage for course details.

2015-11-05: We are running a new course for 2016, GCSE English Support. This course is ideal for GCSE students who would like a little extra support to maximise their grades. Visit the course page for full details.

2015-11-01: We are now taking bookings for another installment of our fabulous Summer School. For a full overview, including course details, photos and a sample timetable, visit the course page.