About this course

British Council has introduced an exciting new speaking skills course in all its English Language Centres – Chennai, Gurgaon, Kolkata and New Delhi. Our Impact spoken English courses are available at a range of levels and are designed to develop your speaking, listening and pronunciation skills for more effective communication in social, study and professional situations. These courses will develop your confidence in using English through conversation activities, public speaking, extempore, interview skills and group discussions. 

Where is this course taught?

Why take this course?

 

Why take this course?

 

 

 

Our Impact course will help you to get ahead in your career, be successful in your studies and be confident in social situations by:

 

 

 

  • Building your confidence and increasing your fluency      

 

  • Developing your listening skills

 

  • Improving your pronunciation

 

  • Broadening your range of language

 

  • Giving you support and access to self-study materials and online practice activities

 

 

 

You will receive individual feedback on your progress from your teacher during the course.

Calendars and course fees

Choose to study at a range of times on a weekday or at the weekend.

Chennai

Term dates in 2015

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Term 1 04 Jan to 24 Feb 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,100 Closed
Term 2 01 Mar to 21 Apr 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,100 Closed
Summer Intensive 27 Apr to 15 May 3 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Closed
Term 3 21 May to 08 Jul 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Closed
Term 4 14 Jul to 06 Sep 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Not Open
Term 5 07 Sep to 30 Oct 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Not Open
Term 6 03 Nov to 22 Dec 7 weeks (42 hrs) 10,000 Not Open

Level test and Course registration process

Step 1: Book your level test

To book a level test appointment in Chennai visit: https://bookeo.com/elcchn-britishcouncil

Step 2: Your level test

On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the level test. Please ensure you arrive at least 30 mins prior your appointment time with a valid government photo id. Your test will consist of a pre-test for 10 minutes followed by a written test for 60 minutes and will end with a speaking test with one of our teachers who will also guide you with the course option(s) suited to your level and requirements based on your test results.

Step 3: Course registration

We offer various course timings to suit every need. We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course since early applicants will receive priority.

  * As with other organisations and institutions, we are closed on some holidays. All classes which fall on a public holiday will be made up to ensure that the syllabus is still covered. 

Contact us

If you are interested in taking one of our English courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org

Gurgaon

Term dates in 2015

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Summer 23 May - 12 Jun   3 weeks (30 hours) 13,000 Not available
  • Additional fee for the course book will apply. Students can purchase the book on the first day of their class.
  • Please note that in Gurgaon, this course is not available.
  • Call our Customer Service team at 1800 102 4353 to make an appointment for a level assessment test. Our Customer Service team is available from 0900 to 1900, Monday - Saturday.
  • On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the Level Test.  You will complete a short pre-assessment task, followed by a longer grammar, vocabulary and reading assessment. It is mandatory to produce age proof of learners who are below 18 years on the day of their Level Test.
  • Meet one of our teachers or specialist course counsellors for a spoken interview to find the most suitable class for you.
  • Talk to one of our customer service executives about registration and for further details about starting your course.
  • We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course.

Contact us

If you are interested in taking one of our English courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at delhi.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org

Kolkata

Term dates in 2015

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Summer Intensive 18 May 2015 - 04 Jun 2015 3 weeks (42 hrs) 9,700 Closed
Term 1 16 Jun 2015 - 08 Aug 2015 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,700 Open
Term 2 11 Aug 2015 - 03 Oct 2015 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,700 Not Open
Term 3 06 Oct 2015 - 29 Nov 2015 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,700 Not Open
Term 4 08 Dec 2015 - 29 Jan 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,700 Not Open
Term 5 02 Feb 2016 - 26 Mar 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,700 Not Open
Term 6 27 Mar 2016 - 14 May 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,700 Not Open
  • Call our Customer Service team at 1800 102 4353 to make an appointment for a placement test. Our Customer Service team is available from 0900 to 1900, Monday - Saturday.
  • On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the placement test.  You will complete a short pre-assessment task, followed by a longer grammar, vocabulary and reading assessment.
  • Meet one of our teachers or specialist course counsellors for a spoken interview to find the most suitable class for you.
  • Talk to one of our customer service executives about registration and for further details about starting your course.
  • We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course.

Contact us

If you are interested in taking one of our English courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at kolkata.customercare@britishcouncil.org

New Delhi

Term dates in 2015

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Summer Intensive 23 May - 12 Jun 3 weeks (30 hours) 13,000 Open
Summer 17 Jun - 12 Aug 9 weeks (32 hours) 13,000 Not open
  • Additional fee for the course book will apply. Students can purchase the book on the first day of their class.
  • Call our Customer Service team at 1800 102 4353 to make an appointment for a level assessment test. Our Customer Service team is available from 0900 to 1900, Monday - Saturday.
  • On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90 minutes for the Level Test.  You will complete a short pre-assessment task, followed by a longer grammar, vocabulary and reading assessment. It is mandatory to produce age proof of learners who are below 18 years on the day of their Level Test.
  • Meet one of our teachers or specialist course counsellors for a spoken interview to find the most suitable class for you.
  • Talk to one of our customer service executives about registration and for further details about starting your course.
  • We advise you to register as soon as you can to confirm your place on the course.

Contact us

If you are interested in taking one of our English courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at delhi.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org