Learn English

Whatever your level in English, we can help you test and develop your English language skills. There are a variety of courses in the UK, in your country and online. Explore below the exciting learning opportunities British Council has to offer you to improve your English Language skills.

Learn English in your country

We are your best starting point for learning English. We have offices in 110 countries so you can learn English language in your country with us.

Learn English Online

Learn English online with videos, audio podcasts, grammar explanations, materials for professionals, exam practice, games, jokes and lots more on the LearnEnglish website. Children can have fun with games, songs, stories and lots of activities on LearnEnglish Kids - and learn English too!

Learn English in the UK

The UK is a world leader in English language teaching. Over 600,000 people every year come to the UK to learn the language in its natural home. Why not join them? Visit our Education UK website.

Take an IELTS Test

IELTS can help you to meet the English language requirements if you are thinking of studying or working abroad.  We offer IELTS exams in our centres across the globe, throughout the year. Find out how you can take IELTS with us.

LearnEnglish Websites


LearnEnglish  provides English language practice for teenagers and adult learners.

LearnEnglish Kids

LearnEnglish Kids is for children who are learning English. Find games, songs, stories and lots of activities - and learn English too.

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