myEnglish - Frequently asked questions

Course structure and content

Q: How does the course work?

A: You study through Live Online Classes and Online Activities. There are 12 hours of live online classes with a teacher and 38 hours of guided online activities over six weeks on this course. You complete a set of online activities each week at your own pace. You attend the live online classes with the teacher as per your weekly course schedule. Usually, classes are held either once a week for two hours or twice a week for one hour each.

The myEnglish course helps you improve your overall English, focusing on all four English language skills, i.e., speaking, writing, listening and reading.

Q: How do the course levels work?

A: myEnglish is available at Pre-intermediate, Intermediate and Upper-intermediate levels. Each level has three courses or modules. Each course or module has 12 hours of live classes and 38 hours of guided online activities. At each level, you can do the courses or modules in any order. Once you complete a whole level, you move up to the next level. 

Q: Are these courses for adults?

A: Yes, the myEnglish, myEnglish Workplace and IELTS Coach courses are for adult learners, i.e., those over 18 years of age. Learners younger than 18 years will not be permitted on the course.

Q: How many students are in a class and how will I communicate with them?

A: To ensure that each student has ample time to practice in class and get individual attention from the teacher, our courses have a maximum of 20 students in a class. You will meet and interact with your teachers and classmates during the live online classes using your mic and speakers.

Q: What is the course fee for each module?

A: The price for each course or module is INR 4,750 per course for a student.

Q: Can I get a demo session of the course?

A: We run course demos every week. You can sign up to the upcoming webinars and course demos here: https://www.britishcouncil.in/events/digitally-english-webinar-series

Q: I am looking for a spoken English course. What is the best option for me?

A: Our courses will help you develop your skills and confidence in all language skills including speaking, writing, reading and listening. You will get plenty of opportunities during the live classes to practice your speaking and receive feedback from the teacher. Through the course you will develop your fluency, vocabulary, grammar, listening and pronunciation which are very important to help you become a better speaker. 

Q: Will I improve my grammar and vocabulary with these courses?

A: Yes, our courses will help you improve your grammar and vocabulary with plenty of interactive exercises for practice and as well as guidance and feedback from your teacher.

Q: How will the course improve my writing skills? Will I get to write essays and get feedback on them?

A: The myEnglish course will help you improve all four language skills, i.e., writing, speaking, reading and writing. During the course, you will have the opportunity to submit two optional writing assignments to your teacher and receive feedback.

Q: Do we have live classes, or do we get recordings of classes in these courses?

A: You will get to attend live online classes in the course. We use Zoom to deliver our live online classes which allows you to interact with your teacher and classmates. The experience is like being in any British Council class, there is a lot of interaction and opportunities to practice and work together.

Q: I am at Pre-Intermediate level but the IELTS Coach course is not offered at this level. What can I do?

A: If you are at the Pre-intermediate level, you can join the myEnglish course to help you improve your overall English skills. This will help you towards your preparation for IELTS because only if you improve your English will you be able to score higher in the test.

Q. What is covered in the various courses or modules of the myEnglish course?

 myEnglish Pre-intermediate

Module 1

This module focuses on building your grammar and vocabulary skills to talk and write about everyday situations and topics in English including family, lifestyle, habits, jobs, and interests.

You will learn to introduce yourself and write a personal profile, as well as describe visuals and manage informal telephone and email communication.

Module 2

In this module, you will learn to talk confidently about your experiences and interests, with a focus on travel, history and events. You will also look at describing your home, town and surroundings.

You will practice writing biographies, descriptions of places and memorable events whilst building your grammar to talk about the past and the present.

Module 3

Enhance your skills to speak about the arts, culture, and entertainment with this module. You will also look at writing letters and emails.

You will learn to review films, books, and events, talk about fashion and shopping, and engage in discussions on culture and technology as well as improve your grammar skills to talk about change as well as the future.

myEnglish Intermediate

Module 1

In this module you will learn to use functional language while travelling, shopping, and at social gatherings. You will focus on improving your grammar to talk about both the past and the future.

You will also learn to write informal letters, personal profiles, handle telephone conversations, and ways to make polite complaints and suggestions.

Module 2

Develop your conversational and writing skills and develop your language in the context of money and banking, dates and times, and travel and transport with this module. Pick up the language you need to get around in a new city or country and help others.

You will learn to write emails, give and clarify information over the telephone. You will also review a variety of tenses to help you express yourself more clearly.

Module 3

Enhance your conversational skills with topics including health, crime and food in this module. Learn to speak confidently when travelling, at hotels, and at restaurants and to make plans and arrangements.

You will also learn about writing formal letters, stories and descriptions, handling complaints and making suggestions whilst improving your grammar and vocabulary.

 myEnglish Upper-intermediate

Module 1

Improve your writing and speaking skills with topics ranging from online learning and media to sports to festivals and celebrations. Learn to express your opinions and have engaging debates.

You will also learn to write articles, formal and informal letters, with a focus on honing your vocabulary and grammar to communicate clearly.

Module 2

Refine your ability to present ideas, persuade and influence others in the world of work, sports, and adventures. Learn to express desires, explain issues and rationalise decisions.

You will also improve your ability to write articles, letters, and applications while enhancing your overall grammar and vocabulary skills.

Module 3

Centered around the topics of entertainment and society, this module helps you explain issues, make complaints, and seek resolutions confidently for both written and spoken communication.

You will also cover writing well-structured articles, engaging stories, and film reviews while developing your vocabulary and grammar to express yourself accurately.

Enrolling in a course

Q: How do I enrol in a course?

A: Visit the course page on our website and then click on the ‘get started’ button to complete the online level test and find out your level. Then you will see all the course modules available at your level. Choose the course timing that suits you, add it to your cart, fill in your contact details and complete your payment online.

Q: What are the course timings?

A: We have a range of course timings available from morning to evening with live online classes on the weekdays or weekends. Once you complete the level check and find out your level, you can see the available course timings for your level that you can choose from. We have courses starting every week.

Q: Can I change the date of my course after enrolling on it?

A: We only allow transfers as per our terms and conditions under exceptional circumstances. We have a range of weekday and weekend options available for our courses. So please choose your course timing carefully. We have a range of weekday and weekend options available for our courses. So please choose your course timing carefully.

Q: Can I go for a different level from what I scored in the level check?

A: No, learners should join the course at their level to ensure the best learning outcomes.

Q: Does the Covid-19 lockdown affect my course?

A: Our online courses will be delivered during the lockdown and there wouldn’t be any disruption for you as you can attend these courses from the comfort of your home.

Joining classes and accessing materials

Q. What are the learning materials that come with the course?

Each myEnglish course has comprehensive and interactive online study activities (over 38 hours). You will also receive a student book and guide to help you make the most out of the course. As you have access to the online course materials for 90 days after enrolment, you will even be able to access the online course materials after the course has finished.

Q: Once I buy the course, how do I join the classes and get the materials?

A: You will receive an email with your access to the course website. You’ll have access to course materials and live class links on the course website. Please check your email regularly so you don’t miss important course updates.

Q: I have a limited bandwidth internet connection. Can I join the course?

A: You need a broadband connection or a 4G mobile connection to join the course.

Q: If I miss a class, will I get a recording of it?

A: To ensure the privacy of our students, we do not record classes. Details about the topics covered are available in the student book and your teacher will be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Q: Will I get a certificate after I complete the course? Will it be a physical or e-certificate?

A: Yes, you will receive an e-certificate if you successfully complete the course.

Q: Can more than one person access a single course login at a time?

A: No, the course access or login is meant for the learner who has signed up for the course only.

Customer support

Q: Who can I talk to for more information on the course?

For course related queries, please call 0120-4569000 / 6684353, Mon-Sat 9.00 am to 6.00 pm.

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