About this course

Do you hesitate while speaking in English?

Let our experienced teachers help you overcome this fear through group discussions, mock interview sessions, debates, and a range of activities such as extempore and public speeches. Designed for those who find it difficult to speak English in front of an audience, British Council’s Spoken English course will help you speak fluently and develop your overall confidence.

Catapult your chances of success with the world’s English experts. Get to know how.

Where is this course taught?

Why take this course?

Confidence and fluency while speaking English can be a game changer. Register for British Council’s Spoken English course to:

  • overcome your fear of public speaking
  • increase your English language usage through group discussions and classroom debates
  • get trained with British Council and Cambridge certified teachers
  • continue learning and practicing outside of the classroom with British Council's digital resources 
  • receive continuous feedback for non-stop improvement.

Calendars and course fees

Registrations open for classes throughout the year for any term. New batches start every 8 weeks in Delhi and 6 weeks in Chennai and Kolkata.

New Delhi

Spoken English Regular

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR) Registration
Term Two 19 August- 16 October 2019 8 Weeks (50 Hours) 15, 500 Open
Term Three 19 October - 23 December 2019 8 Weeks (50 Hours) 15,500 Open

 Spoken English Intensive 

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR)
Term Two 22 August- 15 September 2019 4 weeks (50 hours) 15,500
Term Two 19 September- 13 October 2019 4 weeks (50 hours) 15,500
Term Three 24 October - 24 November 2019 4 weeks (50 hours) 15,500
Term Three 28 November- 22 December 2019 4 weeks (50 hours) 15,500

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

 LEVEL CHECK AND COURSE REGISTRATION PROCESS

We conduct level assessment tests at the Delhi centre from Monday - Sunday from 0930 - 1700 hours. 

Step 1: Book your level check appointment

To book your level check 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 check

On the day of your appointment, allow up to 30-40 minutes for the level check. Please ensure you arrive at least 15 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 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 check.

*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.

Chennai

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR)
Term 2

22 July to 05 September 2019

50 hrs 12,000
Term 3

17 September to 03 November 2019

50 hrs 12,000
Term 4

11 November to 22 December 2019

50 hrs 12,000
Term 5 

02 January to 15 February 2020

50 hrs 12,000


Step 1: Book your level test
Level test and Course registration process

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, please ensure you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete registration by paying INR 600/-. Your test will consist of a 10 minutes 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 check.

*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. 

 

Kolkata

 

Term Course date Duration Fee (INR)
Term 4 19 August to 29 September 2019 50 Hrs 12,000
Term 5 4 November to 15 December 2019 50 Hrs 12,000

LEVEL CHECK AND COURSE REGISTRATION PROCESS: 

Step 1: Book your level check

To book a level check 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 level check date.

Step 2: Your level check

On the day of your appointment, allow up to 30-45 minutes for the level check. Please ensure you arrive at least 10 minutes prior your appointment time to complete registration by paying INR 500/-. Your level check will consist of a written test for 10 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