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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, introducing the right tools and providing advice and direction. We help students across the world to accomplish incredible achievements – they learn to become confident, grow proficiency in English speaking and gain digital literacy. They can continue to learn and achieve – to communicate and collaborate with friends and colleagues in an ever-connected world.

We have over 80 years of expertise in English language education – we reach over 80 million learners a year.

Designed by experts, our online English classes and courses provide a safe and inclusive learning community.

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LearnEnglish Subscription: self-access courses
Study at your own pace with our self-study online courses, which offer top-quality learner support and an online community.
Self-access courses
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English Online: 100% online teacher-led course
Join our live online lessons, which include personalised study plans and are led by our expert teachers.
Live online classes
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EnglishScore: personal online English tutors
A personal tutoring service offering 30-minute one-to-one online English sessions with British Council approved tutors.
Personal tuition
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Short courses on FutureLearn
Study and communicate with other learners from all over the world.
Community learning
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