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Learn English online

Learn English online – with the world's English experts

Study English online with us and take control of your and your family's learning. 

Designed by English experts, our online English classes and courses provide a safe, inclusive learning community. Our highly qualified teachers help learners improve their English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills online, build their confidence and achieve their goals.

We have years of expertise in delivering English language education, and are trusted by over 100 million learners worldwide each year.

In addition to the online English courses for adults, the British Council has a wide range of free online resources to help adults, teenagers and children learn English from the comfort of their home. The resources include videos, mobile apps, games, stories, listening activities and grammar exercises.