About this course

These courses are available at a range of levels and are structured to improve your overall English competency across the four skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will also develop your ability to use English grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary with confidence and accuracy.

Where is this course taught?

Why take this course?

  • Our communicative approach ensures that you will be able to activate your English.
  • A limited class size provides plenty of opportunity to practise.
  • We use the latest course books and digital resources.
  • You will receive quality feedback from our expert teachers.
  • We will raise awareness of common errors which influence your communication.
  • You will improve your ability to learn independently during and after the course.
  • Measure your progress with continuous assessment.

Calendar and course fees

We offer courses from morning to evening on weekdays and weekends.

Chennai

Term Dates in 2016

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Term 3 25 May to 13 Jul 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,500 Closed
Term 4 18 Jul to 08 Sep 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,500 Closed
Term 5 11 Sep to 05 Nov 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,500 Closed
Term 6 06 Nov to 24 Dec 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,500 Closed
Term 1 06 Jan to 24 Feb 2017 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,500 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.

  

* Students should attend at least 78 per cent of the course in order to get a certificate of success.

 

*  As with other organisations and institutions, we are closed on some holidays. If you lose more than one class due to public holidays, the teacher will conduct a make up class and ensure that the syllabus is still covered. 

Kolkata

Term dates in 2016-17

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Summer Intensive 16 May 2016 - 03 Jun 2016 3 weeks (42 hrs) 9,000 Closed
Term 1 13 June 2016 - 01 Aug 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,000 Closed
Term 2 08 Aug 2016 - 30 Sep 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,000 Closed
Term 3 15 Oct 2016 - 04 Dec 2016 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,000 Closed
Term 4 05 Dec 2016 - 04 Feb 2017 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,000 Open
Term 5  30 Jan 2017 - 19 Mar 2017 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,000 Not Open
Term 6 22 Mar 2017 - 10 May 2017 7 weeks (42 hrs) 9,000 Not Open

 

LEVEL TEST AND COURSE REGISTRATION PROCESS

Step 1: Book your level test

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

 Once you have done your booking, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. A reminder will also be sent to you 24 hours before your test date.

Step 2: Your level test

On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90-120 minutes for the level test. Please ensure you arrive at least 10 minutes prior your appointment time to complete registration by paying INR 300/-. 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. If you lose more than one class due to public holidays, the teacher will conduct a make-up class and 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 IndiaCustomercare@britishcouncil.org or call us at +91 120 4569000 or +91 120 6684353.

 

New Delhi

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Summer Intensive 23 May - 12 Jun 3 Weeks (30 hours) 12,500 Closed
Summer 20 Jun - 21 Aug 9 Weeks (32 hours) 12,500 Closed
Monsoon 22 Aug - 23 Oct 9 Weeks (32 hours) 12,500 Closed
Autumn 24 Oct - 22 Dec 9 Weeks (32 hours) 12,500 Closed
Winter 9 Jan - 8 Mar 9 Weeks (32 hours) 12,500 Open
  • Additional fee for the course books will apply. Students can purchase books on the first day of their class.

Seats are limited and early applicants will receive priority during registration. 

LEVEL TEST AND COURSE REGISTRATION PROCESS

We conduct level assessment tests at the Delhi centre from Monday - Saturday from 0930 - 1630 hours. 

Step 1: Book your level test appointment

To book your level test appointment at our New Delhi centre, visit: www.bookeo.com/elc_delhi-britishcouncil

Once you have done your booking, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. A reminder will also be sent to you 24 hours before your test date.

Step 2: Your level test

On the day of your appointment, allow up to 90-120 minutes for the level test. Please ensure you arrive at least 30 min prior to your appointment time to complete registration by paying INR 600/-. Your test will consist of a pre-test for 10 minutes followed by a written test for 45 minutes and will end with a speaking test with one of our course counsellors who will also guide you with the best course option(s) suited to your language level and needs based on your test results.

*Candidates below 18 years are required to be accompanied by an adult and produce a valid age proof identification document with them on the day of level test.

*Do you have special needs? If you require extra support to access information or to take the Level Test, please contact our customer services to see how we can help.

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 language courses or if you have any questions about studying here, please email us at IndiaCustomercare@britishcouncil.org or call us at +91 120 4569000 or +91 120 6684353.