Learn English with the British Council and you will be learning with the world’s English experts.

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 or at home via our online courses and learning tools. We can demonstrate your progress by providing you with internationally recognised proficiency tests.

Explore our unrivalled range of courses and support to meet your exact learning needs.

Teaching English. Supporting learning. Testing proficiency. 

Our courses are designed to develop the skills you need from pre-school to university and beyond