Free Online English Course by British Council [4 weeks]: Apply by September 9: Expired

About the course

On this course, one will learn about British life and culture, and improve your English language skills and knowledge. Through short videos, you will learn about different popular culture topics as well as ways of life in the UK, including English as a global language, the countryside, music, and literature.

Filmed in Great Britain, these videos will help you to develop your listening skills as you watch authentic examples of people speaking English. You will also examine some of the language used in the videos and analyse its use and learn how to use it again in practice.

The course draws on the British Council’s expertise in online learning. It is one of two courses from its Exploring English course collection.

  • English: the global language
    Why is English so widely used?
    How does technology help you learn?
    Language focus: passives
    Useful expressions
  • Music: making a difference
    What does British music mean to you?
    Music and society
    Language focus: clauses
  • Countryside: a green and pleasant land
    What do people think about the British countryside?
    A visit to the Lake District in north-west England
    A look at the different parts of the UK
    Language focus: description
  • Literature: books and identity
    British literature
    Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
    Anniversaries in British literature
    Language focus: comparatives and superlatives

Interested one can register on this page on or before 9 September 2019. It is a 4 weeks course and each day one has to study 2 hours on a weekly basis.

Who can attend?

This course is for non-native English speakers who have studied English to around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR)

For more details, click here.

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