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.


2014-05-24: 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 Proninciation and Conversation. If you are interested in impriving 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.

2013-12-31: Our Modern Foreign Languages courses have been updated for 2014. Most courses take place on weekday evenings, so why not take a look and make 2014 the year you start, improve or master your chosen language!

2013-12-13: Christmas & New Year 2013: We will be closed over the festive season from Monday 24th December and open again on Monday 6th January 2014. We would like to wish all our students, and their families a very happy holiday time and a peaceful New Year.

2013-12-13: Do you have a friend who is interested in joining you on an English course? If so, bring them along and you will get a free lesson for yourself, worth £24!

2013-10-02: Important Note: We are currently in the process of making some changes to our schedule of Modern Foreign Languages courses. Some course start dates may be postponed for a short time while we finalise these changes and publish them on the site. In the meantime, if you require any further information on these courses please contact us.

2013-09-30: We are currently on the lookout for a talented French teacher. If you think you might fit the bill, please get in touch. We will ask you to complete an application form, provide a CV and then come to meet us at the Academy.

2013-07-04: We have just published details of our new MFL courses, set to start in October 2013 and March 2014. See the MFL homepage for full details.

2013-05-16: We will be starting a new TEFL course in September 2013, running part time over 16 weeks. See the course page for full details.

2013-05-15: Due to popular demand we are now offering an additional IELTS course, to run every Tuesday afternoon alongside our existing courses on Wednesday and Thursday. See the course page for full details.