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Learn English with the British Council and you'll be learning with the world’s English teaching experts. We've been teaching English for more than 75 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 and schools or at home via our online courses and learning tools. Then demonstrate your progress with our internationally recognised proficiency tests.

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

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