The UK is a world leader in English language teaching, and for over 75 years the British Council has been delivering high quality English courses to learners around the world. Our excellent teaching is appreciated for its content and professionalism.
English courses for young learners
Our young learner courses make use of innovative and exciting materials to encourage students to speak as much English as possible, and ensure that language learning is a fun experience.
English courses for adults
Our courses are designed for adults looking to improve their proficiency in English.
English courses for the workplace
Our range of courses will advance you use more effective communication in the workplace and improve your ability to interact with people in a professional capacity.
Exam preparation courses
Our exam preparation courses are carefully structured and specifically designed to help you prepare for internationally recognised examinations.
Global integration and international trade has meant the need for improved English communication skills in the workplace has increased exponentially over the last two decades.
Learn English online
The British Council has a wide range of free online resources to help adults, teenagers and children learn English.
Our English Language Centres
Teaching is at the heart of our cultural relations work. We have been teaching in India since 1997. We engage with over 20,000 people every year through our English language centres in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and New Delhi.
Why study with the British Council?
Our English courses are designed around the specific needs of learners of all ages.
How do I register for a course?
Book your placement test date and time by visiting one of our centres. If you have taken a course with us in the last 6 months you do not need to take another placement test.