New Year... New You!

Make 2021 the year you learn English

Learning with expert British Council teachers has never been easier!

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  • 80+ years teaching expertise
  • 80+ million people
  • 80+ countries around the world

Learn with the world's English experts

Online and interactive

A 100% online and interactive course

Join classmates from around the world in live online classes with expert teachers.

  • Live online classes available 24/7
  • Practise with online activities and materials
  • Enhance your learning experience
Everywhere

Customise your learning with our flexible curriculum

Study in your own time and at your own pace. Create your perfect course.

  • Choose your lesson themes
  • Set your study goals
  • Create your lesson schedule
Mobile experience

Plans and pricing to suit your budget and lifestyle

Choose from a range of subscription plans and start learning today.

  • Flexible monthly payment plans
  • Free 7-day trial period
  • Cancel anytime

Achieve your goals with English Online

  1. Select your level, theme and class time
  2. Practise with premium online learning activities
  3. Earn your British Council certificate

Learn from highly experienced and qualified British Council teachers

Small classes of up to 10 students mean you get the individual attention you need in every class.

Maria Penner

English Online is great because your English course is always at hand wherever you are! You can communicate with people from around the world in a safe and comfortable class environment, while being supported by the teacher at the same time.

Maria Penner
Donald Moore

One of the great benefits of teaching online is that you can exchange ideas and dialog with other students without having to travel to a common meeting place that might not be convenient for you. It offers you flexibility to learn at your own pace.

Donald Moore
Dina ElSebaie

English Online provide learners with self-paced learning along with class flexibility, and these two parts are key. Learners develop their language along with other skills like tech literacy.

New Year, New You! Make your first steps with a 7-day free trial

English Online levels are aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR), the international standard for English language learning.

Whatever your level, you can enjoy the flexibility of learning with English Online.

English Online is available at CEFR levels:

  • Elementary (A1)
  • Pre-Intermediate (A2)
  • Intermediate (B1)
  • Upper Intermediate (B2)
  • Advanced (C1)

Try it for free with a 7-day trial

Choose a monthly subscription plan that suits your budget and lifestyle. Pick a plan based on how many live online classes you want to join each month.

Unlimited access to learning materials and activities with any plan.

Gold

10 group classes per month
  • 55 minute live online classes
  • Monthly payment
  • Cancel anytime

Platinum

15 group classes per month
  • 55 minute live online classes
  • Monthly payment
  • Cancel anytime

Need a little more information?

How does the 7-day trial work?

To receive your trial, you'll need to enter some identity and payment information to create your English Online account (but you will not be charged). Once this has been securely processed, you will be able to instantly access our platform. If you choose to continue your studies with us after your 7-day trial period, your first payment will be automatically processes at the regular monthly subscription price. You can cancel at any time during your trial or monthly subscription.

How many classes does the 7-day trial include?

The number of classes you can attend during your trial period will depend on your selected plan. Sign up for a Gold package and recieve 2 free classes. A Platinum package allows you to try 3 free classes.

Who will be my teacher?

All of our teachers are highly qualified and experienced British Council English teaching professionals. Our teachers work with students from many different countries and are trained in modern teaching methodologies.

What happens in a live class?

Join online classes with students from around the world for real-time speaking, listening and reading practice with an expert British Council teacher. We encourage you to interact with the materials, your teacher and your fellow students.

Towards the end of class, the teacher will recap, share all the learning materials and ensure everybody has understood the lesson.

What technology do I need to participate?

Learn with us is easy. You need a desktop or laptop computer, a reliable internet connection, a headset or headphone with a built-in microphone, and the free video conferencing tool Zoom.

Don’t miss your chance!

Any questions?

Send us an email at help.englishonline@britishcouncil.org