As the world’s English experts we’re here to build your English skills and confidence in whichever way suits you best. You can take face-to-face lessons in our teaching centre or learn at home via our online resources and learning tools. And we can demonstrate your progress by providing you with internationally recognised proficiency tests.
In this section
English courses for adults
Are you keen to climb the career ladder? Would you like to study or work overseas? Whatever your background or ambitions, learning English can open the door to exciting new opportunities.
English courses for teens (12-17)
Our new English courses for teenagers will give you the reading, writing and speaking skills to boost your employability and the practical know-how to be able to study overseas.
English courses for kids (8-11)
Mastering English at an early age gives children a great head start in life. Our popular English courses for kids focus on fun, interactive and engaging ways to learn language skills.
Information for parents
The British Council has been teaching English to Young Learners for over 75 years. We provide Children and teenagers with a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment.
How to register for a course
Follow three simple steps to register for our courses.
Our teaching centre
We use the latest technologies in our large bright and inviting classrooms allowing our teachers to use a range of methods that make learning English enjoyable and useful.
English for organisations
Is English critical to the success of your business? Our training courses are designed to improve the skills, motivation and performance of teams and individuals in the workplace.
Why study with the British Council?
Learn English with us and you’ll be learning with the experts. We’ve been teaching English for more than 75 years, reaching more than 100 million people in 100 different countries.
Learn English online and on your mobile
The British Council has a wide range of free online resources to help adults, teenagers and children learn English.
Learn English on the radio
Obla Air is a lively radio drama from the British Council designed to help you learn and improve your English.