Making progress in learning English requires frequent revision and practice.

To offer our learners global English education, the British Council has designed a wide range of self-study materials that can be accessed flexibly without the need to come to the classroom. With more than 80 years of experience in English teaching and being a proud co-owner of IELTS, we continuously build and design English learning and IELTS preparation apps that meet the needs of learners of all levels.

Explore the best English self-learning experience for listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, and IELTS preparation consolidated by the British Council English and IELTS experts. Please click on the sign (+) for more details.

Learning materials for Primary and Secondary students

  • Online learning: Learning English Kids provides English lessons on vocabulary, grammar to support primary and secondary students to practice English skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking via English activities including songs, stories, and games.
  • Learning tips for kids: Lots of expert advice about helping your child learn English at home. You will get to know more about suitable learning styles which in turn create interesting learning experience when teaching your children at home.
  • Mobile application for listening skill: Playtime is an application which includes many short videos, songs for students to practice their listening and pronunciation skill.
  • Mobile application for pronunciation: This application helps students to recognise IPA international phonetic transcription, listen and repeat vowels and consonants. 

Learning materials for High School students

  • IELTS power application: This application helps IELTS learners to improve their vocabulary range with a wide range of topics such as travel by plane, work, environment, arts and cultures. 
  • Mobile application for pronunciation: This application helps students to recognise IPA international phonetic transcription, listen and repeat vowels and consonants.

Learning materials for adults

  • Learning tips for adults: English tips, and IELTS tips consolidated and shared by the British Council experts about IELTS preparation, how to learn vocabulary, improve grammar, pronunciation tips, useful structures to communicate in English at work, or study abroad, immigrate and general communication.  
  • Mobile application for grammar: This application will help English learners to improve their grammar via exercises and tests.  
  • Mobile application for pronunciation: This application helps students to recognise IPA international phonetic transcription, listen and repeat vowels and consonants.
  • Learn English in context: This is a series of videos showing learners how to use English appropriately in different contexts in working, studying abroad, or living so they can communicate in English confidently and naturally.

IELTS preparation materials

We have been teaching English for more than 80 years and have helped more than 100 million people in 100 different countries improve their English skills and build their confidence.

You can learn English by taking face-to-face lessons in our teaching centres in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. We have suitable English courses for 5-year old students, Primary, Secondary, and High school students, and Adults with myClass and IELTS preparation.

Explore our unrivalled range of courses and support to meet your and your children exact learning needs. You can register for a placement test with the British Council by following one of three options below:

Option 1: Book a placement test here

Option 2: Call 1800 1299 

Option 3: Leave your information here, our Services Consultants will assist you and help you select the most suitable course