Welcome to LearnEnglish
Learn English online and improve your skills through our high-quality courses and resources – all designed for adult language learners. Everything you find here has been specially created by the British Council, the world's English teaching experts.
Interactive group classes with expert teachers. Free 7-day trial
Unlimited access to online English courses for £5.99 per month
Online one-to-one English tutoring – enjoy your first session for only $1
Online preparation and practice from only £36/€36. Free 7-day trial
Discover your current English level by taking our free online test
Live online classes with expert teachers
Boost your English skills and confidence. Join classmates from around the world in 100% online teacher-led classes and interactive lessons, customised and available 24/7.
- Plans and pricing to suit your budget and lifestyle Free 7-day trials and flexible monthly subscriptions. Cancel any time.
- Customised study plan Choose your schedule, set study goals and track your progress.
- Certified results Achieve British Council certificates as you learn. English Online is aligned with the CEFR framework.
Learn at your pace with our self-study LearnEnglish Subscription
Improve your English for the workplace with our flexible self-study online courses. For only £5.99 a month, your subscription will give you unlimited access to all our online English courses, plus much more.
- English for work From email writing to interview skills and lessons on a wide variety of topics
- Flexibility and choice Learn online in your own time and at your own speed
- Community Join our live online events and ask expert educators your questions
Personal online tutoring
Learn English online with one of our professional tutors. These one-to-one sessions will focus on a personal plan to help you maximise your potential and confidence when reading, writing and speaking English.
- High quality Professional tutors with years of experience
- Personal learning plan Each session designed around your needs, helping you reach your goal
- Try for $1 Book your first 30-minute session for just $1
IELTS test preparation
IELTS is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and global migration. These four courses will give you all the information and practice you require to achieve the band score you need.
- Join a free 7-day trial Get free, full access to all four courses for a week to see if they are right for you.
- Keep learning for £36/€36 a month Pay a monthly subscription fee of £36/€36 for as long as you need to get ready for your test.
- Earn digital certificates Receive a certificate for every completed course and complete all four courses to earn a digital certificate that you can share on your CV and LinkedIn.