Online courses
Online courses
Join millions of learners worldwide and discover English learning online – whatever your age, ability or ambition.

Learn English online – with the world's English experts

Join millions of learners worldwide and discover English learning online – whatever your age, ability or ambition.

Our highly qualified English teachers are by your side and provide you with the right tools to help you interact confidently in the real world and achieve the professional and personal success you are working towards.

Learn at your pace with our self-study Learn English Subscription
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.

Live online classes with expert teachers
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.

Personal online tutoring
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.
  • First 30min lesson for £1

    Sign up for your first lesson for just £1.

  • Teaching excellence

    Our experienced teachers will help you build your confidence.

  • Accelerated learning

    Get your personalised learning plan and study at your own pace.

IELTS test preparation
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.

Enjoy our free resources

Explore our site to improve your English with our bite-sized lessons, quizzes and games. With our varied selection of learning materials, you can practise your English for free.

  • Skills

    Improve your English speaking, listening, reading and writing

  • Grammar

    Practise verb tenses and grammar rules

  • Vocabulary

    Learn new words to understand and express yourself clearly

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