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

We want you to enjoy a unique learning experience in inspirational surroundings and 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 daytime, evening and weekend courses so that you can choose to learn a language when it suits you. We offer one to one lessons and courses specially tailored to the language training needs of businesses.

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 2014 Brochure, or our Summer School Brochure. Please contact us to request a copy in the post.

You can also download some of our brochures in alternative languages - please visit the Brochures Page for a full list.


2014-10-12: We are now running an additional Evening Class for FCE Exam Preparation. For full details, please see the course page.

2014-10-01: We've decided to postpone the MFL term for 2 more weeks, the start date therefore being the week commencing 20 October. The only two groups that we won't postpone are German Stage 2 and French Stage 2.

2014-09-13: Our CAE daytime class is resuming on Tuesday 16th September (9:30-13:00) and runs every Tuesday and Thursday. See the course page for further details.

2014-09-13: We have recently collated a list of Frequently Asked Questions and answers. Please take a look if you are looking for quick answers to common questions on our courses or Academy.

2014-09-13: We are looking for a qualified and experienced French tutor to join our team for evening adult classes starting in October. If this sounds like you, please get in touch.

2014-09-03: To celebrate the start of our new term of MFL courses we are running an early bird offer - book by Friday 12th September to receive a 5% discount! See the MFL homepage for full details of the courses on offer.

2014-08-10: We are launching our latest TEFL course with a special offer - act now and get the whole 17 week course at a 33% discount! See the special offer page for full details.

2014-08-10: We are looking for new MFL teachers interested in leading courses at our Academy. Qualified and experienced teachers please contact use to arrange an interview.

2014-05-24: We have added a new Modern Foreign Language to our weekday evening lineup - Portuguese. See the course page for more details.

2014-05-24: We have added another Exglish Exam Preparation course to our repertoire - PET. See the course page for more details.

2014-05-24: We are running a new English course focusing on Pronunciation and Conversation. If you are interested in improving your English fluency, this is the course for you. See the course page for more details.

2014-02-09: We have started a new Business English course, which runs for two hours every Tuesday evening. It is aimed at those interested in improving their English skills for working in the UK. See the course page for full details.

2014-01-21: We are looking to recruit an additional French tutor for our ever-popular and expanding evening and afternoon courses. If you are experienced, well qualified and have an in-depth knowledge of French culture and Business French we would love to hear from you.