High Life Highland Libraries offer a wide variety of materials to help you learn a new including language. We have a range of dictionaries, Online language learning resources, language books and packs, and language courses on CD or Cassette.
Language Packs – browse Highland Libraries collection of language learning packs.
Learning Scottish Gaelic
Gaelic language books – browse Scottish Gaelic language books on the library catalogue.
LearnGaelic – a first-stop for anyone and everyone interested in learning Scottish Gaelic.
Inverness College English language programmes – Inverness College ESOL and Language Department offers a range of courses to help you learn and improve your English while making the most of your time in Scotland.
UHI Gaelic medium studies – information about Gaelic medium courses at the University of the Highlands and Islands. Filter by subject area to ‘Gaelic medium studies’ on the courses page.
Highland ESOL Providers
Find English classes in your area. The ‘Highland ESOL Providers’ organise English language (ESOL) classes in the Highlands and Moray. We are a group of people working in different colleges, community and public organisations. We offer quality ESOL classes with opportunities to join the best class for you.
Here you will find up-to-date online resources including comprehensive subject guides, quotations, English language reference and bilingual dictionaries. Login with your library card number.
Materials in other languages
If you would like books in other languages, or further information about our services, please contact your nearest library, or Email [email protected]
Learn languages in your own time and have fun.
Useful Shelfmarks in Languages
|400 Language||450 Italian, Romanian & related languages|
|410 Linguistics||460 Spanish, Portuguese, Galician|
|420 English & Old English languages||470 Latin & Italic languages|
|430 German & related languages||480 Classical & modern Greek languages|
|440 French & related languages||491.63 Scottish Gaelic.|
Life in Great Britain – you can now study for the UK Citizenship test online. You will need your library card number to sign up for this free resource.
British citizenship – GOV.UK – official government information on becoming a citizen, Life in the UK test and getting a passport.